Women’s consortium annual scholarship winners announced

JOHNSTOWN — The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium announces the winners of their ninth annual scholarship awards. The consortium honored the top female students in the participation in government courses in 12 high schools in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties. The awards were given in memory of women’s rights activist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to encourage young women to continue in Stanton’s path, according to a news release.

The participation in government or honors government teachers were asked to submit to the ECSWC scholarship committee, the name of a girl who: has achieved top grades in participation in government; has shown in their participation in government classes to be the most engaged in current events and government issues; went beyond the minimum requirements for the course and has shown a strong probability of pursuing this interest in the future.

A $50 award, a copy of the book “Solitude of Self” by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and a certificate were given to each of the 12 winners.

The following are the ECSWC Scholarship Award winners.

∫ Amsterdam High School — Ivy Dulysz.

∫ Broadalbin-Perth High School — Grace Miller.

∫ Canajoharie High School — Emma Trahan.

∫ Fonda-Fultonville High School — Katilyn Hall.

∫ Fort Plain High School — Gulum Demir.

∫ Gloversville High School — Chloe VanHoesen.

∫ Indian Lake Central School — Lauren Johnson.

∫ Johnstown High School — Emily Wheelis.

∫ Long Lake Central School — Olivia Penrose.

∫ Mayfield High School — Isabelle Henderson.

∫ Northville Central School — Brianno Bace.

∫ Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville High School — Abigail Countryman.

∫ Wells Central School District — Jonni Stuart.

The consortium is composed of local women’s organizations who have joined together for the purpose of supporting women’s education, history, culture, leadership and equity. The member organizations include: Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown American Association of University Women, Greater Federation of Women’s Clubs — Century Club, the Eclectic Society, Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association, Girl Scouts of Northeast New York, Women’s Republican Club of Fulton County, Soroptimist International of Fulton and Montgomery counties, women Democrats and women faculty of Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

For more information regarding the consortium, contact Helen Martin, president, at (518) 762-7638.

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