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Local Students Awarded $100,000 in Scholarships

Presidential Scholarship Recipient Elaina Jacob poses with Saratoga Springs Rotarian Bill Bergan. Photo provided by Kirstin Drabek. Presidential Scholarship Recipient Elaina Jacob poses with Saratoga Springs Rotarian Bill Bergan. Photo provided by Kirstin Drabek.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Springs Rotary Education Foundation awarded $100,000 in scholarships to fifteen local students at their 24th annual Scholarship Awards Banquet on June 20.

The winner of the $20,000 Presidential Scholarship was Elaina Jacob from Saratoga Springs High School, who will attend the University at Buffalo to major in Biomedical Sciences. Jacob, who was born in Syria, told banquet attendees that she was grateful to be in the United States pursuing her dream of going to college.

The other fourteen scholarship winners were Bianca Babcock, Rosemeen Bhattal, Andre Culpepper-Wehr, Sandra Fierros-Garcia, McKenna Malloy, Reilly McCormack, Naomi Molina-Roman, Taylor Morgan, Madelyn Nolan, Jalen Pearsall, Gabriel Sherwin, Noelle Slye, 

Bin Traeger, and Talia Winters.

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