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2017 Scholarship Recipients
  • Careaine Withock

    Careaine Withock

    Careaine Withock is a mother, grandmother, and housekeeping supervisor who is planning to study human resource management and advance up the ladder in the hotel industry. She has demonstrated the personality and determination to succeed at Bunker Hill and in her chosen career.

  • Celia Maraschi

    Celia Maraschi

    Celia Maraschi is nearing completion of the prerequisite courses to enter the nursing program at Bunker Hill. Whether it is school, raising her accomplished children, or mentoring others, she gives her best to everything she does.

  • Delmy Orellana

    Delmy Orellana

    With her “indomitable spirit,” Delmy Orellana has overcome huge obstacles including absent parents, interrupted education, civil war, and the need to work multiple jobs. She learned English, earned a high school diploma, became a certified nursing assistant, and now is on her way to becoming a nurse by enrolling at Bunker Hill Community College.

  • Dora Ajanel

    Dora Ajanel

    Dora Ajanel trained to be a teacher in Guatemala but never had the opportunity to work in a school. Now, after raising her son, who has been her greatest inspiration, she will be fulfilling her dream through an Early Childhood Education program at Bunker Hill Community College.

  • Edin Sandova

    Edin Sandova

    As an IT support worker and a very generous person, Edin Sandoval has been of great assistance to his fellow students and to the CLC with computer issues. Now he is going on to study Computer Systems Information to improve his job prospects and serve as a role model to his young daughter.

  • Girlene Green

    Girlene Green

    Growing up in Brazil, Girlene Green always dreamed of going to college, but her family couldn’t afford it. After many years working here as a nanny, she is on her way to achieving her long-term goal of becoming a social worker, beginning with a degree from Bunker Hill.

  • Judelande Antoine

    Judelande Antoine

    Judelande Antoine, a very determined student, is continuing to perform well academically at Bunker Hill. She is preparing to be a nurse while caring for her daughter and volunteering with the Salvation Army.

  • Khadidiatou (Khadija)

    Khadidiatou (Khadija)

    Raising three boys is not easy, but they help keep Khadidiatou (Khadija) Fall motivated as she pursues a social work certificate at Quincy College while working part-time and serving as a volunteer tutor at the CLC. Her passion to help others is exemplary.

  • Renata Machado

    Renata Machado

    Renata Machado is a caring young woman from a humble family in Brazil whose dream of becoming a nurse can be realized now that she has come to a land of greater opportunity. She will be studying at Bunker Hill this fall.

  • Roya Shahriari

    Roya Shahriari

    Roya Shahriari has thought of herself as a learner all her life, and she was a model student in the Bridge Program. Now she wants to support the learning of others by becoming a teacher, starting with the Early Childhood Education Program at Bunker Hill.

  • Ruth Rufus

    Ruth Rufus

    Ruth Rufus was just 15 when she arrived in Cambridge from Nigeria after a long absence from her family and quickly enrolled in the Bridge Program. She has charted a path to becoming a neurosurgeon, starting with biology courses at Bunker Hill.

  • Welma Santos

    Welma Santos

    Welma Santos’s thirst for knowledge led her to the CLC and to Bunker Hill, where her business administration courses are helping her boost the family business.

Careaine Withock

Careaine Withock is a mother, grandmother, and housekeeping supervisor who is planning to study human resource management and advance up the ladder in the hotel industry. She has demonstrated the personality and determination to succeed at Bunker Hill and in her chosen career.

Celia Maraschi

Celia Maraschi is nearing completion of the prerequisite courses to enter the nursing program at Bunker Hill. Whether it is school, raising her accomplished children, or mentoring others, she gives her best to everything she does.

Delmy Orellana

With her “indomitable spirit,” Delmy Orellana has overcome huge obstacles including absent parents, interrupted education, civil war, and the need to work multiple jobs. She learned English, earned a high school diploma, became a certified nursing assistant, and now is on her way to becoming a nurse by enrolling at Bunker Hill Community College.

Dora Ajanel

Dora Ajanel trained to be a teacher in Guatemala but never had the opportunity to work in a school. Now, after raising her son, who has been her greatest inspiration, she will be fulfilling her dream through an Early Childhood Education program at Bunker Hill Community College.

Edin Sandova

As an IT support worker and a very generous person, Edin Sandoval has been of great assistance to his fellow students and to the CLC with computer issues. Now he is going on to study Computer Systems Information to improve his job prospects and serve as a role model to his young daughter.

Girlene Green

Growing up in Brazil, Girlene Green always dreamed of going to college, but her family couldn’t afford it. After many years working here as a nanny, she is on her way to achieving her long-term goal of becoming a social worker, beginning with a degree from Bunker Hill.

Judelande Antoine

Judelande Antoine, a very determined student, is continuing to perform well academically at Bunker Hill. She is preparing to be a nurse while caring for her daughter and volunteering with the Salvation Army.

Khadidiatou (Khadija)

Raising three boys is not easy, but they help keep Khadidiatou (Khadija) Fall motivated as she pursues a social work certificate at Quincy College while working part-time and serving as a volunteer tutor at the CLC. Her passion to help others is exemplary.

Renata Machado

Renata Machado is a caring young woman from a humble family in Brazil whose dream of becoming a nurse can be realized now that she has come to a land of greater opportunity. She will be studying at Bunker Hill this fall.

Roya Shahriari

Roya Shahriari has thought of herself as a learner all her life, and she was a model student in the Bridge Program. Now she wants to support the learning of others by becoming a teacher, starting with the Early Childhood Education Program at Bunker Hill.

Ruth Rufus

Ruth Rufus was just 15 when she arrived in Cambridge from Nigeria after a long absence from her family and quickly enrolled in the Bridge Program. She has charted a path to becoming a neurosurgeon, starting with biology courses at Bunker Hill.

Welma Santos

Welma Santos’s thirst for knowledge led her to the CLC and to Bunker Hill, where her business administration courses are helping her boost the family business.

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