2013 Scholarship Awards Greater Worcester Community Foundation

2013 Scholarship Awards
Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Wallace D. and Dorothy M. Andrews Scholarship
For African-American graduating seniors to study
bioscience, math, physics or engineering
Christiana Ampofo
$1,000
MA College of Liberal Arts
Sandra L. Doku
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Salomey B. Frimpong
$1,000
University of Connecticut
Rofiyat T. Lawal
$1,000
Worcester State University
Mary Ann Binkoski Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Worcester to pursue a career
in teaching
Fiona Mwariama
$400
Westfield State University
Adolfo Arrastia Beacon of Light Scholarship
For young people involved with the Worcester Youth
Center
Rebecca K. Toohey
$650
UMASS Amherst
William P. and Carolyn C. Cannon Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Millbury HS
Nicole T. Machacz
$5,000
University of Southern California
Jamie A. Pelchat
$5,000
University of Pennsylvania
Helen and Chuck Arsenault Memorial Scholarship
For Leicester HS graduating seniors
Erin J. Bruce
$1,000
University of New Hampshire
Auburn Woman's Club Scholarship
For residents of Auburn
Maria M. Coughlin
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Olivia M. Elsaid
$1,000
Boston College
Jordan M. Forget
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
AVID North Scholarship
For graduating seniors from North HS who participated in
the AVID program for four years
Brianna Donahue
$500
Simmons College
Dennis Elroy Barry Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors to pursue a career in human,
public or nonprofit services
Julia M. Dalton
$300
Northeastern University
Belmont Street Community School Scholarship
For graduating seniors from a Worcester high school who
attended Belmont Street Community School
Andre De Souza Licht
$450
UMASS Amherst
Loretta J. Belval Scholarship
For graduating female students from Northbridge to
pursue a career in teaching
Sarah Keith
$1,250
Worcester State University
Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism
Scholarship
For young people in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette
circulation area to pursue a career in journalism
Lauren E. Tuiskula
$500
Amherst College
Mary and John Buckley Memorial Scholarship
For financially needy Roman Catholic students from
Worcester
Steven V. Ho
$800
Worcester State University
The Edward Carien Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Doherty HS who will study
accounting
Tia M. Conteh
$1,000
Anna Maria College
Salomey B. Frimpong
$1,000
University of Connecticut
The Carrick Foundation Scholarship
For outstanding graduating seniors from Northbridge,
Douglas or Uxbridge
John Cotter
$3,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Danyelle M. Doldoorian
$3,000
Trinity College
Philippe Kelley
$3,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ethan M. Moon
$3,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Andrew Reardon
$3,000
Harvard University
Charlton Parent Teacher Organization Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Bay Path Regional Vocational
Technical HS and Shepherd Hill Regional HS
Gabrielle E. Bailey
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Patrick Montville
$1,000
University of Connecticut
Class of Tomorrow Scholarship
For students who have demonstrated outstanding school
leadership and/or community service
Michael P. Richard
$1,000
Harvard University
Mary Connolly Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Sutton HS
Rebekah A. Fairbanks
$300
Anna Maria College
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2013 Scholarship Awards
Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Cutler Associates, Inc. Scholarship
For children of employees of Cutler Associates, Inc.
