Students Were Recognized at a Scholarship Ceremony at Brooksby Village
Peabody, MA -- This fall local students working at Brooksby Village, an Erickson Living developed and managed retirement community in Peabody, MA will head to college and for some, continue on with their college/trade school education. Thanks to the over 1700 people who live at Brooksby Village, 32 students from the North Shore will receive the $10,000 Brooksby Village Student Scholarship.
"We have awarded scholarships to over 500 students since the program started in 2002," said Elizabeth Macomber, philanthropy manager, Brooksby Village. "The students become eligible for the Brooksby Village Scholarship by completing 1000 hours of work here over a consecutive 2-year period. The students and the residents build strong bonds of friendship. They enjoy their conversations, daily interactions and learning from each other. The scholarship program is a wonderful benefit for students working at Brooksby Village."
This year at the Brooksby Village Student Scholarship Ceremony an exciting announcement was made, the scholarship amount has been increased from $8,000 to $10,000 thanks to the generosity of the Brooksby Village residents.
For more information about the scholarship program, as well as learning about other benefits of employment with Brooksby Village such as tuition reimbursement, visit https://jobs.ericksonliving.com/
About Brooksby Village: Brooksby Village is one of 20 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living® and is situated on a scenic 90-acre campus in Peabody, Massachusetts. The not-for-profit community, located in Essex County, is home to nearly 1700 residents and is governed by its own board of directors, affiliated with National Senior Campuses, who provide independent financial and operational oversight of the community. Additional information about Brooksby Village can be found at BrooksbyVillage.com.