Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation Honors Scholarships
Congratulations to the Class of 2022 Recipients!
Bloomfield HS: Miss Taylor Sconiers (Hampton University in Virginia)
Belleville HS: Mr. Cengiz Tetik (Rutgers University in Newark)
Glen Ridge HS: Mr. Ryan O’Neil (Lehigh University in Pennsylvania)
Made Possible by our Members: Ms. Cecelia Polizzi, Brookdale ShopRite, Provident Bank, McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC, Zippo’s Car Stereo, J.T. Murdoch Shoes, Michael Bush, State Farm Agent, Ed Nejman, Joseph Berardinelli, CPA, Generazio Associates
CLASS OF 2022 SCHOLARSHIPS
The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation is offering three 2022 Scholarship Awards. The recipients must be a high school senior and reside in the towns that we support; Bloomfield, Belleville, Glen Ridge. The applications will be reviewed, and recipients will be selected by the scholarship committee. The criteria for the scholarships are based on their financial need, fall attendance at a college, university/vocational school, intention to pursue a career that is business oriented and extracurricular/community activities. The scholarship application includes the recipient’s application, 500-word essay, GPA scores, letters of recommendation and the acceptance letters from the college (s) of interest. Deadline April 29, 2022
To apply you must complete an application that is available at your high school guidance office or the chamber’s website: www.suburbanessexchamber.com. If you need an application to be emailed to you or have any questions, please feel free to contact Cecelia Polizzi or Donna Pietroiacovo at 973-748-2000.
THE BELLEVILLE MOTOR LODGE: MS. CECELIA POLIZZI, BUSINESS OWNER
BROOKDALE SHOPRITE: MR. NEIL GREENSTEIN, BUSINESS OWNER
PROVIDENT BANK: MR. MICHAEL KAHN, MS. DEE FRIAS
BRONZE: MCLAUGHLIN & NARDI, LLC, MAURICE W. MCLAUGHLIN, ESQ., J. T. MURDOCH SHOES, ZIPPO'S MOBILE ELECTRONICS
PATRON: STATE FARM INSURANCE, MICHAEL BUSH, AGENT, ED NEJMAN, JOSEPH BERARDINELLI, CPA NARDI & ASSOCIATES
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SPONSORSHIPS IN OUR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
SUBURBAN ESSEX CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION
A 501 C3 NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION.
ALL PROCEEDS GOES TOWARDS OUR SCHOLARSHIP FUND.
CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2021!
Thank you Belleville Motor Lodge and Provident Bank for your generous sponsorships!
Congratulations to all of our selected recipients!
- Belleville: Vivian Shu Yi Li (Northeastern University) and Cybel Cobbinah (Emory University)
- Bloomfield: Gwen Reoch (Macalester College)
- Glen Ridge: Sawyer L. Smith (University of Rhode Island)
CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020!
SECC Foundation Awards Scholarships to 6 honorees
Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation proudly awards scholarships each year. The recipients must be a graduating high school senior and reside in the towns that we support; Bloomfield, Belleville and Glen Ridge. The criteria for the scholarships are based on their financial need, fall attendance at a college, university, or vocational school, intention to pursue a career that is business oriented and extra-curricular/community activities. The scholarship application included the recipients essay, GPA scores, letters of recommendation from school and the acceptance letters from the college (s) of interest.
Class of 2020 honorees are: Bloomfield: Daniel Keseling (The College of New Jersey) and Mikaela Benkert (Montclair State); Belleville: Joylyn Perez (Kean University) and Malvin Gavarrett (Rutgers University); Glen Ridge: Mia Advensky (McGill University) and Kaylie Koenig (Northeastern University). We wish each one much success with their dreams and careers!
Foundation 2019 Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations and best wishes for a successful future!
From left to right are: Minjie Wu, Belleville High School, Claire Elizabeth McMahon, Glen Ridge High School, Camrynn Referente, Bloomfield High School, Cecelia Polizzi, Scholarship Committee Chair, Nelson Barrera, Belleville Board of Education, Laura Mendes, Scholarship Committee.
Scholarships are made possible by the generosity and support of our local business memberships. This year’s Platinum Sponsors: Belleville Motor Lodge & Provident Bank; Bronze: Zippo's Mobile Electronics & Nutley Auto; Supporters Michael Bush, State Farm Ins. Agent; Budget Print Center; Joseph Berardinelli, CPA, Nardi & Sharma; J.T. Murdoch Shoes; Great Cents Bookkeeping.
Chamber's Foundation 2018 Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations David Rumph, Bloomfield High School 2018 Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations Justin Alfieri, Belleville High School 2018 Scholarship Recipient!
Chamber's Foundation 2017 Scholarship Recipients
In the photo from left to right are Cecelia Polizzi, Chair, Scholarship Program, Miss Megan Rumph, Bloomfield High School, Miss Victoria Bruno, Belleville High School and Miss Gabriella Kinzler, Glen Ridge High School. The celebration of our selected recipients was held at a luncheon on June 20, 2017 at Zi Zia Pizzeria & Trattoria in Bloomfield. As always, thank you to our member business sponsors for their generous donations to our scholarship fund: PLATINUM: Belleville Motor Lodge, Provident Bank; GOLD: Belleville ShopRite; Silver: VAC-U-MAX, Irie Dental Associates; Bronze: Compass Self Storage, Nanina’s in The Park; Donation: Zippo’s Car Stereo
Congratulations and Best of Luck to all of our recipients!
If you are interested in sponsoring the foundation scholarship fund please contact the chamber office at 973-748-2000