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Thu, Apr 11


La Bella Vista

2024 Rivera Memorial Scholarship Banquet

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2024 Rivera Memorial Scholarship Banquet
2024 Rivera Memorial Scholarship Banquet

Time & Location

Apr 11, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

La Bella Vista, 380 Farmwood Rd, Waterbury, CT 06704, USA

About the event

The Rivera Memorial will be providing over $10,000 in scholarship funds to Waterbury students and recognizing leaders withing the commmunity.

This year the organization will proudly award the following community leaders and scholarship recipients.

Outstanding Leadership Award

Maritza Acosta-Gay. Department of Children and Families

Alderman Bilal Tajildeen, City of Waterbury

Coummunity Service Award

Commissioner LaToya Ireland, Black Women United

Joseph Ochieng, God Provides Ministries

Naida Rosado Rodriguez, The Fitness Fury X-perience, LLC.

Inspiring Educator Award

Suzanna Dali-Parker, Waterbury Public Schools

Scholarship Recipients

Chastity McKenna

Waterbury Arts Magnet School

Rivera & Hughes Memorial Scholarship

Penelope Diaz

Wilby High School

Rivera Memorial Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Hauwa Mukhtar

Crosby High School

Joseph Cortes Memorial Scholarship

Emily Delgado

Holy Cross High School

Ocasio Family Scholarship

Sophia Coelho

Early College High

Ocasio Family Scholarship

Kelliece Dixon

Wilby High School

Attorney Dan Petroskey Achievement Scholarship

Amia Beasely

Early College High

Peak Physical Therapy Scholarship

Gabriella Francis

Early College High

“I Matter” Scholarship in Memory of Angel Luis Velez

Jason Canady

Anna   Maria College

Alexander “Shon” Alves Memorial Scholarship

Erda Metani

Kennedy High   School

Gerald “Gerry” Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship

Divine Nwadike

Kennedy   High School

Attorney Eugene L. DeFronzo Memorial Scholarship

Savana Lugo

Crosby   High School

Rep.  Geraldo Reyes Scholarship

Amari Brantley

Philander   Smith University

Senator Joan Hartley Scholarship

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