Kelsey L. Hobson
$1,500
UMASS Amherst
Lyndsey P. Letourneau
$1,500
American International College
Taylor E. O'Brien
$1,500
Fitchburg State University
Santo J. and Ellen M. DiDonato Memorial
Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Bartlett HS and Shepherd Hill
Regional HS with unmet financial need
Lauren M. Hughes
$4,000
Worcester State University
Paige A. Lamica
$4,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
December 3rd Scholarship
For children of past or present Worcester police or
firefighters
Kayla M. Avedian
$1,500
Worcester State University
Meghan K. Bates
$2,500
UMASS Amherst
Erin J. Bruce
$1,000
University of New Hampshire
Jessica L. Burris
$2,500
Worcester State University
Blake Chestna
$2,500
Westfield State University
Molly M. Cronin
$4,000
Unity College
Naomi R. Danna
$3,000
UMASS Lowell
Emily D. Dawidczyk
$1,500
Sacred Heart University
Rachel S. Gaffney
$2,000
Lasell College
Anthony Gingerelli
$2,500
Bucknell University
Kayla A. Grady
$1,000
Worcester State University
Alena M. Grilla
$2,500
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Andrew D. Johnson
$3,000
University of Connecticut
Alexandra P. Kennedy
$3,000
St. Catherine University
Christian Lemieux
$2,000
Rochester Institute of Technology
Robert X. Lyons
$2,500
UMASS Amherst
Michael J. McGee
$4,000
Saint Anselm College
Kelly P. McGinn
$2,000
Elms College
Kaitlyn D. Moran
$1,500
Anna Maria College
Patrick Smalanskas
$4,000
Syracuse University
Shannon A. Smith
$3,000
University of Vermont
Michelle E. Veroneau
$2,500
Worcester State University
John and Fran Duke Scholarship
For graduating seniors from St. Mary's HS or South HS
Elise M. Shea
$500
University of Southern California
Admiral and Mrs. Louis E. Denfeld Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Westborough HS
Sarah Kalinowski
$1,000
Tufts University
Richard and Carol Dymek Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Wachusett Regional HS
Madhuri Garg
$600
Wake Forest University
Joseph D. Early Scholarship
For graduating seniors who are residents of Worcester
Irina A. Jalon
$350
Quinsigamond Comm. College
East Brookfield Scholarship
For graduating seniors from East Brookfield
Ryan K. Fahey
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Stephen G. Economos Scholar Athlete Scholarship
For graduating seniors who have participated in softball
and will be attending a four-year college
Kimberly M. Pacenka
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Jeffrey S. Edinberg Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Worcester
Daniel Adade
$500
UMASS Amherst
Elm Park Community School Scholarship
For graduating seniors who attended Elm Park
Community School
Luciano F. Barrera
$1,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Mariya M. Zagalskaya
$1,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Emanuel’s Empowerment Scholarship
For students in community college, with preference to
those in the QCC-WPI Partnership Program
Eva Johnson
$500
Mt. Wachusett Comm. College
John N. Engelsted Scholarship
For female graduating seniors to pursue an engineering
degree
Anna L. Brill
$1,200
University of Pennsylvania
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Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Fred and Leona Eppinger Scholarship
For graduating seniors from David Prouty HS
Melissa A. Sherry
$1,500
UMASS Dartmouth
Fairlawn Foundation Robert S. Schedin Scholarship
for Health Studies
For Worcester-area students to pursue studies in an
ancillary health care field
Julianna M. Coughlin
$2,500
Framingham State University
Cortney M. Desplaines
$2,500
Worcester State University
Nicole M. Ducharme
$2,500
Worcester State University
Emily C. Tucker
$2,500
Quinsigamond Comm. College
Mary R. Fedeli Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Sterling
Timothy P. Berry
$1,000
Wheaton College
Abigail Gadilauskas
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
William F. McNamara
$1,000
Texas Christian University
Elaina S. Vermeulen
$1,000
Elon University
Norma and Saul Feingold Scholarship
For Worcester residents to attend a Worcester college
Ophelia Okoh
$1,000
Worcester State University
Finnish American Social Club Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Finnish descent; preference to
those studying history, political science or economics
Jamie L. Delaney
$1,000
University of New England
Meredith S. K. Gibbons
$1,500
