ECSWC 2021 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNERS
The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium (ECSWC) is pleased to announce the winners of their 11th Annual Scholarship Awards. The Consortium honored the top female students in the Participation in Government courses in thirteen high schools in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery Counties. The awards were given in memory of women’s rights activist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to encourage young women to continue in Stanton’s path.
Participation in Government or Honors Government teachers were asked to submit to the ECSWC scholarship committee, the name of a girl young woman who: has achieved top grades in Participation in Government; has shown in their Participation in Government classes to be the most engaged in current events and government issues; went beyond the minimum requirements for the course and has shown a strong probability of pursuing this interest in the future and who exemplifies the values of Elizabeth Cady Stanton..
A fifty dollar award, a copy of the book “Solitude of Self “ by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and a certificate were given to each of the thirteen winners. The Consortium congratulates all of the winners and wishes them the best of luck in their future endeavors.
ECSWC Scholarship Award Winners for 2021 are as follows:
BROADALBIN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
GLOVERSVILLE CITY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
FORT PLAIN JR SR HIGH SCHOOL
INDIAN LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
NORTHVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
AMSTERDAM HIGH SCHOOL
WELLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JOHNSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
OPPENHEIM - ST. JOHNSVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
MAYFIELDCENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
CANAJOHARIE HIGH SCHOOL
FONDA-FULTONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
LONG LAKECENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
& ALEXIS BROOKS
The Consortium is composed of local women’s organizations who have joined together for the purpose of supporting women’s education, history, culture, leadership and equity. Member organizations include: Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown American Association of University Women (AAUW), GFWC (Greater Federation of Women's Clubs) - Century Club, Palatine Literary Society , Elizabeth Cady Stanton Hometown Association, Women's Republican Club of Fulton County (WRCFC), Soroptimist International of Fulton and Montgomery Counties (SIFM), Women Democrats and Women Faculty of FMCC.
Helen Martin served as chair for the 2021 ECSWC Awards.
For more information regarding the Consortium go to the website www.ECSWC.org