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Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation Awards $222,623 in Scholarships at Annual Evening of Excellence

Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation held its annual Evening of Excellence Ceremony on Thursday, May 17, awarding $222,623 in scholarships to 150 students. Students were awarded scholarships for outstanding academic achievement, financial need and campus and community involvement.

Since the creation of the College’s Educational Foundation (in 1983) as an independent, non-profit organization, approximately $6 million in scholarships have been distributed to students. The scholarship program is a cornerstone of the Foundation’s mission. The Foundation raises funds annually to fund scholarships, improve College facilities, support innovative programs for students and faculty, and to promote the essential role the College provides to the Cape Cod and Islands community.

Following is a list of recipients by town:

Acushnet

  • Cassandra Simmons received a Massachusetts Regents Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Community College

Barnstable, West Barnstable

  • Jessenia Bonet received a Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary – Education Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary, the Mary Baird, RN Nursing Scholarship presented by the Sandwich Women's Club, the William R. Kunkel, Sr. Memorial Scholarship presented by the family of William Kunkel, Sr., and a Bernard D. & Grace S. Grossman Scholarship presented by Bernard and Grace Grossman Foundation.
  • Sierra Leone a Project Forward Scholarship presented by the friends of Project Forward, and the M. Nicole Hill Memorial Scholarship presented by friends and family of M. Nicole Hill
  • Daniel Trimble received the Heatherwood Staff Scholarship presented by the residents of Heatherwood at Kings Way

Bourne

  • Kristen Berestecky received the James & Paula Breagy Scholarship
  • Kayla DeChane Kraft received the Rosa Moncholi, MD Scholarship presented by the family of Elizabeth S. Roche

Brewster

  • Merit Brent received a Weezie Foundation Endowed Scholarship presented by the Weezie Foundation
  • Rebecca Burns received a Cape Cod Community College Honors Program Scholarship presented by friends of the CCCC Honors Program.
  • Shauna Condon received a Cape Cod Community College Honors Program Scholarship presented by friends of the CCCC Honors Program, and an Academy for Lifelong Learning Link to the Future Scholarship presented by the Academy for Lifelong Learning.
  • Marissa Freeman received the Peter Dee Memorial Scholarship presented by friends and family of Peter Dee and the CCCC Academic Support Group, and a Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation.
  • Kristin Hark received a Thomas H. and Barbara Lee Endowed Scholarship presented by Thomas and Barbara Lee, and the Aletta S. Root Scholarship presented by the Citizens for Global Solutions, Cape and Islands Chapter.
  • Kai Catalina Pombo received a Phi Theta Kappa Enhanced Member Scholarship presented by CCCC Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Centerville

  • Kellie Crawley received the Kelly-Shea Scholarship presented by The Retired Educators Association of Massachusetts, Cape & Islands Chapter, in memory of Margaret Kelly & Mary Shea.
  • John Hanright received a Light Liberty & Learning Endowed Scholarship presented by an anonymous donor.
  • Abigail Runiewicz received a Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation.
  • Jacqueline Sherbertes received the Maggie Hicks Ritter Memorial Nursing Scholarship presented by the Shirley Philpot Trust.
  • Samuel Stratton received the Richard J. Sullivan Scholarship presented by friends and colleagues of Dick Sullivan, Emeritus Cape Cod Community College Dean of Students.
  • Evan Waugh received the David S. Scanlon Memorial Scholarship for International Understanding presented by the family and friends of David Scanlon, and the Richard “Twig” Souther Progress Award presented by the family and friends of Richard "Twig" Souther.

Cummaquid

  • Meagan Perry received a STEM Scholarship presented by an anonymous donor, and a Lawrence-Lynch Corporation Scholarship for STEM studies presented by the Lawrence-Lynch Corporation.

Dennis Port, South Dennis, West Dennis

  • Savina Brierly received a Heather T. Foster Memorial Scholarship presented by Heather's family & friends.
  • Khalil Melendez received the Deborah A. Skinner Memorial Scholarship presented by Alice J. Burns.
  • Bignia Pierre received a Cape Cod Community College Economics Club Scholarship presented by the CCCC Economics Club and Arion Sprague, and the Trustee Diversity Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Board of Trustees and friends.
  • Dakota Eno-Proulx received a Dennis-Yarmouth Women's Club Scholarship presented by Dennis-Yarmouth Women’s Club, and the Blue Knights Law Enforcement Scholarship presented by Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club Mass. Chapter VI, Cape Cod & Islands.
  • Tiffany Grant received a Wellfleet Thrift Shop Scholarship presented by the Wellfleet Thrift Shop.

