Students shine at AHS: Awards, scholarships for 2017

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Awards Night was held at Arlington High School on Thursday, June 1, and the following received recognition: 

The program notes that scholarship awards total about $500,000. 

Elementary School Teacher Recognition Awards

Rebecca Bell, Bishop School

Nicole Feroleto, Brackett School

Adriane Dipasquale, Dallin School

Maggie Trivino, Hardy School

Christina Perkoski, Peirce School

Paula Smart, Stratton School

Siobhan Foley, Thompson School

Nanta Hardesty, Ottoson Middle School

Scholarships, awards descriptions, presenters

  1. Ida Robbins Scholarship presented by Kirsi Allison Ampe, member, Arlington School Committee
  2. E. Nelson Blake, Jr. Memorial Book Awards presented by Kirsi Allison Ampe, member Arlington School Committee
  3. Felicia M. DeLorenzo Scholarships presented by JoAnn DeLorenzo Crimmings
  4. Marky G Foundation Scholarship presented by Ryan Gillis
  5. Robert “Bobby”McGurl and the McGurl Family Veterans Scholarship presented by Michael McGurl, Nancy Mahoney and Betty Jane Livoti
  6. Catherine J.  Malatesta Memorial Scholarship presented by Gregg Malatesta & Jennifer Goodwin
  7. Harry Haroutunian Scholarship presented by Jan and Tim Haroutunian
  8. Amy Walsh Memorial Scholarship presented by Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Walsh
  9. Betty Fiorenza Memorial Scholarship, presented by Ann, Elizabeth and Hannah Langenfeld
  10. Dr. Robert A. Provost, Jr. Memorial Scholarship presented by Robert Provost III
  11. Katherine Wall Memorial Scholarship presented by Jeannie Wall and Kaitlyn Malone
  12. The Pizzi Foundation Scholarship presented by Janet Pizzi
  13. Teres Mathai Scholarship thru the  Mass 911 Fund presented by Kim Cayer
  14. East Cambridge Savings Bank Scholarships presented by Natercia Calisto & Patricia McGovern
  15. Courtney Lynn Jones Scholarship presented by 12 Points Wealth Management
  16. Arlington Center for the Arts Scholarship Award  presented by the Arlington Center for the Arts
  17. The Catherine Brescia Memorial Book Award and Scholarship presented by David Ardito

      Outstanding Achievement in Art presented by David Ardito

  1. Bob Havern AHS 67 Scholarship presented by Ned & Tim Havern
  2. Griff Strong Scholarship presented by Dan & Ginny Griffin
  3. Friends of Arlington Hockey/Bertagna Memorial Scholarships presented by Joe Bertagna, Carol Bertagna Distefano and Robert Bartholomew
  4. Brackett School PTO Scholarships presented by Robert Bartholomew 
  5. The Mary Nolan Scholarship presented by Jeannie & Dianna Jamgochian
  6. Vito Sammarco Memorial Scholarship presented by Sandra Sammarco
  7. Shoot For The Cure Scholarships presented by Dianne Mucci & Jenn Tripp
  8. Joan Gallagher Scholarship Award presented by Richard Gallagher
  9. Armstrong Family Scholarship presented by Richard Gallagher
  10. Rev.Martin Luther King Jr  Birthday Celebration Committee Scholarship presented by Pearl Morrison
  11. The Dottie Maher Memorial Tennis Scholarships presented by John Maher and Mary DeCourcey  
  12. Arlington Soccer Club/Sam Oliver Memorial Scholarships  presented by Steve Klosterman, Maureen Oliver
  13. Arlington Boys Youth Lacrosse Club Scholarships presented by Eric Smith and Jen Butler
  14. Arlington Girls Youth Lacrosse Club Scholarship presented by Eric Smith and Jen Butler
  15. Performing Arts Parents Association Scholarships presented by Karen Schoomaker
  16. Pasquale Tassone Scholarship presented by Karen Schoomaker
  17. James F. Leverone Memorial Scholarships presented by Nanci Ortwein

Additional Scholarships and Awards

AHS Class of 1930 Scholarship

AHS Class of 1955 Scholarship

Ann Rosalie Pierce Memorial Scholarship

Arlington Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Arlington Education Association

Arlington Association of School Secretaries

Art Coughlin Holovak-Logan Memorial Scholarship

Ed Burns Scholar Athlete Scholarship

Edward A. Bailey Scholarships

Ellen E. Sweeney Scholarship

Frank Roberts Memorial Book Award and Scholarship

Harry Jean Memorial Scholarship

Henry Ottoson Memorial Scholarship

John L. Asinari Memorial Scholarship

Joan Flanagan/Hardy PTO Scholarship

Joseph J. Keating Jr. Scholarship

Karl Kaprelian Memorial Scholarship

Kathleen Crawley Memorial Scholarship

Kenneth J. Simmons Memorial Rotary Scholarship

Mary Lou Serra Sheehan Scholarship

Muthiah Sisters Scholarship

Nicholas Iacuzio Memorial Scholarship

Peirce School/Alanna Demella Scholarship

Principal’s Scholarship

Professor and Mrs.Takaji Matsushima Book Award

Sharon Boyle Memorial Scholarship

Symmes Arlington Hospital Nurses Alumni Scholarship

Thelma Sonnichsen Scholarship

Tower Mothers Club Scholarship

Virginia Leonard Memorial Scholarship  

World Language Awards ~ Spanish - Latin - French – Mandarin – Italian

Zonta Club of Arlington Scholarship

Francis E. Thompson Scholarships *

Gold ~ Silver ~ Bronze

 *Francis E. Thompson Scholarships are a gift of the Thompson Family, funded by the family fortune created in part by the sale of Moxie.  Moxie, a carbonated beverage, is considered to be the first mass produced soft drink in the United States.


This list of awards was published Friday, June 2, 2017.