Program: Health Science
Awarded the Susan & John Costello Scholarship
A love for math and science and her passion for learning brought Jashmin Tin to NSCC to study to become a radiologist. A native of the Phillipines, Jashmin grew up in Washington State where she won awards for math and science, was a member of the chess club, was on a Robotics team and won Rubik’s cube competitions. While working hard at her studies, Jashmin also works in the college bookstore where her supervisor calls her an exceptional employee and a very bright, enthusiastic and mature person. Jashmin also works at Market Basket. Jashmin enjoys learning and stretching her brain to its highest level. She is a go-getter who is full of energy and has a very positive outlook and attitude.
Awarded the Hansen Family Memorial Scholarship
Daylin Munoz was born in Guatemala and came to the United States at age five. She excelled in high school and studied computer web programming, was a peer mentor for two years, did a co-op at city hall in Lynn and was also involved in the TRiO program from NSCC and took three college-credited classes before entering college. She is now in the Paralegal Program and aspires to become an attorney one day. She is a member of NSCC’s Youth Group United Club. She appreciates the country that opened its doors to her. She plans to transfer to Suffolk University and then continue to law school after North Shore.
Awarded the Analogic Corporation Scholarship
A passion for working on race cars drew Christopher Filias to NSCC to study engineering. While in California building a race car for competition, he learned from the engineers and mechanics he worked alongside of the importance of education. At NSCC he has applied himself and maintains a 3.95 GPA while being a peer tutor in physics and calculus. He continues to work in manufacturing as a CNC milling machinist, manufacturing parts for the defense and semiconductor industries. He plans to transfer to UMASS Lowell to get a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and ultimately would like to work as a design engineer in the defense, aerospace or robotics industry.
Program: Business Administration Transfer
Awarded the Georgetown Bank Scholarship
Victoria Sutherland understands the importance of education and works hard daily to increase her knowledge. Having enjoyed her business courses in high school, coupled with the goal of owning her own business, she came to NSCC to study business. Victoria has made the Dean’s List and plans to graduate with high grades. In addition to her studies, Victoria works hard helping her family and as a customer service representative at Strategic Claims Services. Her dream is to propel her love for event planning into a way to help average people hold their dream events without wiping out their bank accounts. “For me it is the best of both worlds. I get to do what I love and see the joy it brings others,” she said.
Awarded the Mary D. Ring Caregiver's Scholarship
Peter Daniels joined the Air Force out of high school and served until an honorable discharge paved the way for him to earn a premed degree at the University of Southern California. He returned to Massachusetts and went to work in the family carpentry business to pay off student loans. But his interest in health care work and helping others resurfaced so he enrolled in the nursing program at NSCC. He is certified as an EMT and an EKG technician and has volunteered for the past two years at area hospitals. His goal is to finish his degree and transfer to the Salem State University BSN program. He would like to follow that with a master’s degree and either work as an emergency or acute care nurse.
Program: Liberal Arts
Awarded the Coastal Capital Group Scholarship
Marko Stipanovic was born in Germany where his Croatian parents were escaping the war. They came to the United States in 1998 when he was two. This is his second semester studying liberal arts and he has made the Dean’s List. Marko is involved on campus in the TRIO program, Sigma Alpha Pi, Phi Theta Kappa, and is currently tutoring history, natural sciences and mathematics to high school students. He has also worked as a supervisor in the city of Lynn’s EDIC department. After NSCC, Marko plans to go to Brandeis University to study neuroscience, then go on to Johns Hopkins University to get his M.D. and Ph.D. in neuroscience. His career plan is to become a neurologist to work with post-high school individuals who are on the autism spectrum.