Wareham student among 40 statewide awarded $2,500 college scholarship

Jul 28, 2022

A Wareham student is among the 40 high school seniors statewide who were awarded college scholarships totaling $100,000 through the ONECommunity Scholarship Program.

Olivia L. Powers of West Wareham was awarded the $2,500 scholarship by HarborOne Bank, which runs the ONECommunity program. She attended Wareham High School and is now enrolled at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island.

The scholarship recognizes a student’s commitment to both their community and academic excellence.

“This year's students have not only excelled in their high school careers, they excelled as members of their communities – and they did so during an unprecedented and difficult time,” said Joseph Casey, President and CEO of HarborOne Bank in a press release. “We are proud to support the next generation and see them succeed in their future careers.”

Students from more than 65 communities applied for the scholarship, which was ultimately awarded to 40 total students across the state.