2020 APWU Scholarship Winners

September 16, 2020

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(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

The APWU proudly presents the winners of three scholarship programs: the E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship, the Vocational Scholarship and the Best Essay Award for 2020.

Hallbeck winners will receive a $2,000 award each year for a period of four years to be used in an undergraduate program. The Vocational Scholarship winners will receive up to $3,000 for three years of study in a trade, technical, industrial or vocational school. The Best Essay winner will receive a one-time award of $2,000.

Winners are selected from applicants who are the children or grandchildren of current, retired or deceased APWU members.

The scholarships are funded by donations, and the APWU is extremely grateful for contributions by union members. To make a contribution, please send a check or money order to: APWU Scholarship Fund, 1300 L Street NW, Washington DC 20005. Your tax deductible donation may specify “Hallbeck,” “Vocational” or “Best Essay.”

Hallbeck Winners

Henry Gravning, son of Mary Gravning, of the Milwaukee Area Local

Cameron Noval, son of Steven Noval, of the South Jersey Area Local

De’ Andre’ Daniels, son of Davinee Daniels, of the North Central FL Area Local

Cylia Srmek, daughter of Bret Srmek, of the 604-605 Area Local

Kevin Ahrens, son of Robert Ahrens, of the New York Metro Area Local

Jenna Raup, daughter of Christopher Raup, of the Philadelphia PA Area Local

Zander Sadorra, son of Anthony Sadorra, of the Redwood Empire Area Local

Amandip Chauhan, daughter of Davinder Chauhan, of the Sacramento Area Local

Heavyn Lee, granddaughter of Sheila Tynes, of the Miami Area Local

Syalomee Pradhan, daughter of Baiju Pradhan, of the Boston Metro Area Local

Vocational Winners

Ivy Brown, daughter of James Holmes, of the Madison Wisconsin Area Local

Joshua Lusk, son of Thomas Lusk, of the Colorado Springs Area Local

Justin Smith, son of Robert Smith, of the Youngstown Area Local

Best Essay Winner

Emily Del Grosso, daughter of Richard Del Grosso, of the Central NY Area Local

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