Local Students Named NECC Presidential Scholars
Nine local 2018 high school graduates were accepted into Northern Essex Community College’s Presidential Scholars Program, an honors program devoted to high academic achievement.
In its 19th year, the Presidential Scholars Program is designed to reward motivated high school students who will be attending Northern Essex. Students are selected based on their high school academic record and recommendations from high school guidance counselors and teachers.
“Our Presidential Scholars Program targets academically motivated high school graduates who have decided to start their college education at Northern Essex,” said Lane Glenn, president of Northern Essex. “Most plan to transfer to a four-year college or university after getting an associate’s degree from Northern Essex.”
Admission to the program includes a $1,000 scholarship (over two semesters,) which is renewable provided the recipient maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher while attending NECC.
This year’s Presidential Scholars include the following (by hometown):
Emily Petrillo, Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School, General Studies: Health Specialization
Yesebel Fermin, Greater Lawrence Regional Technical School, General Studies: Health Specialization
Erika Arias, Greater Lawrence Regional Technical School, Enrolling in the Spring
Mackenzie George, Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School, Early Childhood Education
Jessica Marchand, Methuen High School, Business Manager
Rajab Wasan, Methuen High School, Liberal Arts
Amine Ekinci, Greater Lawrence Regional Technical High Schools, Hospitality Management
Sofia Fedele, North Andover High School, General Studies: Individualized Option
Shannon Duffy, Timberlane Regional High School, Criminal Justice
For more information on the NECC Presidential Scholars Program, please contact Lindsay Graham at email@example.com or at 978-556-3629.