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Scholarship Recipients Honored

Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia honors scholarship recipients at awards ceremony

PENNSYLVANIA – The Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia held its Annual May Mass and Scholarship Awards Ceremony at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, Pennsylvania on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia awarded $6,000.00 in scholarships.

PHS_Scholarshipforwebi  The church was fully attended by family and friends of the scholarship recipients. Immediately following the mass a luncheon consisting of Polish cuisine and delicacies was served in the cafeteria.

In photo on right: Left to right:  Michael Szacillo; Chairperson Martha Zazyczny; Caroline Greydak; President Marie Hejnosz; Anna Bialas; Nicole Kuruszko.  Not in the photo: Camilla Ostrzycki and Anna Filochowska.

After the luncheon Marie Hejnosz, President of the Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia, welcomed everyone. Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee, Martha Zazyczny, together with Marie Hejnosz recognized each student who received a check in the amount of $1,000.00, in addition to being presented with a bouquet of flowers and a Certificate of Award.

The 2014 recipients were: Anna Filochowska, Philadelphia, PA; Caroline Greydak, Pompton Plains, NJ; Nicole Kuruszko, Brooklyn, NY; Camilla Ostrzycki, Edison, NJ; Michael Szacillo, Madison, NJ; Anna Blalas, Jersey City, NJ.

Anna Filochowska, who attends Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, performed a violin concerto. She wowed the audience with her talent.

Today’s students really work hard and on behalf of the members of the Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia we are very proud of these students and wish them all the best in their career endeavors.

Submitted by:
Jean Joka – Publicity Director

May 11, 2014