East Bridgewater

  • Michael Foley received a Project Forward Scholarship presented by the friends of Project Forward, and the Mr. K Scholarship presented in honor of Alvin Kolodziejski.

East Falmouth, Falmouth

  • Jacob Athamni received the Yee Family Scholarship presented by Samuel and Nancy Yee.
  • Natasha Coombs received the Edith E. McLane Nursing Scholarship presented by the Estate of Edith McLane.
  • Stephanie Costa received the Lesley Williams Memorial Scholarship presented by the friends & family of Lesley Williams.
  • Sierra Gentry received a Laura L. Flanders Memorial Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • Rebecca Hightower received a David B. Willard Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Five in celebration of his 50 years of service with the Bank.
  • James Mase received a Cape Cod Community College Student Senate Scholarship presented by the Student Senate of Cape Cod Community College.
  • Deborah O’Kelly received a Laura L. Flanders Memorial Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • Autumn Boots-Faubert received the Louise DeSantis Deutsch Scholarship presented by friends and Colleagues of Professor Emerita Louise DeSantis Deutsch.
  • Manuel Botelho received the Silver Anniversary Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation.
  • Jermaine Cardoza received the Peter F. Birkel, Jr. “Learning Never Ends” Award presented by Cape Cod Community College.
  • Kirsi Nadzeika received a Lawrence-Lynch Corporation Scholarship for STEM studies presented by the Lawrence-Lynch Corporation.
  • Julia Scussel received the Lore Loftfield DeBower Appreciation Scholarship presented by appreciative members of the Academy for Lifelong Learning.
  • Victoria Walsh received the Project Forward Basic Foods, Cafe and Hospitality Scholarship presented by the friends of Project Forward.
  • Edward Zine received a Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, Inc., and the James F. Hall Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation.

East Orleans

  • Shanice Kelly received the Phyllis J. Fleming Scholarship presented by Dr. Linda B. Miller.

East Sandwich, Sandwich, Forestdale

  • Chelsea Crowley received a Laura L. Flanders Memorial Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • Michele Masse received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens Family,and a Laura L. Flanders Memorial Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • Shauna Joseph received the A. Scott Williams Scholarship presented by colleagues, friends, and family of A. Scott Williams.
  • Maryam Khan received an Adelaide M. Queeney Scholarship presented by Adelaide M. Queeney.
  • Lisa Sawicki received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens Family
  • J. Stanley Laine received an Academy for Lifelong Learning Founders Memorial Scholarship presented by the Academy for Lifelong Learning, and the Paramedic/EMT Scholarship Presented by Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • Tiffany Acord received a Captain Joshua Gray-Jonathan Hatch Chapter, DAR presented by The Captain Joshua Gray-Jonathan Hatch Chapter, DAR, a Laura L. Flanders Memorial Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, Inc., and a David B. Willard Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Five in celebration of his 50 years of service with the Bank.
  • Janice Holt received the Marjorie M. Mullin Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing presented by a faculty colleague and Nursing class 2011.
  • Jennifer McDonald received the William L. Udall Starter Scholarship presented by an anonymous donor.
  • Stephanie Noonan received the Robin Arciprete Horton Memorial Scholarship presented by friends and family of Robin A. Horton.
  • Ashley O’Connor received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens Family.
  • Ryan Yourell received the George Zografos Dunkin' Donuts Scholarship presented by George Zografos.

Eastham

  • Kristen Brown received a Kathleen Schatzberg Appreciation Scholarship in honor of Kathy Schatzberg.
  • Emily Campbell received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens Family.
  • Paige Mansfield received a Lawrence-Lynch Corporation Scholarship presented by the Lawrence-Lynch Corporation.

Fall River

  • Steven Hullings received the Marjorie Lambton Memorial Scholarship presented by family and friends of Marjorie Lambton, the Lois E. Vallely Scholarship presented by the family of Elizabeth S. Roche, and a David J. Welch Memorial Foundation Scholarship presented in memory of David J. Welch.

