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BPS students receive scholarships in honor of Katherine ‘Kat’ Massey

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York announced that four Buffalo Public School students received scholarships in honor of Katherine “Kat” Massey.

Massey was one of the victims of the Buffalo mass shooting on May 14, 2022. Highmark said it established the scholarship fund through the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo to commemorate Massey’s contributions throughout her lifelong dedication to improving Buffalo Public Schools and her dedication as a 40-year teacher. year of BlueCross BlueShield employee.

“Kat Massey has worked for our health plan for four decades, and while her contributions to the company have been considerable, her impact on our community has been even greater. She dedicated her life to making our community a brighter place for all, especially Buffalo Public School students, and this scholarship fund keeps her light alive for future generations.

– Dr. Michael Edbauer, President, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Highmark said BufaoCamrin Mosely received the inaugural Kat Massey Scholarship and Dominique Stitts, Naturelle Miller and Jahlil Alston also received scholarships.

Mosely attended Buffalo State College to study business administration; Stitts attended Villa Maria College for interior design; Miller attends Canisius University for Digital Media Arts; Alston attended St. Bonaventure University for general studies.