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Yonkers Historical Society Announces Deadline For Mangold Scholarship

The scholarships, one for $1,000 and one for $500, are for two high school seniors.
The scholarships, one for $1,000 and one for $500, are for two high school seniors. Photo Credit: cfsarasota.org

YONKERS, N.Y. -- The Yonkers Historical Society’s Scholarship Committee has announced that Tuesday, March 31 as the deadline for the Patricia Mangold Scholarship Awards.

These awards are to be presented to two high school seniors residing in Yonkers who have demonstrated both an educational and a significant personal interest in Yonkers history. The applicants must be planning to pursue further education. First prize: $1000; second prize: $500.

Applicants will present a project showing understanding and appreciation for the history of Yonkers. The project may be in a medium chosen by the student:  written essay, photographic montage, video, mixed media, etc.  A bibliography must be included with written essays.

Submit one copy of the application form (available from local high schools or upon request from the Yonkers Historical Society at 914-961-8940) and the project to:

Patricia Mangold Scholarship Awards, Mr. Darryl Mack, YHS Education Committee Chair, Yonkers Montessori Academy, 160 Woodlawn Avenue, Yonkers N.Y. 10704

Applications and projects may be mailed or dropped off to Mack. If mailed, the deadline is postmark of Tuesday, March 31.

Awards will be presented at the Yonkers Historical Society’s Annual Meeting to be held Sunday, April 19 at the Grinton I. Will Library.

Further information on the scholarship is available from Mack at dmack@yonkerspublicschools.org or the Yonkers Historical Society at 914-961-8940.

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