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September 11, 2013

Living the American dream in Haverhill

NECC boosts young foreign couple's education, careers


“Some think we are too young,’’ Zuleyka said of the responsibilities which husband and wife have taken on. “But we are busy and we are very ambitious. We prove that despite our age, things can be done.’’

Jean Poth, vice president of institutional advancement at NECC, said without the financial support of local people, many Northern Essex students could not afford to take classes and build their futures.

“Our students like Milovan are deeply appreciative of the many generous individuals and organizations who make these scholarships possible,” Poth said. “For many of our students, a scholarship is what allows them to stay in school.”

These students from Haverhill and Bradford were among the 200 NECC scholarship winners receiving a record number of $178,000:


Anthony Buccini, NECC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Olga Hartzavalos, NECC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Linda Kenfack, NECC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Susan Macdonald, LeBlanc Family Scholarship

Rebecca Purcell, Donald Pailes Memorial Scholarship

Sabrina Sawyer, NECC Foundation, Inc. Incoming Freshman Scholarship


Eliara Aquino, NECC PACE Program Transfer Scholarship

Ernie Aquino, NECC PACE Program Scholarship

Annette Costantini, NECC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Jason DeCosta, NECC PACE Program Transfer Scholarship

Eric English, NECC PACE Program Transfer Scholarship

Isidro Estrada, NECC PACE Program Transfer Scholarship

Susan Fritchy, NECC Foundation, Inc. Incoming Freshman Scholarship

Melissa Grondin, NECC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Dana Haggar, NECC PACE Program Transfer Scholarship

Mary Harris, NECC PACE Program Scholarship

Elizabeth Harrison, Haverhill Bank Scholarship

Laura Hastings, Rotary Club of Haverhill Scholarship

Samantha Hastings, NECC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Katherine Jarvis, NECC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Molly Krugh, Women of NECC Scholarship

Ryan LaRochelle, McConnell Family Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Alexandra McArthur, Attorney Joseph C. Edwards Scholarship

Shianne McGilvray, Deborah Pifer Memorial Scholarship

Kwabena Mensah, Lars G. Nichols Memorial Scholarship

Justin Merced, NECC Honors Experience Scholarship

Jessica Palmer, NECC Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Tianna Parolisi, Everett & Margaret Cooper Memorial Scholarship

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