McCann Technical School Awards and Scholarships for 2024

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The following awards and scholarships were presented to the McCann Technical School class of 2024. 
Adams Community Bank Scholarship: Ty Barrett, Amy Harrington, Svea-Marie Lawson, Ashlee Nicol
Adams Lions Club Scholarship: Athena Shafer
Adams Outdoorsmen for Youth Scholarship: Brayden Reed, Joseph Roy
Alicia Gagne-Daniels Memorial Scholarship of Perseverance: Matthew Melito, Joseph Roy
Automotive Achievement Award: Richard Mazzeo
Bernard R. 'Bucky' Bullett Memorial Scholarship: Walter Mazza III
Carol & Eugene McCarron Memorial Scholarship: Gisella Hildabrand, Joseph Roy
Class of 1977 Scholarship: Marissa Berger
Culinary Arts Hall of Fame Scholarship: Sara King, Walter Mazza III
Daniel H. Petithory Memorial Scholarship: Joshua McGrory
Daryl Lee Roy Memorial Scholarship: Daniel Haskins
Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award: Ty Barrett
Dennis Bernardi 3rd Annual Memorial Scholarship: William Braman
Edwin E. Silva Memorial Award: Ariel Lachman
Evan McAllister Memorial Scholarship: Brady Vallieres
Family Holy Rosary Society Scholarship: Nicholas Gilman
Four-Year Perfect Attendance Award: Brayden Reed
Frank N. Costa Scholarship: Joseph Roy
Frank R. Stiles Post 125 American Legion Book Award in Memory of Paula J. Raymond: Marissa Berger
Friends of McCann Tech Award: Gisella Hildabrand
Friends of Michael J. Bresett Memorial Scholarship: Rileigh Norcross
Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship: Ty Barrett, Carter Graves
George L. Knight Memorial Award: Sarah Nimmons
Greylock Community Club Scholarship: Marissa Berger, Walter Mazza III
Greylock Federal Credit Union: Community Enrichment Scholarship: Amy Harrington, Joseph Roy; Greylock Scholastic Scholarship: Shaun Astorino, Courtney Kanelos
Home Builders Foundation of Western Mass Tool Award: Hannah Boisvert
Irene and Tom Chalmers Memorial Scholarship: Brandon Miller, Miranda Ranzoni
Joan and Frederick Solari Memorial Award: Jada Stoppiello
Joe Choquette Memorial Award: Troy Chilson
John and Abigail Adams Scholarship: Shaun Astroino, Ty Barrett, Hannah Boisvert, Ricardo Diaz, Carter Graves, Amy Harrington, Daniel Haskins, Alexa Heidel, Gisella Hildabrand, Sara King, Ariel Lachman, Gavin LaForest, Svea-Marie Lawson, Charles Leonard, Jaydon Lescarbeau-Mason, Maggie Little, Walter Mazza III, Richard Mazzeo, Joshua McGrory, Matthew Melito, Ashlee Nicol, Rileigh Norcross, Brayden Reed, Joseph Roy, Tristan Scholl, Athena Shafer, Jada Stoppiello, Kaitlyn Thomson, Rebecca Vallieres,  Connor Walden, Ryan Whalen
John J. Kowalczyk Memorial Award: Brayden Reed
John M. White Sr. Memorial Scholarship: Brayden Reed
Joseph A. Bernier Memorial Scholarship: Shaun Astorino, Marissa Berger
Justin Cameron Memorial Scholarship: Kaden Gallagher, Nikolai Mendel
Kevin E. Trombley Memorial Scholarship: Gisella Hildabrand
Kittredge Family Scholarship: Joseph Roy
Lynn Burdick Memorial Award: Sara King
Malco Tools Head of the Class Award: Joseph Roy
Maple Grove Civic Club Scholarship: Joseph Roy
Massachusetts School Superintendent's Association Award: Amy Harrington
Mathias & Dorothy Schneider Scholarship: Abigail DelRatez
MAVA/MVA Outstanding Student Vocational Award: Sara King
McCann Faculty Association Awards
Advanced Manufacturing Technology: Carter Graves
Automotive: Arianna Hamilton
Business Technology: Tiana Carver
Carpentry: Christopher Eichorn
Computer Assisted Design: Ashlee Nicol
Culinary Arts: Walter Mazza III
Electricity: Kelson Auger
Information Technology: Amy Harrington
Metal Fabrication: Zoey Shafer
McCann Tech Golden Hammer Award: Hayden Boucher
Michael Deep Memorial Scholarship: Walter Mazza III
MountainOne Bank Scholarship: Anthony Selby
Night Cruzers of Berkshire County Scholarship: Connor Packard
North Adams Elks Lodge 487 Scholarship: Emily George, Ashlee Nicol, Brayden Reed
North Adams Historical Society Book Award: Brayden Reed
North Adams Vietnam Veterans Chapter 54 Scholarship: Kaitlyn Thomson
Northern Berkshire New Car Dealers Association Scholarship: Caiden Carrigan
Outstanding Female Student Athlete: Svea-Marie Lawson
Outstanding Male Student Athlete: Jesse Brazee
Peter Cantone Memorial Award: Sara King
Rick Dietlin Memorial Scholarship: Hayden Boucher
Robert D. Reynolds Memorial Award: Reese Wehrle
Ron Monteleone Memorial Scholarship: Kelson Auger
School Nurse Award: Courtney Kanelos
Scott L. Patashnick Scholarship: Rebecca Vallieres
Scott M. Gliwski Memorial Award: Keeghen Scott
Sons of the American Legion Squadron 29 of Readsboro, Vt.: Mia Codogni
Specialty Minerals Scholarship: Matthew Melito
St. Vincent de Paul Society Scholarship: Carter Graves, Jada Stoppiello
State Street T Neighborhood Kids Scholarship: Marissa Berger
Steven Ferrara Memorial Scholarship: Troy Tassone
Sue Wilbert Scholarship: Connor Walden
Ted Ziter Memorial Sports Scholarship: Emily George
Tony and Anna Deep Memorial Scholarship: Addison Chen
Tori Rumbolt Memorial Scholarship: Brayden Reed
Town of Adams Scholarship: Joseph Roy
Ugo Specks Bianchi Memorial Award: Charles Leonard
William 'Moose' Roberts Memorial Award: Carter Graves
William Wronski/Adams Lodge of Masons and Elks: Austin Buda
Williamstown American Legion Post 152: Daniel Haskins

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Blue Sox Hold Off SteepleCats in Ninth

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- The North Adams SteepleCats scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth, but the Valley Blue Sox held on for a 7-5 win at Joe Wolfe Field in New England Collegiate Baseball League action on Friday.
Andrew Estrella went 2-for-5 with a home run and a double in an 11-hit attack for the visitors.
Darin Kuskie struck out four and allowed one run in five innings of work to earn the win on the mound.
For the SteepleCats, Monument Mountain graduate Jayder Raifstanger and Mount Greylock grad Derek Paris each doubled and drove in a run.
Taconic alum Sam Sherman went 2-for-3 and scored a pair of runs for North Adams.
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North Adams (5-7) Sunday goes to Holyoke to play the Blue Sox.
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