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Feb 27, 2024

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Polish Cultural Club Presents
Scholarship Awards

CONNECTICUT – On Thursday, June 20th, Florence Langridge and Virginia Pudlo, Co-Chairs of the Scholarship Committee of the Polish Cultural Club of Greater Hartford, Inc., announced six recipients of the Jennie Marconi-Jaworski Scholarship Award of $1,000 each.

Forty-four people gathered at the Polish National Home in Hartford to honor the following awardees:

Sylwia K. Danowski, daughter of Ewa Rosol of Vernon, a graduate of Rockville High School, will major in Animal Science at the University of Connecticut this fall.

CTsscholarshipforweb  Magdalena K. Lenczewski, daughter of Anna and Jan Lenczewski, a graduate of Northwest Catholic High School, will attend the University of Vermont to major in Animal Science.

Twin brothers Matthew and Tyler Whitesell, sons of Christina and David Whitesell of East Hartford, were not able to attend the event, but created a video of acceptance and appreciation.  Both are recent graduates of East Hartford High School.  Matthew will major in Engineering at the University of Virginia and Tyler will major in Mathematics at Clark University this fall.

Matthew Wlaz, son of Teresa and Andrzej Wlaz of Wethersfield, a graduate of Wethersfield High School, will attend the University of Connecticut majoring in Accounting.

In photo above on right:  (L to R) Magdalena Lenczewski, Felicia Woron & Matthew Wlaz. Missing from photo: Sylwia Danowski, Matthew Whitesell & Tyler Whitesell. Photo by Virginia Pudlo 

The sixth recipient, Felicia M. Woron, daughter of Julia and Thomas Woron of East Hartford, a graduate of Loomis Chaffee School, will attend the University of Chicago this fall with an undecided major.

A Strawberry Shortcake Social ended the evening and was enjoyed by all.

By Carol Phelan