Clark University
Deanna L. Ineson
$1,000
Boston College
Elizabeth A. Patient
$1,500
Elms College
Fitchburg Sportsmen’s Club Scholarship
For a relative of a member of the Fitchburg Sportsmen’s
Club or a student pursuing a wildlife-related degree
Derek N. Nikander
$1,000
Fitchburg State University
Marilyn M. and Russell J. Fox Scholarship
For college students/ graduating seniors to study nursing
Jamie A. Pelchat
$2,000
University of Pennsylvania
Marilyn M. and Russell J. Fox Scholarship for NonTraditional Students
For non-traditional students to study nursing
Eva Johnson
$1,000
Mt. Wachusett Comm. College
Janet Fraser Scholarship
For students from the town of Medway
Connor C. Davock
$2,500
College of the Holy Cross
James E. Davock
$2,500
Saint Joseph's University
Geoffrey F. Martello
$2,500
Harvard University
Kara E. Morgan
$2,500
Northeastern University
John F. Freeland Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Sutton HS who have a
disability
Rebekah A. Fairbanks
$1,000
Anna Maria College
Friends of Rutland Heights Hospital Scholarship
For students enrolled in a program leading to certification
and employment in direct patient care, preferably in the
Worcester area
Lauren M. Bleau
$1,000
Northeastern University
Arianys DeJesus
$1,000
Worcester State University
Frankie L. Mueller
$500
Saint Anselm College
Judge William Garbose Memorial Scholarship
For Worcester County students pursuing a degree in
criminal justice
Dori D. Del Valle
$1,000
Worcester State University
Isaac M. Matson
$1,000
Westfield State University
Jeremiah Stancombe
$1,000
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Derek Gaudette Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from David Prouty HS
Alex P. Hebert
$1,000
Unity College
Sean O. Lammi
$1,000
Providence College
The General Scholarship
For Worcester County residents, including "nontraditional" students, who have completed high school (or
GED) and are resuming their education
Kiersten E. LeMieur
$1,000
Liberty University
Carlos A. Lopez
$1,000
Becker College
Michelle Memnon
$1,000
Worcester State University
Sylvia A. Parol
$1,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Selena G. Rouillard
$1,000
Unity College
Ariel M. Wheeler
$1,000
Bay Path College
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2013 Scholarship Awards
Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Matthew Gignac Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Blackstone Millville Regional
HS
Jennifer Lepage
$500
Becker College
Matthew Osborne
$500
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Robert P. Goulet Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Tahanto Regional HS with a
record of outstanding community service
Kristen M. Sauer
$500
Providence College
Grantee Agency Scholarship
For youth who volunteer, participate in, or are employed
by Worcester-area agencies receiving competitive grants
from Greater Worcester Community Foundation
Margaret F. Kush
$2,500
Case Western Reserve University
Michael P. Mendez
$2,500
Worcester State University
Ross A. Morin
$2,500
Worcester State University
Joshua P. Pearson
$2,500
UMASS Amherst
Kayli A. Robar
$2,500
Salem State University
Thomas H. Rose
$2,500
Lyndon State College
Selena G. Rouillard
$2,500
Unity College
Brian S. Vinik
$2,500
Fitchburg State University
Greg's Grant Foundation Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Acton-Boxborough HS who
faced adversity with courage and serenity
Nicholas Hoefer
$2,000
SUNY - New Paltz
Deirdre E. Horan
$2,000
Stonehill College
Hayley Sweet
$2,000
High Point University
Hannah Wiggins
$2,000
Tulane University
The Grynsel Educational Scholarship
For youth who are actively involved with St. Luke the
Evangelist Church in Westborough
Kelsie M. Gould
$500
Boston University
Emil Haddad Jazz Memorial Scholarship
For young people pursuing a career in jazz music
Evan P. Kent
$450
New York University
Alec C. Seymour
$450
UMASS Lowell
Joseph F. and Claire L. Halvey Scholarship
For Worcester County graduating seniors
Christopher A. Holloway
$500
Saint Michael’s College
Marty Hastings Memorial Scholarship
For multi-sport varsity athletes from Burncoat HS
Kylee M. Gosler
$900
University of Rhode Island
The Hedin Family Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Auburn HS, with preference
to those pursuing a career in teaching
Ashley R. Fairbanks
$1,000
College of the Holy Cross
