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Local 1303 Scholarship Winners


Continuing its commitment to higher education, AFSCME Local 1303, representing 7,000 municipal and board of education employees, has awarded eight $1,000 scholarships to college-bound students whose parents belong to Local1303 chapters.

Every year, Local 1303 leadership selects scholarship recipients based upon their grades, community involvement and an essay on the importance of union membership.

This year’s student winners (with parents and local unions listed in parenthesis):

  • Sophia Angele-Keuhn (Elisabeth Angele, Local 1303-115)
  • Jennifer Cruz-Rincon (Rosalba Rincon, Local 1303-036)
  • Sara Linton (Stephen Linton, Local 1303-028)
  • Allie Narowski (Lisa Narowski, Local 1303-259)
  • Kiernan O'Herlihy (Ellen O'Herlihy, Local 1303-278)
  • Alexis Price (Becky Capobianco, Local 1303-132)
  • Jacob Sargent (Wesley Sargent, Local 1303-331)
  • Leah Sheltry (Lorraine Sheltry, Local 1303-210)
  • Kobey Wesley Smith (Martha Ann Smith, Local 1303-132)

"Our union is committed to making a difference in the lives of our members and their families. We are honored to help these outstanding young scholars pursue their dream of a college degree,” said Local 1303 President Stacie Harris-Byrdsong.

Congratulations to the 2016 winners of the AFSCME Local 1303 Scholarships.

Pictured, l-r: Leah Sheltry, Lorraine Sheltry, Sophia Angele-Keuhn, Elisabeth Angele, Jacob Sargent, Stacie Harris-Byrdsong, Martha Ann Smith, Kobey Wesley Smith, Kristen Linton, Sara Linton, Mike O'Herlihy and Kiernan O'Herlihy.


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