Comcast NBCUniversal announced it has awarded approximately $25,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to 10 students from New Hampshire and Maine as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses. Since 2001, more than $34 million has been awarded to about 30,000 high school seniors across the country as part of the Leaders and Achievers program.
“We are honored to recognize the amazing achievements of our Leaders and Achievers scholarship winners and to help them further their education,” said Trevor Arp, Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Greater Boston Region. They are top achievers in academics, leaders in the community and leaders among their peers. They represent our future, and Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to support them.”
Comcast, joined by Governor Chris Sununu, recognized the students in a virtual online event earlier this month.
“This year’s scholarship recipients show that hard work and motivation pay off,” Governor Sununu said. “These students have set an example for their peers in the classroom and through their service to their communities and their state. I thank Comcast for its continued investment in this program, as well as all of today’s scholarship recipients for their dedication to their communities, their leadership, and their academic success.”
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. These scholarships are provided to give young people the opportunity to continue their education to better compete in tomorrow’s workplace. Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to community service, and outstanding qualities in character, integrity, and leadership.
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The students from New Hampshire and Maine who received this year’s scholarship are: