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Three local teens win Carbone Scholarship Award

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

The Carbone Auto Group has announced the winners of the 2013 Joseph & Inez E. Carbone Scholarship Award.

Gabrielle Marino, Jared Muraca and Stephenie Williams each won this year's scholarship.

The scholarships are awarded by the Carbone Auto Group to children of employees who are graduating high school and are college bound.

The awards were established to recognize, reward and assist high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education with a one-time award of $2,500 for each student.

Gabrielle Marino is the daughter of James and JoMarie Marino of Cassville. James is a Sales Consultant at Don's Ford Superstore and has been with the Carbone Auto Group for over 22 years. Gabrielle is a 2013 graduate of Sauquoit High School and will be entering SUNY Alfred in the fall to study architecture.

Jared Muraca is the son of John and Susan Muraca of Utica. John is a Service Technician at Carbone Nissan and has been employed by Carbone for over 18 years. Jared is a 2013 graduate of Whitesboro High School and will be pursuing a degree in Engineering at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Stephenie Williams is the daughter of Jeff and Karen Hocking and Thomas Williams of Whitesboro. Jeff is the New Car Manager at Carbone Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and has been with Carbone Auto Group for over 2 years. Stephenie is a 2013 graduate of Whitesboro High School and will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to major in Biomedical Engineering & Cognitive Sciences and minor in Brain Behavior.

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