The Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc., presented scholarships totaling $10,000 to 10 college students from Enfield during a meeting of the Enfield Rotary Club on August 14.
Scholarship recipients for 2013 shown in the photo above are (front row l-r): Brittany Kaplan, post-graduate, UCONN: Law & Public Administration; Francis Butler, junior, Sienna College: History; Martin Caldon, junior, CCSU: Physics; Jessica Scheer, post-graduate, SCSU: Spanish; and Daniel Army, senior, University of Hartford: Art/Painting. Back row l-r: Dean Brodeur, junior, Northeastern University: Accounting; Mary DiProto, junior, CCSU: Music; Andrew Baris, junior, University of Hartford: Photography; and Mary Hastings, junior, Dean College: Early Childhood Education. Not pictured: Tiffany Almeida, post-graduate, UCONN West Hartford: Education
Joining the students in the photo are Jerold S. Bell, DVM, President of the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and Derek C. Meade, President of the Enfield Rotary Club.
The Enfield Rotary Club has been awarding scholarships to college students from Enfield since 1956. Only juniors, seniors and post-graduate students are eligible. The not-for-profit Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation was incorporated in 1982. The club and Scholarship Foundation have presented more than $274,000 in scholarships to date.
For more information about the Rotary Club of Enfield, visit www.enfieldctrotary.org. The Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on Bright Meadow Blvd. Guests who are interested in attending a meeting should contact club President Derek Meade at (860) 745-6448.