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The Rome Professional and Business Women Awarded Its First Scholarship

Author: Communications Committee/Friday, May 11, 2018/Categories: Chapter News

The Rome Professional and Business Women awarded it first scholarship inconjunction with the Rome Foundation.

Le’Quiece Watson is the recipient of the first Rome Professional and Business Women Scholarship. Established in 2017 by the Rome PBW, this award is intended to provide financial assistance to a single parent who plans to continue their education and/or is already enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program of study in Business. Applicants must be students at one of the following institutions: Hamilton College, MVCC, SUNY Poly, Utica College.

A first-year student at Mohawk Valley Community College, Le’Quiece is interested in pursuing a career in business.

Rome College Foundation President Pamela Havens, left, made the presentation of the $500 scholarship to Le’Quiece along with Helen Rico, Regional Director of the Rome PBW and Daniel Eddy, Le’Quiece’s advisor at the Rome Campus. The presentation took place on May 8th in the conference room of the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Pictured are: Pamela Havens, far left, Le'Quience Watson awardee, Helen Rico, Region V Regional Director, and Daniel Eddy, Le’Quiece’s advisor.


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