Westbrook Foundation Awards Scholarships
Westbrook Foundation member, retiring Middle School History teacher, Jim Crawford awards Corey Thomas with the Barbara Spencer Memorial Scholarship for Leadership.
The Westbrook Foundation, a non-profit started in 1984 by school teacher Barbara Spencer, has been awarding scholarships and grants to local students and town organizations since its inception and was proud to give 44 graduating seniors, in the 2011 class, the 51st to graduate from Westbrook High School, a total of $61,650 in scholarship monies to be used toward higher education pursuits.
An additional $16,000 will be given to Westbrook residents, through the Messerschmidt Scholarship Fund.
Scholarships were awarded as follows:
- The Veterans Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Nicole D’Orio.
- The Josephine S. Crump Scholarship was awarded to Christopher Cusano.
- Sara Buck and Christopher Alaimo, earned the Dorothy Christopher Hoyt Scholarship.
- The Oscar Manstan/Richard Nolf Memorial Industrial Arts Scholarship went to Samantha Schofield.
- Arianna Cote earned the Herbert A. Muller, Jr. Memorial Scholarship and Tyler Gracey was awarded the Ellen S. Murphy Scholarship.
- Jeanette Murphy, Michael Avena and Danielle Bergmann were awarded the Henry Ortner Memorial Scholarship.
- The Olin E. Neidlinger Music Scholarship is going to Julie Blum.
- The Elliot A. Spencer Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Sharif Jalil.
- Gegory Butterworth received the Raymond L. Wilson Scholarship and Corey Thomas was awarded the Westbrook Grange #123 Scholarship.
- Dominic Panico was awarded the Pat Mazeau & Myrtie Gareau Scholarship.
- Tyler Gracey received the Brandon E. Norman Memorial Scholarship and the Dan Nuhn Scholarship was given to Jamie Molinares.
- The Marie Mazeau Memorial Scholarship is going to Tyler Bridgewater.
The Barbara Spencer Memorial Scholarship was given to Alexander Lawton, Harlan Toussaint and Julie Blum; for leadership Corey Thomas; Good Citizenship, Christopher Marino
Special Awards were given to; Jamie Abraham, Mikaela Bean, Sara Buck, Kelsey Campbell, Lea Chamberlain, Austin Charles, Brendan Coan, Meagan Cote, Anne Cyr, Cooper David, Connor Eastman, Christopher Feinman, Cody Forrest, Tara Higgins, Sabrina Husted, Chris Martel, William Morrissey, William Neale, Dominic Panico, Kara Riggio, Samuel Schenck, Michael Schneider, Samantha Schofield, Nathan Stevenson, Brittany Wigglesworth, Matthew Winschel, and Jordan Yott.
Fourteen Westbrook residents will receive scholarship funds from the Messerschmidt Fund, those receipts are; Ryan Killion, Jennifer Labbadia, Justin J. Lawrie, Britney Malhotra, Elna Munson, Martina Parashkevova, Marie Porrell, Nicole Riggio, Ryan Riggio, William E. Schwab, Dylan Twigg, Edward Vallee, Nicholas Westbrook and Samantha Westbrook.
Congratulations to all scholarship recipients from the Westbrook Foundation.