CHSA is pleased to announce the awarding of three scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to three of our members. The scholarship recipients are Kim Brown, Paula Foohey, and Victoria Valenti.

Kim has graduated from Quinnipiac University and will be continuing her studies at Quinnipiac in the Master of Arts in Teaching program. Kim has studied abroad in Australia and is hoping to attend a mission trip to Nicaragua in 2007. Kim has been involved for many years in the City Slicker program and has spent the summer of 2006 as a horseback riding counselor at the C Lazy U Ranch in Granby, Colorado.

Paula, who has graduated from Glastonbury High School, will be continuing her studies. at the University of Rhode Island. Paula’s extracurricular activities include the Spanish Club, National Honor Society and the Big Sister Organization.  In addition to her membership in CHSA, she also is a member of NEHC, and the CT Hunter Jumper Association and is a very active horse show participant.

Victoria has graduated from Springfield College and will be attending The University of Massachusetts in the fall of 2006. She will be in the Doctorate of Audiology Program with the goal of becoming a Pediatric Audiologist. While at Springfield College Victoria President and Captain of the Equestrian team, President of the sophomore, Junior and Senior classes, and active in a number of mentor programs for young students at various grade levels.