Rose Reiken, Class of 2016 White Plains High Senior Wins $7,500 Grand Prize Scholarship from Financial Service Centers of New York in Pretigeous New York City Competition

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Rose Reiken, Class of 2016, White Plains High School addressing the Marriott Hotel Financial Service Centers of New York Scholarship Awards after being awarded the William Siegel Memorial Scholarship Award of $7,500 and a laptop computer at the Financial Service Centers of New York 20th Annual Scholarship Awards May 10. In March, Ms. Reiken was also awarded a $20,000 Coca Cola Scholarship. Photo Roberto Soler, Courtesy Financial Service Centers of New York

WPCNR SCHOOL DAYS.From the Financial Service Centers of New York. May 20, 2016:

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Ms. Reiken with her mom,Abby Reiken, right, holding up her Grand Prize Check.Rose competed in a field of approximately 50 students from Westchester County and New York City’s five boroughs

Rose Reiken, a senior student at White Plains High School, has won a $7,500 Grand Prize in the 2016 Financial Service Centers of New York Scholarship Awards Program.  She specifically received the highest honor, the William Siegel Memorial Scholarship Award.

The Financial Service Centers of New York  presented its 20th Annual Scholarship Awards to seven students from the New York City Metropolitan Area and Westchester County on May 10.
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 Photo,Roberto Solar, Courtesy of the Financial Services Center of New York

Scholarship Winners: (L-R) Sara Taha (Fort Hamilton High School, Staten Island), Zahra Aboul-Hassan (High School of fashion Industries,Manhattan), Rose Reiken (White Plains High School, White Plains – William Siegel Memorial Scholarship Award – Grand Prize), State Assemblyman Michael Blake (Dist. 79th, Bronx), Jerson Mejia-Castro (High School of Computers and Technology, Bronx – Gene Schott Memorial Scholarship Award – Grand Prize), Rahat Hossan (Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences, Queens), and Julianne Sanscartier (Harrison High School, Harrison).  Photo by Roberto Soler

The students received over $40,000 in scholarship money and prizes, the highest annual amount ever granted by the FSCNY/MoneyGram Scholarship Program.  State Assembly Member Michael Blake (District 79th, Bronx), a former FSCNY Scholarship recipient who has forged a nationally-renowned career in public service, delivered an inspirational speech during the Awards Luncheon held on Tuesday, May 10th, at the Brooklyn Marriott, during FSCNY’s 24th Annual Conference and Exposition.

 

 

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