Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Payzant Scholarship to recognize student leaders

The Boston School Committee has announced the inaugural Thomas W. Payzant Public Service in Education Scholarship, to be awarded annually to a graduating Boston Public Schools senior who has demonstrated academic achievement and who has contributed to education reform in his or her school, district, or community. The winning student will receive a $2,000 college scholarship. The scholarship honors former Superintendent Tom Payzant for his nearly 11 years of service to the district. To apply, eligible students must submit by May 1, 2007, a completed application form, high school transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a personal statement about their contributions to education reform through student leadership. More information and an application form are available on-line.

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