Two local high school seniors were among the twelve Vermont students to receive scholarships from Comcast last week. Danielle Marasa, a student at Springfield High School and Jason Drebber a student at Woodstock Senior High each received the $1,000 Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students who strive to achieve their full potential, who are catalysts for positive change in their communities, who are involved in their schools, and who serve as models for their fellow students.
In addition, Drebber received a $9,000 Comcast Founders Scholarship. Comcast, joined by Governor Phil Scott, House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, and a number of local officials, recognizing the students at a special event held at the Vermont State House.
The other Vermont students receiving scholarships are:
Reia Ashikawa, student at Arlington Memorial High School
Brieonna Bassette, student at Randolph Technical Career Center in Randolph
Reilly Duggan, student at Proctor Senior High School
Jillian Flanders, student at Otter Valley Union High School in Brandon
Rachel Gervais, student at Colchester High School
McKenna Montminy, student at Peoples Academy in Morrisville
Lauren Morse, student at U-32 High School in Montpelier
Brooke Raiche, student at West Rutland High School
Haeli Warren, student at South Burlington High School