NEW YORK – AHEPA Empire Condition District 6 lately held the 2021 Scholarship Award Ceremony as a hybrid party – concurrently online and in man or woman.
Mike Papaphotes welcomed the attendants and gave the introductory greeting of the celebration and Demi Pamboukes, 2021 sponsor of the celebration, introduced the background of the ESD6 Scholarship Basis and announced the 2021 scholarship recipients.
The ESD6 District Governor, Louis Katsos, benefactor of the Katsos Family Scholarship in memory of John and Maria Katsos, awarded Emily Kalyvas as 2021 Grand Prize Scholarship Winner, who will examine at Georgetown College, majoring in Chemistry.
Chris Gallis, benefactor of the Gallis Family members Scholarship, in memory of George and Andy Gallis, awarded Brian Kim-Koutsis as 2021 Gallis Family members Scholarship Winner. He will analyze Finance, Info Science, and Mandarin Chinese at Cornell College.
AHEPA Supreme Vice President Jimmy Kokotas, benefactor of Kokotas Spouse and children scholarship, awarded Zoe-Eleni Tzivas, as 2021 Kokotas Relatives Scholarship Winner. Tzivas will examine Neuroscience with a minimal in Psychology at Colgate College.
Peter Ragoussis awarded Demetra Bobarakis as 2021 College or university/College College student Scholarship Winner, sponsored by Delphi Chapter 25, Hermes Chapter 186, and Rochester Flower City Chapter 67. Bobarakis is a sophomore Psychology significant at Siena School, wherever she also competes as a swimmer.
Pamboukes awarded Julia Ragoussis as 2021 Vocational Scholarship Winner, sponsored by Demi Pamboukes and Dr. Konstantinos Drosatos, and she will be studying Overall health Sciences at Adelphi College.
Papaphotes, the president of the Perpetual Scholarship Plan Committee and Director of Schooling, Past District Governor, as well as a past winner of a Delphi Chapter 25 scholarship, spoke to The National Herald and highlighted that in 2021, for the initially time at any time, a Vocational Scholarship was awarded. Concerning the evaluation standards of the scholarship recipients, Papaphotes claimed,” the candidates are not only evaluated on their educational data, honors, and their extracurricular and volunteer actions, but also on an essay question that relates Hellenism to current activities. “This calendar year, we selected George Zouvelos problem: `The Buy of AHEPA was established nearly 100 several years ago to fight discrimination from teams like the KKK. Making use of the ideals of Hellenism, in an essay, describe how the Order of AHEPA continues to struggle these injustices right now.’ All essays submitted from the winners have been excellent, believed provoking, and represented the ideals of AHEPA. There is nothing extra essential than the `E’ for Instruction in the AHEPA title.”
Papaphotes included many thanks to the members of “the ESD6 Scholarship Committee for volunteering their time and committed exertion in awarding these scholarships yearly,” and on behalf of the committee he also thanked 2021 sponsors and identified as upon anyone interested in turning out to be a sponsor to send out an e-mail to [email protected]
The customers of the Perpetual Scholarship Program Committee are: Mike Papaphotes, Peter Ragoussis (vice president), Demi Pamboukes (secretary), Chris Gallis (treasurer), Jimmy Demetriades (member), Harry A. Fotiadis (member), George Zouvelos (member), Dr. Sotirios Stergiopoulos (member), Robert Hahn (member) and George Demopoulos (lifetime honoree).
The ESD6 officers are: Louis Katsos (District Governor), Dean Moskos (Lt. Governor), Chris Pappis (Secretary), and Peter Ragoussis (Treasurer).