Winners of the 2023 CEF Scholarships were honored at a reception in the Cheshire High School Commons. From L-R: Michael DeJoseph, Rocco Ocone-Krause, Anthony Distante, Kathryn McCardle, Anna Pociu, Lily Watson, Taylor FitzGerald, Michael Simeone, Elizabeth Braun.
Over 100 people turned out at Rebel Interactive headquarters in Cheshire to match wits in the 6th annual CEF Trivia Challenge. Thanks to Rebel and all our players for their enthusiastic support!
The winning team was the KDA Crew, seen here with quizmaster Dennis Deninger at the far right.
They won gift certificates for dinners at Viron Rondo. Second and third place teams won dinners at Cheshire Pizza and C.J. Sparrow.
An annual rite of spring in Cheshire is the Trivia Challenge fundraiser staged by the Cheshire Education Foundation. For its sixth edition this year on Saturday April 1, the event will be hosted by Rebel Interactive at their headquarters building at 535 South Main Street.
The renovations made by Rebel Interactive to the former Furniture Barn building include a large conference space. It can accommodate 30 teams of four for the Trivia Challenge, which raises money for the CEF to fund projects and scholarships in the Cheshire Public Schools.
Have you noticed how many new homes are being built in Cheshire? They are beautiful, big single-family homes, perfect for growing families with children. Since January of 2019, a total of 115 new houses have been approved for construction in Cheshire. And 276 more townhouses or apartments are going up.
Recipients of the 2022 Cheshire Education Foundation scholarships were presented their checks at a reception in the Dodd Library.
From left to right: Dr. Barry Feldman, chair of the CEF scholarship committee, Vincent Cai, Dionis Demollari, Edward Chen, Riley Hanover, Joseph Volpe, Olivia Kochol, Victoria Santi, and Anabel Fletcher. Cheshire Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Solan is at the right rear.
Cheshire, CT May 24, 2022
Winners of the college scholarship programs administered by the Cheshire Education Foundation (CEF) were announced at the annual Cheshire High School senior awards ceremony. Fifteen students will share a total of $42,500 to help offset their college costs beginning this fall. There were 165 applicants for the ten CEF scholarship programs.
Twenty teams filled the Masonic Lodge Hall in Cheshire to compete for the title “Smartest of Them All,” and to help raise funds for Cheshire Education Foundation projects and scholarships in our public schools.
From left to right: Jolene Theriault, Lauren Houle, Olivia Jones, and Izzy Dziura. Photo by Eileen Wildermann.
Students in the Food Service class at Cheshire High School are planning to bake a variety of cupcakes to help raise money at the Cheshire Education Foundation’s Trivia Challenge on March 26.
Two Cheshire High School seniors have joined the Cheshire Education Foundation board of directors as this year’s student ambassadors. They are Nadia Bauco and Vincent Cai.
College scholarships administered by the Cheshire Education Foundation (CEF) hit a new high-water mark in 2021 with $43,000 being awarded to 12 Cheshire High School seniors. This year the Balso Foundation Scholarships became the tenth program managed by CEF. “Our Board is honored to have been selected this year as the administrator of the Balso Foundation Scholarship,” said CEF Chairman Derek Gromko. “Balso has been providing financial assistance to CHS seniors since 1971, and we intend to continue this generous tradition for many years to come,” he said.