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Conn. trade group awards marine scholarships

The Connecticut Marine Trades Association awarded several scholarships to those want to pursue a career in the marine industry.

Scholarships were granted to Jennifer Rich, of Westbrook, who will be attending Southern Connecticut State University and Joseph William Petit, of Ledyard, who is enrolled at Endicott College.

“CMTA believes this will assure a strong and profitable recreational boating industry by encouraging Connecticut’s youths to improve their professional skills and knowledge in the marine industry,” executive director Grant Westerson said in a statement.

For information on CMTA scholarships, visit: www.ctmarinetrades.org.

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