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Allen and Martha Maine Smith

Allen and Martha Maine Smith

Established in 1996, this scholarship honors the legacy of Anne Chase Maine, whose dream of becoming a teacher was fulfilled through sacrifice and persistence. The scholarship is awarded to a nontraditional nursing student at Jefferson Community College of academic...

Anonymous

Anonymous

The Donald J. “Dutch” Grant Memorial Scholarship was founded in 2009 to honor Mr. Grant’s contributions to the North Country as an educator. He was an employee of the General Brown school district for 47 years. Before his retirement in 1993 he was the principal, a...

Anthony and Dianne Meda

Anthony and Dianne Meda

Anthony and Dianne Meda created the Louis F. Meda and Angeline L. Meda-MacKellar Scholarship in 2011 in memory of Anthony’s mother and father. Born in 1911 Angie graduated from Lowville Academy with the Class of 1930. Angie married Louis F. Meda on October 6th, 1936...

Association of the United States Army

Association of the United States Army

This scholarship was established in 2006 by the NNY Fort Drum chapter of the Association of the United States Army. It was created because AUSA realized that many active-duty Army personnel were attending JCC and wanted to assist with relieving the financial burdens...

Auxiliary of Mercy of Northern New York

Auxiliary of Mercy of Northern New York

The Auxiliary of Mercy of Northern New York Endowed Scholarship was established in 2013 by members of the Auxiliary of Mercy of Northern New York. This scholarship is to assist a student pursuing a nursing career who shows academic performance and financial need. It...

Barbara Gaskin

Barbara Gaskin

The Peter N. Gaskin Memorial Scholarship was founded in 2011 by Peter’s wife Barbara with the help of many others who contributed to the scholarship fund. Peter was a Biology professor at JCC from 1964 until he retired in 2001. After that he taught as an adjunct for...

Barben-Jones Post 1400, VFW

Barben-Jones Post 1400, VFW

On October 26,1925, 50 members of the Spanish-American War and World War I gathered and signed a charter forming the Watertown, Barben-Jones Post 1400, Veterans of Foreign Wars. It was named after Walter Barben and Heram Jones who were killed in World War...

Barben-Jones V.F.W Post 1400

Barben-Jones V.F.W Post 1400

Members of the Barben-Jones V.F.W. Post 1400 created The Daniel S. Brady Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship in 1977 to commemorate their past commander’s dedication to veterans. It is offered to a son or daughter of a veteran attending Jefferson Community College...

Bernier, Carr & Associates

Bernier, Carr & Associates

BCA Architects & Engineers has more than four decades of service to the Central New York region. Established in Watertown, NY, in 1970, the firm provides planning, design, and construction supervision services to the following markets: • Education • Municipal •...

Black River Communities Corporation

Black River Communities Corporation

The Black River Communities Corporation established the James Cooper Cox Memorial Medical Scholarship as part of its corporate dissolution. This scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing educations leading to careers in the medical professions. Candidates...

Boice Family

Boice Family

This scholarship was established in 2006 by Robert A. and Mary K. Boice. Preference is given to a student who has shown leadership potential through involvement in their school and/or community and who plans to enter a career in agriculture, environmental science,...

Car-Freshner Corporation

Car-Freshner Corporation

CAR-FRESHNER Corporation is the manufacturer of the world-famous LITTLE TREES automotive air fresheners. They are headquartered in Watertown, New York, USA, but export worldwide. Over 60 years ago, a milk truck driver in northern New York complained to Julius Sämann,...

Carthage Federal Savings and Loan Association

Carthage Federal Savings and Loan Association

Carthage Savings was founded in 1888, making the Association the longest running “Hometown Bank” in Jefferson and Lewis Counties. Carthage Savings is a customer owned “Mutual” association. We answer to our customers, not stockholders. We are here to serve our...

Carthage Specialty Paperboard

Carthage Specialty Paperboard

In 1890 the mill opened as Champion Pulp and Sulphite Company. It underwent quite a few name changes before finally becoming Carthage Specialty Paperboard in 2013. They are the only secondary fiber mill in North America dedicated to serving a diverse range of...

