MONTICELLO, NY (June 14, 2012) – Eight Monticello High School seniors and their families were guests of honor at the Monticello Kiwanis Scholarship Dinner that was recently held at the Blue Horizon Diner.
The recipients are (from l-r) in photo: Paulina Pavese, Rebecca Martinek, McKenzie Greene, Laurie Schoonmaker, Jessica Nesin, Taylor Santos, Dayanara Torres and Rachelle Walker.
In addition, the Kiwanis Club of Monticello was this year’s winner of the Red Cross Blood Drive Competition beating out the Elks, Rotary and the Monticello Fire Department. Each participating organization made a donation which was given to the winner. The Kiwanis Club chose to distribute their prize by making a $200 donation to each of the following agencies: The Eugene Nesin Cultural Center (group photo at right), the Monticello Elementary School EPIC Parenting Program, The Literacy Center and the Hudson Valley Food Bank.
For more information about the Kiwanis Club of Monticello, call Lori Benjamin at 794-7050.