Needham Bank Presents Scholarship to Outstanding Junior at Ursuline Academy
DEDHAM, MA---Needham Bank announced today that it has presented Samantha Lord, a junior at Ursuline Academy, with a scholarship to be applied towards her Ursuline education. A resident of Weymouth, Ms. Lord was selected to receive the scholarship for her outstanding academic performance and community involvement.
Photo: Scholarship Recipient Samantha Lord pictured with Erica McLaughlin, Marketing Event and Community Relations Manager of Needham Bank.
“Needham Bank is proud to recognize and reward students like Samantha. Her hard work at Ursuline and commitment to our community sets a great example for other students,” stated Joe Campanelli, Needham Bank’s President and CEO. “We believe a quality education is of the utmost importance and are so pleased to continue our involvement with the scholarship program at Ursuline Academy.”
Needham Bank has been a strong supporter and partner of Ursuline Academy through the years, historically supporting graduates as they begin their higher education. However, this scholarship marks the second year the Bank has presented an award to a rising student at the school.
“Needham Bank’s continued support of our students and academic programs over the years demonstrates its role as a community partner in education,” remarked Kat McCarron, Director of Advancement at Ursuline Academy. “We truly appreciate that they make a point to recognize the amazing achievements and hard work displayed by students like Samantha.”
About Ursuline Academy
Ursuline Academy is an all-girls Catholic school guided by the teachings of St. Angela Merici, the founder of the Ursuline Order. The Academy has 400-plus students in grades 7-12, and is located on twenty-eight acres in Dedham. With a commitment to the highest academic standards—100% of Ursuline graduates go on to a four-year college—Ursuline Academy instills a lifelong devotion to achievement and giving back to others.