THE SAUGUS ADVOCATE – FriDAy, MAy 19, 2023 Page 15 Saugus High School Sachems Student Athletes Commitment Letter Signing Ceremonies Melvin Hernandez gives a thumbs-up as he signs to attend American International College in Springfield to play soccer. (Advocate photos) With a big smile, Lexi Rais signs to attend Fitchburg State University to play soccer. Lindsey Tammaro signs to attend Salem State to play field hockey. Melvin Hernandez with his sister, Liliana, cousin, Brian, and brothers, Milton and David. Lexi Rais is shown with her parents, Chris and Lisa, and Coaches Chris Coviello and Andrew Douglas. THE SOUNDS | FROM PAGE 13 Residents may call Scott Brazis at the Solid Waste and Recycling Department at 781-231-4036 with questions. Pam Harris Scholarship The Saugus River Watershed Saugus High School students signed their National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment documents last Tuesday morning. Shown are students Lindsey Tammaro, Lexi Rais and Melvin Hernandez, Saugus Middle High School Principal Brendon Sullivan, SHS Athletic Director Terri Pillsbury and Acting Superintendent of Saugus Public Schools Mike Hashem. Council (SRWC) is offering the following $500 Pam Harris Memorial Scholarship for the spring of 2023. This scholarship will recognize and support graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated environmental leadership and plan to continue in the environmental field through a course of study in college or as volunteers. Send in applications by May 26 to Mary Lester (marylester@saugusriver.org). Applicants must be able to demonstrate their personal commitment to protecting the environment. Examples include volLindsey Tammaro is shown with her family: brothers Tyler and Kyle and mom Kristen Lord. unteer work associated with environmental conservation, part-time jobs working to protect the environment, academic achievement and/or selecting a college course of study in the environmental field. They must also demonstrate a commitment to public health aspects of environmental protection. Pam Harris was a nurse, volunteer member of the Saugus Board of Health and an SRWC Board Member. Pam was committed to improving public health for families in the Saugus River watershed by addressing the most troubling sources of pollution. Applicants must be graduating from high school during the spring of 2023 and live in one of the 11 communities that are part of the watershed council, including Saugus. SRWC staff, contractors, board members or members of their immediate families are not eligible to apply. Saugus Youth Baseball/ Softball Scholarship The family of Stephen Wing is pleased to announce the availability of a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from any area high school who participated in a Saugus youth baseball or softball program. Applicants must be planning to attend a post-secondary school. The $500 Stephen Wing Memorial Scholarship was created by Stephen’s family in memory of a boy who loved life and thoroughly enjoyed playing and participating in youth baseball programs. Stephen’s desire to improve and willingness to work hard to achieve a goal enabled him to be considered a skilled baseball player. Stephen lost his battle with illness at the age of 10. Interested seniors are asked to THE SOUNDS | SEE PAGE 16

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