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Home Schools Rye Student Scores $4K Scholarship for Non-Profit Work

Rye Student Scores $4K Scholarship for Non-Profit Work

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(PHOTO: JLWOS Sustainer Director-at-Large Karen Regan, Rye High School scholarship recipient Cristiana Villani and JLWOS President Heather Brown. Credit: Junior League of Westchester on the Sound.)

Rye High Schooler Cristiana Villani has received the Margaret Manley Community Service Scholarship from the Junior League of Westchester on the Sound (JLWOS). Villani will receive $4,000 towards college tuition to acknowledge her work co-founding Linking Handlebars, Inc. a not-for profit organization committed to promoting healthier lifestyles for children in need through the gift of a bicycle. As vice president of the non-profit, she communicates with donors and arranges bicycle pickups. To date, Linking Handlebars, Inc. has donated over 330 bicycles.

The JLWOS had the announcement in conjunction with $20,000 in grants to non-profit organizations elsewhere in Westchester.

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