2019 Scholarship Award Winners


Date: Friday June 28, 2019



June 27, 2019 marks a proud day for Local 338 members and their families who were honored at our annual Scholarship Luncheon. 22 young men and women, who are either Local 338 members or the children of Local 338 members, were recognized for their academic and extracurricular achievements. This year’s scholarship recipients come from a variety of backgrounds and are aiming to enter many different fields, including healthcare, law, engineering, and criminal justice.

Emanuel Laub Scholarship Award

A special congratulation to Carly Bales for winning the Emanuel Laub Scholarship Award, which is named in memory of the Local 338’s late President. Carly will receive a total of $8,000 ($2,000 each year for the next four years) towards her tuition at Binghamton University to pursue a degree in biology.

Continuing Education Scholarship Award

Local 338’s Continuing Education Scholarship Award recipients are Melissa Moore (VeriLife) and Maria Rengifo (ShopRite). Melissa is currently a graduate student at the University of Buffalo in the Master of Education program as a Science and Public major. Maria is a graduate student at Stony Brook University, completing her Master’s in Nutrition Sciences.

Congratulations to all of the Local 338 scholarship winners who have received $1,500 to ease the burden of the costs of college tuition:
• Gregory Heilbrunn
• Emily Hinck
• Katelyn Hughes
• Md Masbubul Karim
• Taryn Lynch
• Jackson Melnitsky
• Isabella Mineo
• Amy Peterson
• Makenzie Rivera
• Sara Welti

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Book Awards Scholarship, who have received $500 to help with the cost of textbooks and course fees:
• Kathryn Austin
• Andrea De Rosa
• Catherine Gonzalez
• Chantal Jenkins
• Dylan Jones
• Yasmin Kadir
• Krista Meyers
• Janice Reggina
• Rhaldni Sayaman
• Justin Schecher


2019 Local 338 Scholarship Winners

We know this year’s winners are bound for great things, and we wish each of you success in your future endeavors. Congratulations to this year’s winners! You make Local 338 and your families proud!




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