2023 Local 80 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Local 80 Scholarship Grant!  This year’s challenge was to write an essay based on the Union messages and themes present in the award winning film “How Green Was My Valley” (1941 directed by John Ford).

Each recipient will receive $1,000 dollars towards an accredited vocational school, college, or university in the next twenty-four (24) months.

(Grant Recipients, in no particular order)

Local 80 Member: Matt Palamartz (First Aid Employee)

Recipient:  David Palamartz

Local 80 Member:  Jeff Therieau (Grip)

Recipient:  Chloe Bautista-Therieau

Local 80 Member:  Jamie Lind (Grip)

Recipient:  Ruby Lind

Local 80 would like to thank everybody who submitted essays and participated in this program.  We hope that it was not only educational, but also highlighted the strength of organized labor and the Unions that fight for a better way of life for its members.

The 2024 Scholarship Program is currently being developed and planned to be announced during the 1st quarter of 2024.  If you have any questions or suggestions for next time, please reach out to the Scholarship Committee Chair at the following address:

Doug Lasater:

[email protected]