Carey Gabay (161355)
Credit: NYS Office of the Governor

Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week announced the five winners in the Carey Gabay Scholarship Program.

The scholarship was created to honor the legacy of Carey Gabay, an attorney and public servant, who was tragically killed as an innocent victim of gun violence in September 2015, at the age of 43. Each scholarship covers all costs of attendance, including tuition, room and board, fees, books and supplies, transportation and personal expenses.

Three of the students joined the governor’s contingent in the West Indian Day Parade.

The winners of the scholarship are Ramanjot Bal of Richmond Hill, Queens, who is attending Stony Brook University; Narelys Chum of Troy, N.Y., who is attending SUNY New Paltz; Fernando De La Cruz of Washington Heights, Manhattan, who is attending SUNY Cortland; Tony Kelley of Albany, who is attending SUNY Albany; and Nayelhi Sanchez-Lorenzo of Spring Valley, who is attending SUNY Binghamton.