Harwich, Harwich Port, West Harwich

  • Mollie Bunting received a Project Forward Scholarship presented by the friends of Project Forward, the Marjorie West Littleton Scholarship presented by the family of Marjorie Frances Littleton, and the Grace A., Harold L., and Jane C. Hardy Scholarship presented by friends and family of the Hardys.
  • Jessica Eldridge received an On Their Way Scholarship presented by the Chatham Women's Club, and the Bob Smith Memorial Rotaract Scholarship presented by the Rotaract Club of Cape Cod Community College.
  • Ashley Fredricks received the Harwich Scholarship presented by Christ Church Episcopal.
  • Ashton Lovejoy received an On Their Way Scholarship presented by the Chatham Women's Club.
  • Mariel Martinez received a John T. Forcellese Memorial Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Forcellese.
  • Kyle Mazzur received a Cape Cod Community College Student Senate Scholarship presented by the Student Senate of CCCC.
  • Ashley Salzillo received a Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation.
  • Taylor Schaub received an Adelaide M. Queeney Scholarship presented by Adelaide M. Queeney, and a Phi Theta Kappa Enhanced Member Scholarship presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Cape Cod Community College Chapter.
  • Margaret Stephens received the Christopher Lovelock Memorial Scholarship presented by the Estate of Christopher Lovelock.
  • Jarred Lebedevitch received the Kathryn and Margaret L. Cotter Memorial Scholarship presented by the friends and family of Margaret L. Cotter.
  • Amanda Southwick received a Cape Cod Community College Honors Program Scholarship presented by friends of the CCCC Honors Program.
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  • Kateri Seeley received an On Their Way Scholarship presented by the Chatham Women’s Club.

Hyannis

  • Seine Adylbekova received the Evelyn Shapiro Memorial Scholarship presented by the colleagues, friends, and family of Professor Evelyn Shapiro.
  • Jalal Akel received a Light, Liberty & Learning Endowed Scholarship presented by an anonymous donor.
  • Basudev Banjara received a STEM Scholarship presented by an anonymous donor, and a Weezie Foundation Endowed Scholarship Presented by the Weezie Foundation.
  • Islaine Cavalcante received the Zavod/Fox Family Scholarship in memory of those in the Zavod & Fox families who immigrated to this country from Russia in the 20th century.
  • Luige da Silva received a Thomas H. and Barbara Lee Endowed Scholarship presented by Thomas and Barbara Lee.
  • Cristina DelleFemine received a Cape Cod Community College Student Senate Scholarship presented by the Student Senate of Cape Cod Community College.
  • Melissa Delorey received the Paula Hibbett Memorial Scholarship presented by friends and family of Paula Hibbett, RN, and the Richard A. Kraus Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • Daniel Diehl received the Dagny and Frank Miller Public Service Scholarship presented by the family of Dagny and Frank Miller.
  • Sara Dionisio received the Ying Gean and Sui King Yee Scholarship presented by Samuel and Nancy Yee.
  • Deandra Dyer received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens Family.
  • Ataides Freitas Junior received the Karyn Van Kirk Memorial Scholarship presented by colleagues, friends, family who knew and valued Karyn.
  • Samantha Gemborys received the Nicholas St. John Memorial Scholarship presented by the family, friends, and colleagues of Nick St. John.
  • Keryn Howe received a Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation.
  • William Hughes received a Cape Cod Community College Economics Club Scholarship presented by the CCCC Economics Club and Arion Sprague, and the Tichenor Scholarship presented by Jay and Ruth Tichenor.
  • Mariana Lopes received the Cape Cod Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Scholarship presented by an anonymous donor, and the Peter F. Birkel, Jr. Adult Learner Award presented by Cape Cod Community College.
  • Kerryanne Lynch received a John T. Forcellese Memorial Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Forcellese.
  • Tara McNeely received the Polhemus Savery DaSilva Scholarship presented by Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders.
  • Shyla Packett received the Cape Cod Community College Alumni Association Scholarship Presented by the Cape Cod Community College Alumni Association Advisory Board.
  • Toni Panczyk received a Drs. Laura Seabury & Debra Poletto Scholarship in memory of Sally, Joseph Sr. & Joseph Jr. Seabury, and a David J. Welch Memorial Foundation Scholarship presented in memory of David J. Welch.
  • ikiesha Rose received the Dr. Delmadean Wills Memorial Scholarship presented by the family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Delmadean Wills.
  • Eliene Santos received a Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary-Education Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary.
  • Laurel Smith received a Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary-Education Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary.
  • Brian Snowdale received the Dean Roseanna Pena-Warfield & Gregory Warfield Scholarship presented by the colleagues, friends and family of Roseanna & Gregory Warfield.
  • Alicia Tamang received a Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary-Education Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary.
  • Joseph Thorpe received a Cape Cod Community College Honors Program Scholarship presented by friends of the CCCC Honors Program.