Maureen Henrickson Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Sutton HS, with preference
to Ms. Henrickson's former students
Vivienne M. Tulloch
$500
University of Maine at Orono
Charles Hugo Community Service Award
For graduating seniors from Wachusett Regional HS who
have shown a consistent volunteer effort to the
Wachusett community and beyond
Shannon L. Murphy
$2,000
UMASS Amherst
Debbie Anne Johnson Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Tahanto Regional HS
Molly McCarthy
$1,500
Becker College
Jenica Lynn Junnila Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Sutton HS
Megan R. Fenuccio
$500
Roger Williams University
Deborah A. Kaufman Scholarship
For graduating Worcester public high school students who
attended Grafton Street Elementary School for at least
one year
Farukh Kohistani
$1,000
Boston College
Lawrence M. and Augusta L. Keeler Scholarship
For graduates of Northbridge HS or residents of the town
of Northbridge
Elizabeth L. Belanger
$1,500
Catholic University of America
Khanty Daraphet
$1,500
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Shanise M. Perez
$1,500
MCPHS
Bradford J. Kemp Scholarship
For residents of the town of Webster
Brittany L. Boyle
$1,000
Worcester State University
Abby L. Brisbois
$1,000
Stonehill College
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Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Alicia B. Garamy
Assumption College
Connor Guerin
Clark University
Tyler D. Pietras
Wheelock College
Jerard R. Rice
Nichols College
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,500
Max H. Kuhner and Eloise A. Kuhner Scholarship
For Oakham residents pursuing careers in medicine or
nursing
Caitlynn E. McCaffrey
$1,000
Worcester State University
Leonard F. Leamy Scholarship
For graduating seniors pursuing studies in mathematics
Rebecca S. Brule
$3,000
Gordon College
Jeremiah Campanelli
$500
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
John J. Cotter
$2,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Tiffany R. Daley
$3,000
University of Connecticut
Meghan T. Dwyer
$1,000
Assumption College
Claire E. Frechette
$2,000
Brown University
Karina Halloran
$2,500
Boston College
Bianca S. Homberg
$3,000
MA Institute of Technology
Samantha R. Larssen
$3,000
Northeastern University
Thao T. Le
$2,500
Clark University
Wesley L. Nelson
$500
Gordon College
Jacqueline Ngo
$1,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Julie E. Parretti
$2,000
Emmanuel College
David Raevsky
$3,000
University of Southern California
Andrew Reardon
$1,000
Harvard University
Daniel A. R. Rodriguez
$3,000
University of Pennsylvania
Gina M. Sheehan
$3,000
Stonehill College
Lt. Col. Irving A. and Col. Marie C. Lepore
Scholarship
For graduating seniors to study aerospace science or
aviation, with preference to Civil Air Patrol cadets
Derek Porter
$1,500
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Leicester High School Football Alumni Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Leicester HS who played
football for at least two years
Derek J. Bonner
$500
Worcester State University
Leicester Samaritan Nursing Association
Scholarship
For Leicester residents to study a health- related field
Beth L. Trucheon
$1,250
Boston University
Leicester Savings Bank Fund Scholarship
For Leicester residents
Luke A. DeLaura
$1,000
Springfield College
Julie A. Jyringi
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Monica E. Salas
$1,000
Northeastern University
Mark MacPherson Lightbown Memorial Scholarship
For graduates of Northbridge HS to pursue education in
athletics, physical education, or health sciences
Dominique N. Auger
$1,500
UMASS Lowell
Alyssa K. Dolson
$1,500
Franklin Pierce University
Lindsey M. Reichert
$1,500
Grove City College
Jarrett C. Weaner
$1,500
Messiah College
Lincoln Village Tenant Association Scholarship
For graduating seniors who are residents of Lincoln
Village in Worcester
Faustina Adams
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Mary Falby Logan and Francis Logan Jr. Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Boylston
Bruno M. Souza
$750
UMASS Amherst
Lunenburg Opportunity Fund Scholarship
For students from the town of Lunenburg
Steven M. Carpenter
$2,500
MA College of Liberal Arts
Jordan L. Lacross
$2,500
Quinnipiac University
Kerrie A. Pratt
$2,500
Bridgewater State University
Matthew L. Pratt
$2,500
UMASS Lowell
Daniel Stephen Lussier Athletic Scholarship
