FRAMINGHAM – The Charles River Rotary Club presented two $2,500 scholarship to graduating seniors at the 2018 Keefe Tech Regional Technical School Award and Scholarship Program yesterday.
Scholarships were awarded to Kaitlyn Escobar and Enzo Dominguez.
Escobar is a proud young mother working hard as a CNA in an assisted living facility in the area, said the Rotary Club.
She will be the first member of her family to attend college. She will take classes in the fall at MassBay Community College and plans to study nursing.
Dominguez is attending Bunker Hill Community College in the fall. After getting his Associate degree , he intends to complete his Bachelors degree in culinary arts.
His dream is to hone his culinary skills in “fancy restaurants “ and then open up Enzo’s Place.
The Charles River Rotary Club represents the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Natick, and Wellesley.
The funds for the scholarships come exclusively from our World Famous Scoopalooza All You Can Eat Ice Cream Social held each June on the Natick Common, said Jon Fetherston, past president of the Club.
Other Rotary Club projects include supporting Veterans organizations, local MetroWest food pantries, special needs programs. The Charles River Rotary Club is currently working on increasing the awareness of the effects of the Opioid crisis. The club is also working on an international grant to help build a school in South Sudan.
The Club is also close to finishing its 2018 dictionary project in Framingham. The club gives dictionaries to every third grader, public and private schools, in Framingham.