September 25, 2013
Award winner - Margaret Rose-McCandlish (center, pictured with Diane Buckley, Chairman of the Zachay Scholarship committee, and John Letourneau, committee member), the daughter of Kelly Rose and Meg McCandlish of Wilmington, is the 2013 recipient of the John Zachay Memorial Scholarship. She recently received a check for $1,000 from the scholarship committee. Maggie graduated from Lake Placid High School in June where she was President of the National Honor Society and a member of the Environmental Club. She also participated in two Adirondack Youth Climate Summits at the Wild Center. Maggie will be attending Middlebury College in Vermont and plans to study Psychology. The John Zachay Memorial Scholarship was established in 1988 to honor the memory of John Zachay, a Wilmington businessman, who had a deep commitment to Wilmington, its businesses and charitable organizations. Since this scholarship was established, $13,950 has been presented to Wilmington graduates. Donations to guarantee the continuing success of this scholarship should be sent to the John Zachay Memorial Scholarship Fund PO Box 277, Wilmington, NY 12997.