Marston Mills

  • Emma Comp received a Phi Theta Kappa Enhanced Member Scholarship presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Cape Cod Community College Chapter.
  • Martina Scammon received the W. John Grinnell/Kiwanis Scholarship presented by the Kiwanis Club of Hyannis.

Mashpee

  • Keri Altaffer received a Louise M. DiMeo Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Louis DiMeo.
  • Kaylee Bergstrom received a Louise M. DiMeo Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Louis DiMeo.
  • Rachel Ecker received a Louise M. DiMeo Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dimeo.
  • Audett Lewis Murphy received a Louise M. DiMeo Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Louis DiMeo, and a John T. Forcellese Memorial Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Forcellese.
  • Annmarie Raymond received the Dr. Helen W. Goolishian Scholarship presented by the family of Dr. Helen W. Goolishian.
  • Michelle Zigah received a Louise M. DiMeo Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Louis DiMeo.

Onset

  • Isabella Roberge received a Three Bays Preservation Scholarship presented by the Three Bays Preservation, Inc., the George T. Curley, Jr. Memorial Scholarship presented by the friends and family of George T. Curley, Jr., and the Scott Award in Environmental Studies presented by the Heines Family.

Osterville

  • Stuart Friedrich received the William S. and Elizabeth G. Beinecke Endowed Scholarhship presented by the late William S. Beinecke and The Prospect Hill Foundation

Plymouth

  • Melissa Damon received the Elena Marie Rice Scholarship presented by the Rice Family in memory of Elena Marie Rice, Class of 2004.
  • Alexandria DiBella received a Cape Cod Community College Economics Club Scholarship presented by the CCCC Economics Club.
  • Sarah Houston received a Kathleen Schatzberg Appreciation Scholarship in honor of Kathy Schatzberg.
  • Alec Pontbriand received a Kathleen Schatzberg Appreciation Scholarship in honor of Kathy Schatzberg.
  • Matthew Soldevilla received the Anne and Henry DiPrete Scholarship presented by the CCCC Educational Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund, and the Cape Cod Irish Village Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Irish Village.
  • Joshua Tamborella received a Massachusetts Regents Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Community College.

Pocasset

  • Jill Norton received the Mark Brouillette Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Potters.
  • Chanda Uy received an Ernest LeBlanc Memorial Endowed Scholarship presented by the Barnstable County Education Association.

Provincetown

  • Devana Mills received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens Family, and a David J. Welch Memorial Foundation Scholarship presented in memory of David J. Welch.
  • Khloe Mitchell received a Wellfleet Thrift Shop Scholarship presented by the Wellfleet Thrift Shop.

Sagamore

  • Nicole Carey received a Cape Cod Community College Economics Club Scholarship Presented by the CCCC Economics Club.
  • Stephanie MacDonald received a Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation.
  • Lacey Sylvester received an Ernest LeBlanc Memorial Endowed Scholarship presented by the Barnstable County Education Association.

Truro

  • Lilas Ferrier-Cohen received a Kathleen Schatzberg Appreciation Scholarship in honor of Kathy Schatzberg.

Vineyard Haven

  • Lisa Ponte received the Computers for Seniors Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, and the Martha’s Vineyard Student's Fund Scholarship.
  • Amanda Taylor received a Dr. Harvey A. Whipple, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, "He filled his last cavity.”

