2015 marks the 51st year the Valley Press Club will award scholarships to high school students planning a career in journalism. Students may obtain applications from their school guidance counselors, or download a Scholarship Application and Checklist and Application Information . The $1000 scholarships will be presented in June.
Applications for Valley Press Club Scholarships must be submitted by April 1, each year, to the address at the bottom of this page, or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Albert M. Jaffe, senior vice president for talent negotiation and production recruitment at ESPN, and recipient of the Valley Press Club’s very first scholarship in 1964, attends the Annual Scholarship event every year and generously presents a scholarship in gratitude of his successful career.
The Valley Press Club is deeply grateful to WWLP-22News and The Republican Newspapers for underwriting two of the annual Press Club scholarships. If you need more information, email us: email@example.com
2014 Scholarship Recipients
Gina Orlandi, Valley Press Club Scholarship
Danielle Lapierre, Al Jaffe Scholarship
Alexi Cohan, 22News Scholarship
Ashley Bieg, The Republican Scholarship
2013 Scholarship Recipients:
Sara Wailgum, Valley Press Club/MGM Scholarship
Joanne Paquin, The Republican Scholarship
James Villalobos, 22News Scholarship
Gertrude Joseph, Al Jaffe Scholarship
The Valley Press Club also celebrated its 50th Anniversary and received an award commemorating the decades of Scholarships the club has awarded since the 1960s - Over $100,000 in scholarships to local high school students pursuing careers in journalism. The annual event has been held at Western New England College for the past seven years.
Vinnie D'Addario and his family Dr.Ghahramani, Durham Caldwell, Charlie Bennett and Dr. Battema
Communication and Leadership Conference Media Panel
Elysia Rodriguez - 22News, Shannon Hegy-New40, Janine Fondon-UnityFirst, Ed Kubosik-MassLive.com, Doug Lezette-CBS3, Doug Farmer-Turley, & Cynthia Simison - Republican
Rear: Fred Bever-WFCR, Mike Dobbs-Reminder, Paul Tuthill-WAMC, Larry Parnass - Hampshire Gazette, George O'Brien - BusinessWest
VPC Membership Application
Valley Press Club P.O. Box 5475
Springfield, MA 01102
(413) 682-0007 or 796-2261