Six of the top high school distance runners in central New York are winners of the 9th annual Boilermaker Scholarship.

Race officials presented one-thousand dollar checks to each winner at a ceremony this morning at the Radisson Hotel in Utica.

The winners will also get free entries for the Boilermaker 15-K and will start the July 14th race with the elite runners.

Here are the 2013 scholarship winners

  • Brianna Weir, Rome Free Academy
  • Todd Stevens, Holland Patent
  • Alysa Hoffman, Holland Patent
  • Brandon Rawson, Ilion
  • Victoria Campania, South Lewis Central
  • James Scrafford, Cooperstown Central