Wareham, East Wareham

  • Karla Gagnon received the Arline Maloney Memorial Nursing Scholarship presented by Joan M. Maloney.
  • Laurina Luppino received a Dr. Harvey A. Whipple, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, "He filled his last cavity.”
  • Priscilla Muchai received the Marion Jordan Scholarship presented by the Joan Bentinck-Smith Charitable Foundation.
  • Andrew Thompson received the Elaine S. Perry Memorial Scholarship presented by the family, friends, and colleagues of Elaine Perry, and the Vincent Catania Memorial Scholarship presented by the friends and family of Vincent Catania.
  • Jennifer Blake received the Linda Sayers Memorial Nursing Scholarship presented in memory of Linda Sayers.
  • Shawna MacIntyre received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens Family.

Wellfleet

  • Christy Braga De Lima received the SKIP Scholarship Presented by The Soup Kitchen in Provincetown in memory of Betty Villari.
  • Kyle DiPinto received a John T. Forcellese Memorial Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Forcellese.
  • Jack Olson received a Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation, an Orenda Wildlife Land Trust Scholarship presented by the Orenda Wildlife Land Trust Board of Directors and Elizabeth Lewis, and the John D. Warner Scholarship presented by Cape Cod Coolers, Nantucket Sparkling Water.

West Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Yarmouth Port, South Yarmouth

  • Ana Paula Brouseau received a Charlotte M. Hamill Scholarship presented in memory of Charlotte M. Hamill.
  • Liudmila Czarnecki received a David J. Welch Memorial Foundation Scholarship presented in memory of David J. Welch, and a Heather T. Foster Memorial Scholarship presented by Heather's family & friends.
  • Latoya James received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens family, and a Bertie Banas Memorial Nursing Scholarship presented by the late Charlotte M. Hamill.
  • Amanda Notemyer received the Scarbrough Scholarship presented by the Scarbrough Family.
  • Yulia Plummer received a Charlotte M. Hamill Scholarship presented in memory of Charlotte M. Hamill.
  • Risa Ramos received a Cape Cod Community College Honors Program Scholarship presented by CCCC Honors Program.
  • Ciara Taylor received a Cape Cod Community College Student Senate Scholarship presented by the Student Senate of Cape Cod Community College.
  • Diana Zhiyentayeva received the Harland Perry Sisk Memorial Scholarship presented by friends and family of Harland & Louise Sisk.
  • Timothy Campos received a John T. Forcellese Memorial Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Forcellese.
  • Christopher Dickey received the Barnstable County Bar Association Scholarship presented by the Barnstable County Bar Association.
  • Sydnie Ellis received a David B. Willard Scholarship Presented by Cape Cod Five in celebration of his 50 years of service with the Bank.
  • Jessie Farias received a Dennis-Yarmouth Women's Club Scholarship presented by the Dennis-Yarmouth Women’s Club.
  • Danielle Germaine received a Wilkens Family Trust Scholarship presented by the Wilkens Family.
  • Michael Giannetti received the Cape Cod Antique Dealers Association Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Antique Dealers Association.
  • Gina Mann received the Val and Dick Rand Scholarship in honor of Val & Dick Rand, presented by Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation.
  • Darya Latypova received a Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Scholarship presented by the Cape Cod Five Charitable Foundation.
  • Keely Ashe-Alex received the Three Bays Preservation Scholarship presented by the Three Bays Preservation, and the Lee Mannillo Memorial Scholarship presented in memory of Lee Mannillo.
  • Isabella Cantillano-Sanchez received a John T. Forcellese Memorial Scholarship presented by Mr. and Mrs. Peter Forcellese.
  • Cynara Dubowik received the Accenture Scholarship presented by William Green and Friends of Cape Cod Community College, and a David B. Willard Scholarship Presented by Cape Cod Five in celebration of his 50 years of service with the Bank.
  • Sarah Gardiner received a Drs. Laura Seabury & Debra Poletto Scholarship in memory of Sally, Joseph Sr. & Joseph Jr. Seabury.
  • Stephanie Heaney received the Natalie S. Gardner and Eastham Council on Aging Scholarship presented by friends and family of Natalie Gardner and the friends of the Eastham COA.
  • Kate Wilkins received a Bertie Banas Memorial Nursing Scholarship presented by the late Charlotte M. Hamill.