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Local 1303 Scholarship Winners
AFSCME Local 1303, representing more than 8,000 municipal and board of education employees, announced the winners of the 2011 Local 1303 Chapter Scholarship.
Local 1303 awarded eight $1,000 scholarship to the following college-bound students, whose union parents anc local chapters are listed in parentheses.
Elizabeth Dwan (Marianne Dwan, 1303-247)
Winners were selected based upon their grades, community involvement and their essay, "How being part of a union family benefits my life."
Here are a few excerpts from the winners' essays:
Congratulations to this year's winners, and best of luck in college.
Pictured, front row, l-r: Erin Hallisey, Bryan Charette and Elizabeth Dwan. Back row, l-r: Local 1303 Executive Board Member Michael Giberto; Gena Hallisey; Suzanne Charette; Marianne Dwan; and Local 1303 President Brian Mitchell.
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