The APWU proudly presents the winners of three scholarship programs: The E.C.Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship, Vocational Scholarship, and Best Essay Award for 2023.
Brooke Pavelka, Daughter of Jessica Pavelka of the Nebraska Postal Workers Union
Colton Richard Czubakowski, Son of Chris Czubakowski of the Milwaukee Area Local
Irelynn Ryan, Daughter of Timothy Ryan of the Philadelphia PA Area Local
Charles Phan, Son of Chu Phan of the Baltimore "Stu Flibey" Area Local
Angela Scalise, Daughter of Robert Simonson of the Long Island Area Local
Ethan Mitchell, Son of Adonna Mitchell of the Central Massachusetts Area Local
Hillary Tran, Daughter of Paul Tran of the Fort Worth Area Local
Zachariah Joseph, Son of Bobby Joseph of the Texas Postal Workers Union
Jedda Lusk, Daughter of Thomas Lusk of the Colorado Springs Area Local
Derek Sadorra, Son of Anthony Sadorra of the Redwood Empire Area Local
BEST ESSAY WINNER
Ladan Hashi, Daughter of Nimo Osman of the Northern Virginia Area Local
Dawone Diggs Jr., Son of Dawone Diggs Sr. of the Winston Salem Area Local
Shyanne Seeliger, Daughter of Timothy Seeliger of the Madion Wisconsin Area Local
Hallbeck winners will recieve a $2,000 award each year for a period of four years to be used in an undergraduate program. The Vocational Scholarship winners will recieve up to $3,000 to be used for three years of study in a trade, technical, industrial or vocational school. The Best Essay winner will recieve a one-time award of $2,000. Winners are selected from applicants who are the children or grandchildren of current, retired, or deceased APWU members.
The scholarships are funded by donations, and the APWU is extrememly grateful for contributions by union members. To make a contribution, please send a check or a money order to: APWU Scholarship Fund, 1300 L Street NW, Washington DC 20005. Your tax-deductible donation may specify "Hallbeck," "Vocational," or "Best Essay."