Students Represent Hilbert at NYS Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day

Four Hilbert students, Paula Barton, Rebecca Crawford, Nautica McCoy, and Taylor Smith joined more than 1,000 student advocates from over 50 colleges and universities gathered at the State Capitol on Tuesday, February 14, to urge state legislators to continue their commitment to New York college students by improving TAP and other opportunity programs.

Photo of students in Albany

Left to right: Rebecca Crawford, Nautica McCoy, Taylor Smith, and Paula Barton.

In its current form, the Executive Budget proposes to offer financial aid to some and not all of those income-eligible New Yorkers by denying TAP and Bundy awards based on the students’ choice of school.

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