Chamber Awards Annual Scholarships

The POB Chamber is excited to announce its POB JFK High School scholarship winners for 2021: Rachel Perlmutter (pictured above), earned the $1000 award for her essay on “What Plainview Means to Me”; and Cynthia Lagallo and Ethan Straus, received $500 each for their business idea essays for the scholarship in memory of former board member Marcia Finkelstein.  The scholarships were announced on June 10th during the school’s virtual awards night. Congratulations to these deserving college bound seniors!

This year’s scholarship essay judging committee adapted to a virtual selection of winners. Each committee member read the essays prior to the meeting and then met via Zoom to discuss their top choices which where then whittled down to the three winners. Cheryl Dender, scholarship committee chair and chamber board member, wishes to thank all the scholarship committee members for their continued dedication to this meaningful project.