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Northeastern University to Honor Scholarship Winners from Boston Public High Schools

What: Northeastern University will host a dinner honoring more than 30 Boston Public High School students who won scholarships to attend Northeastern in 2007.

When: Friday, June 29th, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Location: Northeastern’s Curry Student Center Ballroom

Event Details: Mayor Thomas Menino, Boston Public School superintendent Michael Contompasis, and Northeastern president Joseph Aoun will congratulate the scholarship winners and speak about their accomplishments.

Event Contact: John Natale at 617-373-2802 or j.natale@neu.edu

Each of these Boston-area students has earned at least one of the following scholarships to attend Northeastern:

  • The Boston Public High Schools Scholarship
  • The Neal F. Finnegan Scholarship
  • The Boston Housing Authority Scholarship
  • The Balfour Academy Scholarship
  • The Ujima Scholarship
  • The Torch Scholars Program

Please note the following list of this year’s scholarship winners, along with the high schools they graduated from:

The Boston Public High Schools Scholarship

Eris Bame, Brook Farm Business and Service Career Academy

Elfreida Campbell, Community Academy of Science and Health

Wendy Chan, Academy of the Pacific Rim

Anh Chung, Excel High School

Timon Cooney, Boston Latin School

Luis Escobar, East Boston High School

Badewa Fashote, Boston Latin Academy

Peter Georgiev, John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

April Lamrock, Health Careers Academy

Jean Loreus, Urban Science Academy

Erin Maiullari, Boston Collegiate Charter School

Jillian Rose, Monument High School

Yanelin Salerno, The Engineering School

Genta Spaho, Boston Community Leadership Academy

Kamil Supronik, Excel High School

My Chi Tran, East Boston High School

Sebastian Witkowski, Boston Community Leadership Academy

Jiahui Liao, Health Careers Academy

Juan Santos, Muriel S. Snowden International School at Copley

Shannell Parson, Edward G. Noonan Business Academy

The Neal F. Finnegan Scholarship

Gordon Forbes, Newton North High School

The Boston Housing Authority Scholarship

Antwionette Andrews-Clark, John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

Maria Fontes, Parkway Academy of Technology and Health

Phong Pham, TechBoston Academy

The Balfour Academy Scholarship

Kierra Cook, Boston Latin School

Tuuyen Dao, Boston Latin Academy

Badewa Fashote, Boston Latin Academy

Gordon Forbes, Newton North High School

Betty Jasper, John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

David Kamara, Wellesley High School

Charissa McMullen. Belmont High School

Meisha Swaby, John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

The Ujima Scholarship

Dashawn Bristol, John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

Lindsay Carrasquillo of Boston, Newton North High School

Davina Ashley Griffith, John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

David Kamara, Wellesley High School

Charissa McMullen, Belmont High School

Yennifer Pedraza, Boston Latin Academy

Jennifer Quintero, John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

Wensess Raphael, Academy of the Pacific Rim

Kelly Vilella, Boston Day and Evening Academy

Jenee Hampton, Fenway High School

Jessica Cetoute, John D O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

Jairo Montero, Boston Latin Academy

The Torch Scholars Program

Glenny Reynoso, Edward G. Noonan Business Academy

Chynah Tyler, Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. The university’s distinctive cooperative education program, where students alternate semesters of full-time study with semesters of paid work in fields relevant to their professional interests and major, is one of the largest and most innovative in the world. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in six undergraduate colleges, eight graduate schools, and two part-time divisions. For more information, please visit www.northeastern.edu.