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68 Milford High School Students are Adams Scholars

The following students will qualify for free tuition at a state college or university because they are eligible for an Adams Scholarship.

Sixty-eight seniors at Milford High School are eligible for an Adams Scholarship, a state scholarship that will cover the cost of tuition for eight semesters at a state university or college.

The John and Abigail Adams Scholarship provides a tuition waiver for up to eight semesters of undergraduate education. The scholarship covers tuition only; fees and room and board are not included.

According to the requirements, Massachusetts public high school students become eligible for the scholarship when they:

  • score at the Advanced and Proficient levels on grade 10 MCAS tests in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics. (A student must earn a score of Advanced on the ELA or Mathematics test and a score of Proficient or higher on the other test); AND
  • have combined scores from the MCAS ELA and Mathematics tests that place them in the top 25 percent of students in the graduating class in their district.

This year’s Milford High School recipients are:

Emily Elizabeth Baron; Robert Michael Benjamin; Kevin Joseph Bradley; Hannah Leigh Brown; Hannah Rose Buckley; Siaina Micaela Campbell; Kevin Alfred Castiglioni; Margaret MinYoung Chute; Matthew M. Cicciu; Abigail Lloyd Clabaugh; Griffin John Colpitts; Kellie Elizabeth Cooper; Shane Paul Costa;

Jonathan David Dague; Mikaela Margaret DeMaria; Megan Leigh Driscoll; Michael Joseph Dunlavey; Ryan Nicholas Duquette; Lucas Ferreira Lopes de Aguiar; Eric Anthony Fernandes; John James Fitzgerald; Jonathan Robert Flatley; Nicole Rita Godin; Diana Lynne Gonzalez; Lauren Elizabeth Hanna; Coral Rae Henkel;

Shannon Marie Hoar; Stephen Edward Holtsnider; Thomas Adam Hytholt; Natasha Anne Jacobson; Laura Marie Kacir; Rosalie Mwamine Kimba; Samuel Jovan Krovocheck; Samantha Joy Elizabeth Lathrop; Rachel Sheree Levine; Nena LeeAnn Litchfield; Drew Sullivan Lorenzo; Veronica Jennifer Lynch; Timothy James MacMannis; Cierra Lynn Meurant; Mark W. Mikhaeal; Eric Joseph Miller;

John Paul Miranda; Miranda Lee Monaghan; Stephanie Alexis Montano; Brandon Douglas Morin; James Paul Mullahoo; Brandon Lee O’Neill; Anelise Coehlo Pena; Brendan Jon Pounds; Caitlin Ann Powers; Kristin Elizabeth Pratt; Derryk Colby Recchia; Nicole Elizabeth Reed; Connor James Rosenblatt; William Scott Selent;

Michael Paul Shea; Hugo Henrique Silva; Shannon Jean Smith; Elizabeth Morgan Stallone; Madeline Francis Szczypinski; Michael Chase Tarolli; Benjamin Hardy Thompson; Justine Catherine Tomaso; Alex Michael Tonkonogy; Julia Lynne Touhey; Michael James Tracy; and Tyler John Tracy. 

Beau Barrows, an out-of-district student, also qualified for the Adams Scholarship.

Milford Senior Man January 09, 2013 at 07:50 PM
"Psssst. We forgot to tell you: At Massachusetts state schools, tuition is only a small nominal fee (under $900). The real cost is hidden in the 'Curriculum Fee' which is $9400/year." It's not their fault, they had to figure out some way to pay for Billy Bulger's pension.
Mary MacDonald January 09, 2013 at 08:37 PM
At first I thought, oh, that can't be true milfordman. But a little search and, lo and behold, it is true. Oh well, at least it's a $900 a year break. Every bit counts, right?. Here is the UMass fee and tuition schedule: http://www.umass.edu/bursar/Full-Time%20Undergraduate%20Fees.pdf
Mary MacDonald January 09, 2013 at 08:42 PM
Actually, it's $1800 a year, for two semesters. So, the award at UMass Amherst is worth about $7,200 over the four years. Anyway, an interesting arrangement. Usually the tuition is the lion's share of the bill at a college. First time I've seen this.
Deb Nilan January 10, 2013 at 12:48 AM
My son (a junior) also won this award. I was so excited that he received free tuition thinking we just got handed the lottery until I researched it to. Granted I am so proud of him and I am happy because, yes, every little bit counts....but the award is a little misleading.
Kathy Nogueira January 10, 2013 at 04:27 PM
Another little "glitch" in the system - the Adams Scholarships apply to all Massachusetts state colleges and univerisities except Mass College or Art and Design.

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