From left, Committee Chairman Warren Cahill,
Scholarship Sponsor Carla Decker,
scholarship winner Amanda Zambito,
& President Justin Rider
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Congratulations to Amanda Zambito, our 2012 Scholarship winner. A recent graduate of Newburgh Free Academy , Amanda is now attending NYU to major in history.
Each year, the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands solicits applications for its annual $1000 Carla Decker Scholarship. This college scholarship is given to an outstanding scholar interested in history or historical preservation, archeology, anthropology, or information services.
The applicant should show an interest in the history of the area and should demonstrate this interest through participation in activities that relate to the history of the area. We would like the scholarship to encourage young people to be active participants in learning about and preserving our historical heritage.
The 2013 Scholarship application deadline is May 15th.
You may download the scholarship application below. Further information may be obtained by calling Warren Cahill at 845-562-5639/emailing email@example.com.