The officers and directors of TheHerb Stern Longport Scholarship Fund proudly introduced 2018’s scholarship recipients to the public at the May 16, 2018 Commissioner’s Meeting at Longport Borough Hall. Seven recipients received a total of $12,500 in scholarships this year – the largest amount given in the 12 years the fund has been operating – bringing the grand total of awards to $64,000. These awards are given to Longport student residents graduating high school or currently attending a form of higher education, who demonstrate scholastic achievement, civic leadership, and strong work ethic.
Funding for the scholarships comes from donations from year-round and seasonal residents. Contributions may be made at any time in honor or in memory of a relative or friend. Donation checks may be mailed to Longport Scholarship Fund, c/o Treasurer Michael Garvin, 32 S 32nd Avenue, Longport, NJ 08403. Contributions can also be made on the
Seated: Board Member Dorothy McGee.
First row, left to right: Parent Karen Tripician, Parent Suzy Lawler, Aspen Lawler, Nalu Tripician, Parent Maria Viso, Parent Donna Ulmer, Tanner Tomassi, Thomas M. Rafter, Jr., Parent Tricia Rafter.
Second row, left to right: Commissioner & Parent Dan Lawler, Board Member Kristen Towbin, Board President Herb Stern, Board Member Patrick Armstrong, Board Secretary Lynn Baumgardner, Board Vice-President Carl Tripician, Board Treasurer Michael Garvin, Parent Pam Tomassi.