Life Events ~ July 10, 2020 ~ Awards for McCulloch, Clark, and Vakamalla; Holley Graduates from CSW

A compilation of recent news about local graduates in the Class of 2020: John McCulloch, Lauren Abraham, Grace Clark, Raaga Vakamalla, and Tatum Holley.

Garden Club Awards Scholarships to Abraham, McCulloch, and Clark

The Bedford Garden Club and the Bedford Garden Club Judith R. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 scholarships.

John McCulloch, Bedford High School graduate, will be majoring in Environmental Science at Middlebury College. He was inspired to pursue environmental studies while volunteering at the Drumlin Farm crops field.

Lauren Abraham, Bedford High School, is planning to major in Biological and Biomedical Sciences and join the Pre-Veterinary program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Grace Clark, a graduate of Shawsheen Valley Technical High School, is the first recipient of the Judith R. Brown Memorial Scholarship fund. She will be majoring in Environmental Science and joining the Honors College at UMass Amherst.

Raaga Vakamalla Graduates and Receives Award of Excellence

Raaga Vakamalla of Bedford received her diploma during Abundant Life Christian School’s 37th Commencement exercises on June 24, 2020. The Class of 2020 was finally able to come together at Abundant Life to celebrate their graduation. Raaga was the recipient of the Abundant Life Christian School’s Graduate Award of Excellence presented to her by Dr. Kristen Jones, the School Administrator.

Abundant Life Christian School and Learning Center is a private, Christian school located in the Abundant Life Christian Center of Wilmington (

Tatum Holley graduates from The Cambridge School of Weston

Bedford resident Tatum Holley graduated from The Cambridge School of Weston on Friday, June 12. Tatum will attend Bates College in the fall.

A leader among America’s progressive independent schools, The Cambridge School of Weston has been at the forefront of educational innovation since 1886. At this day and boarding high school in Weston, MA, creative, motivated students embrace challenging work and address challenging questions, with curiosity and courage.

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