The Eugene Atwood Fund’s Trade and Technology Committee announces recipients of their first Eugene Atwood Innovation Award which provides funds for the purchase of tools/equipment needed for a student pursuing a career in a trade. Principals from the each of the nineteen New London County high schools were able to nominate a student in their senior year for the award.
The Trade and Technology Committee at their meeting in April reviewed nominations and voted to award a total of $4,300 to the following students:
2021 Eugene Atwood Innovation Award
Sean Swanke Bacon Academy
Teia Lee Ledyard High School
Marian Eveangelista New London High School
Jackson Kempesta Norwich Technical High School
Additionally, two other students from Lyme-Old Lyme High School and New London High School were also award winners.
Established in 1916, the Eugene Atwood Fund is a private non-profit located in Stonington, CT and has offered College Bound interest free loans for over one hundred years and has recently launched a Trade/Tech School and Certification/Licensing interest free loan program as continuing their yearly annual award programs. The program is currently seeking applicants on a rolling basis for their Trade/Tech School and Certification/Licensing interest free loan program.
For more information about programing or to apply, please visit www.eugeneatwoodfund.org.