Gerard J. Buckenmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship


The Firefighters Association of the State of New York will award 25 $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors entering college.

The Gerard J. Buckenmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship program is made possible each June through the generous donations of individuals, fire departments and auxiliaries. The awards recognize exemplary members of the youth fire service who also contribute to their communities.

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Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Recipients

Thomas Wutz – Valley Central High School Walden Fire Department
Rebecca Hawkins – Owego Free Academy Owego Fire Department
Daniel McShane – Averill Park High School West Sand Lake Volunteer Fire Department
Kassidy Sullivan – Morristown High School Morristown Fire Department
Renee Smith – Town of Webb Union Free School District Old Forge Fire Department
Paul Bott – Oyster Bay High School East Norwich Volunteer Fire Co.
Samuel Sleurs – Bethlehem High School Elsmere Fire District
Connor Voulo – Cooperstown Junior and Senior High School Fly Creek Fire Co.
Arjun Mehta – Jericho Senior High School Jericho Fire Department
Kali Blair – John F. Kennedy High School Empire Hose Co. No. 3
Melissa Brohm – West Hempstead High School West Hempstead Fire Department
Julianna Aiello – Somers High School Somers Fire Department
James Connor – Northport High School Northport Fire Department
Seth Newman – Great Neck South High School Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Co. No. 4
Kenna Abell – Chenango Valley High School Five Mile Point Fire Co.
Joshua Calvani – Holland Patent High School Floyd Fire Department
Jeremy Sodergren – Central Islip High School Central Islip Fire Department
Brooke Larrabee – Hugh C. Williams Senior High School Canton Fire Department
Ethan Alexander – Ellenville High School Summitville Fire Company
Parker Gurnett – Lockport High School Wolcottville Fire Company
Samantha Milkiewicz – Columbia High School Best Luther Fire Department
Tyler Walton – Fonda-Fultonville High School Tribes Hill Fire Department
Dawson Dunn – Town of Webb Union Free School District Old Forge Fire Department
Bryant O’Meara – Carthage High School Natural Bridge Fire Co.
John Doherty – Cicero North Syracuse High School South Bay Fire Department