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‘A Vision for Excellence’ Event Raises $33,000 for ACCC Scholarships

October 6, 2006

A Vision for Excellence,” a scholarship fund-raiser and inaugural celebration honoring Atlantic Cape Community College President Dr. Peter L. Mora raised $33,000. The ACCC Foundation hosted the event Sept. 29 at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.

Approximately 200 people attended this event, which also celebrated the ACCC’s 40th anniversary. The proceeds from this event will go toward student scholarships. Jamar Bogan of Cape May Court House, an ACCC sophomore and recipient of the Marjorie Ward Scholarship spoke at the event on what the full-tuition scholarship has meant to him. ACCC Foundation member Matt Buesing of Middle Township served as chairperson of the event.

Event sponsors included: Platinum Sponsor: Cape Savings Bank; Food Sponsor: Hoffman Agency Inc.; Wine Sponsor: NIA Group Associates LLC; Gold Sponsors: Avalon Carpet Tile and Flooring; and Crest Savings Bank; Silver Sponsors: 1st Bank of Sea Isle City; Agate Construction; Follett Higher Education Group; Ford, Scott, Seidenburg and Kennedy, LLC; Rutgers University; Sheet Metal Workers Local Union No. 27, Central & Southern N.J.; South Jersey Gas, and Verizon; Dessert Sponsor: Morey’s Piers; Bronze Sponsors: Fitzpatrick, Bongiovanni & Kelly; Garrison Architects; International Union of Operating Engineers; J. Byrne Agency, Inc.; Dr. Mary L. Caruso; Lomax Morey Consulting; Newfield National Bank; Northeast Community Lending; and South Jersey Transportation Authority.