Memorial ScholarshipScholarship Recipients

On to the Classroom: Courtney Comeau

Andover, MA

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

High School:
Andover High School




Post-Grad Plans:
Courtney is currently working at West Elementary School in Andover, MA as a special education assistant in the Bridge Program. In this position, Courtney has the opportunity to work one-on-one with autistic children and watch them succeed. In addition to working as an assistant, she also works at West’s Kids Care after school, where she has been able to further connect with the students throughout the school.

Colleen’s Impact:
I would love to follow in Colleen’s footsteps and be known as the teacher who cared, who put in the extra effort, and truly cared about their students.”

Note to Donors:
“This scholarship has meant so much to me and I am so proud of it.  You have given me the opportunity to further my teaching career and thanks to Colleen, I will always remember to bring kindness into every day and to help others. I hope to pay it forward in the classroom someday.”

Advice to Students Considering a Career in Education:
“My advice is, stick with it! It’s the most challenging and rewarding jobs out there!”