STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s SoleSisters Running Club Awards 5 Scholarships To Graduating Seniors

Below is an announcement from the Wilmington-based SoleSisters Running Club:

WILMINGTON, MA — What a night for the SoleSisters Running Club of Wilmington, MA. Our 2021 Scholarship winners were presented $1000 scholarships on behalf of our club. This year we had many applicants, and our board decided on these five well deserving winners.

Makayla Paige of Tewksbury, MA and a four year Cross Country, Winter Track, and Spring track runner. Makayla served as team captain for all three teams, and as well has been a top performer in the state. She will be continuing her running with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this fall.

Makayla Paige TMHS

Isabelle Carleton of Tewksbury MA and a three year Cross Country, four year Winter and Spring track runner for TMHS. Isabelle served as Captain for Winter and Spring track her senior year. She will be attending UMASS Lowell studying nursing this fall. Her Mom Kathy is a long time runner and member of the SoleSisters.

Isabelle Carleton TMHS

Cassidy Elliott of Billerica, MA was a four year runner for the Cross Country, Winter, and Spring track teams for Billerica High. Cassidy is continuing her studies at Assumption University.

Cassidy Elliott Billerica

Shelby Bourdeau of Billerica, MA was a four year Spring track runner for Shawsheen Tech. She will be attending Worcester State University studying Nursing.

Shelby Bourdeau Shawsheen Tech Billerica

Molly Dugan of Wilmington, MA was a four year Cross Country, Winter and Spring track runner for Austin Prep. She was also captain of all three teams. Molly plans to continue her studies at Boston College. Our own board member Nicolle Renick served as Molly’s winter and spring track coach at Austin Prep.

Molly Dugan Austin Prep- Wilmington

Our club is proud to award five $1000 scholarships to graduating female High School runners from the Wilmington, Burlington, Billerica, and Tewksbury communities. For sure this is one of our favorite days of the year as we’re privileged to give back to the communities who are us- our own members!!! We congratulate Makayla, Isabelle, Cassidy, Shelby, and Molly and wish them success. For any female runners, joggers, walkers in the communities nearby – please check us out at You will be so happy you did!

All winners and Board

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