Neubert, Pepe & Monteith Commits $100,000 in Scholarships for New Haven YouthOctober 17, 2013
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut ( October 22, 2013) – The New Haven, Connecticut law firm of Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. has established the Neubert, Pepe & Monteith Scholarship for the benefit of collegebound students who are active in the New Haven Connecticut based organization Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, Inc. (LEAP). The scholarship awards of $2,500.00 or more for up to 4 students each year will be funded by Neubert, Pepe & Monteith in the amount of $10,000.00 per year for a period of ten years for a total amount of $100,000.00. The Neubert, Pepe & Monteith Scholarship is intended to assist New Haven high school seniors pursue their college education, providing financial support to those who may otherwise have significant difficulty in securing funds for a college education.
Eligible students will demonstrate a strong work ethic, a solid record of community service, commitment to their education, exemplary school attendance, and a long and constructive relationship with LEAP. Neubert, Pepe & Monteith recognizes and appreciates the efforts of LEAP, most notably its College Prep Scholar program which prepares college-bound seniors for the road ahead. To support those efforts and to enable New Haven high school seniors to fulfill their dreams, Neubert, Pepe & Monteith is delighted to establish the Neubert, Pepe & Monteith Scholarship.
“Over the past 20 years, Neubert, Pepe & Monteith has been a part of the greater New Haven area and has benefitted enormously from the support we have received from the community. As we reflect on the past 20 years, and look forward to the next 20, we hope to further develop and strengthen our community ties,” said Gregory J. Pepe, founder and president of Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. “We view the firm’s commitment to this college scholarship program as a way to become more involved in New Haven in a meaningful way, and to help create opportunities for everyone here.”
Ms. Esther Massie, Executive Director of LEAP remarked, “We are thrilled that Neubert, Pepe & Monteith has selected LEAP to be a partner for this scholarship program. LEAP students, despite being academically qualified, often lack the financial resources to pursue their college dreams. Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Pepe and his firm, our College Prep Scholars will be one step closer to making their dreams a reality.”
Neubert, Pepe & Monteith is committed to community involvement and service. Firm members proudly serve in leadership positions with civic, charitable, education, and community organizations throughout Connecticut. The Neubert, Pepe & Monteith Scholarship attests to the firm’s resolve to better the welfare of the communities in which they serve and the educational achievements of youth.
Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. is a general practice law firm with offices in New Haven, Hartford and Fairfield, Connecticut and White Plains, New York (npmlaw.com). Our team of attorneys possesses the type of exceptional legal and professional skills sought by clients to meet their objectives. The team’s depth, talent, and dedication to client success allows Neubert, Pepe & Monteith to better serve clients locally and nationally.