2017 Austin & Co., Inc. Scholarship Fund Recipients

Austin & Co. is delighted to announce the 2017 Austin & Co., Inc. Scholarship Fund recipients. The Austin & Co., Inc. Scholarship Fund was established to recognize outstanding service and achievement by Austin & Co., Inc. employees and their families. Each year applicants are chosen on the basis of the criteria defined and evaluated in partnership with the Community Foundation. These criteria include: academic achievement, leadership skills, and service to the community. In addition, an Austin & Co. Scholar is perusing education or educational enrichment activities.

Meet Our 2017 Scholarship Winners:

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Left to right: Roxann Mapes-Clute, Kate Bagley, Alicia Legg, Stacey Lybrand, and Marjorie Senecal (missing from the photo is Karin Peet)

Kate S. Bagley, Commercial Client Service Representative

“My scholarship is for my tuition at Hudson Valley Community College. I am pursuing my degree in Business Administration and Accounting.”


Alicia Legg, eHR & Benefits Services Manager

“My scholarship is for my son’s attendance at dyslexic school, A Different Way in Reading Center.”


Stacey Lybrand, Sr. HR Consultant

“My scholarship is for my Niece, Veronica, to continue to pursue her passion for theatre arts. The scholarship will be used towards her tuition to attend Proctors Broadway Camp this summer. The camp will provide her the opportunity to attend master’s level classes with Broadway professionals in acting, voice and diction, and theatre performance. This year’s show will be Pippin and she has been cast to play Fastrada, Pippin’s conniving Stepmother.”


Roxann Mapes-Clute, Commercial Lines Service Assistant

“My scholarship is for my son, Zachary, to assist with college tuition and books. He is earning his degree in Renewable Engineering at Alfred University.”


Karin Peet, Sr. Personal Lines Client Services Representative

“My Scholarship is for my son ,Tyler, to assist with college tuition. He is pursuing his college degree in the field of Science at SUNY Potsdam. We are honored to have been selected to receive this Scholarship. Thank you to Austin & Co. for their commitment into the lives of its employees and their families!”


Marjorie Senecal, Accounts Payable Specialist

“My scholarship is for my nephew, Bradley, who will be studying Biomechanical Engineering at Stony Brook in the fall. He graduated with High Honors from Averill Park High School.”




The Community Foundation For The Greater Capital Region

The mission of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region is to strengthen our community through philanthropy. They do this in collaboration with donors and community partners who share their vision for community transformation through stewardship of charitable endowments, superior donor services, effective grantmaking, and leadership to address community needs.