XBSS Grads Earns Statewide Environmental Scholarship

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Students from Malden Catholic High School and Xaverian Brothers High School were among eight high school graduates who received the Henry David Thoreau Foundation Scholarship this year.

Charles J. Dilman, a graduate of Malden Catholic High School, and Michael A. Parent, a graduate of Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, were each chosen to receive the $26,000 scholarship.

Named for author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau, the scholarship is given out annually to eight high school seniors in Massachusetts who plan to study environment-related fields.

“We look for leadership qualities, and students who have shown an interest in the environment. And we take a very broad view of what ‘the environment’ can mean,” Jackie Miller, senior administrator for the foundation, said in a Sept. 9 interview.

Click here to read the full article in The Boston Pilot.

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