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SRC Announces 2022 STEM Scholarship Recipients

June 7, 2022

Syracuse, NY – SRC, Inc. is pleased to announce their 2022 CNY STEM Scholars and will recognize them at the Partners for Education and Business Workforce Development ceremony at Le Moyne College on June 15.

Three $20,000 scholarships ($5,000 per student/per year for four years) were awarded which also include a paid internship at SRC for each recipient after their sophomore and/or junior years of college. SRC's 2022 CNY STEM Scholars are:

  • James McKenney - a senior at Charles W. Baker High School in Baldwinsville. He will enroll at University of Buffalo in the fall to pursue a degree in Computer Engineering, with a minor in Electrical Engineering.  
  • Lydia Mirabito – a senior at G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton. She will be attending Hamilton College in the fall to study Computer Science.
  • Rylie Platt – a senior at Jordan Elbridge High School. She will enroll at RIT in the fall to pursue a degree in Computer Science.


"SRC is committed to STEM education and to building a strong STEM workforce in Central New York," said Kevin Hair, President and CEO of SRC. "These scholarships will have a positive impact in the community by helping students pursue degrees in STEM right here in CNY to help fill future positions and keep both our company and our community strong and innovative."

The CNY STEM Scholars Program was developed by SRC in conjunction with the CNY STEM Hub to support Central New York students entering college that plan to pursue a degree in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). In addition to the financial support, CNY STEM Scholars will gain valuable work experience through their internships. PEB, an affiliate of the Manufacturers Association of Central New York, administers the program.

To learn more about the CNY STEM Scholars program and the other companies and recipients involved please visit: http://www.cnystem.com/

About SRC

SRC, Inc. (@SRCDefense), a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across a family of companies, SRC applies bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible® for the challenges faced by America and its allies.

Since 1957, SRC’s commitment to the customer and the best solution — not the bottom line — has remained a core value that guides its efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies the company invents and manufactures, the laboratories and facilities it builds, the people they hire, and communities where they work. Today, more than 1,500 engineers, scientists and professionals work together at SRC to protect people, the environment and our way of life.


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James McKenney

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Lydia Mirabito

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Rylie Platt

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