OLEAN, NY – Olean High School seniors Luciano Rogers and Dylan Spencer have been awarded the Mayor’s Scholarship.
Rogers and Spencer have been high honor roll students and student honor athletes. They will graduate on June 24, and both plan to attend St. Bonaventure University to study accounting.
“Congratulations to both Luke and Dylan, they are both fine young men who are assets to our community,” said Mayor William J. Aiello. “I wish them continued success as they pursue their education at St. Bonaventure.”
The Mayor’s Scholarship is awarded annually to two Olean residents who plan to attend a college or university in New York State and intend to study criminal justice, accounting or engineering.
The scholarships were announced at the Annual Service to Youth Dinner sponsored by the Olean Youth Bureau on May 17.
Over the years, former mayors have funded the scholarship in different ways. Aiello funds the scholarship through the donations that he receives when he performs marriage ceremonies.Each scholarship recipient receives $250.