What: North­eastern Uni­ver­sity will host a dinner hon­oring more than 30 Boston Public High School stu­dents who won schol­ar­ships to attend North­eastern in 2007.

When: Friday, June 29th, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Loca­tion: Northeastern’s Curry Stu­dent Center Ballroom

Event Details: Mayor Thomas Menino, Boston Public School super­in­ten­dent Michael Con­tom­pasis, and North­eastern pres­i­dent Joseph Aoun will con­grat­u­late the schol­ar­ship win­ners and speak about their accomplishments.

Event Con­tact: John Natale at 617–373-2802 or j.​natale@​neu.​edu

Each of these Boston-​​area stu­dents has earned at least one of the fol­lowing schol­ar­ships to attend Northeastern:

  • The Boston Public High Schools Scholarship
  • The Neal F. Finnegan Scholarship
  • The Boston Housing Authority Scholarship
  • The Balfour Academy Scholarship
  • The Ujima Scholarship
  • The Torch Scholars Program

Please note the fol­lowing list of this year’s schol­ar­ship win­ners, along with the high schools they grad­u­ated from:

The Boston Public High Schools Scholarship

Eris Bame, Brook Farm Busi­ness and Ser­vice Career Academy

Elfreida Camp­bell, Com­mu­nity Academy of Sci­ence and Health

Wendy Chan, Academy of the Pacific Rim

Anh Chung, Excel High School

Timon Cooney, Boston Latin School

Luis Escobar, East Boston High School

Badewa Fashote, Boston Latin Academy

Peter Georgiev, John D O’Bryant School of Math­e­matics and Science

April Lam­rock, Health Careers Academy

Jean Loreus, Urban Sci­ence Academy

Erin Maiullari, Boston Col­le­giate Charter School

Jil­lian Rose, Mon­u­ment High School

Yanelin Salerno, The Engi­neering School

Genta Spaho, Boston Com­mu­nity Lead­er­ship Academy

Kamil Supronik, Excel High School

My Chi Tran, East Boston High School

Sebas­tian Witkowski, Boston Com­mu­nity Lead­er­ship Academy

Jiahui Liao, Health Careers Academy

Juan Santos, Muriel S. Snowden Inter­na­tional School at Copley

Shan­nell Parson, Edward G. Noonan Busi­ness Academy

The Neal F. Finnegan Scholarship

Gordon Forbes, Newton North High School

The Boston Housing Authority Scholarship

Antwionette Andrews-​​Clark, John D O’Bryant School of Math­e­matics and Science

Maria Fontes, Parkway Academy of Tech­nology and Health

Phong Pham, Tech­Boston Academy

The Bal­four Academy Scholarship

Kierra Cook, Boston Latin School

Tuuyen Dao, Boston Latin Academy

Badewa Fashote, Boston Latin Academy

Gordon Forbes, Newton North High School

Betty Jasper, John D O’Bryant School of Math­e­matics and Science

David Kamara, Wellesley High School

Charissa McMullen. Bel­mont High School

Meisha Swaby, John D O’Bryant School of Math­e­matics and Science

The Ujima Scholarship

Dashawn Bristol, John D O’Bryant School of Math­e­matics and Science

Lindsay Car­rasquillo of Boston, Newton North High School

Davina Ashley Grif­fith, John D O’Bryant School of Math­e­matics and Science

David Kamara, Wellesley High School

Charissa McMullen, Bel­mont High School

Yen­nifer Pedraza, Boston Latin Academy

Jen­nifer Quin­tero, John D O’Bryant School of Math­e­matics and Science

Wensess Raphael, Academy of the Pacific Rim

Kelly Vilella, Boston Day and Evening Academy

Jenee Hampton, Fenway High School

Jes­sica Cetoute, John D O’Bryant School of Math­e­matics and Science

Jairo Mon­tero, Boston Latin Academy

The Torch Scholars Program

Glenny Reynoso, Edward G. Noonan Busi­ness Academy

Chynah Tyler, Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

About North­eastern: Founded in 1898, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity is a pri­vate research uni­ver­sity located in the heart of Boston. North­eastern is a leader in inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research, urban engage­ment, and the inte­gra­tion of class­room learning with real-​​world expe­ri­ence. The university’s dis­tinc­tive coop­er­a­tive edu­ca­tion pro­gram, where stu­dents alter­nate semes­ters of full-​​time study with semes­ters of paid work in fields rel­e­vant to their pro­fes­sional inter­ests and major, is one of the largest and most inno­v­a­tive in the world. The Uni­ver­sity offers a com­pre­hen­sive range of under­grad­uate and grad­uate pro­grams leading to degrees through the doc­torate in six under­grad­uate col­leges, eight grad­uate schools, and two part-​​time divi­sions. For more infor­ma­tion, please visit www​.north​eastern​.edu.