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Bartlett Scholars Recognized

Thirty students honored during third-annual ceremony

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Dozens of students were recognized during a recent ceremony as this year’s Bartlett Scholars. 

This was the third annual Bartlett Scholarship Luncheon, and the second hosted by President Frederick W. Clark Jr., with welcoming remarks also delivered by Dr. Brenda Molife, vice president for University Advancement, and Trustees Chairman Eugene J. Durgin Jr. 

Both Bruce and Patricia Bartlett were on hand for the event, to share some thoughts and personally greeting the honorees. The student speakers were Danielle Lopez and Sarah Rutherford.

Bruce, ’68, and Patricia (Quinn), ’67, Bartlett met at Bridgewater, and in 2004 launched the Bartlett Foundation, which has funded groundbreaking medical research, scholarships and other worthy projects. Bridgewater State University has benefited from their generous support and honored these contributions with the naming of the Bartlett College of Science and Mathematics. 

This year’s recipients were:

Patricia (Quinn) Bartlett, ’67, Endowed Scholarship Fund  

In consideration of the desire to benefit the education of undergraduate students enrolled at Bridgewater State University and to commemorate their education and experiences while undergraduate students at the university, Mrs. Patricia (Quinn) Bartlett, ’67, and Mr. Bruce Bartlett, ’68, have established the Patricia (Quinn) Bartlett, ’67, Endowed Scholarship Fund. 

The scholarship benefits students who have a record of outstanding academic accomplishment documented by a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.At least one scholarship will be awarded annually to a member of the philanthropic fraternity of Kappa Delta Phi for as long as it is active at the university. 

Cyndi Cram  

Communication Sciences and Disorders major, Psychology minor Junior
Mansfield 
 

Allison Dupere  

Biology major Junior Fall River  

Meaghan DuPuis  

Physical Education major Senior Kingston  

Rachel Gelineau  

Biology major Senior Upton  

Amanda Keenan  

Elementary Education and Sociology majors Special Education Inclusive Practices minor Senior
Rockland 
 

Jason Kleinberg  

Special Education and Psychology majors Freshman
Franklin 
 

Herbert Leonard  

Spanish major, Secondary Education – Middle-High School minor Junior
Taunton 
 

Danielle Lopez  

Biology major Senior Westport  

Marissa Maroni  

Biology major Junior Leominster  

Cody Marx  

English major, Secondary Education – High School minor Junior
East Bridgewater 
 

Diana Rodriguez  

Psychology major, Social Welfare minor Senior
New Bedford 
 

Caitlin Rowley  

Political Science major, History minor Junior
Lakeville 
 

Mariah Scott  

Elementary Education and English majors Senior
Mansfield 
 

Katherine Trudell  

Elementary Education and Sociology majors, Reading minor Junior
Walpole 
 

Dawna Vella  

English and Psychology majors, Secondary Education – Middle School minor Senior
Plymouth 
 

Bruce Bartlett, ’68, Endowed Scholarship Fund  

In consideration of the desire to benefit the education of undergraduate students enrolled at Bridgewater State University and to commemorate their education and experiences while undergraduate students at the university, Mr. Bruce Bartlett, ’68, and Mrs. Patricia (Quinn) Bartlett, ’67, have established the Bruce Bartlett, ’68, Endowed Scholarship Fund. 

The scholarship benefits deserving undergraduate students who have demonstrated high financial need and an outstanding academic record documented by a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. At least two scholarships will be awarded annually to the members of the philanthropic fraternity of Kappa Delta Phi for as long as it is active at the university. 

John Carduff  

Social Work Junior Bridgewater  

Emily Cerce  

Art major, Management minor Senior
Taunton 
 

Michaelle Destinoble  

Health Studies major, Biology minor Sophomore
Brockton 
 

Tabitha Domeij  

Criminal Justice major, Computer Science minor Junior
Westborough 
 

Danielle Dupuis  

Psychology major, Public Relations minor Senior
Pembroke 
 

Samantha Fanning  

English major, Secondary Education – High School minor Junior
Plymouth 
 

Shawnee Gresh  

Management major,Asian Studies minor Senior
Buzzards Bay 
 

Emily Hyde  

Communication Studies major, Public Relations minor Junior
Marion 
 

Tristen Merchant  

Accounting and Finance major, Writing and Writing Studies, and Management minors Junior
Orange 
 

Tashima Point du Jour  

Social Work major Senior Framingham  

Sarah Rutherford  

Social Work major Junior Hanover  

Stenie Simon  

Psychology major, Social Welfare minor Junior
Brockton 
 

Marina Smoske  

Political Science major, Geography minor Junior
Fairhaven 
 

Rayann Staude  

Early Childhood Education and English majors, Special Education Inclusive Practices minor Senior
Medford 
 

Jessica Teixeira  

Communication Sciences and Disorders major, Health Promotion and Psychology minors Senior
Attleboro 
 

Bruce Bartlett, ’68, Endowed Scholarship Fund and Patricia (Quinn) Bartlett, ’67, Endowed Scholarship Fund  

Selection Committee  

Dr.Victoria Bacon  

Professor Counselor Education  

Dr. Janet Gumbris  

Director Financial Aid  

Mr. Robert A. Hodge Sr., ’66  

Alumni Representative  

Professor John W. Jones, ’62, G’66  

Professor Emeritus Education  

Dr. Carolyn Petrosino  

Professor Criminal Justice  

Dr. Uma Shama  

Professor and Graduate Coordinator for Mathematics Co-Director of GeoGraphics Lab Computer Science, Mathematics  

Dr. Peter Sietins  

Associate Professor Management  

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