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  • READER SUBMITTED: Alexis Amundarain of Ellington Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Alexis Amundarain, a 2014 graduate of Ellington High School, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Amundarain, who will attend the University...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Alisha Collazo of East Hartford Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Alisha Collazo, an East Hartford resident and 2014 graduate of Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western...
  • Student recognized for whirlwind achievement

    Student recognized for whirlwind achievement
    La Caņada High School senior Alice Zhai received special recognition Tuesday from the La Caņada Unified Governing Board for a science project on hurricanes that was published in an international journal and earned her a $50,000 scholarship from the...
  • Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council awards 17 scholarships

    The Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council recently awarded scholarships to 11 veterans and six high school graduates for outstanding achievement. LVMAC supports the Valley's active-duty service members, reservists, veterans, and their families. The...
  • After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College

    After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet plans to spend the next few days doing laundry, packing bags, cleaning his room and saying hometown goodbyes. After weeks of doubt, Hamlet is heading back to college. The former Bulkeley High School basketball star said...
  • For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College

    For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet spent the final weeks of summer searching for jobs and preparing himself for a Plan B — putting his college education on hold. Hamlet was the big man at Bulkeley High School, a 6-foot-3 power forward who led the...
  • UConn Fans Can Take To Twitter To Help School Win $150,000 In Scholarships

    This is from  Allstate…the Good Hands people…   This college football season, Husky fans could help UConn win an additional $150,000 in scholarships. How does it work? From August 25 to December 7,UConn fans can show their school...
  • Nilaya Knafo: Learning about yourself after summer in Tajikistan

    "Where on earth is Tajikistan?" I have encountered this question countless times since the announcement of my National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarship in March. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, this extraordinary merit-based...
  • Cost of prepaid tuition halved

    Florida on Thursday slashed the price of its prepaid-college-tuition plans by up to half for the coming year, and thousands of families who in recent years purchased higher-priced plans will get refunds. Florida's prepaid-tuition plans — meant to...
  • Connecticut Public Colleges Seek Big Boost In State Aid

    Connecticut's largest public college system needs an 11 percent increase in its base-level state funding next year — just to limit an anticipated tuition-and-fee hike to 2 percent, according to the system's administration. The Board of Regents...
  • Immigrants get boost from Seminole State

    Immigrants get boost from Seminole State
    Eli Garcia used to hide her true identity. Afraid for anyone to find out she had come to the U.S. without proper documentation, she kept to herself and didn't talk about her past. "I hid myself," said Garcia, 25, who was born in Mexico. "I became this...