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 17th, 2017. A former student and resident of Collingswood, New Jersey, Brian started the scholarship program in 2000 and has contributed approximately $400,000 in funds to date. The scholarship program is named in honor of his parents, George and Joan McIntyre, both of whom were actively involved with local charities and educational programs.
The 2017 scholarship recipients are Derek Huynh, Caroline Reyes, Timothy Rodio, and Zena Saifo.
“Through the George F. and Joan D. McIntyre Foundation Scholarship, Brian and the McIntyre family continue to provide the students of Collingswood High School with tremendous educational opportunities. Since 2000, the McIntyre family has helped 80 graduating seniors to achieve their academic and professional goals by awarding these students nearly $400,000 in scholarships. We are grateful for their remarkable level of support,” stated Matthew Genna, Collingswood High School’s Principal.
“These are exceptional students with the drive to accomplish great things in their respective fields. We are honored to participate in this program each year and have been amazed at their achievements – both academically and within the Collingswood community,” said Mr. McIntyre.
Mr. Genna added, “We are extremely proud of our students’ accomplishments and so appreciative of the McIntyre Scholarship Fund for providing recognition of some of our best and brightest. The McIntyre Scholarship provides resources crucial to the continued growth of the award winners as they pursue higher education. It is a pleasure to witness the sense of pride and accomplishment displayed by our award winners and their families. The McIntyre Scholarships are always one of the great highlights of our annual Academic Awards 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