STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Erin Trodden Awarded Scholarship From Middlesex Community College Foundation

LOWELL, MA — The Middlesex Community College Foundation awarded $43,000 in scholarships for outstanding academic achievement to 21 Middlesex students as part of its 2019 spring fundraiser, “Piano Men,” held recently in the Lowell Memorial Auditorium.

Pranay Rai, of Lowell, was awarded the James C. and Judith G. Mabry Completion Scholarship. This award was established at the inauguration of MCC President James Mabry in 2015. The scholarship is awarded to assist a worthy student with the completion of an associate degree at Middlesex.

Michelle Davis, of Lowell, was awarded the Dr. Carole A. Cowan Scholarship. Established in honor of Cowan, former MCC President, this award provides financial assistance to a deserving Middlesex student who is a member of the Commonwealth Honors Program.

Kaitlin Fung, of Acton, was awarded the Debra Chemelli-Evans Scholarship. This award was established in memory of the daughter of William Chemelli, former chairman of the MCC Board of Trustees, and member of the MCC Foundation Board.

Eight students were awarded Commonwealth Honors Program Scholarships:

  • Juan Breton (Lowell)
  • Brittany Brown (Westford)
  • Adam Goulet (Waltham)
  • Joseph Ivers (Bedford)
  • Genesis Martinez (Lawrence)
  • Isabel Pagano (Peterborough, N.H.)
  • Connor Powell (Andover)
  • Abigail Zegowitz (Westford)

Ten students were awarded Lowell Connections Scholarships:

  • Thearith Chhom (Lowell)
  • Trevor Dumais (Lowell)
  • Ari Primak (Andover)
  • Kiss Quick (Lowell)
  • Leang Sam, Lowell
  • Natalia Silva (Nashua, N.H.)
  • Eliza Slocum (Haverhill)
  • Theara Sok (Lowell)
  • Vilyratna Sok (Lowell)
  • Erin Trodden (Wilmington)

Since 1988, the Middlesex Community College Foundation has generated income through revenue from investments managed by the MCC Foundation Board of Directors, proceeds from the college’s spring fundraiser, the Middlesex Fund, and other programs and campaigns.

(NOTE: The above press release is from Middlesex Community College.)

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