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Maurice Onani --The New York State Sheriffs' Association Annual Scholarship

Mr. Onani is an excellent student who has been accepted to Northeastern University to pursue a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He maintained a 3.59 cumulative point average and was President of the Criminal Justice Club at D.C.C. Maurice was born in Tanzania, has traveled extensively, speaks English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Swahili. Upon receiving his baccalaureate, he hopes to enter law school.


Wendi Moffitt --The New York State Sheriffs' Association Annual Scholarship

Ms. Wendi Moffitt is an excellent student, maintaining a 3.6 grade point average. She is a personable, mature, well organized individual with a high sense of obligation and responsibility. She is well organized, completes assignments on time, more often than not exceeding the requirements and demonstrates a high degree of motivation in all her undertakings. Her commitment to achieving in the field of criminal justice can be seen in her work and willingness to help others.  Wendi intends to attend Marist college upon graduation and pursue a baccalaureate degree in criminal justice. Her career goal is to become a Probation Officer. She has the unanimous recommendation of the criminal justice faculty for the award of this scholarship.


Nadim Nasr --The New York State Sheriffs' Association Annual Scholarship

Asst. Prof. J De Madaler, Sheriff A Anderson, Nadim Nasr and President D.Conklin (left to right)

Mr. Nasr  will be pursuing his undergraduate degree at Utica College, N.Y. in the field of white collar/computer crime.  He has a quiet intensity and dedication to his studies that will serve him well during his academic career. He has maintained a 3+ grade point average while at DCC and has the full support the criminal justice faculty. Mr. Nasr has also indicated that he would like to obtain his masters degree in a related field of study.