For students studying sports medicine
Eric T. Casey
$500
Springfield College
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Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
L.W.V.O. Memorial Scholarship
For students of Lithuanian descent, with preference to
the relatives of veterans
Bridget E. Couture
$2,000
New England College
Savannah L. Goodrich
$2,000
Nichols College
Michael Vaitkunas
$2,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Lieutenant James F. (Jay)
Lyons III Memorial Scholarship
For Doherty HS seniors to attend a Worcester college,
preferably Clark University
Elizabeth M. Bellos
$2,000
Clark University
Emi Golloshi
$2,000
Clark University
Sarina P. Lapin
$2,000
Clark University
Magee Family Education Fund
For students who are the first in their family to go to
college
Toni L. Ambrogio
$2,500
UMASS Amherst
Abena A. Mensah
$2,500
UMASS Amherst
John M. Solitro
$2,500
UMASS Amherst
Frances F. Mansfield Scholarship
For Worcester County residents
Abigail Gadilauskas
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Howard J. and Dorothy R. McGuiness Scholarship
For students studying nursing at Quinsigamond
Community College or Worcester State University
Tianna Fontanez
$1,300
Worcester State University
Sanagaye K. Young
$1,300
Worcester State University
Anthony E. Mickunas Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Norwood HS and Worcester
public or private high schools to pursue studies leading to
a career in the health professions, with preference to
students of Lithuanian descent
Kylee M. Gosler
$900
University of Rhode Island
Rachel Obeid
$1,000
Northeastern University
Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation
Scholarship
For graduating seniors in the Middlesex Savings Bank
Service area
Mark Bonner
$1,000
Bentley University
Adam Bradley
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Jaclyn Chirco
Assumption College
Josue Deleon
Worcester State University
Garrett Essman
University of Vermont
Aaron Febbi
UMASS Amherst
Matthew Fife
Westfield State University
Melanye Fontenelle
Mass. Bay Community College
Abigail Gay
Wheelock College
Amanda Harkavy
Dartmouth College
Madison Holland
Simmons College
Megan Kenney
University of New England
Phoebe Kurriss
Bridgewater State University
Colby Lesage
Bridgewater State University
Jacob McLinden
University of New Hampshire
Jonathan Montanez
Framingham State University
Colin Moran
University of New Haven
Emily Morency
Elon University
Katherine Nazzaro
Bridgewater State University
Jamie Park
UMASS Amherst
Morgan Parmeter
Merrimack College
Madeline Parsons
Worcester State University
Fiorella Portal-Venturi
Worcester State University
Gabriela Rosa
Assumption College
Evelyn Sainato
Lasell College
Timothy Sakharov
Northeastern University
Ryan Small
Endicott College
Jack Struck
American University
Scott Todd
Florida Institute of Technology
Julie Weinberg-Connors
Beloit College
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation James A.
Lavoie Scholarship
For the winner of an essay contest run by Middlesex Bank
Victoria Bernardini
$5,000
UMASS Dartmouth
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Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Michael Minty Memorial Scholarship
For children of current or former members of the
Worcester Rugby Football Club
Michael J. Kaczowka
$250
UMASS Amherst
Samantha J. MacNeal
$250
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Kristin E. Poti
$250
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Patricia Proko Morris Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Wachusett Regional HS who
plan to major in science
Megan R. Barnes
$1,000
Northeastern University
Nichols Academy Scholarship
For sophomores, juniors and seniors at Nichols College
Manuela Arango-Restrepo
$750
Nichols College
Bryanna Smith
$750
Nichols College
Robert Van Nort
$750
Nichols College
Nichols Academy Fels Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Webster or Dudley, with
preference to those attending college in Worcester
County
Brittany L. Boyle
$1,500
Worcester State University
Matthew E. Glowacki
$1,500
Nichols College
Judy K. Marriki
$1,500
Worcester State University
Jerard R. Rice
$1,500
Nichols College
Arnold and Sylvia Nylund Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Scandinavian descent
Maya Davis
$350
UMASS Amherst
Sarah Daniels Pettit and William O. Pettit Jr.
