Criminal Justice Student Awarded 2021 NYS Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship
Published: January 28, 2022
Jefferson Community College criminal justice student, Asia Z. Smythe, Newburgh, was awarded a $500 New York State Sheriffs’ Association scholarship presented by Jefferson County Sheriff Colleen M. O’Neill. The merit-based award is bestowed to a student enrolled full-time at a community college who is majoring in criminal justice, police science or equivalent and expresses an intent to pursue a career in the criminal justice field. Smythe holds a 3.0 GPA at Jefferson and anticipates graduating in May 2022. Her career goal is to become a NYS trooper or detective.
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