TCI of New York, which prepares used transformers and other electrical equipment for recycling or safe disposal, has announced four recipients of its annual environmental scholarship award. The scholarships, totaling $1,000, are awarded to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence in science and environmental studies. This year's recipients include Kennedy Tsiaj, who will attend St. Bonaventure University; Alicia Moss, who will attend Hudson Valley Community College; Collin Adams, who will attend Siena College; and Kate Houghtaling, who will attend Hamilton College.
TCI President Brian Hemlock said, "This our first year presenting the scholarship awards at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High, and we are thrilled to be part of the RCS community. The recipients are impressive young people. We hope these scholarships will help them as they start their college careers in the fall and inspire them to continue to pursue science and environmental studies."
RCS Principal Thomas DiAcetis said, "On behalf of everyone at RCS, I want to thank TCI of New York for supporting our students, particularly in the area of science and the environment. This year's recipients of the TCI Environmental Scholarship Awards are wonderful kids with bright futures. We are proud to call them our own and proud to have their excellence recognized by TCI."
As part of the TCI Environmental Scholarship Awards program, recipients receive a tour of TCI's production facilities and meet with the company's executives and local elected officials.
About TCI of NY, LLC
TCI operates a state-of-the-art facility for the safe , environmentally friendly recycling and disposal of transformers and other electrical equipment for major utilities and other customers throughout the New York State and the Northeast.