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MCC students awarded WWFD memorial scholarship
Brighton, N.Y. - Two Monroe Community College students have received the Lt. Michael J. Chiapperini and Tomasz M. Kaczowka Memorial Scholarship.
Monroe Community College announced Monday Matthew Speer of Greece and Cory Thayer of Webster have been awarded the scholarship.
Both recipients plan to pursue careers as first responders.
Both Chiapperini and Kaczowka studied at Monroe Community College.
The scholarship was launched earlier this year by Christine and Jim Wheeler (Naples, Fla., formerly of Webster) with the Monroe Community College Foundation.
Nearly 40 individuals and groups from across the community joined the Wheelers and raised more than $40,000 to endow the scholarship.