For Immediate Release
May 30, 2019

Contact: Tori Berube
VP, College Planning & Community Engagement
(603) 227-6612, ext. 117
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Twelve $5,000 College Equals Opportunity (CEO) Scholarships Awarded by Concord Nonprofit

Concord, N.H. — Twelve current college students from New Hampshire were awarded a College Equals Opportunity (CEO) scholarship at a recognition breakfast this morning at The NHHEAF Network Organizations in Concord. During the breakfast, the Organizations, along with New Hampshire business leaders, awarded $5,000 scholarships to rising college juniors and seniors, each who has demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities, a commitment to civic engagement, and academic excellence. Since its inception in 2004, the CEO program has awarded $460,000 in scholarships to 113 college students from New Hampshire.

The CEO Scholarship recipients for 2019 include:

  • Brenda Cardenas (Nashua), University of New Hampshire - Manchester
  • Muhammed Cesko (Hooksett), University of New Hampshire
  • Julianne Edwards (Portsmouth), University of New Hampshire
  • Veronica Harris (Belmont), University of New Hampshire
  • Cameron Horack (Portsmouth), University of New Hampshire
  • Megan Jarvis (Hooksett), Rivier University
  • Brianna Judkins (Franklin), University of New Hampshire
  • Theresa MacDowell (New London), University of New Hampshire
  • Alexis Robarge (Spofford), Southern New Hampshire University
  • Rebecca Skahan (Nashua), University of New Hampshire - Manchester
  • Katrina Wilson (Rindge), Franklin Pierce University
  • Kayla Zarella (Gilford), Simmons University

The 2019 CEO sponsors attending the breakfast included:

  • Alexander Technology Group, Jason Alexander
  • Granite United Way, Patrick Tufts
  • Kentec Corporation, Tom MacMullin
  • Northeast Delta Dental, Tom Raffio
  • Sulloway and Hollis PLLC, Peter Imse
  • Windham Professionals, Edward Sheehan III

The 2019 College Equals Opportunity Scholarship recipients with The NHHEAF Network Organizations’ President & CEO Christiana Thornton and CEO sponsors.

The 2019 College Equals Opportunity Scholarship recipients with The NHHEAF Network Organizations’ President & CEO Christiana Thornton and CEO sponsors.

For more information about the CEO Program, visit nhceo.biz or for more information about the NHHEAF Network Organizations, visit nhheafnetwork.org. For photos of individual recipients, please call 603.227.5310.