STEM Scholarships Awarded

STEM Scholarships Awarded

For Immediate Release
February 3, 2014
Contact: Amy Ireland Bourgault
Foundation Director

$24,000 in STEM Scholarships Awarded to Community College Students

Concord, NH...The Community Colleges of New Hampshire Foundation recently awarded $24,000 in PSNH/NASA Space Grant Scholarships to Community College System of NH students pursing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers. The scholarship program is made possible through a NASA Space Grant and a donation from Public Service of New Hampshire, the State’s largest electric utility. The following students each received a $1,500 scholarship:


From Nashua Community College:

Jeremy Arzuaga, Salem, Electronic Engineering Technology

Bryan Landry, Hollis, Science

Alexander Ranney, Sandown, Aviation Technology

Tyler McClure, Brookline, Engineering


From NHTI, Concord’s Community College:

Richard Bittle, Loudon, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Timothy DiPirro, Nashua, Engineering

Holly Worcester, Barrington, Mathematics Education

Samantha McAllister, Henniker, Engineering

Victoria Berube, Hooksett, Mathematics Education

Marissa Rousseau, Hudson, Physics Education

Joseph Blair, Center Barnstead, Mathematics Education

Benjamin Carleton, Barrington, Mathematics & Science Education

Caleb Matson, Dublin, Electronic Engineering Technology

From Great Bay Community College:

Kenny Weeden, Barrington, Engineering

From River Valley Community College:

Stephen Jevons, Claremont, Engineering

Alexander Stevens, Charlestown, Biology


PSNH has partnered with the NASA Space Grant Program and the Community College System for the past 12 years, enabling over 400 scholarships to be awarded to NH Community College students in STEM programs state-wide.

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

The Community College System of NH consists of seven colleges: Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth; Lakes Region Community College in Laconia; Manchester Community College; Nashua Community College; NHTI - Concord's Community College; River Valley Community College in Claremont and Keene; and White Mountains Community College in Berlin.