MCC Foundation Scholarship Awards
May 23, 2017
The Manchester Community College Foundation awarded nearly 200 scholarships totaling more than $106,000 to students for the Fall 2017 semester Tuesday evening, May 23, in in the SBM Charitable Foundation Building auditorium. The student speaker was Huma Naeem, of Manchester, who received a scholarship from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Huma, who came to the United States in 2010 from Pakistan knowing little English, thanked donors for enabling her to pursue her dreams after she realized that education is the best source of empowerment not only for social reasons but also for financial and professional reasons. Following the ceremony, a reception for the scholarship winners and their families was held in the building’s atrium.