New Milford Student Receives Scholarship AwardMay 25, 2014
State Rep. Cecilia Buck-Taylor on Thursday evening was at Rentschler Field in East Hartford for a special ceremony recognizing winners of the Connecticut Higher Education Trust’s “Dream Big” scholarship competition, including New Milford fifth grader Wesley Szollosy-Hallock. The annual event, sponsored by the State Treasurer’s Office and TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing Inc., attracted nearly 4,000 submissions from 132 different cities and towns. Szollosy-Hallock, a Sarah Noble Intermediate School student, was among the 60 winners. The competition, open to grades K through 5, required students to draw pictures or write essays about how they will improve the world after college.
Buck-Taylor was proud to give Szollosy-Hallock a special citation from the Connecticut General Assembly honoring his achievement.