STUDENT RECEIVES TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP FOR TRIP TO EGYPT

2/4/2008

Award Will Enable Talita Thomaz to Participate in Spring Break Trip

PHOTO: Talita Thomaz receives her scholarship checkTalita Thomaz (center of photo), a second-year Liberal Arts student at SUNY Orange, accepts a $500 Educational Foundation Travel Scholarship check that will enable her to join the College’s scheduled trip to Egypt this March. Thomaz, a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy who now lives in New Windsor, hopes to become an art teacher. She plans to transfer to New Paltz this summer after earning her associate’s degree from SUNY Orange in May. Presenting the check are Dr. Demos Kontos, left, a SUNY Orange professor and coordinator of the Egypt trip, along with Paul Basinski, chair of the College’s Global Studies department. The Egypt trip is planned from Mar. 22-31 and will include visits to the Pyramids, Cairo and Tut’s Tomb, along with a cruise of the Nile and other cultural activities.

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