The Forked River Tuna Club announced the three $1,000.00 Scholarship recipients for the 2015 school year. Joyce and Paul Lenzo, on behalf of the FRTC, presented the awards to the following young ladies: Dana Rose, who will be attending the University of New Hampshire, majoring in Ocean Engineering; Taylor Donovan, Monmouth University, Marine and Environmental Science, and Lauren Zodi, University of Delaware, Honors Program, Marine Science.
All three young ladies attended the MATES Academy in Stafford Township,(Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science). MATES is a public high school administered by the Ocean County Vocational Technical School District and is designed to challenge students with a rigorous academic curriculum with concentration in the areas of math, science and technology. This annual scholarship is presented to students who will be majoring in the marine or environmental sciences.