2008-08-01 / Milestones

Local Student Receives National Scholarship

Pictured are Kathleen Herrmann, Director of Mall Marketing; scholarship winners, Melvin Rayappa, Kate Newman and Charity Frempomaa; and Natale Kantonist, Assistant Manager of Mall Marketing during a ceremony which was held at The Mall at The Source.
Kate Newman of Rockaway Point was awarded a scholarship by Roosevelt Field and Simon Youth Foundation (SYF), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational and career development opportunities to youth.

Newman received one of eight SFY Awards of Excellence given nationally. The scholarship is renewable for up to for years. She will attend Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in the fall, where she will study history and education. A graduate of Poly Prep Country Day School, Newman was a member of the distinguished Cum Laude Society and Oasis Society. She participated in varsity soccer, swimming and lacrosse. During her spare time, she was a health intern and volunteer at PS 114.

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