CHARLTON — Superintendent-Director Kyle Brenner is pleased to announce that over 70 Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School Students were recognized recently as recipients of the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship.
This year’s recipients were honored at an awards breakfast banquet held at the school on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
The John and Abigail Adams Scholarship is a merit-based program that provides credit toward tuition for up to eight semesters of undergraduate education at a Massachusetts state college or university. For this scholarship, merit is based on student scores on the 10th-grade Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) test. The purpose of the award is to reward and inspire student achievement, to help attract more high-performing students to Massachusetts public higher education, and to provide families of college-bound students with financial assistance.
To be eligible for the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, students currently must score in the Advanced category on one of three high school state assessment tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, or STEM (Biology, Chemistry, Introductory Physics or Technology/Engineering); score in the Proficient or Advanced category on the remaining two high school state assessment tests; and have a combined MCAS score on these assessments that ranks in the top 25% in their school district.
Bay Path students who were recognized include the following:
Fabian Alvis, Samuel Audunsson, Samuel Boria, Emma Boulet, Hunter Boyd, Dennis Brunelle, Richard Budney, Matthew Casati, Amanda Christianson, Isabella Coleman, Makayla Collins, Lauren Comeau, Libby Condrate, Caleb Jude Corpuz, Bryan DaSilva, Ryan Davis, Samantha DeCell, Cheryl Dolson, Brenna Donohue, Elizabeth Dreitlein, Elaina Dunbar, Jayden Flanders, Emma-Abigail Gachagua, Casey Gallagher, Aiden Gelardi, Evan Gelineau, Noah Glispin, Ryan Greenwood, John Guerin, Julius Guillen, Barry Hanson, Emma Hesselton, Louis Houle, Mariah Hurtubise, Samantha Inangelo, Matthew Kallgren, Eyan Karlowicz, Aiden LaFrance, Jason Lavallee, Anthony Leite, James LeProhon, Ayden Letourneau, Julianna Loconto, Sara Malaney, Sean Malboeuf, Jaime Marrero, Matthew Marshall, Dylan McDonald, Jayme Melanson, Jaysi Miller, Mackenzie Morrisey, Dylan Morrison Ilvonen, Jonathann Norrman, Michaen Pacheco, Christian Paul, Kiyana Perez, Amelia Peterson, Patrick Prudhomme, Ariane Ramos, Evan Rivera, Sabrina Rodrigues, Tatiana Rodriguez, Matthew Rousakos, Abrahm Routhier, Wyatt Sadusky, Jazlynn Santana, Nolan Sharry, Arminda Simoes, Sawyer Smith, Evan St. Cyr, Ivy Ta, Jacob Thomas, Taylor Tremblay, Jonathan Young.
The value of the Adams Scholarship varies by campus and is subject to change. For example, the current award amount for UMass Amherst is $1,714. Framingham State University and Worcester State University awards are valued at $970. At the UMass Amherst award amount, with 75 students receiving the award, the value of the scholarship for Bay Path students nears $130,000.
“On behalf of the entire Bay Path faculty and staff, we congratulate all of this year’s John and Abigail Adams Scholarship recipients,” Superintendent Brenner said. “They have proven themselves to be exceptionally dedicated students who should be commended for their efforts.”