ALBANY - BlueShield of Northeastern New York today announced the 104 local high school seniors honored as the first class of BlueShield Scholar Award recipients.
The BlueShield Scholars Program is an annual scholarship program in which local high schools are invited to nominate one deserving senior who has chosen to pursue higher education in the field of health or life sciences. Each recipient is chosen for representing BlueShield's core values of respect, personal responsibility, excellence, teamwork, passion and integrity.
Among the 104 recipients are:
Each of the 104 recipients receives a scholarship of $250 towards his or her continuing education, a certificate of recognition and a profile published on the BlueShield website atwww.bsneny.com.