The Worcestershire High School Scholarships 2023 have made headlines, and for good reason! Each year, students across Worcestershire bring their A-game, vying for opportunities that promise to set them on paths to greatness. This year, thanks to the generous support from the community, these scholarships are not just opportunities – they are lifelines to dreams.
Unpacking the Generosity
The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, playing the role of the proverbial fairy godmother, announced scholarships and awards amassing more than $40,000 for the deserving graduating seniors of Worcester Public Schools. Where did this pot of gold come from? Foundations, local corporations, big-hearted individuals, organizations, and even spirited fund-raising events.
Spotlight on the 2023 Awardees
Let’s toast to the recipients of the Worcestershire High School Scholarships 2023:
- Connected Scholars Laptops: 40 seniors across eight high schools now have digital wings to soar higher in their academic pursuits.
- Nina and Miriam Barber Scholarship: The spotlight shines bright on Taevye Dawkins from North High.
- Elizabeth “Betty” Reid Scholarship: North High is on a roll with three recipients –
- Denesia Rivera
- Maria Managua Castillo
- Chelsea Frimpong
- North High Alumni Association Scholarships: Seven cheers for –
- Julieen Nicolas
- Leilani Castro
- Juleein Nicolas (Twice on the list! Wow!)
- Crystal Abruzzise
- Colm King
- Jaylene Canales Morales
- Jenny Wu
- Ryan Quinn Memorial Scholarship: Annie Corrao from Buncoat High, your future is shining!
- Mary Murphy Spirit Award: Burncoat High’s Mia Haynes – embodying the true spirit of achievement.
- Dr. Lee Gurel Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Advanced Placement English: Recognizing brilliance in both teaching and learning:
- Student Award goes to Brian Nguyen from Worcester Technical High School.
- Teacher Award celebrates Jessica McGuire of Worcester Technical High School.
And let’s not forget! Seventeen outstanding students in the visual and performing arts were treated to gift cards and delectable Table Talk pies. A delightful touch by WEDF!
The Worcestershire High School Scholarships 2023 are more than just financial boosts. They’re tokens of faith, belief, and an unwavering support in the potential of our youth. To the backers of these scholarships – thank you for fueling dreams. To the awardees – go forth and conquer!
Stay curious, stay ambitious, and until next time, happy learning! 🎓✨