The Jean Frankel Founder’s Award is awarded annually to honor one 8th grade student who shows focus and dedication to enhancing their education both inside and outside the classroom and a commitment to volunteerism.
This award was created in 2015 by Jean Frankel, founder of the TEF, and her husband Gregg. The $2,500 scholarship will be given to the recipient upon graduation from high school and is to be used toward post-secondary school education.
Recipients of the Jean Frankel Founders Award:
- 2015 Erin Whaley
- 2016 Aria Odendaal
- 2017 Ella Sebastiano
- 2018 Leigha Schultze. Click here to read the press release published in the Tewksbury Times.
- 2019 Vivian Maxwell
- 2020 Nina Hagan
- 2021 Adam Cagno
- 2022 Ethan Benenson
- 2023 Sofia Munoz