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WEDF Announces Honorees for 12th Annual Distinguished Alumni & Friends of the Worcester Public Schools Awards

The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. (WEDF) is proud to announce the 2023 Class of Distinguished Alumni of the Worcester Public Schools. A celebration of their achievements will be held on October 25, 20223 at the College of the Holy Cross. Honorees are:Woodrow Adams, Jr. – Public Servant & Community LeaderDimitrios Angelis, M.D. – CardiologistMatthew Brown  – Business …

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2023 Scholarship & Award Winners

The Worcester Educational Development Foundation announced more than $40,000 in scholarships and awards for graduating seniors in the Worcester Public Schools. The funds have been provided by foundations, corporations, fund raising events, organizations, and individuals. The recipients are: Connected Scholars Laptops40 seniors in eight high schools. Nina and Miriam Barber ScholarshipTaevye Dawkins, North High Elizabeth …

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WEDF Announces Spring 2023 Mini-Grant Recipients

The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. funded more than $5,000 in mini-grants for educators in the Worcester Public Schools. The grants funded extraordinary projects to enhance and enrich teaching and learning in WEDF’s areas of focus: Arts and Culture, College and Career Readiness, Health and Wellness, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. The grants were …

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Worcester Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame to Honor 2023 Inductees on May 19

The Worcester Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced the following list of inductees: Joshua Awuma – Doherty Memorial High School Kelly Bates – Burncoat High School Ken Bates – Burncoat High School Ryan Keddy – Worcester Technical High School Raymond McGrath – South High School James McDermott – Coach John Murray – …

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Nominations Open for the 2023 Distinguished Alumni of the Worcester Public Schools Awards!

The Worcester Educational Development Foundation is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the annual Distinguished Alumni of the Worcester Public Schools awards! The program was established in 2011 by WEDF to honor and recognize alumni of Worcester Public Schools who: This year’s ceremony is scheduled for October 25, 2023 at a banquet …

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WEDF Welcomes New Board Member

Worcester Educational Development Foundation is pleased to announce a new addition to our Board of Directors.  See a full board list here. Ginny Pitcher Ginny Pitcher is the Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications for Greenwood Industries, the largest commercial roofing and building envelope solutions provider in the Northeast. Ms. Pitcher is responsible for the company’s brand …

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WPS Athletic Hall of Fame Committee Call for Volunteers

Were sports an important part of your high school career? Do you have a student athlete in the Worcester Public Schools? The Worcester Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is seeking members to help identify outstanding alumni athletes and plan the spring banquet in May. Proceeds from the event support teams through the purchase …

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