Mercer County Freeholders Award 12 Scholarships


The Mercer County Freeholders have awarded 12 scholarships to Mercer County high school students to attend Mercer County Community College. The two-year awards are for $1,000 per year.

The Mercer County Freeholders have awarded MCCC scholarships to county high school students for the past nine years.

The full list of scholarships recipients:

Thomas Apgar, Hightstown High

Leidy Viviana Avellaneda, Robbinsville High

KC Buder, Hamilton High East

Mei Chan, Lawrence High

Javier Colon, Trenton High

Jenny-Flore Despeignes, WWP-South

Christopher Erick, Hamilton High West

Nicole Gabauer, Princeton High

Nicholas Helmstetter, Hopewell Valley

Henry Leong, Hamilton High North

Sarah Thorsland, Hightstown High

Larry Wingate, Ewing High


Larry Wingate of Ewing High School, front row, center, received a Freeholder scholarship to MCCC. He is pictured with his mother, Sarita Wilson, left, and MCCC Executive Dean Diane Campbell, right. In the back row, from left, are Freeholders Pasquale Colavita, Ann Cannon, Chair Anthony Carabelli, Lucylle Walter and Dan Benson.
Henry Leong of Hamilton High School North with Freeholder Chair Anthony Carabelli and MCCC Executive Dean Diane Campbell.


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