Monticello, NY – Laura Doherty and Lena Episalla are the 2015 recipients of the Blake and Dorothy Washington Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each. Lena, Valedictorian, and Laura, Salutatorian, are both 2015 graduates of Monticello High School both will be attending Harvard University this fall.
Established through the will of Dorothy Washington, the Blake and Dorothy Washington Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to graduating students at Monticello High School who plan to pursue studies at a recognized institute of higher learning and exhibit attributes of scholastic achievement, character, integrity and industriousness.
About the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan:
The Foundation has significantly increased local charitable funds and empowered donors to make a profound difference in the quality of life in our region with the creation of over 210 funds that will provide grants and scholarships forever! Since 1999, the Foundation has been an effective steward of the community’s charitable resources and has been a leader in the administration of scholarships, and grant making for the benefit of nonprofit organizations in Orange and Sullivan Counties, and beyond. To make a contribution to the Blake and Dorothy Washington Scholarship Fund, please visit www.cfosny.org.