Runs in the Family: Local High School Student Receives $1,000 Timothy J. Rooney Distinguished Graduate Award, Joining Older Brother Who Received the Award Last Year

(Yonkers, NY) — Kevin Rafferty, Yonkers resident and recent graduate of Archbishop Stepinac High School, was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Timothy J. Rooney Distinguished Graduate Award. He was presented with the $1,000 scholarship on Thursday, June 14 at the Lincoln Park Taxpayers Association (LPTA) meeting by Clare Terhune, granddaughter of Empire City Casino President & CEO Timothy J. Rooney. Each year, LPTA chooses a deserving student to receive the scholarship from applications submitted to and reviewed by their scholarship committee. The scholarship has become a legacy for the Rafferty family as Shane Rafferty, Kevin’s older brother, was last year’s scholarship recipient.