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Please check back in the Spring of 2020 for updated scholarship information.
Congratulations to our 2019 scholarship recipients, Samantha Kinnaly and Claudio Rocha!
George and Rachel Shaw Scholarship
The winner of the $3000 award sponsored by Mrs. Sylvia Shaw Marble in honor of her parents is Samantha Kinnaly. Samantha is a student at Northeastern University. Next May 2020, Samantha will graduate with a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering. For many years she has been very focused on the environment from when she participated in the Peabody Outdoor Adventures Program at Brooksby Farm to becoming a teen leader and finally a staff member. She continues her passion for the environment working at Suffolk Construction in her co-op job as Project Manager. Her goal is to continue working in the construction field, concentrating in sustainable building in her effort to implement the best practices possible to ensure the sustainability of our planet.
Andrew Metropolis History Scholarship
This year’s winner of the $2500 Andrew M. Metropolis scholarship funded by the Peabody Historical Society is Claudio Rocha. After graduation from Peabody Veteran’s Memorial High School, this fall Claudio will attend Assumption College. He will pursue studies in history and education. During high school, Claudio has amassed an outstanding record in Cross Country, indoor and outdoor track. He has captained all three teams and was recognized by the Salem News as “Runner of the Year” and by the Northeast Conference as “Student Athlete of the Year.” He participated in Student Government Day at the high school as a Councilor-at-large. Claudio is a member of the National Honor Society, a peer tutor and a mentor for the Challenger Basketball program for Special Needs children. He plans to become a high school history teacher