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2014 Lodge Scholarship Recipients

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Hamden Lodge 2224 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, serving Hamden and North Haven recently honored seven 2014 recipients of their Annual Lodge Scholarship in honor of first member Edward J. Connolly. 2014 recipients are: Kevin Westwood of North Kingstown, Rhode Island who attends North Kingstown High School; Victoria Adinolfi who attends North Haven High School, Anthony Carbone who attends Cheshire High School, Kelsea Wildman who attends Hamden High School, Max Proskauer of Newton, Mass. who attends Newton High School, Sally-Ann Delucia who attends Cheshire High School, and Tyler Bogrette who attends Hamden High School. They were each presented with a $500 Scholarship Award at the Lodge Annual Youth Awards Banquet held during National Youth Week. These recent high school graduates are the children, grandchildren or legal wards of a current member in good standing of the Hamden Elks Lodge. This scholarship is in addition to Elks National Foundation scholarships being offered to high school seniors through the Hamden Elks and other Lodges throughout the country. Congratulations to the Lodge Scholarship recipients and to all of Youth Award honorees, including Hoop and Soccer Shoot winners, Drug Awareness Poster and Essay Contest winners and Americanism Essay Contest winners, who were honored at the Banquet.
Shown with Carl Gorman, Carl Rennie and Lodge President Brian Forsyth are Connolly Scholarship recipients in attendance at the Hamden Lodge Annual Youth Awards Banquet which was held during National Youth Week.

Hamden 2224’s 2013 Edward J. Connolly Lodge Scholarship

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Hamden Elks Lodge Scholarship Awardees Honored

Hamden Lodge 2224 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, serving Hamden and North Haven recently honored the two 2013 recipients of their Annual Lodge Scholarship in honor of Edward J. Connolly. They were each presented with a $500 Scholarship Award at the Annual Lodge Youth Activities. Shown with Lodge Scholarship Chair Neil Colwell and Lodge President Alton Hudson are Chandler Elizabeth Caso, grand daughter of Ed Caso who attends Cheshire High School and Madelyn Nicole Festa, grand daughter of member Fred DeAmbrose, who attends Trumbull High School. These recent high school graduates are the children, grandchildren or legal wards of a current member in good standing of the Hamden Elks Lodge. This scholarship is in addition to Elks National Foundation scholarships being offered to high school seniors through the Hamden Elks and other Lodges throughout the country. Congratulations to the Lodge Scholarship recipients and to all of Youth Award honorees, including Hoop and Soccer Shoot winners, Drug Awareness Poster and Essay Contest winners and Americanism Essay Contest winners, who were honored at the Banquet. For more information, to support or become involved in the Hamden Elks — an organization dedicated to patriotism, service to our hospitalized veterans, as well as youth scholarship, sports and drug prevention programs — contact Andy Caporossi at 203 288-3634.

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