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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
  • Rickard challenges Feld in Broward County Court race

    Ellen Feld won election to the Broward County Court bench six years ago by challenging an incumbent, Julio Gonzalez, so it was no surprise to her this year that her bid for re-election attracted an opponent. Mark William Rickard, 54, a civil lawyer...

    Two challenge Ian Richards for Broward County Court judge

    Broward County Judge Ian Richards knew he would be challenged when he decided to run for re-election this year. Six years ago, the politically unknown Richards unseated an incumbent judge, Claudia Avalos. He did it quietly, favoring door-to-door...

    'Canes AD Blake James talks NCAA closure, facilities, and more

    Blake James is excited. For the first time in three years, his athletic program will begin a new season without the cloud of NCAA uncertainty looming. There have been a number of major facilities improvements on campus that he believes will help Miami...

    South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...