Scholarship
For financially needy Worcester high school graduates
Nicholas A. Briggs
$750
Brown University
Thien T. Bui
$1,000
Boston College
Eric H. Diaz
$2,000
Clark University
Julissa M. Frias Perez
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Zahra S. Khazal
$2,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Tina K. Le
$1,000
College of the Holy Cross
Pau L. Lian
$2,000
Clark University
Wileysha E. Rodriguez
$2,000
Worcester State University
Richard W. Pierce Scholarship
For students majoring in art, film or graphic design
Melissa K. Ackerman
$3,000
Massachusetts College of Art
Michaela A. Arrigo
$1,000
Massachusetts College of Art
Taylor J. Bibaud
$2,000
Champlain College
Laura L. Bill
$1,000
Massachusetts College of Art
Katherine Bogosian
$1,000
University of New Hampshire
Julian K. Cintron
$1,750
Massachusetts College of Art
Kathryn N. Coppolino
$1,500
Massachusetts College of Art
Emily A. Cromwell
$1,500
Framingham State University
Chelsea M. Fairweather
$1,750
UMASS Dartmouth
Erin M. Farley
$1,500
Massachusetts College of Art
Bryanna Faugno
$1,750
Newbury College
Amber D. Garceau
$1,750
Southern N.H. University
Amanda C. Gibson
$1,500
Massachusetts College of Art
Nia L. Holley
$1,750
School of the M.F.A.
Amanda R. Jones
$1,750
UMASS Dartmouth
Samuel J. Leveillee
$500
Mt. Wachusett Comm. College
Kimberly A. Miller
$2,000
UMASS Dartmouth
Bridget E. Murphy
$1,000
Fitchburg State University
Sara M. Olivieri
$1,000
Fitchburg State University
Emily E. Pearce
$3,000
Massachusetts College of Art
Jillian N. Pelto
$1,000
University of Maine at Orono
Alexis T. Podedworny
$500
Fitchburg State University
Alex D. Reinhard
$500
Massachusetts College of Art
Alison R. Sohigian
$500
Framingham State University
Lingxiao Song
$2,000
School of the Art Inst. of Chicago
Arthur J. Remillard Jr. Scholarship
For African-American graduating seniors
Fatoumata N. Bah
$1,000
University of Connecticut
Ashley N. Kemembin
$1,000
Temple University
Saadiya U. Mutawakil
$1,500
Cornell University
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Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Ismael G. Nowick
$1,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Shannon D. Specht
Boston College
$1,500
Barbara Marks Rothschild Arts and Education
Scholarship
For graduating seniors from the MA Academy of Math &
Science to study education or art
Julia S. Knowles
$550
UMASS Amherst
Claudia Simonian Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Sutton HS
Jaclyn L. Chrobak
$2,000
Keene State College
Cody J. Mulverhill
$2,000
Anna Maria College
Ida and Murray Rotman Scholarship
For children of employees of Rotman's Furniture
Company and Murida Furniture Company, Inc.
