Comcast Awards $107,000 In Scholarships To 98 Massachusetts Students

     Comcast Awards $107,000 In Scholarships To 98 Massachusetts Students

Graduating High School Seniors Recognized for Academic Achievement and
Community Service

PR Newswire

BOSTON, June 18, 2013

BOSTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999
to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and
enrich lives, today announced the 2013 recipients of its annual Leaders and
Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's
signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership
skills, academic achievement and commitment to community service.

Massachusetts Treasurer Steven Grossman assisted Comcast's Steve Hackley in
awarding the scholarships at the State House earlier today. Ninety-seven of
the 2013 Massachusetts Leaders and Achievers recipients received $1,000
scholarships and one lucky student was awarded a $10,000 Comcast Founders
Scholarship – instituted in honor of Ralph J. Roberts, Founder and Chairman
Emeritus of Comcast Corporation – for a total of $107,000 awarded in
Massachusetts this year.

"Each year, we are excited to award Leaders and Achievers scholarships to
talented and deserving students in Massachusetts who demonstrate leadership in
school activities and reflect a strong commitment to community service," said
Steve Hackley, senior vice president of Comcast's Greater Boston region. "We
are proud to recognize the success and potential of such outstanding student
leaders, all of whom are preparing for the next step in their educational

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program provides one-time
$1,000 scholarships to students who strive to achieve their potential, who are
catalysts for positive change in their communities, who are involved in their
schools, and who serve as models for their fellow students. The philosophy
behind the program is to give young people every opportunity to be prepared
for the future, to engage youth in their communities, and to demonstrate the
importance of civic involvement, and the value placed on civic involvement by
the business community.

Local winners throughout Massachusetts have participated in a wide variety of
community service activities, such as volunteering at Project Bread, Boys &
Girls Clubs along with local food banks and hospitals.

Since the program's inception there have been over 19,000 scholarship winners
totaling more than $19 million. A list of the scholarship recipients in
Massachusetts is detailed below.

About the Comcast Foundation

The Comcast Foundation was founded by Comcast Corporation in June 1999 to
provide charitable support to qualified nonprofit organizations. The
Foundation primarily invests in programs intended to have a positive,
sustainable impact on their communities. The Foundation has three community
investment priorities -- expanding digital literacy, promoting community
service and building tomorrow's leaders. Since its inception, the Comcast
Foundation has donated more than $125 million to organizations in the
communities nationwide that Comcast serves. More information about the
Foundation and its programs is available at

