The Fall Mountain Scholarship Fund provides the opportunity for many area students to continue with their studies after graduating from FMRHS. The committee asked if I might help them share some of these success stories with my readers. Hope you are as proud of these young people as I am. – Lil
Fall Mountain Scholarship Fund Spotlight
The board members of the Fall Mountain Scholarship Fund would like to recognize Abby Ferland from Walpole N.H. She is a past scholarship recipient.
Abby is a 2016 graduate from Fall Mountain Regional High School. While at Fall Mountain, she was involved in Class Counsel, ran track and was President of Student Congress her Senior year. Might we add, Abby was Salutatorian of her graduating class.
Upon High School graduation, Abby chose to attend Connecticut College in New London, Conn. She relayed that receiving the scholarship from the Fall Mountain Scholarship Fund allowed her to choose a school that she really wanted to go to and not have to worry about how she was going to pay for her continued education. Abby graduated from Connecticut College in 2020 with a degree in Gender, Sexuality and Intersectionality Studies and minored in Slavic Studies and Government.
Currently, Abby is a Lead Coach at Jewish Vocational Services in Boston which, is a Work Force Development Program that empowers clients to build and advance their careers in the United States. Abby primarily works with refugees and immigrants. She works with her clients on goals and developing a plan. Furthermore, she connects them with training and education resources with a long term goal of her clients achieving employment in the United States.
Abby, we applaud your decision to further your education and are proud of your success.