FFR Scholarship Award 2018

The Friends of Five Rivers is pleased to announce that the annual Wendy Repass Suozzo Memorial Award for 2018 was presented to Thomas Curiale. Thomas is a graduating senior student at Bethlehem Central High School.

The award is given in memory of Wendy Repass Suozzo, a Bethlehem resident and lifelong educator with a strong love for nature and a deep interest in environmental issues. The $2,000 award is given to Bethlehem High School senior who has demonstrated a sustained interest in environmental issues and/or environmental science.
Thomas has been a volunteer assistant naturalist at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center for 8 years. He volunteers to assist education staffs with programs, workshops and open houses that are offered to the public. Thomas plans to attend Paul Smith’s College in the Adirondacks to study Forestry.