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06/15/2010
Athens Generating Plant Awards $81,200 In Scholarships To Hudson Valley Community College Freshmen
Eight Incoming Freshman Awarded Full Scholarships Photo Available

CONTACT: Paula Monaco (518) 629-8085, cell 378-3835, p.monaco@hvcc.edu
FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Tyler Moore, Jessica Zlotnick, Joshua Lenehan, Jeremy Tenenbaum, Chelsea Lewis and Dan DeVinney, New Athens Generating Company Plant Manager
Tyler Moore, Jessica Zlotnick, Joshua Lenehan, Jeremy Tenenbaum, Chelsea Lewis and Dan DeVinney, New Athens Generating Company Plant Manager
The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation today announced that Athens Generating Plant awarded scholarships to eight Hudson Valley Community College freshmen, who are starting school this fall. The scholarships, which total $81,200, will cover full tuition, books and fees for up to four consecutive semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.

Athens Generating established two scholarship funds in 2003 with Hudson Valley Community College's Foundation. The "Athens Generating Presidential Scholarship" is awarded to graduating high school seniors for academic excellence. The "Athens Generating Technology Scholarship" is awarded to students pursuing degrees in the college's School of Engineering and Industrial Technologies or in Computer Information Systems or Environmental Studies.

This year's recipient of the Athens Generating Presidential Scholarship is Chelsea Lewis of Albany.

This year's recipients of the Athens Generating Technology Scholarships are:

  • Jeremy Tenenbaum of West Coxsakie
  • Elizabeth Fisher of Albany
  • Alexander Held of East Nassau
  • Joshua Lenehan of Latham
  • Tyler Moore of Voorheesville
  • Chanpreet Saran of Albany
  • Jessica Zlotnick of Troy

The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable corporation that was formed in 1983 to philanthropically support the college's mission. Gifts from alumni, corporations and friends are used to enhance programs, facilities and scholarship opportunities.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 associate's degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunity Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 13,500 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has more than 65,000 alumni.