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Over 200 Scholarships Awarded to SUNY Broome Students

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BROOME COUNTY, N.Y. -

The Broome Community College Foundation awarded over $1,000,000 dollars in need-based and merit scholarships on Thursday evening. 

Hundreds of students attended the annual scholarship reception at SUNY Broome's Ice Center. Donors were also in attendance, as the foundation supports over 1,200 students with need-based grants awarded through financial aid. Thursday night the foundation awarded over 200 students merit-based scholarships. 

"It's our primary purpose here is supporting students, and it's just a great night, it's a feel-good night, families come and celebrate and it's a nice way for our donors to meet our students," The Executive Director of BCC Foundation, Cathy Williams. 

The BCC Foundation also awarded several merit scholarships to incoming freshman at SUNY Broome.