(THROGGS NECK, N.Y.) — The State University of New York Maritime College will honor two industry leaders at its annual Admiral’s Scholarship Dinner on Tuesday, May 6. The dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Vander Clute Hall on the SUNY Maritime College campus. All tables to the event are sold out.
At the event, the college will honor Richard A. Angerame, Class of 1973, president and CEO of utiliVisor, and Morton S. Bouchard III, president and CEO of Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. for their generous and continued support of the college and its students.
Angerame has more than 35 years' experience in the operation and performance of HVAC and utility metering systems. He is a 1973 graduate engineer of SUNY Maritime College with a United States Coast Guard license for the operation of steam and diesel shipboard power plants.
In addition to his successes in business, during the past several years, Angerame has been an extremely supportive friend of SUNY Maritime College. He has educated three sons (Timothy ’00, Peter ’04, and Christopher ’06) at the college, and he has been a supportive alumnus, sponsoring an annual scholarship to assist other students achieve their dreams.
Morton S. Bouchard III is the Bouchard family's fourth generation to manage Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc., the largest privately-owned oceangoing petroleum barge company in the United States. Bouchard Transportation has operations on the East and Gulf coasts of the United States, and in the Caribbean.
Bouchard and Bouchard Transportation have a wonderful history with SUNY Maritime College, awarding scholarships to deserving students, as well as employing Maritime graduates. This year, the Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. Tug & Barge Simulation Center will open on campus, thanks to their continued generosity.
The Admiral’s Scholarship Dinner is the primary event to raise funds for student scholarships at SUNY Maritime College. The young men and women who receive scholarships have demonstrated exemplary character and achievement in their coursework, extracurricular activities, and personal endeavors. All proceeds benefit the Admiral’s Dinner Scholarship Fund.