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Scholarship Recipients
















2023 - $30,0000 was awarded thanks to a generous grant from the MCJ Amelior Foundation

Liam Sutton (HBHS) - Northeastern University

Carly Dunn (HBHS) - Stony Brook University

Israel Pulla (HBHS) - Bentley University

Calum Anderson (EHHS) - SUNY Potsdam

Juliette Archer (SHHS) - Clemson University

Scott Vinski (BHHS) - Providence College

Nicholas Badilla (Pierson HS) - University of Miami

Amanda Shannon (WHHS) - Skidmore College


2022 - $27,000 was awarded thanks to a generous 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 generous 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
Simone Lang


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.    
Katie Muehle


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:

  1. Evidence of active community service and extra-curricular involvement

  2. Academic success, defined as "Honor Roll" status with at least an 88 cumulative GPA

  3. Athletic involvement all four years of high school including at least one year on a Varsity team

  4. Completion of an essay at school

  5. Participation in an interview with the Scholarship Committee

  6. 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:


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