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Amanda Gherardi

Amanda Gherardi

2016 - Michael J. Grant Campus

Iona College
Childhood Education

Amanda loves working with children and wants to be the teacher that helps every child succeed. At SCCC, she was active in the Aspiring Teacher's Club and Phi Theta Kappa.

How has winning this scholarship affected you?
"Winning this scholarship just proved to me that anything is possible; all my hard work the last four semesters paid off and that is the best feeling in the world."

AnnMarie Bocca

AnnMarie Bocca

2016 - Ammerman Campus

LIM College
Fashion Merchandising

AnnMarie has always wanted to pursue a career in both fashion and business. Choosing Fashion Merchandising allows her to be creative, and will enable her to apply marketing to the fashion industry. At SCCC, AnnMarie belonged to PTK and Alpha Beta Gamma honor societies.

How has winning this scholarship affected you?
"It has given me the encouragement and motivation to continue to educate myself and create a better future."