RECENT RECEIPENTS

2008 Recipient: Matthew A. Slater of Elmira Heights, NY
Parents: Alan & Schelle Slater of Elmira Heights, NY

Matthew is a 2007 graduate of Thomas A. Edison High School and has completed his first year of studies at Corning Community College. Matthew is pursuing an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice and plans to complete the Fire Technology Program as well.

He has expressed interest in furthering his education and/or attending the Police Academy.
Matthew has been a Volunteer Fire Fighter in Elmira Heights since 2006 and recently has been certified as a NYS EMT.

Matthew is a dedicated individual in all that he pursues as well as a hardworking student. It is with honor we present this award.

This year three students enrolled in criminal justice at Genesee Community College received such a scholarship. Students from three of Genesee Community College campuses centers (Batavia, Lakeville and Dansville) on May 29, 2008, were presented with the New York State Sheriff’s Association Institute scholarship by Genesee County Sheriff Gary T. Maha, Orleans County Sheriff Scott Hess and Livingston County Undersheriff Martin D. Herkimer.

The recipients were nominated by the college’s criminal justice faculty and are identified as follows:
From Left: Orleans County Sheriff Scott Hess, Casey L. Chatley- Dansville Campus, Jayme L. Bopp – Batavia Campus, Alana N. Zigelstein – Lakeville Campus, Livingston County Undersheriff Martin Herkimer, Professor Barry Garigen- CJ Department, Genesee County Sheriff Gary T. Maha.

Each student was presented with a $500.00 check to be used to further their Criminal Justice education, along with a scholarship certificate from the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute.

An annual scholarship awarded to a student majoring in Criminal Justice and sponsored by the New York State Sheriffs' Association was recently presented to Terry Wilbur, a resident of the Town of Hannibal, Oswego County, and a graduate student at Cayuga Community College, Fulton Campus.

Terry achieved an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice in May, 2008, and earned the scholarship based on merit and community participation. He graduated with honors and held the positions of Treasurer and Vice President of the Criminal Justice Society while attending CCC. While enrolled, Mr. Wilber was also a member of Village of Hannibal Board of Trustees and involved in local politics acting as Chairman of the Hannibal Republican Committee and Vice Chair of the Oswego County Republican Campaign Committee.

He is a member of the Hibernians, served on the Oswego County Opportunities Youth Services Board of Directors and the Oswego County Youth Court Advisory Board, and was a member of the Hannibal Historical Society, and AmeriCorps. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Participating in the presentation as shown in the attached picture (l-r) were Reuel A. Todd, Sheriff, Oswego County; Terry Wilbur, recipient; Cathleen McColgin, Provost, Cayuga Community College, Fulton campus, and Dr. Daniel Larsen, President, Cayuga Community College.

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    Oswego County Sheriff Reuel A. Todd (Middle left) presents Cayuga Community College Criminal Justice Student George Lapage of Scriba with a $250 New York State Sheriff’s Association Institute scholarship. Professor John Lamphere (left) and Fulton Campus Associate Vice President and Dean Maggie Killoran (right) are also pictured. 
  • CAYUGA CC STUDENT WINS SHERIFF'S SCHOLARSHIP
    Oswego County Sheriff Reuel A. Todd (Middle left) presents Cayuga Community College Criminal Justice Student George Lapage of Scriba with a $250 New York State Sheriff’s Association scholarship. Professor John Lamphere (left) and Fulton Campus Associate Vice President and Dean Maggie Killoran (right) are also pictured. 
  • CAYUGA CC STUDENT WINS SHERIFF'S SCHOLARSHIP
    Oswego County Sheriff Reuel A. Todd (Middle left) presents Cayuga Community College Criminal Justice Student George Lapage of Scriba with a $250 New York State Sheriff’s Association scholarship. Professor John Lamphere (left) and Fulton Campus Associate Vice President and Dean Maggie Killoran (right) are also pictured.
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