Scholars Receive December Surprise

December 16, 2016

Ten college-bound Scholars received laptop computers to aid in their college success plans.

Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar’s Schenectady seniors recently received a December surprise thanks to the generosity of ADNET Technologies and Intel. The ten college-bound Scholars received laptop computers to aid in their college success plans.

Robin Christenson, executive director of Sponsor-A-Scholar said: “We are thrilled that ADNET and Intel invested in our promising Scholars.”

Jeff Cohn, principal of ADNET said: “Helping students achieve growth and success is fundamental to our beliefs.  Education is a lifelong gift and we are pleased to support these Scholars.”

Toshan Mohabir, a senior at Schenectady High School who hopes to attend SUNY New Paltz, said: “I love my computer. It means so much to me to know that someone is helping me to succeed. I am so excited to go to college.”

About Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar
Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar works with promising, underserved high school and college students from Albany, Schenectady and Troy, N.Y. Sponsor-A-Scholar provides college preparation for selected students through tutoring, mentoring and financial assistance. Once in college, Scholars receive a stipend that helps to defray the cost of their education. Sponsor-A-Scholar’s students currently achieve a 98% high school graduation rate and a 68% college graduation rate. For more information about Sponsor-A-Scholar’s programs and accomplished alumni, visit www.crsas.org.