Scholarship winners recognized in Yonkers wnner’s circle

from the SOA of New York

Yonkers, NY — The 2015/2016 SOA of New York/Yonkers Raceway scholarship winners were recognized in the winner’s circle at Yonkers Raceway this past Saturday night.

photo courtesy of SOA of New York

Adam Michael (in orange shirt), received his $5,000 first place prize from SOA President Joe Faraldo (right), SOA Executive Director Alex Dadoyan (left) and Yonkers Raceway Track Superintendent Ed Ryan (second from left).

Adam Michael received his $5,000 first place prize with his family alongside. Adam is a Standardbred owner working towards a Master’s Degree in Music Education at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J.

Jessica DeWitt received the $3,000 second place prize. Jessica is currently enrolled at the University of Connecticut, where she is studying to be a Children’s Physician’s Assistant.

The annual SOA/Yonkers Raceway scholarships are awarded to SOA members, or members of their immediate families, or to covered individuals (backstretch personnel) or a member of their immediate families, for study beyond the high school level. The recipient is chosen on the basis of merit and financial need.

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