Community Foundation awards $2,500 scholarship to Pine Bush High School Graduating Senior

Jacqueline Lang
Jacqueline Lang

Jacqueline Lang, a graduating student of Pine Bush High School was awarded a $2,500 scholarship on May 29th from the Michelle Renee Bratton Memorial Scholarship Fund, a charitable fund administered through the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan.  

Jacqueline will be attending SUNY Cortland in the fall of 2014 as a Childhood Education major and hopes to become an elementary school teacher.

The Michelle Renee Bratton Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the Bratton family through the Community Foundation to aid a Pine Bush High School graduate who continues her education.  The scholarship is given in memory of Michelle Bratton, an Orange County resident with a promising future, who died on September 11th as a result of the World Trade Center tragedy.

The scholarship is awarded each year to a young woman graduating from Pine Bush High School. The Recipient must be enrolled in a State University of New York, (S.U.N.Y.) four year college or university who, like Michelle, is a member of the National Honor Society and either an athlete on the women’s swimming and diving team or a member of the chorus.

To make a gift to this fund, please make check payable to CFOS-Michelle Renee Bratton Memorial Scholarship Fund and mail to the Community Foundation at 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 202, Montgomery, NY 12549. Secure on-line donations may be made to all of these funds and many other funds at  For more information, please contact the Community Foundation at (845) 769-9393.