2018 Art Contest Winner – Robert Moses

January 26th, 2019|Art Contest|

THROUGH THE EYES OF A POLICEMAN Congratulations Robert Moses for coming in first-place in the first-ever Eric Williams Scholarship Fund Art Contest. Thank you for all your hard work and participation! Robert Moses has been teaching for over 50 years. Currently he teaches art at a Jewish high school in [...]

2018 Art Contest Runner Up – Julia Evans

January 26th, 2019|Art Contest|

THROUGH THE EYES OF AN OFFICER The Eric Williams Scholarship Fund launched a new program in 2018, calling art students to showcase their artistic talent for a chance to win a scholarship. The program had a handful of submissions, all of which were amazing, making it difficult to choose just [...]

2018 Essay Contest Winner – Gabrielle Durso

December 22nd, 2018|Essay Contest|

The winner of the Officer Eric Williams Essay Contest "To Be, or Not To Be" is Gabrielle Durso, a student at the Lackawanna College. Gabrielle will receive a scholarship award in the amount of $1,000. Gabrielle Durso of Waymart, PA, discovered the essay contest on the Officer Eric Williams Outreach Facebook [...]

2018 Essay Contest Runner Up – Brianna Henry

December 21st, 2018|Essay Contest|

The 2018 Eric J. Williams Scholarship Fund's Essay Contest has been gaining traction as we have been receiving a lot of essay submissions from year-to-year. Each essay we receive is well-written and enjoyable to read, which often times makes it very difficult to choose a winner. However, two essays in [...]

2016 Essay Contest Winner – Alexa Friedoff

April 26th, 2018|Essay Contest|

We are proud to announce the winner of the 2016 Eric Williams Essay Contest is Alexa Friedoff, a junior criminal justice major. Alexa just completed an internship with Wilkes-Barre City Police Department and was accepted to Lackawanna College Police Academy for the ACT 120. Alexa did not know Eric personally, [...]

Eric Williams 5k Race Featured in Times Leader Article

May 26th, 2016|News|

The Times Leader was present at the 2016 Eric J. Williams Memorial 5k Run and Walk to learn more about the scholarship program. Hundreds of participants gathered on a Saturday morning to run, walk, and pay tribute to Eric Williams, who continues to be honored and remembered after the tragic [...]