Deadline is March 2; awards on March 22

Philipstown high school seniors are invited to apply for the Philip and Esther Baumgarten Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the Scholarship is to promote high school student interest and involvement in the community as volunteers and as valued workers for local business. Applications are due by Friday, March 2 and the scholarship will be awarded on March 22 at the Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner.

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has shown community spirit and commitment by volunteering for a Philipstown nonprofit or charitable organization and/or by working for or with a local business. Seniors are asked to submit two letters of recommendation along with the completed application.

Copies of the application are available from:

The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Committee is chaired by Christina McCoy; in addition to Christina, Committee members are Buddy Traina, James Farnorotto and Bill Nugent.

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