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  • READER SUBMITTED: 23 New Britain Students Awarded Scholarships by Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

    The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded 56 area students some $175,830 in 2014 scholarships, the highest total amount of scholarship dollars awarded by the Foundation in its 70-plus year history. Among the awardees were 23 New Britain graduates. Overall, the Foundation made 60 scholarship awards this year from 40 of its named scholarship funds. Two of the New Britain awardees, Prezemyslaw "Preston" Kozikowski and Michael A. Robinson, earned two Foundation scholarships each. New Britain students earning awards (along with the name of the scholarship and their chosen college) include: Christina Bouaphone, Virginia and William Bray Scholarship (CCSU); Samantha R. Buchalter, Frank E. Rogers Scholarship for Agricultural Studies (George Washington University); Chardynea Crossdale, Stanley and Margaret Nowacki Scholarship (Howard University); Ashley Davis, Carolyn's Healthy Environment Scholarship (Eastern Connecticut State University); Tyler Ferguson, Stanley and Margaret Nowacki Scholarship (CCSU); Stephon Henry, Louis O. Gagliardi Scholarship (UConn); Jennifer Heppner, Stanley and Margaret Nowacki Scholarship (Pennsylvania State University); Amy Huang, Henrietta R. Demorat Scholarship (UConn); Krystian Koszykowski, Linda Blogoslawski Mlynarczyk Memorial Scholarship (UConn); Prezemyslaw "Preston" Kozikowski (2), Macdonald/Hjerpe Scholarship and New Britain General Hospital School of Nursing Alumni and Associates Scholarship (CCSU); Antonio Labas, Catherine C. Conway Memorial Scholarship (CCSU); Diante Lewis-Jolley, Peter G. Perakos, Sr. Scholarship (Santa Barbara College); Patrick Malchar, Peter G. Perakos, Sr. Scholarship (Tunxis Community College); Erica Muzzulin, Harold M. Sussman Memorial Scholarship (Coastal Carolina University); Meghan Pelletier, Stanley and Margaret Nowacki Scholarship (University of Hartford); Kimberly Pena, Vic and Betty Fumiatti Scholarship (CCSU); Asfia Qutub, William J. Tomasso Scholarship (UConn); Michael A. Robinson (2), William F. Burns Memorial Award and Scholarship and Harry L. Stromquist Memorial Scholarship (University of Miami); Alicia Strong, Stanley and Margaret Nowacki Scholarship (Wesleyan University); Juliette Thuillier, Harold C. Rahm Memorial Scholarship (UConn); Damien X. Westerman, Louis (Mattioli) Matt Music Scholarship (CCSU); Keonna Yearwood, Louis P. Gianoli Scholarship (TBD); Tomasz Zarzecki, Harold C. Rahm Memorial Scholarship (UConn). Established in 1941, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain connects donors who care with causes that matter in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. It does this by raising resources and developing partnerships that make a measurable improvement in the quality of life in each of these communities. For more information, visit http://www.cfgnb.org.
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1972 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1972 [Videos]
    During the first week of August 42 years ago, a solar flare knocked out power in the United States, "Deliverance" was the top box-office draw, and the following songs were the most popular tunes according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10....

    Holder and race [Editorial]

    Holder and race  [Editorial]
    For those not attuned to such things, the right-wing media has spent much of the week jumping up and down about Attorney General Eric Holder's appearance on ABC-TV last Sunday morning. His offense? He dared suggest that there was a "racial component" from...

    New Britain Community Foundation Awards $175,000 In Scholarships

    NEW BRITAIN - The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain announced recently that it has awarded 56 students more than $175,830, the most in its history of longer than 70 years. Four students each received two awards, making the total of...

    Goddard internships prepare students for careers in space

    Goddard internships prepare students for careers in space
    — Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission. Christen McWithey is 19 years old. McWithey, who just...