Jennifer A. Hubert
$1,000
Syracuse University
Kira E. Melendez
$1,000
Marist College
Rachel L. Zinkus
$1,000
Framingham State University
John J. Simpson Jr. Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Doherty Memorial HS
Zahra S. Khazal
$500
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Andrew Sala Memorial Scholarship
For 1 male and 1 female graduating senior from Nipmuc
Regional HS who is a member of the National Honor
Society and played soccer
Matthew Burke
$1,300
University of Southern California
Madison Manning
$1,300
Quinsigamond Community College
Steelman Expository Writing Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Leicester HS who excelled in
expository writing
Jonathan D. Lajoie
$750
Tufts University
Lauren E. Tuiskula
$750
Amherst College
Arthur J. Smith and Dorothy G. Smith Scholarship
For graduating seniors from South HS with financial need
Cindy L. Cao
$1,000
Boston College
Doris Salzer Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors to study psychology, with
preference to those attending Clark University
Eriberto Mora
$500
Clark University
Sylvia Gafvert Stubblebine Scholarship
For students of any age to study instrumental classical
music
Sophie Chen
$600
So Hyun Lim
$400
Raagini Rameshwar
$900
Herbert D. Sherwin Memorial Scholarship
For students who have graduated from a two-year
college to attend a competitive 4-year college
Diane M. Parker
$1,000
Worcester State University
Summers Family Educational Scholarship
For youth who are actively involved with St. Gabriel the
Archangel Parish in Upton
Brendan J. Victor
$500
UMASS Lowell
William J. Short Scholarship
For graduating seniors in the Worcester Regional
Chamber of Commerce service area to pursue careers in
business or public service
Konstantinos Karamanakis
$1,000
Boston College
Joshan Niroula
$1,000
Clark University
Swedish National Federation Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Scandinavian descent
Merrick B. Henry
$800
Fitchburg State University
Alexander G. Simonatis Scholarship
For public school graduating seniors from Princeton
Michaella A. Caporello
$1,500
College of the Holy Cross
Michael Dube
$1,500
UMASS Lowell
Joseph J. Padellaro
$1,000
Boston University
Sarah A. Raymond
$2,000
University of New England
Nicholas N. Sancho-Rosi
$1,500
Clark University
Tahanto Regional High School Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Tahanto Regional HS
Ismael G. Nowick
$1,400
Worcester Polytechnic Insitute
Olivia R. Wheeler
$1,400
University of New England
Paul E. Tarkiainen Art Award
For graduating seniors from South HS who have
demonstrated skill in art
Aiden Duffy
$1,200
College of the Holy Cross
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Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Kathleen Terry Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Tantasqua Regional HS
Olivia R. Sinko
$850
UMASS Dartmouth
Robert Thomson Scholarship
For children and grandchildren of employees of Christie &
Thomson or its affiliated companies
John A. Bedard
$1,000
University of Connecticut
Valerie G. Bedard
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Sumner B. Tilton Memorial Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Worcester or contiguous
towns to attend an outstanding educational institution
Omaima Afzaal
$5,000
Mount Holyoke College
Paige S. Allen
$2,500
Brown University
Matthew J. Allen
$1,000
Cornell University
Nicholas A. Briggs
$3,000
Brown University
John Butterworth III
$2,000
Bowdoin College
Melanie M Cantwell
$3,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Michael P. Dickman
$2,000
Boston College
Andrea M. DiGioia
$4,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Tiffany A. Dupuis
$2,500
College of the Holy Cross
Olivia M. Elsaid
$2,000
Boston College
Amber R. Facchini
$3,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Timothy J. Gardner
$2,000
College of the Holy Cross
Alexandra M. Gicas
$4,000
Northeastern University
Erika M. Larson
$2,000
Northeastern University
Joseph A. Lucier
$2,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Samantha G. Meserve
$4,000
State University of New York - ESF
Ashley M. Millette
$2,000
Johns Hopkins University
Stephen Munzer
$2,000
Brown University
Emily A. Nasuti
$2,000
Northeastern University
Nancy T. Nguyen
$1,000
Yale University
Issa A. Noel
$5,000
Boston College
Eileen M. O'Brien
$3,000
College of the Holy Cross
Nicole K. Phan
$2,000
University of Pennsylvania
Megan A. Steele
Williams College
Chungyuk Takahashi
Brandeis University
