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2007 Scholarship Recipients

Following are the recipients of our scholarship fund. In each case, we believe the program involved will enhance opportunities and independence for young adults with Down syndrome.

Elizabeth BaroneMelissa Reilly
Melissa is a 20-year old young woman who was fully included in public education from kindergarten through high school. In 2005, she represented the USA as an Alpine Skier at the Special Olympics World Games in Nagano, Japan. Following her graduation from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in 2005, Melissa spent the fall semester in Anchorage, Alaska where she worked in a pre-school. This September Melissa plans to attend Middlesex Community College where she has already been accepted. She received the Band of Angels 2007 Ralph E. Waltenbaugh Scholarship.