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Winter 2020 David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship Awards Ceremony
February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
2019-2020 David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship
Appellate Division First Department Courthouse
27 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010
The Awards Ceremony for the HSoftheNYCourts’ 2019-2020 David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship took place Monday, February 10th at the Appellate Division, First Department Courthouse. Presiding Justice Rolando T. Acosta and Associate Justice & HSoftheNYCourts Trustee Dianne T. Renwick presided over the program. Through a special partnership with Bronx Community College, the awards were presented to students enrolled in Introduction to Paralegal Studies, Business Law and Criminal Law classes at BCC during the Fall 2019 semester. First, second, and third prize winners were presented with $1,500, $750, and $500 awards respectively, and honorable mention winners received $100 awards. The top prize winners were selected by NYS Chief Judge Janet DiFiore.
The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Courthouse’s law library with the Court’s judges, staff, BCC professors, HSoftheNYCourts’ trustees, and winners’ family and guests.
The David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship is generously supported by Gloria and Barry Garfinkel in memory of their son David. Their support has enabled HSoftheNYCourts to offer this scholarship since 2008.
For more information about the scholarship, please go to the David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship page.