PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE AJJ SCHOLARSHIP:
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 from HBHS.
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: