$1000 Scholarship Offered

Save the Beaches is offering a $1000 scholarship to any
Town of Babylon High School Senior planning to attend college in 2014.

A candidate must submit a 500-750 word essay about how he/she has personally contributed to preserving and protecting the environment of the barrier beaches and/or wetlands in the Town of Babylon and what he/she intends to do in the future to be a good steward of the earth.

The candidate must provide their name, address, phone number, high school attending, and the name of a guidance counselor as a reference.

The above must be sent to:  savethebeachesfund@gmail.com
before May 1st, 2014.

Preference will be given to members of Save the Beaches Fund, join today!

The recipient will be notified by June 1, 2014.

Congrats to 2013 recipient!

Congratulations Delaney Cassidy

STB’s 2013 College Scholarship Winner

Delaney Cassidy, a 2013 Babylon graduate from West Gilgo Beach, grew up as a steward
of our local Town of Babylon beaches.

Delaney has participated in numerous beach grass plantings and cleanups and has served as ‘student editor’ for the Save the Beaches Newsletter.  Delaney is also an environmental intern for the Town of Babylon Department of Environmental Control participating in projects such as counting piping plovers and terns and cultivating clams in the Cedar Bay Marina.

Delaney graduated at the top of her class as Valedictorian from Babylon and plans to study biomedical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.  She promises to always advocate for and help preserve our beautiful shorelines. She is the proud recipient of Save the Beaches $1,000 College Scholarship Award.