2022 APWU Scholarship Winners

July 20, 2022

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The APWU proudly presents the winners of three scholarship programs: The E.C.Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship, Vocational Scholarship, and Best Essay Award for 2022. 

Hallbeck Winners

Albert Wylie, Grandson of Pedro Tapia, Jr. of the San Antonio Alamo Area Local

Dakota James, Son of Joni James of the Idaho Postal Workers Union

Lena Perry, Daughter of Richard Perry of the Northeastern Illinois Area Local

Ethan Barnum, Grandson of Kimberly Noreen of the Minnesota Postal Workers Union

Matthew Jasienski, Son of Henry Jasienski of the Scranton Area Local

Megan-Marie Card, Daughter of Kenneth Card of the Providence Area Local

Nicole Wong, Daughter of Johnny Wong of the San Fernando Valley Area Local

Payton Adams, Daughter of Debra Adams of the Oklahoma Postal Workers Union

Rohit Mantena, Son of Lakhsmi Mantena of the North Jersey Area Local

Victoria Babish, Daughter of John Babish of the Keystone Area Local

Best Essay Winner

Bethany Taullie, Granddaughter of Joan Taullie of the Pueblo Area Local

Vocational Winners

Lindsey Labbe, Daughter of Lea Labbe of the Greater Connecticut Area Local

Sebastian Ortiz-Rojas, Son of Alexys Ortiz of the Puerto Rico Area Local

Tyson Dostal, Son of William Dostal of the Mankato Area Local

Hallbeck winners will recieve a $2,000 award each year for a period of four years to be used in an undergraduate program. The Vocational Scholarship winners will recieve up to $3,000 to be used for three years of study in a trade, technical, industrial or vocational school. The Best Essay winner will recieve 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 extrememly grateful for contributions by union members. To make a contribution, please send a check or a money order to: APWU Scholarship Fund, 1300 L Street NW, Washington DC 20005. Your tax-deductible donation may specify "Hallbeck," "Vocational," or "Best Essay." 

For more information on the APWU Scholarship Program, click here

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