Onset Cape Verdean Festival awards scholarships to seniors
Although the Onset Cape Verdean Festival will not be held this year, the association behind the event has awarded eight outstanding high school seniors scholarships of $1,000 each.
Lynn Spinola, a member of the association, said that the scholarships were well deserved, and wished the students the best of luck in the next chapter of their lives.
The 2021 recipients are:
- Grace Brogioli of Wareham High School, who will attend Fairfield University
- James Fitzgerald of Wareham High School, who will attend the University of Vermont
- Adreanna Dillen of Wareham High School, who will attend Harvard University
- Reign Fernandes of Old Rochester Regional, who will attend Suffolk University
- Kennedy Johnson of New Bedford High School, who will attend Bristol Community College
- Jayden Nascimento of Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, who will be attending the Wentworth Institute of Technology
- Sydney Uhlman of Sturgis Charter High School, who will be attending UMass Boston
- Mariah Choung of Plymouth North High School, who will attend UMass Amherst