TIME: Thursday, June 7. 6pm
PLACE: Officers’ Wardroom, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ
DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will host her annual
Camden Resident Student Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Thursday,
June 7 at 6pm in the Battleship’s Officers Wardroom.
The Hon. Frank Moran, Mayor of Camden, is expected to present scholarship
awards to 10 Camden resident students. Each of these 10 students, all Camden,
NJ residents, have been selected by their respective schools; one from each of
the eight secondary schools in Camden, plus one student from Camden County
College and one student from Rutgers University Camden.
“It’s an honor to recognize these exceptional students and be able them as they
Begin the new phase of their academic careers,” said Dennis Levitt, member
of the Board of Trustees for the Battleship New Jersey. “These Camden students
have been rewarded by their teachers for their academic successes and we are
extremely happy to support them.”
The students receiving scholarships from the Battleship include:
- Jyiana L. Acrey of Brimm Medical Arts High School
- Viante O. Brewer, of Leap Academy
- Nino A. Class – Woodrow Wilson High School
- Ruth F. Germosen of Camden Acadme High School
- Kianna D. Graddy of Rutgers University, Camden
- Shakira D. Hampton of Camden County College
- Naseer D. Jefferson of Rowan University
- Gloria A. Perez-Mateo of Camden Big Picture Learning Academy/MetEast High School
- Tatiana Maxwell of Creative Morgan Village Academy
- Jennifer Zamora of Camden Catholic High School
As a Camden, New Jersey- based institution, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and
Memorial is committed to furthering the educational aspirations of Camden resident
students. A key part of the Battleship’s mission is to provide positive benefits and to
educate students and residents of her homeport of Camden.
Berthed on the Camden Waterfront across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, the
Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is a non-profit historic ship museum
that offers tours every day. Have a Blast aboard the Battleship! The annual Battleship
fundraising dinner – the Blast Luau — will take place on Saturday, June 30 at 7:00pm.
Guests will enjoy a delicious Hawaiian-themed meal, Hawaiian dancing and music
and the amazing view of the fireworks over the Delaware River at dusk! Tickets are
a $175 donation per person. Sponsorships are available. To purchase your tickets,
call 866-877-6262 Ext. 127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more
information on the ship’s many programs, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org.