On the evening of July 16, 2017 the UPE Board of Director was pleased to present the inaugural UPE Scholarships to four worthy recipients. Each winner receives $1500 towards his or her college education for the 2017-2018 school year. This year’s winners were: Hunter Kincaid, Kristine Buysman, Nicolette Tavalero, and Amanda Croteau.
Speaking for all of UPE, Executive Director Ted Somera, who presented the awards, spoke of the caliber of all the applicants. “We received a number of very competitive applications for the scholarship and selecting the winners was a difficult process for the Board of Directors. All the applicants reflect the values of hard work and dedication our members embody everyday. We are thrilled that UPE can help such deserving young-people with our inaugural UPE Scholarships.”