The Annual Scholarship Dinner Dance held at the Italian Community Center was a great success and over 185 people attending, as the combined Beverly Vietnam Veterans Post # 1 and the Fortunto VFW Post 545 awarded (5) scholarships to local students. As part of the program both Maureen Cronan Smith and her Husband Tim Smith were recognized for their work with veterans for not only the City of Beverly but the State of Massachusetts and serving with the VFW. Senator Joan Lovely, Second Essex District Massachusetts presented a proclamation to both Tim and Maureen, and State Rep.from Beverly Jerry Parisella also present a proclamation. Keven Harutunian Chief of Staff from the City of Beverly also delivered a citation from from the Beverly City Council.
The scholarship awards were give to:
North Shore Community College: Kathleen Labombard and Estefan Pimentel
Beverly high School JRROTC: Grace VanKirk and Sophia Curer
The Legacy scholarship went to Logan Calichman