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75th Anniversary/Scholarship Awards Day

Whale Watch- Gloucester, Ma.

The Annual Scholarship Awards Day was held in conjunction with the Association’s 75th Anniversary Event in Gloucester, Ma. Onboard the Seven Sea’s Whale Watch Boat on Saturday June 21, 2014. It was truly a wonderful day. The Whale Watch Adventure was the first for the MBCIA and it proved to be a huge success. The Scholarship Awards Day was incorporated as part of the event which took place at the Gloucester House Restaurant immediately following the Whale Watch Tour. In all, a total of $10,400 was granted to 14 students across the Commonwealth.

To date the MBCIA has granted $209,000 in Scholarships since 1990. In addition, the Association held its Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Monday July 21, 2014 to support the granting of the Annual Awards. The following student awards were granted:


2014 Award Recipients

Krysta E. Mochi- Pasquale “Pat” Pizzano Public Safety Award

Michaela N. McMullen- Sam DeSalvo Service Award

Kristen M. Callanan- Ronald W. Wetmore Leadership Award

Kevin W. Yetman- Jeffrey R. Coates Lifetime Achievement Award


2014 Scholarship Recipients

Devin A. DiChiara

Nicole M. Gusmini

Morgan I. Hakala

Jenna M. Johnson

Christopher M. Laskey

Joanna M. Richards

Kelli Ann Richards

Nicole E. Torigian

Sarah G. Vandewalle

Hannah G. Wilmot

A special thanks goes out to the Scholarship Committee and the 75th Anniversary Committee for making this day possible. Great job by all those who participated!