Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Tri-County Regional Student Awarded Full Scholarship to Dean College

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School is proud to announce Jayme Martello, a senior in the cosmetology program from Franklin, has been awarded a $33,000 tuition scholarship to Dean College for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years/8 semesters of attendance at Dean College, providing maintaining at least a 2.7 grade point average. This is the twentieth year that Dean College is awarding the scholarship to a Tri-County Regional student.

Consideration for the scholarship is based on a completed admissions application, a Tri-County senior in good standing, superior academic record, teacher recommendations, interviews with a Dean College admissions representative and Tri-County School Counselors, and extra-curricular activities including employment. Jayme was awarded the scholarship based upon many of her accolades. Jayme is employed part-time at Texture Salon in Medfield where she is a cosmetology assistant and receptionist, and she also works part-time at the Outpost Farm in Holliston. Jayme is very driven and has maintained a 3.95 GPA. Jayme plans to pursue a degree from Dean College in Business Management.

“Jayme Martello has maintained a remarkable record at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School, said Larry Thode, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Dean College. “She has earned a 3.95 GPA while working two part-time jobs and had superior teacher recommendations. Dean College is looking forward to her being a part of the College community in September of 2018.”
Tri-County Regional Student Awarded Full Scholarship to Dean College
Tri-County Regional Student Awarded Full Scholarship to Dean College

Though the scholarship has typically been announced at graduation exercises in the past, this year it has been announced earlier in order to meet the College’s acceptance fall enrollment schedule.

“We are honored that Dean College has provided this amazing opportunity to one of our students, and are proud to be involved in a rewarding partnership that continues to positively impact our community," said Stephen Dockray, Superintendent. “The scholarship program enables another Tri-County student to pursue a college education. Congratulations to Jayme from all of us at Tri-County.”

In addition to Tri-County, the College also awards a scholarship to a student who is a Franklin resident at Franklin High School, and to a student who is a member of the Hockomock Area YMCA.

Dean College awards more than $20 million in scholarships and grants annually to assist students in funding their educations. An astonishing 90 percent of Dean students receive some form of merit-based aid with an average award amount of $19,000 per year. Dean College believes in making a private college education as affordable as possible, therefore most awards are renewable yearly provided the student maintains satisfactory academic progress towards a degree.

Tri-County RVTHS, located at 147 Pond Street in Franklin, is a recipient of the High Schools That Work Gold Achievement Award and serves the communities of Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, North Attleboro, Plainville, Seekonk, Sherborn, Walpole, and Wrentham.

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