|

Elizabeth Connolly Memorial Fund established

Shrewsbury – A scholarship fund has been established in memory of Elizabeth Connolly, the 20-year-old town resident who died earlier this month following an accident at Westfield State College.

Family and friends of Elizabeth, a 2005 graduate of Shrewsbury High School, have created the Elizabeth Connolly Memorial Fund, which will provide scholarships to benefit local students who plan to enter the field of education.

Donations to the Elizabeth Connolly Memorial Fund can be made in person at the Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union at 615 Main St. in Shrewsbury, or sent to the Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union, PO Box 227, Shrewsbury, MA 01545.

Elizabeth was injured June 30 when, according to statements released by Westfield State College, she fell out of the golf cart in which she was riding. She was transported to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, where she remained in critical condition until her death July 9.

Elizabeth was working at Westfield State as an orientation leader for the college's summer program for new students and their families. Orientation leaders often travel across the 250-acre campus, located at the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, in golf carts, according to Craig Phelon, a public relations representative for the college.

Elizabeth, who was studying education, hoped to one day work alongside her mother, Barbara Connolly, who is a fourth-grade teacher at the Paton School.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=274

Posted by on Jul 27 2007. Filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


Recently Commented

  • Aileen Lovejoy: The July meeting for this group has been moved due to the 4th of July holiday falling on Monday. The...
  • ryan: Unbelievable, I can’t believe they’re not willing to support legislation they actually wanted...
  • tbsbet: am shocked to hear of Mr. Johnson’s passing. I had known him since a 1968 tournament at Taylor University...
  • Robbin W Miller: Please note the photo exhibit is now showing at Union Station from June 20th til July 15th in...
  • John Paul: Well, I would like to suggest you. You can hire a internet service by checking their online reviews. where...