THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – FRiDAy, ApRil 21, 2023 Page 5 Local students inducted into Honor Society for fi rst-generation students at College of the Holy Cross T he following local students were inducted into the Alpha Alpha Alpha (Tri-Alpha) Honor Society chapter at College of the Holy Cross, a national honor society recognizing the achievements of fi rst-generation students, alumni, staff , faculty and administrators: Mimi Le of Everett, Class of 2025; Ashley Cadet of Everett, Class of 2023. Founded in 2018, Tri-Alpha promotes academic excellence and provides members with a multitude of benefi ts, including opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, campus and community service and the opportunity to receive mentoring from more senior fi rst-generation students, as well as faculty, staff and alumni who were fi rst-generation students. To qualify for induction into Tri-Alpha, students must meet the following criteria: • The student has completed at least three full-time terms of study. • The student has achieved an overall grade point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. • Neither the student’s parents nor step-parents nor legal guardians completed a bachelor’s degree. Mayor announces Canciones Y Comida event Special to Th e Advocate M ayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the Canciones Y Comida event will take place on Saturday, April 29 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Everett Recreation Center (47 Elm St.). The Everett Adult Learning Center’s cultural immersion classes will be kicking off with this spectacular annual event. It will be a fun day of “Learning Through Uniting” with plenty of singing, dancing and delicious food. Attendees can expect to enNOMINATION | FROM PAGE 3 tion papers are certified by the Election Office for the school committee ward races and the city council races; seven or more candidates for the at-large school commitjoy Cuban, Dominican and Colombian food while learning about Hispanic culture. There will also be special live performances by Adriana Herrera, Daniel Torres, DJ Chocolate, DJ Rico Suave and Primo Simon. It’s an event all about coming together to learn, sing, dance, eat and have plenty of fun. Learn more by visiting cityofeverett.com/events/ canciones-y-comida or by searching for the Canciones Y Comida event page on Facebook. All are invited to attend this celebration. tee race; and 11 or more candidates in the at-large city council seats. The complete 2023 Election Calendar is available on the City of Everett’s website and the City of Everett Election Commission Facebook page. Need a hall for your special event? The Schiavo Club, located at 71 Tileston Street, Everett is available for your Birthdays, Anniversaries, Sweet 16 parties and more? Call Dennis at (857) 249-7882 for details. About Holy Cross: The College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass., is among the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Since its founding in 1843, Holy Cross has made a positive impact in society by graduating students who distinguish themselves as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life. WE CAN HELP PAY YOUR HEATING BILLS! You may qualify for ABCD’s Fuel Assistance Program and be eligible for as much as $2,200 towards your heating costs (oil, gas, or electric). Maximum benefit is $2,200 Household of 1 = $42,411 Household of 2 = $55,461 Household of 3 = $68,511 Household of 4 = $81,561 Cold days are coming. ABCD’s got you covered. APPLY TODAY! Last day to apply is May 12, 2023 Residents of Boston, Brookline, and Newton: 178 Tremont Street, Boston, MA — 617.357.6012 Residents of Malden, Medford, Everett, Melrose, Stoneham, Winchester and Woburn: 18 Dartmouth Street, Malden, MA — 781.322.6284

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