Page 6 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 19, 2023 Malden residents awarded scholarships from Massachusetts Society of CPAS R ecently the Massachusetts Society of Certifi ed Public Accountants (MassCPAs) announced that Tracy Lam and Patrick Orcino of Malden were awarded scholarships from the MassCPAs Educational Foundation’s 2023 Scholarship Program. They received the following scholarships: Tracy Lam, UMass Lowell, Deloitte LLP Platinum Scholarship; Patrick Orcino, UMass Lowell, MassCPAs Silver Alliance Scholarship. Fifty-one students were honored for their awards at MassCPAs annual, member-wide networking event – Connect 2023: Conversations & Cocktails – on May 18. “The Society is honored to support these exceptional students who are the next generation of Massachusetts CPAs,” said MassCPAs President/CEO Amy Pitter. “Their dedication and talent are truly inspiring, and they make us all feel confi dent in the future of the accounting profession. We are honored to be a part of their journey and look forward to their continued success.” Scholarships are funded 100% through donations to the MassCPAs Educational Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to inspire and support the next generation of CPAs in Massachusetts, and since the program’s inception in 2006, the Foundation has awarded over 300 scholarships to aspiring CPAs, ranging from $2,500– $10,000 and totaling more than $1,500,000. MassCPAs scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate accounting students who are attending a college or university in Massachusetts or attendFor Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 or Info@advocatenews.net Law Offices of Terrence W. Kennedy 512 Broadway, Everett • Criminal Defense • Personal Injury • Medical Malpractice Tel: (617) 387-9809 Cell: (617) 308-8178 twkennedylaw@gmail.com M masscpas.org/ed-foundation/ scholarship-program “MassCPAs is dedicated to fuPatrick Orcino, UMass Lowell, MassCPAs Silver Alliance Scholarship Recipient ing a college or university outof-state while having a permanent residence in Massachusetts. Scholarship funds are issued directly to the students and can be used for tuition, books, interviewing expenses or other needs. For more information about the Educational Foundation, go to https://www. eling and diversifying the pipeline of future accounting professionals by addressing and removing barriers to entry, including the increasingly burdensome cost of education,” said MassCPAs Director of Academic and Career Development Allie Orlando. “We are so grateful for our fi rm and individual donors who make this possible and look forward to supporting even more students in years to come.” About the Massachusetts Society of CPAs: MassCPAs is the state professional association of certifi ed public accountants, representing over 11,000 members in public accounting practice, industry and business, government and education. Tracy Lam, UMass Lowell, Deloitte LLP Platinum Scholarship Recipient The Society works to develop and maintain high professional standards and off ers a wide array of legislative, technical and referral services to its members. Malden resident’s first novel to debut on June 6 alden resident Federico Erebia debuts his fi rst novel, “Pedro & Daniel,” a story about Mexican American brothers Pedro and Daniel growing up in 1970s Ohio. Their mother resents that Pedro is the spitting image of their darker-skinned father, that Daniel likes dolls, that neither boy plays sports. Both are gay and neurodivergent. They are alike, but they are dissimilar in their struggles, their dreams and their approach to life. “Pedro & Daniel” is a deeply personal novel that spans from the boys’ childhood until they are young men. Together, they fi nd joy and laughter as they en~ Home of the Week ~ SAUGUS - 1st AD - Welcome Home to Essex Street Condos! 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Stunning.”—Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review) “Luminous. Riveting. Uplifting and heart-wrenching.”—Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Erebia is a retired physician, woodworker, author and illustrator. He received a BA from the College of Wooster, and an MD from Brown University. “Pedro & Daniel” (Levine Querido, June 6) is his debut novel. He is on the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ Impact & Legacy Fund Steering Committee, was in the inaugural Poets & Writers publicity incubator for debut authors, is a Grubbie Debut Author and is a member of the Boston Authors Club and several other writing groups. He lives in Malden with his husband, and their westie and whippet, in the home he redesigned and renovated. To preorder “Pedro & Daniel,” go to https://fj ebooks.com/pedro--daniel.html#test. Federico Erebia, author and Malden resident Book Cover Book cover and interior illustrations by Julie Kwon

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