|June 26, 2012|
Scarborough Student Awarded $1,500 Scholarship
|At their meeting Monday, June 25, the Portland Water District Board of Trustees awarded the 2012 Joseph A. DiPietro Memorial Scholarship to Simone Chan of Scarborough. Chan is enrolled in the Laboratory Science Program at the University of New England and hopes to pursue a career in a laboratory environment.
She attended Scarborough High School where she earned a 3.6 GPA. While attending high school, Chan found time to volunteer at the Maine Veterans’ Home. She is the first in her family to attend college.
The Joseph A. DiPietro Scholarship was established in 2003 in memory of respected businessman and longtime Portland Water District Trustee, Joe DiPietro. It serves students in the Portland Water District’s service area who are striving towards the same mission as PWD – protecting public health and the environment.
PHOTO: President Ross presents Chan with the 2012 Memorial DiPietro Scholarship.