In April we held our Wendell W. Young III Memorial Scholarship contest for members and their immediate family members. These participants had the opportunity to submit either an essay, video essay or graphic design responding to “What is the impact that labor unions have on social justice issues?”. We have awarded over $10,000 in scholarship money and are excited to announce our winners!
First place has been awarded to Kory Trout who is attending Widener University Commonwealth Law school and is pursuing a Juris Doctor Degree. His father has been a UFCW 1776 member at Hanover Foods for 30 years.
Finishing in second place is Ethan Smith who is attending Penn State and majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Ethan’s father has been a UFCW 1776 members at Sysco Foods for 10 years.
Third place has been awarded to Alyson Siock, a UFCW 1776 member who works at Acme. Alyson has been at Acme for 4 years and works as the cake decorator while attending Gwynedd Mercy University and majoring in nursing.
We had two honorable mentions, Elianna SInkule and Isabella Melvin. Elianna is studying Interior Architecture at Chatham University and her father works at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits. Isabella is a UFCW 1776 member who works at Rite Aid while attending Delaware County Community College with a major in psychology.
Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all who participated!