The Character Council of Western New York and Harvest Time Partners Foundation Announce a Scholarship Program for Western New York Students

Hamburg, NY (October 22, 2013) — The Character Council of Western New York and Harvest Time Partners Foundation are announcing a new scholarship program for Western New York high school seniors to reinforce the importance of character and encourage students to pursue academic goals beyond high school.

The scholarship program will award $1,000 cash scholarships to three college-bound seniors exemplifying character in his/her daily life. The scholarships will be awarded to the most deserving high school seniors from a public, private, parochial, or home school, enrolling full-time in a college or trade school for the fall of 2014. Students must be current residents of Erie, Cattaraugus, Niagara, Orleans, Chautauqua, or Allegheny counties to be considered. The scholarship will be made payable directly to their chosen post-secondary institution.

“We are excited to offer these scholarships to high school seniors who are exemplifying strong character in their lives,” said Suzanne McKenney, President of the Character Council of Western New York. “These deserving students provide a great example for all of us who are striving to ‘create a culture of character’ throughout the Western New York Region.”

“The Character Council of Western New York has made a tremendous impact on individuals, schools, and communities in Western New York and we are grateful for its association in providing these scholarships,” said David Esposito, Managing Partner at Harvest Time Partners, Inc. “We look forward to recognizing these fine young men and women and the positive impact they will have in the years to come.”

Details of the scholarship application process and additional information can be found on the Character Council’s website The deadline for applying for the scholarships is January 15, 2014.

Download the scholarship flyer here.

About the Character Council of Western New York

Launched in 2000, in Hamburg, the Character Council of Western New York’s mission is to “Create a Culture of Character”. We envision communities that place a priority on an individual’s responsibility for his or her own disposition, words and actions; communities that encourage and praise excellence in character; and communities that strive to reinstate universal standards of respect, integrity and virtue. For general information about the Character Council of Western New York, contact us at 716-202‐0702 or email Website:

About Harvest Time Partners Foundation

Harvest Time Partners Foundation is a 501c3 organization that supports children and young adults in the pursuit of character-building opportunities worldwide. The Foundation supports a wide range of initiatives from college scholarships to community service projects, as well as international efforts to reduce the suffering of children and young adults. The Foundation was established by Harvest Time Partners, Inc., a personal and professional development company providing resources and support to enable individuals, families, and organizations to reach their full potential in an increasingly complex and unpredictable world. To learn more, visit the company’s website at