GCC Congratulates Warsaw-Area Students on College Scholarships

Five Warsaw-area students who sought information about financial assistance during the second annual College Goal Sunday event that occurred at the Warsaw Campus Center of Genesee Community College in February have been awarded scholarships.

Warsaw, New York--Five Warsaw-area students who sought information about financial assistance during the second annual College Goal Sunday event that occurred at the Warsaw Campus Center of Genesee Community College in February have been awarded scholarships.

The students and their families took part in a national program organized locally by the Wyoming County YMCA, which offers free information and assistance to those looking for financial assistance for college. The $500 scholarships are awarded by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation through the annual College Goal program, which coincides with the Superbowl.

This year, financial aid volunteers from GCC helped more than 30 applicants apply for tuition assistance, and the HESC chose the winners from that pool of candidates.

GCC Warsaw congratulates the winners from the Warsaw event: Timothy Lindsey, Larissa Newland, Kelsey Ames, Luke Conley and Brittany Smith.

High school seniors considering their next step should visit: www.genesee.edu/Promise for information about Genesee Promise Plus, a special program designed specifically for students graduating by June of this year from high schools located in Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

“Under Genesee Promise Plus, every GLOW area high school graduate this year will receive a scholarship covering the cost of tuition for up to two courses offered this summer by GCC at any of its seven campus locations,” said Warsaw Campus Center associate dean Patty Chaya. “This is a terrific opportunity to start earning college credits and jump-start your future!” Summer classes start July 2, 2012 and are offered at all GCC campuses: Albion, Arcade, Batavia, Dansville, Lima, Medina, and Warsaw. High school juniors may also quality for the program. To learn more about Genesee Promise Plus, call (585) 786-3010.

Information on financial aid can be found by visiting GCC’s website: http://www.genesee.edu/depts/admissions/financial/apply.cfm

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