Boutin Student Center, Second Floor
44 West Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Campus Center West, First Floor
964 Main Street
Leicester, MA 01524
This scholarship award is presented to second- and third-year students in each area of study, who will be continuing their studies and who show significant promise or early achievement.
Thomas J. Perron, Jr.
This award honors the memory of Janice McPartland, one of the founding members of the Academic Achievement Awards and longtime Becker staff member.
The Aspiring Scholar Award recipients have been selected by the faculty in their departments and represent underclassmen who show early promise in their field of study.
|Interior Design||Kelsea Rantala|
|Graphic Design||Katie Stocking|
|Game Design||Andrew Niemi, Jonathan Niemi|
|Game Programming||Bradley Rienstra|
|Criminal Justice||Christopher Lizotte|
|Criminal Justice: Forensics/Crime Scene Processing||Katelyn Burns|
|Humanities & Languages||Alexander Nolin|
|Exercise Science||Todd Burnett|
|Early Childhood Education||Kayla Murphy|
|Elementary Education||Michael Smith|
|Elementary Education||Laurie Nunn|
|Forensic Psychology||Roscoe Gay|
|Organic Chemistry||Samantha Gooch|
|Nursing: Prelicensure BSN||Alex Maina|
|Nursing: RN to BSN||Keziah Duodu|
|Equine Studies||Briana Gosselin|
|Veterinary Technology||Tara Lundgren|
|Animal Care||Haley Lancey|
|Veterinary Science: Clinical and Laboratory Animal Medicine||Jessica Fox|
|Lab Animal Management||David Dextradeur|
The Mary Charlotte Becker Award is given to a member of the freshman class who has consistently shown outstanding achievement in the discipline of English.
Mary Charlotte Becker Award – Christopher Guest
This scholarship is given to a nursing student who best exemplifies Janice’s exceptional qualities of dedication, courage, compassion, and professionalism. Scholarship recipients have generally had to overcome some form of adversity in reaching their professional goals, as did Janice Wiles.
Janice Wiles Scholarship – Erick Mercado
This award recognizes a continuing student who has distinguished him or herself as a student leader on the Leicester Campus.
Mark Bemis Award – Kristen Mader
To honor the memory of Jenny Lemay, an interior design student who passed away in her junior year at Becker College, Jenny’s family presents this scholarship to a female interior design student who has achieved academic success while contributing socially and spiritually to the Becker College community.
Jenny A. Lemay Scholarship – Sarah Wise
This award is presented to a student who demonstrates selfless sacrifice and determination in serving the needs of others in the name of Becker College.
Service Award – Jacqueline Chila
This award is presented to a student who has increased awareness of issues of equality, diversity, and/or social justice in the Becker College community.
Equality Award – Roseline Hernandez
This award is presented to a student who has overcome a challenge to excel in academic and co-curricular activities.
Determination Award –Alexander Nolin
This award is presented to a student who has demonstrated independent pursuit of an initiative which has enriched their college experience as well as had an impact on others.
Initiative Award – Kevin Finkelstein
This award is presented to a student who, by both action and accomplishment in co-curricular life, has created positive change within a student organization and its student membership, as well as contributed to the overall quality of student life.
Leadership Award – David Cordeiro
This award is presented to a freshman who has shown commitment to the Becker College community both inside and outside the classroom. This award recipient is well-rounded and recognized as a leader by fellow classmates.
Outstanding Freshman Award – Thamires Nunes
This award is presented to a graduating senior who has shown unwavering commitment to Becker College, both inside and outside the classroom. The award recipient represents the benefits of receiving a liberal arts education by being well-rounded as well as intellectually, socially, and personally mature. This student is also recognized as a leader by classmates.
Outstanding Senior Award – Jessica Szorentini