Three local high school students receive Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce scholarships – Essex News Daily

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation has awarded scholarships to three members of the class of 2022: Ryan O’Neil of Glen Ridge High School, Taylor Sconiers of Bloomfield High School and Cengiz Tetik of Belleville High School. O’Neil will continue his studies at Lehigh University, Sconiers at Hampton University and Tetik at Rutgers University this fall.

Each year, these scholarships are presented to high school seniors who reside in the cities of Bloomfield, Belleville, and Glen Ridge. The criteria for awarding scholarships are based on financial need; attending college, university, or trade school with the intention of pursuing a business-oriented career; and extracurricular and community activities. The scholarship application includes the student’s cumulative grade point average, letters of recommendation, letters of acceptance from the college of interest, and a 500-word essay.

The Chamber members who have contributed to this year’s scholarship program are Cecelia Polizzi; Neil Greenstein of Brookdale ShopRite; Dee Frias and Michael Kahn of Provident Bank; McLaughlin and Nardi; Zippo car stereo; JT Murdoch Shoes; Michael Bush; Ed Nejman; Joseph Berardinelli; Generazio Associates.

Photos courtesy of Donna M. Pietroiacovo