Yonkers IDA Announces Recipients of 2022 Parkledge Breakthrough Scholarships

Yonkers, NY – July 13, 2022 – 8 High School Students Awarded Total of $20,000

The Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (YIDA) has announced eight Yonkers high school students who are recipients of the 2022 Parkledge Breakthrough Scholarship awards totaling $20,000.

The high school seniors each won awards of $2,500. The awards are made to seniors who have been enrolled in a Yonkers public school for all four years of high school. Applicants must be in good academic standing and accepted to a post-secondary institution that leads to a degree, license or certification. Awardees are required to have a recommendation from a member of the faculty who knows the student well. Applicants must also provide a personal statement concerning his/her future community service goals and how his/her education will contribute to these goals. The scholarship fund was created by the Parkledge Apartments [Hudson Valley Property Group].

The 2022 scholarship awardees are:

· Chelsea Cromwell – Yonkers Middle High School

· Adrian Heredia – Roosevelt Early College

· Ariful Hoque – Palisade Preparatory School

· Melanie Laureano – Saunders High School

· Ariana Ortiz – Sacred Heart High School

· Henry Reyes – Roosevelt Early College

· Aracelis Rivera – Gorton High School

· Jean Toro Duque – Roosevelt Early College

“Congratulations to the shining stars of our Yonkers Schools. Each one of these students demonstrate the commitment and hard work needed to excel. Special thanks to Parkledge for its continued support and investment in our students’ futures so they can move forward and make Yonkers proud!,” said Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano.

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