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NCCC Foundation Announces Scholarship Gala Co-Chairs

NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala co-chairs (from left to right): Carol and Jack Kopczynski of North Tonawanda, NY.

NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala co-chairs (from left to right): Carol and Jack Kopczynski of North Tonawanda, NY.

August 27, 2013

Chairman of the Board of Ascension Industries, Jack Kopczynski and his wife, Carol, have been named the co-chairs of the 23rd Annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala.  The gala event, which raises money for student scholarships, will take place on October 19, 2013 at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.  Kopczynski, of North Tonawanda, has been a member of the NCCC Foundation Board of Directors since 1995.

The evening will begin with a recognition ceremony for Distinguished Student Scholarship winners and the 2013 Distinguished Alumni honorees, Dr. Paul Churder '75 and Mr. Peter Robinson '91.  The Gala will feature a six-course gourmet meal prepared and served by NCCC Culinary and Pastry Arts students.  In addition, there will be a basket and silent auction and several raffles.

The NCCC Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships to deserving students since its inception in 1987. Tickets for the Gala are $125 per person and are available for purchase by contacting the NCCC Foundation office at 716-614-5910 or online at www.niagaracc.suny.edu/alumni/gala.php

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