Nashoba Tech seniors who qualified to receive the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship gather on the school’s front steps.
WESTFORD — The maximum number of seniors at Nashoba Tech again qualified to receive the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship. Fifty-two seniors — the most ever and representing 25 percent of the Class of 2016 (the maximum allowed by the state) — qualified for the award, which provides free undergraduate tuition to state colleges and universities to students who score in the Advanced category in either the Mathematics or English Language Arts section of the 10th-grade MCAS test, and in the Proficient or Advanced category in the other section.
In addition, students must: have a combined MCAS score on those two assessments that ranks in the top 25 percent of their school district; be a permanent Massachusetts resident; be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen; enroll in a postsecondary institution full time in the first traditional academic semester after high-school graduation; and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.
Following are the seniors who have qualified for the scholarship.
Ashby: Jacob Dow.
Ayer: Shane Boudreau, John Cibor, John Doherty, Rheanna Early, Andrew Poutry.
Bedford: Kaitlyn Cooney.
Chelmsford: Charles Clark, Robert Crowley, Andrew Kubasti, Margaret Mescall, David Van der heide, Emily Warren.
Dunstable: Emily Brooks.
Groton: Lindsey Callan, Benjamin Marson, Katelyn Scharmer, Brenden Smith.
Littleton: Ethan Leaver.
Lunenburg: Adriel Martin.
Pepperell: Christian Angelucci, Meaghan Banister, Trevor Barry, Daniel Brann, Calie Bridges, Spencer Brittain, Liam Delaney, Hunter Furey, Parker Lane, Rebeka Larosae, Cori Luce, Dylan Petito, Adam Rubinic, Bryson Tang, Makaela Vertigans.
Shirley: Heather Bosworth, Hannah Hellijas, Julia Howard, Dominic Neto.
Townsend: Vanessa Agliata, Jacob Beirholm, Henry Blacksmith, Ryan Coppinger, Elise Johansen, Dominic Leonardo, Corey Martineau, Jacob Monahan.
Tyngsborough: Karl Gauntlett.
Westford: Brett Ashford, Alexis Henrickson, Hunter Lyon, Annika Stratemeyer.