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.


Photo courtesy of the Rotary Club of Framingham

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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