The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded a total of $145,430 in scholarships to 55 students from Berlin, New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Southington and other towns, helping them to pursue their dreams at higher education institutions in Connecticut and beyond.
Nine students from Berlin were among the recipients.
The students received 60 scholarship awards from 40 of the Foundation’s named scholarship funds and plan to attend Connecticut colleges and universities including the University of Connecticut (UConn), Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) and Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), as well as out-of-state schools including Arizona State, Maryland, Northeastern, Ohio State and Villanova, among others. Five students received two Foundation scholarships.
Here are the Berlin students who made the cut:
Jerry DeJesus, Vincent F. Biscoglio, Sr., Memorial Scholarship (Western Connecticut State University) Taylor Gilleran, Kimberly R. Miller Scholarship (CCSU) Ramsha Khan, Josephine Suits Arts Scholarship (Tunxis Community College) Julia Kipphut, Gloria Biscoglio Bosco Memorial Scholarship (UConn) Madison Macke, Gloria Biscoglio Bosco Memorial Scholarship (Southern Connecticut State University) Emily Michaud, Helen T. Bianca Nursing Scholarship (Villanova University) Stephanie Parillo, Harold M. Sussman Memorial Scholarship (UConn) Gabrielle St. Jarre (2), William J. Tomasso Scholarship and Dominic DelConte Memorial Scholarship (Northeastern) Christopher Von Achen, James W. McDermott, Jr., Memorial Scholarship (UMass Amherst).