Andrew Roberts Of Concord, Mass. Receives Welch's Scholarship Award
Concord, MA, May 12, 1997
Welch's recently announced that Andrew Roberts of Concord has been named this year's recipient of the Welch's Scholarship Award. The scholarship, awarded annually to a graduating senior from Concord-Carlisle High School, is based upon need and strong academic performance in school. Roberts, who will receive $1,500 as the winner of the Welch's scholarship, will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the fall.
"Welch's is proud to be able to offer this scholarships to the students of the Concord-Carlisle community," said Jim Callahan, director of Corporate Communications at Welch's. "Supporting education has long been and will continue to be an important Welch's tradition."
"I am honored and very excited to be selected as this year's Welch's Scholarship Award winner," said Roberts. "It is very special that a company like Welch's recognizes and helps local students."
For over a decade, the Welch's scholarship fund has helped provide students of Concord-Carlisle High School with better opportunities for a quality education. Welch's, headquartered in Concord, Massachusetts, is the world's leading marketer of Concord and Niagara grape-based products, including grape juice and jelly. The company also produces a variety of other fruit-based products -- including blended fruit juices and cocktails, fruit juices in both the frozen concentrate and shelf-stable concentrate form (JuiceMakers), and an assortment of jams, jellies and preserves under both the Welch's and BAMA brand names.