New Haven law firm Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. recently awarded scholarships to four LEAP students for $2,500 each at an annual event held on the campus of Gateway Community College. The four students were Denaysia Silva, Autumn Thomas, Ken’Nia Threatt and Lauren White. Ms. Silva will graduate from James Hillhouse High School and plans to attend Quinnipiac University; Ms. Thomas will graduate from West Haven High School and plans to attend Western Connecticut State University; Ms. Threatt will graduate from James Hillhouse High School and plans to attend Southern Connecticut State University; and Ms. White will graduate from Wilbur L. Cross High School and plans to attend the University of New Haven.

The students were chosen based on a “strong work ethic, a record of community service, commitment to their education, and a long and constructive relationship with LEAP.”