Chris H. Ronson and Family

Chris H. Ronson and Family

The Dr. Chris G. Ronson Memorial Scholarship, established in 1984, honors the memory of a dedicated Jefferson County physician who served the Watertown community for more than 38 years. The scholarship was fully endowed in 2004 by Dr. Ronson’s son, Chris H. Ronson....

Clayton Chamber of Commerce

Clayton Chamber of Commerce

Created in 1984, The Paul E. Dee Hospitality and Tourism Memorial Scholarship was established by the Clayton Area Chamber of Commerce. In a letter written to Beth Dee, Paul Dee’s widow, the Chamber of Commerce’s former President Allen S. Benas wrote: ‘As a token of...

Coughlin Family

Coughlin Family

The Tracy Coughlin Scholarship was established in 1998 in memory of Tracy, the daughter of Thomas and Joan Coughlin. In 2001, after the death of Thomas Coughlin, the scholarship was changed by the Jefferson Rehabilitation Board to include Thomas’s name. The purpose...

David and Hildred Allard

David and Hildred Allard

The Clayton Clark Allard Scholarship was established in 2006 by David and Hildred Allard of Evans, Georgia. It will be awarded to a first-year student enrolled in the Liberal Arts program at Jefferson Community College who demonstrates a positive attitude and...

David and Rachel Bandych

David and Rachel Bandych

This scholarship was established in 2009. It is awarded to a first year student at JCC who graduated from Lowville Academy.

Davis Family and Friends

Davis Family and Friends

Established in 2010, The Mark B. Davis Memorial Scholarship was created in loving memory of Mark B. Davis, a paramedic student at JCC who gave his life in 2009 responding to an EMS call. This scholarship will help support the dreams of a second year EMS student who...

Dawn Robinson

Dawn Robinson

The Robinson Family Scholarship was created by Dawn Robinson, Assistant Professor of Business at JCC, to provide local high school students the opportunity to establish their education at JCC.

Donald C. Helmer

Donald C. Helmer

The Donald C. Helmer Scholarship was founded in December 2006 through a bequest from Mr. Helmer’s estate, he passed away on January 1, 2006.

Doris E. Carleton

Doris E. Carleton

The William J. Carleton Memorial Scholarship is offered to a returning Jefferson Community College student who has excelled in his or her field of study. It is required that the recipient be a north-side resident of Watertown, New York. This scholarship was created...

Dr. and Mrs. Kelsey

Dr. and Mrs. Kelsey

To honor the nursing profession and to contribute financial support to a student studying nursing, Dr. and Mrs. Earle J. Kelsey established The Dr. and Mrs. Earle J. Kelsey Nursing Memorial Scholarship. Since 1992, the award has provided financial aid to a student...

Dr. John W. Deans

Dr. John W. Deans

Dr. Deans has a long history with the college and surrounding community; watching it grow as well as having a hand in that growth. He started his career at JCC in 1967 as a history and political science professor. “When I first entered the college in the fall of 1963...

Dr. William G. Crane, Jr

Dr. William G. Crane, Jr

The Susan Pitzer Crane, LPN Nursing Scholarship was established in 2016 by her husband, Dr. William G. Crane, Jr. It is awarded to a single mother studying nursing who is also attending classes full-time and is in her second year of studies. As a single mother of...

Dr. W.S. and Mary E. Bull

Dr. W.S. and Mary E. Bull

This scholarship was established n 1999 by Dr. W.S. and Mary E. Bull. Dr. Bull passed away in 2006. Mary passed away in 2010. Mary and Wilbur met while he was stationed in Manchester, NH during the Second World War. They were married at her parent’s home at 102...

Edison W. Cox, Jr.

Edison W. Cox, Jr.

Edison W. Cox, Jr. is a JCC alum who graduated in 1976 with a Liberal Arts degree. He worked as a custodian at JCC from 1981 to 2000 and is now retired. He also has served in various leadership positions with the JCC Alumni Association, including president,...

Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown

This scholarship was established in 2008 through an estate gift from the late Elizabeth Brown. It will be given to non-traditional students with an emphasis on part time students who may be displaced workers.

Estate of Anna M. Lyng

Estate of Anna M. Lyng

Anna Lyng was an elementary school teacher at Deferiet, Boonville and Watertown. She graduated from Watertown High School in 1924. Sadly she passed away in 2005. Her Estate left money to JCC to fund the Anna M. Lyng Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is...