2013 Massachusetts Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Recipients

First Name Last Name     Home Town        High School Name
Lindsay    Albert        Tyngsborough     Tyngsborough High School
Aliza      Anderson      Revere           Revere High School
Amanda     Angelo        Billerica        Shawsheen Valley Vocational
                                          Technical High School
Agla Liz   Aponte        Roslindale       The English High School
Liam       Atkinson      Methuen          New England Academy
Samuel     Badot-Fisher  Somerville       Somerville High School
Genesis    Bautista      Boston           Fenway High School
Andrew     Botelho       Westport         Diman Regional Vocational Technical
                                          High School
Tyler      Boudrias      Medford          St. Clement Jr/Sr High School
Kevin      Burchill      Vineyard Haven   Martha's Vineyard Regional High
Alexa      Caetano       Fall River       B.M.C. Durfee High School
Emily      Campbell      Westfield        Holyoke Catholic High School
Zachary    Canto         Methuen          Central Catholic High School
Ryan       Casey         Franklin         Franklin High School
Nicole     Casolari      South Hadley     South Hadley High School
Kyle       Cederberg     Rehoboth         Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High
Marlene    Checo         Lawrence         Performing & Fine Arts High School
Stephanie  Chicoine      Bridgewater      Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High
Anthony    Choquette     Lawrence         Humanities and Leadership
                                          Development High School
Jaclyn     Chorzewski    Georgetown       Georgetown Middle/High School
Isaac      Coelho        Malden           Malden Catholic High School
Cody       Collins       Lowell           Greater Lowell Technical High School
Elizabeth  Crowley       Marblehead       Marblehead High School
Shaina     Cruel-Reynoso Lynn             Classical High School
Alexis     Cruz          Gloucester       Rockport High School
Emily      Dang          Hull             Hull High School
Julianne   DeGenova      Georgetown       Essex Agricultural and Technical
Elizabeth  Desjardins    Ware             Ware High School
Tiffany    Devonish      Fall River       Bishop Connolly High School
Benjamin   Doughty       Brookline        Brookline High School
Stephanie  Downs         Lynn             Lynn English High School
Markiesha  Duverneau     Hyde Park        Academy of The Pacific Rim Charter
Jessica    Edlund        Brockton         Lincoln Alternative School
Nakia      Ellies        Mattapan         Urban Science Academy
Daniel     Erdosy        North Chelmsford Chelmsford High School
Ashley     Ertilien      Medford          Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
Erwin      Fuentes       Jamaica Plain    Boston Latin Academy
Nicole     Galewski      Pembroke         Whitman Hanson Regional
Emma       Gasson        Bridgewater      Cardinal Spellman High School
Ashley     Gitonga       Randolph         Blue Hills Regional Vocational
                                          Technical High School
Nakita     Guerrouxo     Somerset         Bishop Stang High School
Analiz     Henriquez     lawrence         Business Management and Finance High
Stephanie  Ho            Woburn           Woburn High School
Sicco      Huizing       Andover          Andover High School
Charde     Hunt-Jeanty   Dorchester       Community Charter School of
Daniell    Jaillet       Maynard          Maynard High School
William    Kelley        Mendon           Nipmuc Regional Middle/High School
Anthony    Kennedy       Norton           Norton High School
Jeffrey    Kobza         New Bedford      Greater New Bedford Vocational
Jesse      Lederman      Springfield      Springfield Expeditionary Learning
Sharon     Lee           Malden           Malden High School
YaXue      Li            Newtonville      Newton North High School
Manuel     Lopes         Brockton         Brockton High School
Caitlin    Ludke         Nahant           Swampscott High School
Natalie    Mako          South Deerfield  Frontier Regional
Kimberly   Malmborg      Springfield      Sabis International Charter School
Annitasada Mam           Revere           Northeast Metro Regional Vocational
                                          High School
Tashauna   McKenzie      Boston           New Mission High School
Katherine  Mentzer       New Bedford      Global Learning Charter Public
Molly      Merola        East Bridgewater Southeastern Regional Vocational
                                          Technical High School
Monica     Modrich       Tyngsboro        Lowell Catholic
Andrew     Morin         Clinton          Assabet Valley Regional Technical
                                          High School
Tatenda    Mudeke        Boston           Excel High School
Vincent    Nascembeni    Agawam           The White Oak School
Bahiya     Nasuuna       Chelsea          Chelsea High School
Anh        Ngo           Roslindale       Woodward School for Girls
Tuyen      Nguyen        Dorchester       Boston Arts Academy
Michael    Nicholson     Gardner          Gardner High School
Amber      Oates         Boston           Boston Trinity Academy
Carin      Papendorp     Somerville       Commonwealth School
Samantha   Par           Lawrence         Math Science & Technology High
Brittany   Perez         Staten Island    The Governor's Academy
Aria       Perkins       Milton           Milton High School
Manuel     Pires         Dorchester       Jeremiah E. Burke High School
Hannah     Pitman        Millis           Millis High School
Jennifer   Polgar        Taunton          Taunton High School
Trevor     Quenneville   Gardner          North Central Charter Essential
Analise    Sesay         Plainville       King Philip Regional High School
Kendra     Silveira      Taunton          Bristol-Plymouth Vocational
                                          Technical School
Heidy      Sosa          Bradford         Whittier Regional Vocational
                                          Technical High School
Katrina    Spiezio       Taunton          Foxborough Regional Charter School
Hazel      Stirgwolt     Salem            St. Mary Junior-Senior High School
Mary Kate  Sullivan      Springfield      Cathedral High School
Lauren     Sundstrom     Newburyport      Newburyport High School
Marc       Tetreault     Uxbridge         Blackstone Valley Technical High
David      Thai          Dorchester       Quincy Upper School
Teinya     Thompson      Springfield      Putnam Vocational Technical High
Delaney    Thomson       Westfield        Westfield High School
Olivia     Torchio       Arlington        Matignon High School
Luke       Toritto       Greenfield       Greenfield High School
Andrew     Truong        Peabody          Peabody Veterans Memorial High
Jasmine    Usher         Dorchester       Codman Academy Charter School
Katie      Wang          Brighton         Boston Latin School
Abigail    White         Lynnfield        Lynnfield High School
Olivia     White         Southwick        Southwick-Tolland Regional High
Lauren     Wyse          Dorchester       Boston Collegiate Charter School
Junko      Yamazaki      Stoneham         Stoneham High School
Jonathon   Yee           Holyoke          Holyoke High School

SOURCE Comcast Cable

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