Whether you received an award for four years or one, we are pleased to consider you a Phillips Scholar for life.
2019-2020 Phillips Alumni Scholar Awards
This award was established in 2003 to highlight one or more recipients each year who particularly exemplify the qualities of a Phillips Scholar.
This year’s Alumni Scholars are Rosa Brito and Cole Chizmadia.
Rosa is a first-year student at Clark University. She has volunteered her time at REACH, an after school program supporting Chelsea youth. She also worked as a STEM specialist in the summer, creating curriculum for local students within her community. Through both her service and part-time work, Rosa has made a positive impact on youth in her community. To read more, click here.
Cole Chizmadia attends Southern Connecticut State University, where he is following his dream to become a teacher. While in high school he made an impact in his community by working with young athletes at the Wakeman Boys and Girls Club and continues his involvement with youth through his volunteer work with Best Buddies at SCSU. To read more, click here.
Keeping in Touch
New graduate degree, job, spouse, partner or child? Interesting service project or adventure? Please share it with us through the Phillips Scholar Update Form.
If you’re interested in keeping up with us and other Phillips Scholars on an on-going basis, please join our closed LinkedIn group.
For those alumni or parents who are able and would like to make a monetary donation to the scholarship, please use this Donation Form.
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Here is what some of the Phillips Scholar Alumni are up to now. Please let us know what you are doing, too!
Bay Path University
Courtney worked for the FBI for over five years before pursuing her graduate degree in Emergency Management. She is now Lead Faculty for the American Women's College's online, undergraduate degree program in Emergency Management.
Laura currently works as a Fixed Income Research Analyst at U.S. Trust, a private bank in Boston.
Huy Tran currently works at Liberty Mutual Insurance in their Catastrophe Research and Development Group, which looks at modeling losses and managing risk from natural catastrophes like hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes.
Amy currently works at the U.S. Government Accountability Office as a senior analyst in the Education, Workforce, and Income Security Group. The GAO's work covers a broad spectrum of federal programming, evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of public programs at the request of Congress.