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60 Local Students Head to College with Scholarships Thanks to Friends at Brooksby Village

May 4, 2018

Peabody, MA -- This fall  local students working at Brooksby Village retirement community 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, 60 students from the North Shore will receive the $8,000 Brooksby Village Student Scholarship.

"We have awarded scholarships to over 450 students since the program started in 2002 and this was our largest class ever with 60 students," 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 an exciting announcement was made that the scholarship amount has been increased from $6,000 to $8,000 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

About Brooksby Village: Brooksby Village, one of 19 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 90-acre campus in Peabody, Massachusetts. The community is located in Essex County and is home to nearly 1,800 residents. Additional information about Brooksby Village can be found at