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Three Westford Nashoba Tech Seniors Earn Abigail Adams Scholarship

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The maximum number of seniors at Nashoba Valley Technical High School again qualified to receive the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship.

Westford students at Nashoba Tech who qualified for the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship include Téa Dellanno, left, and Veronica Pecora. (courtesy Dan Phelps)

Westford students at Nashoba Tech who qualified for the John & Abigail
Adams Scholarship include Téa Dellanno, left, and Veronica Pecora. (courtesy Dan Phelps)

Forty-two seniors, 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.

Julia Masson of Westford, a senior at Nashoba Tech, qualified for the John & Abigail Adams Scholarship. (courtesy Dan Phelps)

Julia Masson of Westford, a senior at Nashoba Tech, qualified for the
John & Abigail Adams Scholarship. (courtesy Dan Phelps)

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.

Westford seniors who have qualified for the scholarship are: Téa Dellanno, Julia Masson and Veronica Pecora.