Wednesday, July 13, 2011

2011 William S. Thomson Scholar Michele M. Richardson...

The William S. Thomson Scholarship is awarded annually to a undergraduate
or graduate student who was a Rotary Club of Southington Scholarship
recipient as a senior in high school.

Ms. Richardson accepting her award at the 2011 William S. Thomson Golf Scramble Dinner.

Michele M. Richardson
Michele was a former president of the SHS Interact Club and
received a Rotary Scholarship in 2009. She graduated from SHS with
High Honors and was the recipient of the Presidential Scholar Award.

Michele has just completed her second year of undergraduate studies
as part of a 5-year BS/MS Physician Assistant Program at DeSales University
in Center Valley, PA where she continues to make the Dean’s List. Her
intent is to become a licensed Physician Assistant by 2014.

Michele is an active member of Rotaract at DeSales University where she is
also an EMT volunteer, a volunteer for Best Buddies and Special Olympics,
Habitat for Humanity, the American Cancer Society and a volunteer nursing
assistant at Hospital of Central Connecticut at Bradley. She feels truly honored
to be the recipient of the 2011 William S. Thomson Memorial Scholarship.

Previous William S. Thomson Scholars
2010 - Craig Folcik ($3,500)
2009 - Nicole Archambeault ($3,500)
2008 - Shawn Carey ($3,500)
2007 - Aaron Laviana ($3,500)
2006 - Aaron Laviana ($3,000)
2005 - Aaron Laviana ($3,000)
2005 - Marta Mieczkowska ($2,500)
2004 - Jillian Oparowski ($3,000)

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