2017-11-15 / Front Page

Queens Student Awarded An Eleftheria Scholarship

By Catherine Tsounis

Jacqueline Christopher Waldman.Jacqueline Christopher Waldman.Jacqueline Christopher Waldman, a Queens high school student at the Baccalaureate School for Global Education in Astoria, was selected by the Mid-Atlantic Greek American Foundation to receive the Eleftheria Scholarship. The Eleftheria Scholarship was presented at the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Hellenic News of America on Sunday, November 12.

This scholarship was established in honor of Hellenic News of America, the unifying voice of the Greek American community. Aphrodite Kotrotsios, co-Publisher of Hellenic News of America said, “Through your hard work and determination you have proven to be a student that your community foundation and newspaper want to recognize and encourage to continue your educational effort. The award value and other information about your scholarship are provided below. You have been awarded the scholarship from the Velventino Society. We hope that this scholarship will assist you in your upcoming academic year.”

Kotrotsios continued, “It is our hope that you stay connected with the Hellenic News of America as an ambassador as you continue on your path. We are interested in hearing about your academic plans, activities and goals. Please feel free to write to us about your news, your community’s news and developments. Congratulations and best wishes for a productive and successful academic year.” 

Ms. Christopher Waldman is a fifth generation Greek American from Cephalonia and Limnos.

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