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Newburyport Group Creates NECC Scholarship

Submitted by on April 11, 2013 – 2:45 pm

Newburyport Chamber Director Ann Ormond, NECC President Lane Glenn, Chair of the Greater Newburyport Community Center Foundation Mary Williamson, and Scott Eaton, chairman of the Newburyport Chamber Board of Directors.

Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Ann Ormond, NECC President Lane Glenn, Mary Williamson, chair of the Greater Newburyport Community Center Foundation, Scott Eaton, chairman of the Newburyport Chamber Board of Directors and Jean Poth, vice president of NECC Institutional Advancement .

The Greater Newburyport Community Center Foundation Inc., a private organization founded in 1980, has donated more than $36,000 to the Northern Essex Community College Foundation, Inc. to establish an annual educational scholarship.

According to Ann Ormond, director of the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, the foundation decided to donate the scholarship money to the NECC Foundation for the creation of a $1,000 Greater Newburyport Community Center Foundation Inc. Scholarship to be given to a student with financial need who has demonstrated community service and meets the general scholarship criteria. Preference will be given to students from the Newburyport area and/or individuals who have served in the United States military.

“It is an honor and privilege to receive this scholarship endowment for our students,” says Jean Poth, vice president of Institutional Advancement. “It will allow them to complete their education at Northern Essex.”

For additional information contact Jean Poth, vice presidnet of NECC Institutional Advancement at jpoth@necc.mass.edu

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