The Squires Prize in Philosophy, established by Byron B. Taggart, class of 1896, in honor of William Harder Squires, class of 1888, is awarded to the senior who has the highest grade when the marks for six courses in philosophy and a special examination designed for the purpose are combined.
Fujimori, a senior majoring in philosophy, is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy.
Bianca Renzoni, daughter of Rex and Carla Renzoni of Shrewsbury, has been given the Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship and the UMass Amherst Oxford Summer Seminar at Trinity College Scholarship by Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts.
The Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship is given to students with an outstanding academic record who participate in Commonwealth Honors College. The UMass Amherst Oxford Summer Seminar is an annual program held at Trinity College at Oxford University. This scholarship provides travel funds to students who submit an essay stating how the Oxford Seminar would further their academic program.
Renzoni is a member of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst class of 2017 who pursues majors in anthropology and history as well as a French minor and African studies certificate. She graduated from Shrewsbury High School in 2013.
The Shrewsbury Women's Club recently presented scholarships during its annual meeting and luncheon at Wachusett Country Club. Cassandra Rousseau and Jenna Troio, both students at Shrewsbury High School, each received a $1,000 general scholarship. Cassandra will attend Boston University to major in education and Jenna will attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where she will major in biomedical engineering. Education Chairwoman Mary Ellen Killelea presented the awards.
Evan Frohock, St. John's High School, received the Mary Griffin Scholarship of $1,000. Evan will attend Loyola University and major in pre-dental. Nancy Trotto, director, presented the award.
Bachelor's degrees in the arts, science and education were presented during Bridgewater State University's 173rd Spring Commencement Convocation May 17 on the Boyden Quadrangle.
More than 800 undergraduate majors from the College of Humanities & Social Sciences received their degrees during the morning ceremony, while nearly 700 graduates earned degrees from the Ricciardi College of Business, College of Education & Allied Studies, and the Bartlett College of Science & Mathematics in the afternoon.
Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Cheryl Opper, founder and executive director of the Brockton-based School on Wheels of Massachusetts, and June Saba, '94, G'04, executive director of learning and teaching prekindergarten through Grade 5 in Brockton public schools, at the morning and afternoon ceremonies, respectively.
The following area residents were among those who graduated:
Northboro: Brendan K. Lynch, Kaitlyn E. Murray.
Shrewsbury: Suzette Corriveau Aubuchon, King N. Duncan, Melissa L. Harmon.
Southboro: Jason M. Alan.
Westboro: Jason L. Arnold, Ryan P. Donnelly, David B. McCauley.