The Chief Arthur Brown Scholarship Foundation awarded scholarships to 13 local students at its 25th annual awards banquet Oct. 18.

Barbara Altman, of Ventnor, received the Citizen of the Year award in recognition of her 25 years of support for the foundation.

Altman, who was inducted into the New Jersey Broadcasters Hall of Fame along with Pinky Kravitz in 2012, is involved in numerous charitable endeavors, including the Atlantic City Marathon.

The scholarship recipients were selected based on scholastic achievement and financial need. 

This year’s recipients are Kali M. Cappuccio, of Egg Harbor Township, attending Egg Harbor Township High School; Jack W. Baxter, of Linwood, attending Mainland Regional High School; Jordan D. Langford, of Atlantic City, attending Howard University; Brittany L. Moore, of Egg Harbor Township, attending Egg Harbor Township High School; Carly R. Kittel, of Ventnor, attending Atlantic Cape Community College; Lillie G. Cutugno, of Ventnor, attending University of Pittsburgh; Ryan T. Cliver, of Egg Harbor Township, attending Miami University, Ohio; Delano L. Hendrix, of Atlantic City, attending Atlantic County Institute of Technology; John P. Riordan, of Brigantine, attending Ocean City High School; Julianne P. Williams, of Northfield, attending Mainland Regional; Brooke W. Wallace, of Somers Point, attending Mainland Regional; Mia H. Concepcion, of Atlantic City, attending Atlantic City High School; and Colin J. Naumchik, of Somers Point, attending Cape Fear Community College. 

Since its inception in 1992, the foundation has awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships in memory of Arthur Brown Jr., the former chief of the Atlantic City Beach Patrol.

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