This is a partial list of awards given to members of the Gloucester High School Class of 2013. More of the list will be published as space becomes available.
Awards and Scholarships
Rockport National Bank Scholarship awarded to a graduating senior who has been accepted to a two- or four-year school of higher education and who intends to pursue a career in business, accounting, economics or management.
$1,500 — Ariana Ferrara Puopolo
John Ronan/Poet Laureate Scholarship (Sponsored by John J. Ronan) awarded to two graduating seniors who show an interest and ability in poetry.
$500 each — Pauline Alisson Cruz and Katerina Marie Russo
Stephen B. Ross Scholarship awarded to a graduate who exemplifies qualities of a student athlete, demonstrates financial need, has participated in athletics at the varsity level and has displayed academic excellence.
$2,000 — Jason Alexander Vizena
Arthur N. Ryan Scholarships including the Nancy Hochberg Higgins Memorial Scholarship
The criteria of the Arthur N. Ryan Scholarships are achievement of satisfactory grades, acceptance at an institution of higher learning, financial need, shown evidence of self-help and transcript of grades. These scholarships also require that students demonstrate sufficient promise and motivation to justify investment in their future.
Arthur N. Ryan Scholarship recipients ($1,500 each) — Lilly Anna Anderson, Andrew Mark Gossom, Rachel Katherine Hilshey, Mark Kenneth Horgan, Sara Marie Kenyon, Nicholas Joseph Lucido, Megan Marie Marchant, Samantha Nicole Oliver, Brianna Rose Saputo, Zachary Miles Smith, Victoria Monet Smith, Aimee Lynn Sullivan, Hannah Amelia Sumner, Leneai Christa Stuart and Samantha Leigh Wayrynen
The Nancy Hochberg Higgins Memorial Scholarship, included in the Arthur N. Ryan Scholarship Fund, requires the pursuit of a career in education, with special consideration for a person focused on the arts.
Nancy Hochberg Higgins Memorial Scholarship recipient ($1,500) — Philip Scott Nearis
The Sawyer Free Library Scholarship awarded to a Gloucester resident who has been accepted at an institute of higher learning and who has demonstrated academic achievement and involvement in community service.