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Kassandra Steen, of Bethel, won The Deutsch Family Scholarship Program, which is sponsored by Deutsch…

Kassandra Steen, of Bethel, won The Deutsch Family Scholarship Program, which is sponsored by Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits. Steen is the child of Brett Steen. Steen is majoring in English at Mitchell College in New London.

Deutsch established the program to reward the academic excellence of children or their employees. The business, has 170 employees and imports wines, champagnes, and spirits. Recipients of the scholarship are selected by a nonprofit scholarship organization called Career Opportunities Through Education, Inc. The company is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J.

The selection criteria for students to receive a scholarship from the program includes: Academic performance, school and community activities, work experience, and a recommendation. All of the phases of the competition to receive a scholarship from the program, are independently managed by a national scholarship service organization called Scholarship Managers.


The organization has experience in the design and management of scholarship programs like The Deutsch Family Scholarship Program.


Brookfield

Contemporary artist showcases latest artwork

Longtime Brookfield resident and contemporary artist Katushka Millones is showcasing her latest works at the RPAC Gallery in Ridgefield from Thursday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 12 in an art exhibit that will be titled: “An Intimate Encounter with Nature.”