Class of 2016 John and Abigail Adams Scholars
Nipmuc Regional High School announced forty-five students in the class of 2016 qualified to receive the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship based on their performance on grade 10 MCAS English Language Arts and Mathematics tests. John and Abigail Adams Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive tuition waivers if they enroll full-time in a Massachusetts public college or university,
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education awards the Adams Scholarship to students who earned scores of Advanced and Proficient on grade 10 MCAS tests in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics (with at least one score of Advanced) and earned a combined score within the top 25 percent of their school district.
According to the state Department of Higher Education, if each Nipmuc recipient were to attend a University of Massachusetts school for four years, the collective renewable value of their Adams scholarships would equal roughly $283,000.
The following members of the Nipmuc Class of 2016 were recently informed of their eligibility for the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship:
John Kossuth, Jr.
Amanda St. Germain
Sequoia Tracy Stone