FANWOOD, NJ --  Fanwood residents Declan Cassidy and Aaryn Ross were selected for the Louis Bay II Scholarship program of the NJ League of Municipalities for their interest in municipal affairs. Ms. Ross’s essay also won the statewide competition for a $1,000 prize.

The purpose of this scholarship is to advance the virtues of elected and volunteer positions in municipal government while raising awareness of municipal government in general. This scholarship competition has been named in honor of Louis Bay II, Mayor Emeritus of Hawthorne. Mr. Bay actively participated as a League Board Member and past president for 60 years.