PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – A Port Chester High School senior was recently awarded a $1,500 college scholarship from the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York.
Charles Nielsen, who plans to attend Westchester Community College in the fall, was one of 15 students who received the scholarship, according to a press release.
Nielsen is a volunteer firefighter with the Purchase Fire Department. He is also captain of Port Chester Fire Department’s Explorer Post.
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