Max English receiving the 2021 CCA Scholarship from Chairman Brian Labigan, with his parents Christine and Mike English.

 2021CHARLOTTE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Maxwell English graduated from Aquinas Institute and has been accepted to attend the University of Buffalo with a major in Environmental Engineering. He is the son of Christine and Mike English of Wyndham Rd. Max is engaged in many activities including, Peer Ministry, Art Showcase, Varsity Indoor and Outdoor Track and working part-time at Veneto’s Woodfired Pizza and Pasta. His volunteer and community service work include; CYO Holy Cross youth sports, Holy Childhood, Mary’s Place, Holy Cross 5K , Holy Cross Festival , CYAA Baseball field maintenance, Holy Cross/Terri Masters Memorial Golf Tournament , and helping his neighbor paint their house and garage. He is a motivated young man determined to succeed and has earned the following honors and awards: National Honor Society Member, AP Environmental Science Award, Daniel Jerzak Memorial Scholarship, and a three time recipient of the St. Joseph the Worker Community Service Award. Max loves to serve; he has a heart for those who are vulnerable, and he loves giving back to the community. The CCA wishes Max success in all his endeavors

Pictured above Jared Coffey with his parents, Susan and John. Recipient of the CCA Scholarship. and Skylar Pentycofe who was awarded the Edward Watson Scholarship.

2020-EDWARD WATSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP/
CHARLOTTE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Charlotte Community Association is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the $2000.00 Edward Watson Memorial Scholarship and the $2000.00 Charlotte Community Association Scholarship awarded annually to a Charlotte area high school senior and a Leadership Academy for Young Men (formerly Charlotte High) senior who is planning to attend college in the fall to help young men and women in the community further their education. They are Skyler Pentycofe, son of Tonya and John Pentycofe of Primrose St. and Jared Coffey, son of Susan and John Coffey of River Heights.

Skyler was accepted to SUNY Morrisville majoring in Culinary Arts and because of Covid-19 concerns must delay enrollment to next semester or next fall. The scholarship committee and CCA board voted to hold this scholarship until the 2021 deadline.

Jared will be attending The University of Rochester majoring in Data Science.

The $2000.00 award in memory of Edward Watson, a Charlotte resident and former student of Charlotte High School is funded by donations provided by the former congregants of the Lakeside Presbyterian Church and the late Edward Watson.The$2000.00 award Charlotte Community Association award is funded by donations and various fund-raising events throughout the year.

The criteria used to determine the recipients of The Edward Watson Memorial Scholarship and the CCA Scholarship is as follows: For the Edward Watson Scholarship the college bound senior must attend The Leadership Academy for Young Men (formerly Charlotte High). For the CCA Scholarship the college bound senior must reside in Charlotte but can attend any area high school. Both are based on academics, extracurricular activities, and community service, as well as any honors received, letters of reference and finally a short essay from the applicant. The Scholarship Committee assigns a weight to each of these categories and independently scores each application.

We congratulate Skyler and Jared and thank all the young men and women who took the time to apply. There is a lot to be proud of in Charlotte, as you are all on the way to a bright future.

Top Picture: Award winners, Joseph Brown (l), Matthew Lyons (r)

Lower Picture: Award winners and families

2019 CCA Scholarship Awards Presented To

 Joseph Brown and Matthew Lyons

 

The Charlotte Community Association is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the $2000.00 Edward Watson Memorial Scholarship and the $2000.00 Charlotte Community Association Scholarship awarded annually to a Charlotte area high school senior and a Leadership Academy for Young Men (formerly Charlotte High) senior who is planning to attend college in the fall in order to help young men and women in the community further their education.

They are Joseph Brown, son of Sharonda and Joseph Brown of Dewey Ave and Matthew Lyons, son of Veronica and Russ Lyons of Lake Ave

Joseph will be attending SUNY Buffalo State majoring in Graphic Design

Matthew will be attending St. Bonaventure University majoring in Accounting

 The $2000.00 award in memory of Edward Watson, a Charlotte resident and former student of Charlotte High School is funded by donations provided by the former congregants of the Lakeside Presbyterian Church and the late Edward Watson.

The$2000.00 award Charlotte Community Association award is funded by donations and various fund raising events throughout the year

 The criteria used to determine the recipients of The Edward Watson Memorial Scholarship and the CCA Scholarship is as follows:  For the Edward Watson Scholarship the college bound senior must attend The Leadership Academy for Young Men (formerly Charlotte High). For the CCA Scholarship the college bound senior must reside in Charlotte, but can attend any area high school. Both are based on academics, extracurricular activities, and community service, as well as any honors received, letters of reference and finally a short essay from the applicant. The Scholarship Committee assigns a weight to each of these categories and independently scores each application.

 

We congratulate Joseph and Matthew and thank all of the young men and women who took the time to submit an application. There is a lot to be proud of in Charlotte, as you are all on the way to a bright future.

 

 

2018 CCA Scholarship Awards Presented To

 Lucy Farnham and Travasia Singletary

 

 

Congratulations to the two recipients: Lucy Farnham, daughter of Carla and James Farnham of Freemont Rd. and Travasia Singletary, daughter of Roberta Singletary of Cheltenham Rd. Lucy will be attending the University of Rochester majoring in Japanese Language. Travasia will be attending the University of Buffalo majoring in Physical Therapy.

               

 

Far Left Picture: Award winners, Lucy Farnham (l), Travasia Singletary (r)

Right Side Picture: Award winners and families

2017 CCA Scholarship Awards Presented To

Sophia Cavacos and Gillian Harrington

 

 

Congrationaltions to the two recipients!

Sophia Cavacos, daughter of Karen and Andrew Cavacos of Kemphurst Rd. will receive the Edward Watson Memorial Scholarship and will attend Loyola University-Maryland in Elementary Education.

Gillian Harrington, daughter of Pamela and Earl Harrington of Wyndham Road will receive the Charlotte Community Association Scholarship and will attend SUNY-New Paltz and major in Art Education.

 

 

 
Photography by Daniel DuLucenay