The Selectmen honored the entire team before their usual meeting Wednesday and presented the players and coaches with certificates marking their historic 66-49 victory over St. Mary's of Lynn on Saturday.
The scholarship is based on the student's high academic achievement on the MCAS exams and is awarded upon acceptance to a participating Massachusetts public institution of higher education, including all four undergraduate campuses of the University of Massachusetts, all nine state universities and all 15 community colleges.
Mazzeo met with the school committee Monday after receiving the award, given by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in collaboration with Berkshire County K-12 superintendents and Berkshire Community College.
The students provided refreshments that allowed visitors to taste the contrasting flavors of history they titled "rich versus poor." Crockpots full of soup and plates full of cookies were prepared for public taste tests, contributing to the enjoyment of the event.