NSCC Awards $152,900 in Student Scholarships

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The North Shore Community College (NSCC) Foundation has awarded $152,900 in scholarships to 177 NSCC students who excel in the classroom and in service to the college and community.

Pictured is the recipient of the new Robert H. Fouhy Family Scholarship, Deborah Hines, center, and donors John Fouhy, NSCC Foundation Board Director and Patricia Fouhy.

New scholarships awarded this year include the following: Sandy Edwards Leadership Scholarship; Liberty Mutual Group Scholarship; Seaside Garden Club Scholarship; Robert H. Fouhy Family Scholarship; North Shore Elder Services Scholarship; A. James Lynch Insurance Scholarship; Martha & Randolph P. Farmer Memorial Scholarship; Jane Saltonstall Education Scholarship; Deborah White Memorial Scholarship and Coastal Capital Group Scholarship.

“It is our pleasure to acknowledge the outstanding educational achievements of these distinguished NSCC students,” said Stephen Vesey, president of the NSCC Foundation. “We congratulate the student recipients as well as the NSCC faculty and staff who so ably help them reach their goals. And, we thank the donors who, through their financial support, have made these awards possible.

The awards were announced at a breakfast attended by student recipients and the donors whose generosity made the scholarships possible. For 30 years the NSCC Foundation has presented scholarships to NSCC students to help pay for increasing educational expenses. In total, over 3,633 students have been awarded nearly $3 million.

About 60% of students attending NSCC receive some sort of financial assistance. For many deserving students, scholarship assistance bridges a critical gap between financial aid and payments out-of-pocket. NSCC students who would like more information about applying for a scholarship should contact Teresa Lord at (978) 739-5502 or telord@northshore.edu.

The NSCC Foundation, Inc., is a qualified 501(c)(3), fiscally separate from the College, and organized under the laws of Massachusetts. Its independent Board works to support programs that enhance and expand educational opportunity at North Shore Community College. The mission of the NSCC Foundation is to “create financial capacity for the College to realize its mission of student success.”

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