Sarah Atalla Receives Middlesex Community College Foundation Scholarship

The Middlesex Community College Foundation presented student Sarah Atalla, of Bedford, an MCC Foundation Merit Award for Part-Time Students for the 2015-2016 academic year in a recent ceremony held on the Bedford campus. Shown here (left to right): Lura Smith, Assistant to the President; President James C. Mabry, Sarah Atalla and son. Courtesy image (c) MCC, 2016 all rights reserved

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The Middlesex Community College Foundation recently awarded more than $47,000 in scholarships to Sarah Atalla of Bedford and 40 additional deserving Middlesex students for the 2015-2016 academic year. Atalla received the MCC Foundation Merit Award for Part-Time Students.

The mother of a young son, Atalla aspires to become a Registered Nurse. While at MCC, she has been on the Dean’s List and has been  inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for two-year colleges, and the National Society of Leadership and Success.

The scholarships range from $500 to $2,500 and are funded by a variety of sources, including memorial donations, local businesses, private foundations and private donors.

“At Middlesex, we recognize the accomplishments of our students, and the strong and generous commitment from our donors who provide financial assistance to our students as they work so hard to achieve their dreams of higher education and meaningful careers,” said Dennis Malvers, Dean of College Advancement.

About the scholarships and Middlesex Community College

For more information about the Middlesex Community College Foundation Scholarships, contact Amy C. Lee, Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, at [email protected] or 781-280-3579 or visit our website at

Middlesex Community College meets the evolving educational, civic and workforce needs of our local and global communities. As one of the largest, most comprehensive community colleges in the state, we educate more than 13,000 students annually on our campuses in Bedford and Lowell, and online. MCC offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs, plus hundreds of noncredit courses. At Middlesex, everyone teaches, everyone learns.

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