BBC Foundation awards scholarship to SUBASE resident

Joseph Lastraglio poses for a photo with Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore and Balfour-Beatty Housing personnel upon receiving the Balfour-Beatty 2019 Scholarship Award, May 30. Lastraglio said he plans to use the scholarship to go to school for psychology and become a school guidance counselor.

GROTON, Conn. - NSB New London Homes is one of more than 30 communities whose residents have received funding, totaling more than $120,000 given across the United States.

NSB New London Homes is pleased to announce that one of its residents, Joseph Lastraglio, has received a scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic year through Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation.

The scholarship will aid Joseph in his pursuit of a degree in child psychology. The annual scholarship program is open to residents throughout Balfour Beatty Communities’ residential portfolio, including 55 military housing communities throughout the United States.

"We’re consistently amazed by the applicants for this scholarship, and this group is no different. These young residents have shown us such dedication both academically and within their communities," said Kathy Grim, board member of the Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation. "The Foundation is proud to help these students with their education and look forward to the future that they will build. Congratulations to all of this year’s scholarship recipients."

The Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation scholarship program awards academic scholarships to residents living in an owned and managed Balfour Beatty Communities community who are attending, or plan to attend, an accredited higher education or technical institution. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated leadership qualities and a commitment to community involvement. This year, Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation awarded academic scholarships totaling more than $120,000 for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation is a non-profit organization which principally focuses on supporting the post-secondary education goals of residents who live in communities owned and managed by Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC. Since the scholarship program’s inception in 2009, Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation has awarded more than 400 academic scholarships. The Foundation is also committed to honoring military personnel – active, wounded and fallen – by supporting organizations that assist military service members and/or their families. For more information, visit bbcommunitiesfoundation.org.

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