UMass Dartmouth announces the 2011 Robert S. Karam Scholars

The following University of Massachusetts students have been awarded the 2011 Robert S. Karam Scholarship, made possible by a major donation from Fall River business leader Robert Karam, a 1967 graduate of UMass Dartmouth and a former chairman of the UMass Board of Trustees.

The following University of Massachusetts students have been awarded the 2011 Robert S. Karam Scholarship, made possible by a major donation from Fall River business leader Robert Karam, a 1967 graduate of UMass Dartmouth and a former chairman of the UMass Board of Trustees. The Karam Scholarship is designed to assist students from Fall River attending Durfee High School or of Lebanese descent, who are also attending or will be attending the University of Massachusetts. 

"Each of these students is an inspirational example of the power of education to transform lives,'' Mr. Karam said. "I am confident that they will achieve great success in whatever endeavor they pursue, and through their success contribute to the civic life of their communities." 

The 2011 Robert S. Karam Scholars are: 

* Karen Carreiro of Fall River,  a senior at UMass Dartmouth majoring in accounting. 

* Samuel Cordeiro of Fall River, a senior at UMass Dartmouth majoring in finance and accounting. 

* Nicole Sousa of Fall River, a senior at UMass Dartmouth majoring in business. 

* Nazih Yazbeck of Lebanon, a junior at UMass Lowell majoring in engineering. 

* Michael Grinnell of Fall River, a freshman at UMass Amherst majoring in biology-pre med. 

* Linda Hayek of Methuen, a junior at UMass Boston majoring in Boston. 


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From left to right: Nicole Sousa, Nazih Yazbeck, Robert Karam, Samuel Cordeiro, Karen Carreiro 

 



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