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Westborough Garden Club announces scholarships

Garden Club member Polly Thayer (left) presents scholarships to Westborough seniors Anita Para (center) and Lisa Carlson. (Photo/submitted)

Garden Club members Polly Thayer (left) and Lisa Carlson (right) present a scholarship to Westborough senior Anita Para (center). (Photo/submitted)

Westborough – The Westborough Garden Club recently announced that scholarships were awarded to two Westborough High School graduating seniors who will pursue higher education in environmental or plant studies. The scholarships were awarded to Anita Para and Erin Reynolds.

Para plans on attending the University of Vermont, majoring in plant biology. She is an active member of the Environmental Club, participates on both the cross country and track teams, has worked at the South Street Diner and She’s a Gem Boutique. Anita also has interned at Preservation Worcester.

Reynolds plans on attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, majoring in environmental engineering. She hopes to be an environmental scientist. Reynolds is also an active member of the Environmental Club, participates on both the cross country and track teams, and is a member of the National Honor Society. She has interned at Heirloom Harvest farm.

The Westborough Garden Club scholarship fun is derived from many sources including the annual plant sale, memberships, donations, and the holiday floral program.  The scholarships are awarded based on scholastic record, character, initiative, and interest. The selection of the scholarship winners is made by the Scholarship Committee of the Westborough Garden Club.

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