August 27th, 2014
Marlborough – For the third summer, the city of Marlborough in conjunction with Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce (PSW) offered a six-week youth jobs program for residents ages 16 to 19. This summer, 19 students entering 11th or 12th grade worked the part-time jobs. Those students and their employers gathered Aug. 14 for a luncheon at Whitcomb Middle School.
They were welcomed by Kelley French, director of the Young Adult Employment Initiative at PSW.
August 25th, 2014
Westborough – Whether it’s providing funding or just cheering them on in good times or bad, student athletes depend on the support of their community. On Aug. 19, members of the various Westborough High School (WHS) athletic teams returned the favor, by participating in the second annual “Rangers Give Back.”
August 18th, 2014
Region – Central One Federal Credit Union awarded three students with academic scholarships for the upcoming school year. Many students from Shrewsbury High School, Westborough High School, and Algonquin Regional High School submitted their applications for the Central One Scholarship. The following students were awarded the scholarship based upon academic merit, school activities, community involvement, [...]
August 13th, 2014
Marlborough – Several Marlborough business leaders and members of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) Board of Directors will be instructing courses this fall at the Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) satellite campus at the Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough. Fall semester classes begin on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Mary Jo Nawrocki, former [...]
August 11th, 2014
Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society (WHS) recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Westborough High School graduate Hannah Schur. Scholarship applicants are asked to write an essay about a personal memory that exemplifies Westborough. Schur wrote her winning essay about growing up near Westborough State Hospital. The essay will become part of a new collection of [...]
August 10th, 2014
Region – The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA) recently announced its 2014-2015 scholarship winners. IAFSA, a charitable nonprofit organization founded in 1874, offers approximately 30 scholarships and awards to Framingham State University students as well as interest-free loans. Some scholarships have multiple recipients. Scholarships and loan funding are provided by donations and bequests. [...]
August 10th, 2014
Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough recently welcomed its 2014 Westborough High School scholarship recipients to its weekly club meeting. Giving back to the community is a strong club tradition and providing high school scholarships has been an area of focus for many years. To date, more than $250,000 has been provided to Westborough [...]
August 7th, 2014
Westborough – Like many Westborough teens, Brian Pu Ruiz has enjoyed many delicious meals at the South Street Diner. With its varied menu and generous portions, it’s the perfect place for a hungry young man to whet his appetite. He enjoys dining there so much that he decided to apply for an annual scholarship the diner grants to a graduating Westborough High School (WHS) senior each year. And much to his delight, his eloquent essay was chosen by the diner’s owners, Phyllis Keene and Mark Sullivan, as the 2014 winning entry.
August 7th, 2014
Marlborough – The Marlborough Lions Club presents three scholarships each year to one senior at each of the three local high schools: Marlborough, Hudson, and Assabet Valley Regional Technical. This year’s winners are Vanessa Rivera from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School; Jayna Dixon from Marlborough High School; and Jeanne DeBraga from Hudson High School.
July 31st, 2014
Northborough – Students in St. Bernadette School’s summer academic program are enjoying unique classes such as “Sleuthing Art,” “Excellent Experiments,” and “STEM + Art = STEAM.” In “Sleuthing Art,” students created a gallery of beautiful paintings and drawings. Once the artwork was hung, a “theft” occurred and the children had to use forensic science to [...]