Congratulations Scholarship Recipients!
The winners of the 2016 Genesee ARC Mary Anne Graney Memorial Scholarship are Alison Reiner (Pembroke), Michelle Martinucci (Notre Dame) and Hunter Marzolf (Alexander). The Scholarships were awarded during the Golden Gala Art and Film Festival on March 12. Shown with the trio is Ted Graney, son of the late Mary Anne Graney. Alison is planning to study elementary special education; Michelle is going to school for occupational therapy and Hunter is going to pursue a career in psychology. Congratulation Alison, Michelle and Hunter!
The Genesee ARC Mary Anne Graney Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship opportunity for area high school seniors interested in a career working with individuals with disabilities. The scholarship is named in honor of Mary Anne Graney, a long time friend of Genesee ARC and disability advocate. Residents of Genesee County that are high school students in their senior year may apply. Children of Genesee ARC employees are also eligible to apply.
Genesee ARC recognizes the importance of education for our local students and supports annually through the scholarship, students interested in a career in special education or a human services related field. The Genesee ARC Mary Anne Graney Memorial Scholarship is a living memorial, honoring Mary Anne’s commitment to enriching the lives of people with disabilities. Anyone interested in learning more about the scholarship may contact Shelley Falitico at (585) 343-4203 ext. 222 or firstname.lastname@example.org
(2006) Caylin Clark – Pavilion HS
(2007) Misty Stratton – Elba HS; Maureen O’Donnell – Batavia HS; Melissa Maxwell – Batavia HS
(2008) Jacob Crawford – Oakfield-Alabama HS; Amanda Ewing – Elba HS; Alyssa Tretter – Batavia HS
(2009) Nichole Longhini – Batavia HS; Jessica Monroe – Byron–Bergen HS; Lindsey Penders – Batavia HS
(2010) Danielle Hirtzel – Oakfield Alabama HS; Ashlea Harmon – Batavia HS; Emily Hopkins – Churchville/Chili HS
(2011) Jen Wright – Pavilion HS; Justine Saracini – Notre Dame HS; Alyssa Cole – Oakfield Alabama HS
(2012) Kendra Wall – Notre Dame HS; Tom Fowler – Elba HS; Kristen Birch – Oakfield Alabama HS
(2013) Maddie Potter - Oakfield Alabama HS; Jennifer Hochmuth – Elba HS; Jenifer Igoe – Oakfield Alabama HS
(2014) Casey Grice – Batavia HS; Louis Reynolds – Notre Dame HS; Kayla Casper – Elba HS
(2015) Katie Kesler - Batavia HS; Kathleen Fischer - Notre Dame HS; Abbey Hume - Batavia HS