Littleton Coin Company Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

2017 Rena Hood and Bart McKinney Scholarship winners and their parents. Nathan & Christie Wert, Katherine Wert, LCC President David Sundman, Emma Bogardus, Henny & Todd Bogardus.

– Littleton, NH – To support the academic and community service achievements of the area's top students and the children of our employee-owners, Littleton Coin Company and the Fannie Sundman Memorial Scholarship Committee recently awarded nine scholarships totaling more than $25,000.

At a ceremony at the Company Headquarters on June 7, David M. Sundman, President of Littleton Coin, presented the Hood/McKinney scholarships, which were established in 1986 to honor Rena Hood and Bart McKinney, two long-time employees who were dedicated to education and community service. These $2,000 scholarships are awarded annually to students who are children of employees. This year's recipients were Emma Bogardus, daughter of Todd & Henny Bogardus of Littleton, and Katherine Wert, daughter of LCC employees Nathan and Christie Wert of Lancaster. Emma will continue her studies at the University of New Hampshire, where she will study Business. Katherine will attend Saint Michael's College, where she will study English, Education and Psychology to prepare for a career as a teacher.

At Littleton High School's Class Night on June 8, company controller Stan Fillion presented academic scholarships to the three top ranking students of the Class of 2017. Valedictorian Yu Sheng "Avery" Cheng will attend Stony Brook University and plans to major in Biology in preparation for a career as a pediatrician. Avery is the son of Hoi Hung Cheng and Ming Dong Zhang. Rabecca Hucksoll, the class Salutatorian, is the daughter of Brett & Heather Hucksoll and Amy MacKay. She will study electrical and computer engineering at Norwich University as part of Corps of Cadets in the Air Force ROTC. Ranking third in the Class of 2017 is Abhinay Burra, the son of Subramanya and Sharda Burra. Abhinay has enrolled at the University of New Hampshire and will also major in Biology and hopes to become a physician.

Also at Class Night on June 8, Milton Bratz presented two scholarships given in memory of Fannie Sundman, Littleton Coin Company's co-founder. These awards focus on exemplary character, integrity and a commitment to community. Recipient Madison Norman, daughter of Annette Norman and Michael Norman, will continue her education at LaSalle College, where she plans to study business with an emphasis on fashion merchandising and marketing. Rabecca Hucksoll, the above-mentioned Class Salutatorian, was also selected to receive the Fannie Sundman Memorial Scholarship.

Littleton Coin appreciates the efforts of these outstanding students and wishes them all the best in their future studies. For more information about employee-owned Littleton Coin Company, visit