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PWC CT Awards $32,500 in Student Scholarships

Back row: Holly Linder, Lenell Kittlitz, Roxanne Perugino, Kyma Ganzer, Carolyn Kurth, Rebeccah Eldridge, Jennifer Marks, and Ron Paolillo. Front row: Condoleezza Coleman, Danielle Haniph, Olivia Cognetti, Madison Kidd, Maria Fragione, and Ann Pakhayev

Hartford, CT – The Professional Women in Construction Connecticut Chapter (PWC CT) announced it awarded $30,000 in student scholarships, along with a $2,500 donation to the Connecticut Chapter of the ACE Mentorship program.

This year’s recipients were honored at the PWC CT Annual Scholarship Dinner held on May 24 at The REC Center in Hartford. The dinner and celebration for the students included guest speaker Julia Su. Jack, AIA-NCARB, NOMA, PMP, city architect for Hartford DPW. The event was sponsored by STV.

The following 10 young women, listed with their college or university and major, were awarded with individual $3,000 scholarships:

  • Lydia Beers, Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Condoleezza Coleman, Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Olivia Cognetti, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • Jennifer Dushi, Architecture, University of Southern California
  • Danielle Haniph, Architecture, Syracuse University
  • Madison Kidd, Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Elle Myers, Interior Design, Savannah College of Art
  • Ann Pakhayev, Architecture, Cornell University
  • Maria Fragione, Architecture, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Madison Mathieu, Construction Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled in or entering into a two-year or four-year college undergraduate or graduate program to study a construction-related discipline. Recipients must be attending a college or university on a full-time basis and can reapply for the PWC CT scholarship each year of their schooling.

Representatives of PWC CT say the scholarships are made possible through the generosity and support of its 2022/2023 sponsors and those who attended PWC CT programs this season.