Framingham Rotary Club Awards 10 Scholarships

FRAMINGHAM – Earlier this month the Rotary Club of Framingham hosted a luncheon at Ken’s Steak House honoring 10 graduating seniors from MetroWest area high schools (Framingham, Ashland, Holliston, and Hopkinton).

Each of the students will receive a $4,500 scholarship from the Club to attend college.

The club began giving scholarships in 1954 – with the help of a large donation from club member Fred Turenne – to deserving high school seniors and has been doing so every year since.

In the last 10 years alone the club has given out $450,000.

The Framingham Rotary Club is a service organization made up of men and women from different walks of life who want to better the community in which
they live and work.

Scholarhsip recipients are:

  • Narcisse Mukeba Kunda, Framingham High  – Berezin Scholarship
  • Camilla C. Silva,  Framingham High
  • Will  Doolin, Keefe Tech
  • Madeline Ann Sahagian, Holliston High
  • Maz Syed Ahmad, Keefe Tech –  Birmingham Scholarship
  • Mary-Ann  Mufute, Keefe Tech –  Patelis Scholarship
  • Gabriella Maria Rivas, Keefe Tech
  • Thalia Anne Rodriguez, Keefe Tech
  • Kassandra  Tiburcio, Keefe Tech
  • Dylan Eric Christoffels, Learning Center for the Deaf

Presenters included representatives of the Club’s Education Foundation – Nelson Zide, Framingham State University President Javier Cevallos, Teri Banerjee, and Stu Arvedon.

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Photo courtesy of the Rotary Club of Framingham

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