ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Atlantic City High School students Anthony Lino and Sohe Shomyha, and Ocean City High School student Thomas Oves will each receive scholarships from the Cooper Levenson Foundation, the firm announced today. The Cooper Levenson team members who served on the scholarship committee chose Lino, Shomyha and Oves as scholarship recipients because of their impressive academic achievements and community service work.
Lino plans to study business at Rutgers University – New Brunswick. Oves plans to study civil engineering at the University of Delaware. Shomyha plans to study Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Rutgers University – New Brunswick.
Cooper Levenson, an Atlantic City-based law firm, established the fund to benefit college-bound area residents as part of a year-long celebration of the firm’s 50 th anniversary in 2007– and in honor of the practice’s founding partner James L. Cooper, a man who dedicated his life to the law, education, civil rights and community service.
“Our firm has always taken our role as a corporate citizen seriously, and we know that the best way to ensure a strong future for our community and region is to invest in our youth,”said Lloyd D. Levenson, CEO. “In keeping with the example set by our founder Jim Cooper, we help local students – high school seniors who demonstrate civic responsibility and academic achievement – reach their goals for a higher education.”
Cooper Levenson is a full service law firm since 1957, with 70 attorneys and New Jersey offices in Atlantic City and Cherry Hill. The firm also has offices in Delaware, Florida, New York City, and Las Vegas.