Scholarships - 2018 Winners

First Place: Fatima Jallow-Nambouh $2,000

Fatima will be attending Smith College as an Ada Comstock Scholar this fall.  Originally from Gambia, Africa, Fatima is a second year Liberal Arts student at North Shore Community College.  There she is a supplemental instructor assisting in the classroom for courses she which she excelled. She is part of the Student Advisory Committee for the TRIO program which is a federally funded program supporting students who are the first generation to attend college or low-income college students.  She is a Trustee on the Student Government Association as well as Vice President of the Multicultural Society. Outside of school she volunteers at My Brother's Table, a social services organization in Lynn, MA with the college's new Mobile Food Market, with American Red Cross' blood drives, the Lynn Museum and Catholic Charities.  As a result of all of her community service, she was named the NSCC 2018 Newman Civic Fellow. At Smith, Fatima will pursue studies in Political Science with an emphasis on International Relations/ Diplomacy. As an immigrant whose first language is not English, Fatima has overcome many challenges. She works full-time while attending school and also is raising a young child.  We were so impressed with her motivation, ambition and positive outlook on the world. She is a true inspiration!

Second Place TIE: Charles Clough:  $1,500

Charlie will be attending Saint Anselm College this fall where he will study nursing.  Logging over 188 hours of community service, Charlie hopes to add to that number this year.  Charlie's goal of becoming a nurse started while he was doing the First Aid Merit Badge with Scouts.  He distinctly remembers "loving the feeling of patching someone up and making them feel better". With goals of becoming either an operating room nurse or an emergency room nurse, Charlie believes that he will be living the "Surgo Ut Prosim" motto every time he steps into work.  Along with the numerous hours of community service, the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout, and maintaining an excellent academic record, Charlie also played Varsity Soccer as well as Varsity Lacrosse. He has run indoor track and played Varsity Hockey. He also spends a lot of time on stage and has performed in numerous high school drama productions.  To Charlie, "Surgo Ut Prosim isn't just a motto, it's a way of life.” Charlie was sponsored by his grandmother Rosemary Todd Clough ’56.

Second Place TIE: Kimberly Zuber $1,500

Kimberly will be attending UMASS Amherst this fall where she hopes to major in Psychology.  With the ultimate goal of becoming a therapist whose special focus is on at-risk teens, Kimberly has been influenced by her family who have instilled in her that giving back is invaluable.  She spent last summer working for Discovery Club, which is an academic enrichment program which helps children grow socially and emotionally. Kimberly also volunteers at her church where she makes sandwiches, collecting items for those in need or helping to supply the food pantry.  Kimberly also participated in numerous sports including Varsity Soccer, indoor and outdoor track and field, swimming and diving, tennis and ski team. She has been an involved member of the UNICEF and Model UN Clubs. She graduated in the top 10% of her class at Haverhill High School where she was honored to be a member of both the National Honor Society and the Foreign Language National Honor Society.  "I have grown up learning the Bradford College motto and the call to action 'Surgo ut Prosim' and seeing it in practice from my parents. I have learned from my mother, Maureen Leah Lynch Zuber ’88, that it is not about how much you make, but rather about giving back. I am following in her footsteps and the Bradford College legacy of service."