COLLINGSWOOD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brian J. McIntyre, President of WorkStrategy, Inc., and his family awarded four scholarships totaling $20,000 at the annual Collingswood High School Academic Awards Banquet on May 25th, 2016. A former student and resident of Collingswood, New Jersey, Brian started the scholarship program in 2000 and contributed over $380,000 in funds to date. The program was renamed in 2004 to the George F. and Joan D. McIntyre Scholarship Fund in honor of his parents, both had been intimately involved with local charities and educational programs.
The 2016 scholarship recipients are Michael Campbell, Gaelen Fitzgerald, Pierre Joseph, and Kayla Williams.
“Brian and the McIntyre family continue to provide the Collingswood community and its students tremendous educational opportunities. Since 2000, the McIntyre family has helped 76 graduating seniors to achieve their academic and professional goals. We are grateful for their remarkable level of support,” stated Matthew Genna, Collingswood High School’s Principal.
“The CHS students and faculty continue to impress us with their achievements. This is the highlight of the year for us,” said McIntyre. “Each student exemplifies community spirit, leadership skills, and a goal-oriented drive. Truly inspiring.”
Mr. Genna added, “We are extremely proud of our students’ accomplishments at Collingswood High School, and we are so appreciative of the McIntyre Scholarship Fund for providing recognition of some of our best and brightest. We take pride in the academic and personal growth students demonstrate here at CHS. The McIntyre Scholarship provides resources crucial to the continued growth of the award winners as they pursue higher education. These scholarships play a pivotal role in making the future even brighter for these exceptional students. It is always a pleasure to witness the sense of pride and accomplishment displayed by our award winners and their families at our annual ceremony.”
About Brian J. McIntyre
Mr. McIntyre, of Ellicott City, Maryland has started a number of non-profit organizations and successful businesses including WorkStrategy, Inc., an HR technology firm located in Columbia, MD, Project VisionShare, a non-profit organization created to help Maryland-based entrepreneurs, and the Entrepreneurial Center at Howard Community College in Columbia, MD.
About George F. and Joan D. McIntyre Scholarship Foundation