Teamsters Local No. 59 – Scholarship Awards

George F. Belanger presenting Taylor Motta the James P. Hoffa Scholarship

George F. Belanger presenting Taylor Motta the James P. Hoffa Scholarship (2011)

The recipients of the Umberto "Battle" Cruz and Ashley P. Freitas Scholarship Awards for the year 2017 are listed below:

We would like to thank the members, who through their generous contributions, make this scholarship possible.

Also, we would like to congratulate the winners and wish all participants the very best in their future endeavors.

Fraternally yours,

George F. Belanger

Teamsters Union Local No. 59
George F. Belanger
Secretary-Treasurer & Executive Officer

Teamsters Union Local No. 59
2017 Umberto "Battle" Cruz & Ashley P. Freitas Scholarship Award Winners:

Students Now Attending College

Name of Student

Name of College

Student's Father / Mother

Zachary Avila

UMass - Dartmouth

Michael Avila – United Parcel Service

Lydia Brox

UMass - Amherst

Albert Brox II – Steamship Authority - LDO

Kevin Conway

Saint Leo University

John Conway – Lawrence Lynch Materials

Daniela Faustino

Mass College of Pharmacy

Dalia Faustino – New Bedford Housing Authority

Ryan Hubert

Bristol Community College

Mark Hubert – United Parcel Service

Paige Richmond

UMass - Amherst

Christopher Richmond – Acushnet Police

Samantha Santos

Salem State University

Ernest Santos – Ryder Truck Rental

Michael Silveira

Brandeis University

Victor Silveira - Colonial Beverage

Stephanie Sousa

Bristol Community College

David Sousa – United Parcel Service

Alternate: Michael Mazza

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Michael Mazza – Steamship Authority - LDO


Students Who Will Be Attending College

Name of Student

Name of College

Student's Father / Mother

Lillian Healy

Roger Williams University

Stephen Healy - Steamship Authority - Unlicensed

Julie Hoyle

American International College

Tammy Hoyle - Old Colony High School

Sydney Lavoie

Fairfield University

Mark Lavoie - Steamship Authority - LDO

Kyle Mackey

Clemson University

Sandra Mackey - COMM Fire District

Grace Morin

Emerson College

Douglas Morin - United Parcel Service

Sarah Sutton

University of Rhode Island

Benjamin Sutton - United Parcel Service

Alternate: Andrew Costa

Rutgers University

John Costa – United Parcel Service


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