2021 APWU Scholarship Winners

August 27, 2021

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(This article first appeared in the September-October 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 2021.

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 taxdeductible donation may specify “Hallbeck,” “Vocational” or “Best Essay.”

Hallbeck Winners

  • Nya Brigham, sponsored by father Garland Brigham of the North Central Florida Area Local
  • Andres Mackliff, sponsored by father Alberto Mackliff of the Tampa Area Local
  • Brooklynn Stahl, sponsored by mother Penny Stahl of the Indiana Postal Workers Union
  • Dwight Ellis, sponsored by mother Trudi Ellis of the 480- 481 Area Local (MI)
  • Brooklyn Bush, sponsored by father Donnaell Bush of the San Diego Area Local
  • Dylan Jones, sponsored by father David Jones of the Sacramento Area Local
  • Stephanie Mao, sponsored by mother Lei Lee of the Philadelphia BMC Local
  • Jadon George, sponsored by father Levie George of the Philadelphia PA Area Local
  • Victoria Lowczyk, sponsored by father Jerzy Lowczyk of the Greater Hicksville Mid- Island Local (NY)
  • Cameron White, sponsored by father Timothy White of the Boston Metro Area Local

Vocational Winners

  • Ashanti Henderson, sponsored by father Daniel Henderson of the Dallas Area Local
  • Terisa Kohl, sponsored by grandmother Sandra Seefeldt Wausau Area Local (WI)
  • Kylie Becenti, sponsored by father Harley Becenti of the Phoenix Metro Area Local

Best Essay Winner

  • Lennea Johnsen, sponsored by father David Johnsen of the Greater Smokey Mountain Area Local (TN)

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