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Girls Inc. of the Berkshires Announces Scholarship Winners
02:45PM / Friday, April 07, 2017
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center, home of Girls Inc. of the Berkshires, has announced this year's scholarship winners.

The following scholarship recipients will be awarded at the annual Ruth P. Boraski Celebration Evening, to be held at the Colonial Theatre on Thursday, May 4. This year, the Brigham Center is excited to be awarding $10,000 in scholarships.

These scholarships are based on financial need, academic success and demonstrated involvement in community service. Scholarships are generously underwritten by: the Ruth P. Boraski Fund for Girls Inc. of the Berkshires, Berkshire Community College Foundation, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), Rotary Club of Pittsfield and Zonta Club of Berkshire County.

The Ruth P. Boraski Fund Scholarships go to Olivia Bordeau, Taconic High School; Jessie Downer, Wahconah Regional High School; Caitlyn Herrick, Mt. Everett Regional High School; Kelsey Netzer, Mt. Everett Regional High School; Raeayn Warren, Taconic High School; and Hannah Weeks, Pittsfield High School.

The Berkshire Community College Foundation Scholarship goes to Amber Myers, Taconic High School.

The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Scholarship goes to Crystal Wojcik, Hoosac Valley Middle & High School.

The Rotary Club of Pittsfield Scholarship goes to Jill Scussel, Taconic High School.

The Zonta Club of Berkshire County Scholarship goes to Katherine McNinch, Lenox Memorial Middle & High School.

On the evening of May 4, Girls Inc. of the Berkshires will also honor Brenda Burdick, Marketing & Strategic Communications for General Dynamics Mission Systems, with the "She Knows Where She's Going" Award. Presented annually since 1990, the award recognizes strong, smart, and bold Berkshire County women leaders who exemplify the vision and values of Girls Inc.

Tickets to this year’s Ruth P. Boraski Celebration Evening may be purchased on the Brigham Center's website or by calling 413-442-5174 ext. 12.


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