Kimberly T. Truong
Brown University
Bryce L. Turner
Tufts University
Ashley J. Williams
Hamilton College
$3,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$3,000
Sumner B. Tilton Memorial Law Scholarship
For recipients of the Sumner B. Tilton Memorial
Scholarship to attend law school
Shengzhi Li
$3,000
Harvard Law School
Laurie C. Tinsley Scholarship
For Worcester County students with financial need due to
the death or disability of a parent
Andrea M. Garry
$1,000
Assumption College
Hannah L. Katz
$1,000
Worcester State University
Jordan L. Lacross
$1,500
Quinnipiac University
Ariela Ormenaj
$1,500
Clark University
Annie V. Rivera
$1,000
Clark University
Allison A. Wood
$2,000
Cornell University
Tobin Family Scholarship
For African-American students
Destiney M. Edmonds
Rhode Island College
$700
Mark W. Tripp Scholarship
For a student who has had cancer, has had an immediate
family member with cancer, or has experienced the
death of an immediate family member
Rebecca K. Toohey
$500
UMASS Amherst
Arno and Roberta E. Wagner Scholarship
For students from the town of Douglas
Julia Archambault
$1,000
Anna Maria College
Desmonde C. Bellanti
$1,000
Merrimack College
Nichole A. Breau
$1,000
Western New England University
Sarah E. Hannon
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Casey L. Kampegaard
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Connor M. King
$1,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ashley A. Landry
$1,000
Quinsigamond Comm. College
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Greater Worcester Community Foundation
370 Main Street, Suite 650 Worcester, MA 01608
Ryan J. MacRae
Worcester State University
Amanda L. Maguire
Boston College
Elizabeth Maguire
Saint Joseph's University
Danielle M. Moore
University of Rhode Island
Aaron J. Schaupp
UMass Lowell
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
Reginald Washburn Scholarship
For students who participated in programs at the Boys &
Girls Club of Worcester or Girl’s Inc.
Eriberto Mora
$1,000
Clark University
Webster Square Business Association Scholarship
For graduating seniors from South HS or
employees/family members of a current WSBA member
business
Kimberly Truong
$500
Brown University
Leroy Weiner Scholarship
For Jewish students with financial need and strong
community service, with preference to members of
Congregation B'Nai Shalom in Westborough
Arielle C. Mulgrew
$1,000
High Point University
Jennifer P. Welton
$1,000
University of New Hampshire
Paul J. Westberg Memorial Scholarship
For Worcester residents pursuing a career in criminal
justice
Munah Wisner
$400
Bridgewater State University
Leonard H. White Scholarship
For relatives of current employees of the R. H. White
Companies, Milford Water, or Whitinsville Water
Kristina M. Ferranto
$1,000
Worcester State University
Matthew E. Glowacki
$1,000
Nichols College
Cory S. Hetu
$1,000
Quinsigamond Community College
Zackery Smith
$1,000
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Chelsea M. Greene
Framingham State University
Lisa Iudiciani
UMASS Amherst
Abigail Kyei
Bridgewater State University
Stephanie L. Palmer
Salem State University
Jane L. Parker
University of New England
Cassandra J. Pastier
University of Hartford
Margaret K. Rizzo
Worcester State University
Cindy H. Vo
UMASS Amherst
Anissa R. White
University of Hartford
Abigail S. Woodward
Connecticut College
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
Worcester Latino Coalition
Scholarship
For Latino youth and adults, with preference to those
working in health and human services
Glenda M. Maldonado
$550
Quinsigamond Comm. College
Worcester Swedish Charitable
Association Scholarship
For graduating seniors of Scandinavian descent
Shauna M. Delaney
$1,000
Framingham State University
Karina R. Halloran
$1,000
Boston College
Elise M. Shea
$1,000
University of Southern California
Worcester Woman's Club
Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Worcester public high
schools who live in the City of Worcester
Daniele Anina
$1,000
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Mary A. Baker
$1,000
College of the Holy Cross
Sandra L. Doku
$1,000
UMASS Amherst
Iva Hoxha
$1,000
Clark University
Mary Olive Wood Scholarship
For graduating seniors from Oxford HS
Johanna C. Burke
$3,000
Springfield College
Kathryn E. Devon
$3,000
SUNY—Albany
Jennifer M. Freeland
$3,000
Westfield State College
Nicolette O. Gaulard
$3,000
Worcester State University
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