Gerard J. Buckenmeyer Memorial 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 Memorial 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.

Sponsored by:

Provident Logo

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Recipients

Alaina Smith - Penn Yan Academy West Lake Road Fire Association
Theobald Dengler - Ossining High School Briarcliff Manor Fire Department
Jonathan Cox - Oyster Bay High School East Norwich Fire Company
David Pilecki - Starpoint High School Shawnee VFC
Olivia DeKing - Mount Markham Bridgewater VFD
Sophie Zhou - Brighton High School Brighton Fire Department
Bryant Carpenter - Maine-Endwell Endwell Fire Department
Michael Candella - Whitesboro Senior High School Whitesboro Fire Department
Christopher Ambrosio - Chaminade High School Lynbrook Fire Department
Ethan Young - Home Schooled Athens Fire Department
Maddison Cupernall - Thousand Islands High School Clayton Volunteer Fire Department
Keegan Snow - Au Sable Valley Central School Au Sable Forks Volunteer Fire Department
Nathan Tessitore - Oneonta High School West Oneonta Volunteer Fire Dept.
Jonathan Bloom - Kingston High School Woodstock Fire Department
Aidan McPhillips - LaSalle Institute Elsmere Fire Department
Jaidyn Rose - Middleburgh Central School Town of Broome Volunteer Fire Department
Ryan Derkowski - Maine-Endwell High School Endwell Fire Department
Amanda Purdy - Cicero-North Syracuse South Bay Fire Department
Sofia Deleon - Smithtown High School East Nissequogue Fire Department
Patrick Jeffrey - Oneida High School Sherrill-Kenwood Fire Department
Kenneth Kowalski - Clarkstown High School North New City Fire Engine Company No.1
Jack Raspanti - Pearl River High School Excelsior Engine Co
Kali Soltano - Tech Valley High School Taghkanic Fire Company
Sophia DeVito - Sackets Harbor Central Sackets Harbor Fire Inc.
Payten Gill- Hancock Central School Hancock Fire Department