The Bayway Complex Community Advisory Panel (CAP) awarded scholarships to eight students at a dinner hosted at the Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery. The students will receive $1,000 each for their studies in Process Technology or Engineering at a college or university this fall.
The scholarship winners were: James Fostinis of Union County Vocational Technical High School and Lucia Pachon-Ortiz of Linden High School; Muhammed Junaid Tahir Chaudry and Briana Alexis Avery of John E. Dwyer Academy in Elizabeth, and Liliana Mejia and Kimberly Carabajo of Thomas A. Edison Academy in Elizabeth; Erin Hughes of St. Joseph Hill Academy on Staten Island and Marco Lobato of Curtis High School on Staten Island.
Winners were selected based on their grades, leadership, school extra-curricular activities, community activities, and financial need. The scholarship awards were sponsored by the CAP member companies: Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, Infineum USA L.P., Cogen Technologies Linden Venture, Chemours, Eastman Chemicals, NuStar Energy, PSEG Linden Generating Station, and Linden VFT.
In addition, high school students Muhammad J. Chaudry of Elizabeth and Maria C. De LaCuadra of Linden, received Pre-College Scholarships sponsored by the Bayway CAP member companies, and are participating in the 2016 Summer Semester Academy of College Courses in Math, Science, Engineering, Technology, and Business at New Jersey Institute of Technology.
The Bayway CAP is a committee of community representatives from Linden, Rahway, Elizabeth, and Staten Island including neighbors, educators, retirees, public officials, emergency responders, and environmentalists who attend quarterly meetings that serve as a forum for dialogue between the community and company representatives.
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