2016 NYSPT Scholarship Recipient Profiles

Fall 2016 Recipients

Amanda Gherardi

Amanda Gherardi – Michael J. Grant Campus

Iona College - Childhood Education
Amanda loves working with children and wants to be the teacher that helps every child succeed. At SCCC, she was active in the Aspiring Teacher's Club and Phi Theta Kappa.

How has winning this scholarship affected you?
"Winning this scholarship just proved to me that anything is possible; all my hard work the last four semesters paid off and that is the best feeling in the world."

AnnMarie Bocca

AnnnMarie Bocca – Ammerman Campus

LIM College - Fashion Merchandising
AnnMarie has always wanted to pursue a career in both fashion and business. Choosing Fashion Merchandising allows her to be creative, and will enable her to apply marketing to the fashion industry. At SCCC, AnnMarie belonged to PTK and Alpha Beta Gamma honor societies.

How has winning this scholarship affected you?
"It has given me the encouragement and motivation to continue to educate myself and create a better future."


Our past NYSPT scholarship recipients!