Franklin First awards six scholarships

  • Franklin First Federal Credit Union, on Newton Street in Greenfield, has announced its six scholarship recipients for the 2019 to 2020 school year. Staff Photo/PAUL FRANZ

  • Franklin First Federal Credit Union, on Newton Street in Greenfield, has announced its six scholarship recipients for the 2019 to 2020 school year. Staff Photo/PAUL FRANZ

Staff Report
Published: 6/19/2019 6:31:05 PM

GREENFIELD — The Franklin First Federal Credit Union has announced its six scholarship recipients for the 2019 to 2020 school year.

The recipient of the $1,000 Ari Brown-Weeks Scholarship is Jackson Robert Hicks, a recent graduate of Mohawk Trail Regional School, according to a Franklin First press release. The scholarship is named for Ari Brown Weeks, a U.S. Army paratrooper from Leyden who died in Iraq in 2007.

Other $1,000 scholarship winners are Jenna Jacobsen (Turners Falls High School), Bennett Boucias (Mohawk Trail Regional School) and Emma Poplawski (Worcester State University).

Also awarded were two $500 scholarships for students currently attending or planning to attend a two-year college. The two winners are Jillian Connelly (Greenfield Community College) and Abigail Corey (Franklin County Technical School).

Scholarships require the applicant or their parent/guardian to be a member in good standing of Franklin First Federal Credit Union. Candidates may be already in college or entering college for the first time in 2019.




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