Our best wishes go to L-S senior Courtney Brown (right) who received this year’s John Taft Scholarship from the L-S Scholarship Fund.
The award is given to a student who has demonstrated leadership in the school community through participation in student government or other activities focused on the betterment of the LS community.
The ideal candidate is a “catalyst for change” who has shown initiative by founding a club, program or activity or by serving in an elected or appointed leadership position that has enhanced the school community.
Previously known as the Sudbury Foundation scholarship, the award was changed in 2014 to recognize longtime Foundation trustee John Taft, who passed away in 2010.
Mr. Taft was a Sudbury resident and community leader who served as a Sudbury Selectman from 1964-1976. He was also a long-standing Trustee of the Sudbury Foundation from 1973 to 2007 where, among other things, he was instrumental in providing the seed funding to establish the L-S Scholarship Fund. He also made possible the construction of the Town’s Atkinson Pool, renovation of the historic wing of the Goodnow Library and many grants to community nonprofits.
Ms. Brown will attend Williams College in the fall. We wish her much success!