Winnacunnet Dollars for Scholars® Named National Affiliate of the Year

Winnacunnet Dollars for Scholars® is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the The Irv Fradkin National Affiliate of the Year by Scholarship America®. The National Affiliate of the Year Award honors and recognizes Dollars for Scholars affiliates that have performed outstanding service to their community and that exemplify the commitment of Dollars for Scholars, a program of Scholarship America®, to making postsecondary success possible for all students.

Since 1961 Winnacunnet Dollars for Scholars, Inc. has raised over $2 million for scholarships and awarded over $1 million in scholarships to over 1,900 WHS graduates.

 "The Winnacunnet Dollars for Scholars organization goes above and beyond to serve the community and its students," said Lauren Segal, President & CEO, Scholarship America. "On behalf of Scholarship America®, I would like to personally thank everyone associated with Winnacunnet Dollars for Scholars and ask that they keep up the fantastic work that truly changes the lives of students and inspires a community."

As the National Affiliate of the Year, Winnacunnet Dollars for Scholars will receive a $3,000 award for its scholarship program. In addition, two members of the organization were honored at Scholarship America's annual recognition dinner on October 24 in Minneapolis.

Lauren Segal, President and CEO of Scholarship America, Dennis Kepner, President of Winnacunnet Dollars for Scholars, Sue Brooks, Treasurer of Winnacunnet Dollars for Scholars, Mike Ryan, Chair of Scholarship America's Board of Trustees