PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE AJJ SCHOLARSHIP:
2022 - $27,000 was awarded thanks to a matching grant from the MCJ Amelior Foundation
Samantha Coulton (HBHS) - Binghamton University
Stephen Sutton (HBHS) - University of Georgia
Kristina Georges (HBHS) - Cornell University
Katelyn Stabile (WHHS) - Clemson University
Gabrielle Avalon's (SHHS) - Hilbert College
2021 - $26,000 was awarded thanks to a matching grant from the MCJ Amelior Foundation
Cassidy Moore - SUNY Oneonta (Exercise Science. Will be playing Div 3 Lacrosse)
Emma Naclerio - University at Albany (Environmental Science)
Shaina Pierce - Binghamton University (Environmental Engineering)
Priscilla Putzulu - Georgetown University (Biology/Pre-Med)
Giana DiPierdomenico - Louisiana State University (General Education/Special Education)
Sierra Gaffney - University of Delaware (Applied Mathematics)
Jennifer Serna - New York University (Global Health Studies/Biology)
2020 - $16,000 was awarded thanks to the MCJ Amelior Foundation and Andrew Archembault
Lily Candelaria - NYU (Biology/Pre-Med. Will be playing Softball)
Mia Mielenhausen - University at Albany (Law)
2019 - $20,000 was awarded thanks to a matching grant from the MCJ Amelior Foundationation
Gavin Grismer - University of Buffalo (Engineering)
Sarah Fassino - University of Rhode Island (Biology/Dentistry)
Riley Tupper - University of Central Florida (Nursing)
Sean Noonan - Penn State University (Professional Golf Course Management)
2018 - $25,000 was awarded thanks to a matching grant from the MCJ Amelior Foundation
Sydney Caldwell - University of Vermont
Alejandra Martinez - Loyola Marymount
Isabella Romano - Binghamton University
2017 - $25,000 was awarded thanks to a matching grant from the MCJ Amelior Foundation.
Joshua Aube - University of Tampa
Jennifer Alvarez - Buffalo State
Michael Del Rey - The George Washington University
Amelia salvatore - Loyola Marymount
Alexandra Macholz - Penn State University
Alexis Fotopoulos - Adelphi University (Physical Education)
Tim Frost - Stony Brook University (Computer Engineering)
Josh Karl - Suffolk Community College
Alex Maitland-Ward - Pace University (Business)
Christian Ruiz - SUNY Geneseo
Trish Liotta - Mount Ida (Sports Management)
Sampson George - Syracuse University (Business Administration)
Aubrey Rogers - St. Leo's University
Dylan George - SUNY Albany (Accounting)
Deborah Assis - SUNY Oneonta (Mathematics Education)
Pawel Golyski - Brown University (Biomedical Engineering). Currently works at Walter Reed Hospital in DC collecting data on prosthetic limbs amputees can re-enter the military.
August Theilberg - SUNY Albany
Ryan Walker - SUNY Cortland. Currently a middle school physical education teacher in Washington DC.
Maraya Ferreira - SUNY Cortland
Davi Assis - Penn State Univ. (Engineering). Currently working as a Bridge Design Engineer in Omaha, Nebraska.
Marissa Raimo - NOVA Southeastern University
Myles Liebel - University of Tampa. Currently a sales consultant for the Orlando Magic.
Kate Von Knoblauch - SUNY Plattsburgh
Andrew Raimo - Long Island University. Recently relocated to Palm Desert, California with AFLAC.
Tara Fallo - SUNY Cortland. Works for the Tampa Bay Times after starting her career at The Southampton Press.
Ricky Martel - Penn State University. Currently works for NIKE in Oregon
Brian Liotta - University of Tampa (Sports Management) Currently an Account Executive for Levy Marketing & Awards.
Maria Bartley - Long Island University
Michael Herzog - Currently managing components of his family business.
Michael Morgan - Fordham University. Currently a licensed school administrator and teaching social studies in the NYC Schools.
Becky Krantz - Fairleigh Dickinson University. Currently working at J.P. Morgan Chase.
Jarrad Walsh - Salisbury University. Currently a sommelier in Maryland at a 5-star restaurant.
Elizabeth Hughes - SUNY Geneseo & St. John's University. Currently a school psychologist in the NYC Schools.
The AJJ Scholarship is presented annually to outstanding graduating seniors at Hampton Bays High School and more recently at Westhampton and Southampton High Schools.
The criteria for selection includes, but is not limited to:
Evidence of active community service and extra-curricular involvement
Academic success, defined as "Honor Roll" status with at least an 88 cumulative GPA
Athletic involvement all four years of high school including at least one year on a Varsity team
Completion of an essay at school
Participation in an interview with the Scholarship Committee
Financial need may be taken into account
If you know a deserving senior who might be a candidate for the AJJ Scholarship, an application can be found here: