CPHM EMS recently awarded $7,500 in academic scholarships to Shenedehowa and Mechanicville High School seniors.

The $7,500 was distributed to a student in each of the CPHM response areas; Clifton Park, Halfmoon and Mechanicville.

$2,500 each went to two Shenedehowa seniors; Emily Williams of Clifton Park and Meghan Olenyk of Halfmoon. Additionally, they gave Carolyn Corcoran, a Mechanicville senior a $2,500 award. All three students achieved academic excellence and are planning on perusing a career in the healthcare field.

This is the third year that CPHM has offered a scholarship program to Shenedehowa, and the first year for Mechanicville.