$37,500 in Scholarships Awarded to Community College Students

$37,500 in Scholarships Awarded to Community College Students

For Immediate Release
February 26, 2013
Contact Foundation Exectutive director
Amy Bourgault 603-230-3560

Concord, NH...The Community Colleges of New Hampshire Foundation recently awarded $37,500 in PSNH/NASA Space Grant Scholarships.  The scholarship program is made possible through a NASA  Grant and a generous donation from Public Service of New Hampshire, the State’s largest electric utility.

The $1,500 scholarships are available to students in the Community College System of New Hampshire who are pursuing a career in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field.  The following students received the scholarships:

From Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth:

Khalid Belkjadi, Dover
Vaughan Coder, Exeter
Sarah Donohue Flynn, Rollinsford
Kaela Gosselin, Epsom
Allison Issertell, Stratham
Irene Natalia, Somersworth
Curtis Pratt, Dover
Ronal Totten, Strafford

From Lakes Region Community College, Laconia:

Derek Ambrose, Strafford
Brian Gamache, Belmont

From Nashua Community College:

Jeremy Arzuaga, Salem
Russell Barrette, Rindge
Ramon Burgos, Nashua
Patrick Grady, Londonderry
Taryn Harpool, Milford
Bryan Landry, Brookline
John Lessard, Hooksett
Cole Melanson, Allenstown
Moez Messaoudi, Nashua
Richard Murphy, Londonderry
Alexander Ranney, Sandown
Spencer Schenkelberg, Londonderry

From NHTI-Concord’s Community College:

Ashley Eames, Epsom
Kelsey Hurd-Fields, Canterbury
Amy Schaeffner, Manchester

The NASA Grant is administered by NH Space Grant Consortium.  The Consortium and PSNH have partnered with the Community College System for the past 11 years, enabling 400 STEM scholarships to be awarded to community college students state-wide.

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The Community Colleges of New Hampshire Foundation was incorporated in February 2000 as a 501(c)(3) corporation. The Foundation’s mission is to support the Community College System of New Hampshire and make higher education more accessible.

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