Chad Malarchuk Scholarship Golf Tournament supports local students

A former student of Taconic Hills High School, Shealynn Waite is the first recipient of the annual Chad Malarchuk Scholarship. She was given the honor in May. A golf tournament to raise funds for the scholarship was held in September. Photo submitted

COPAKE — Richard Briggs and the Hillsdale Fire Company found a way to make use of the donations made in honor of Briggs’ late husband, Chad Malarchuk, by organizing the first annual Chad Malarchuk Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 15.

On top of operating Chad’s Hair Studio in Millerton, Malarchuk was well-known for being an active firefighter with the Hillsdale Fire Company, receiving his 15-year pin the year before his passing on Sunday, Jan. 28, at the age of 46.

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