FLORIDA, NY – ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. announced the recipients of its Make a Difference Through ShopRite Supermarkets Scholarship awards for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The program rewards the academic excellence of ShopRite Supermarkets associates, or children and grandchildren of ShopRite associates, who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
The winners of this year’s scholarships, who each received a $1,000 award to use towards their postsecondary education, are as follows:
- Alex Bisogno of Seaford, NY, who will be attending St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY to study homeland security. Bisogno is the son of James Bisogno, produce merchandising manager at ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc.’s corporate office in Florida, NY.
- Briana Spina of Middletown, NY, who will be attending The College of Saint Rose in Albany NY to study English. Spina is an associate at ShopRite of Wallkill.
Alyson Hummer of Warwick, NY, who will be attending SUNY New Paltz in New Paltz, NY to study music. Hummer’s mother, Tamara Hummer, is an associate at ShopRite of Warwick.
- Andrew Miller of Carmel, NY, who will be attending Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY to study biomedical engineering. Miller is the son of James Miller, an associate at ShopRite of Bedford Hills.
“We are so thankful for our dedicated store associates, who help us deliver the exceptional customer service that our customers have grown to expect from ShopRite on a daily basis – and we credit them as major contributors to our overall success as a company,” said Brett Wing, president, ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. “Our scholarship program allows us to give back to those associates and their families by providing some extra support to further their careers and carry on our mission to make the communities we serve a better place to live, work and play.