High Hopes for Hope High 








2016 Hope High Dollars for Scholars Recipients







Register to Attend*

I can't attend, but I'd like to make a donation


TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017

4:30 pm Meet and Greet

6:00 pm Dinner

Rhode Island Shriners Imperial Room

One Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI


*To register by phone or check, contact: 

Nancy Hawksley, Hope '66

401 742-4436



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Our 2012 Recipients Have Graduated from College - Celebrating Their Success!

You helped make their college dreams reality!


Pictured left to right:

Kristy Berdugo, Alexia Arriaza, Christian Velasquez, Kayla Zarzuela, Alaina Moise, Angeline Gwein


Congratulations to all!

Our first recipient group holds a special place in our hearts.

They cannot thank you enough for believing in them.



HHDfS is  proud to share the achievements of our 2012 scholarship recipients. 


Alexia Arriaza - graduated University of Rhode Island, December 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Spanish.  Alexia is currently working at Horton Interpreting Inc. as a medical interpreter and plans to pursue a Masters in Spanish.


Kristy Berdugo - began University of Rhode Island as a chemistry major, but fell in love with animal science.  Kristy will graduate May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree. She hopes to work in a research lab or pursue a veterinary degree upon graduation.


Angeline Gwein - is a May 2016 graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA with a major in psychology. She is employed by APM PHILA as a case worker supporting families moving through the court system. 


Alaina Moise - attends Ithaca College majoring in Applied Psychology with a Pre-Med concentration.  Alaina will graduate December 2016 with plans to apply to dental school.


Christian Velasquez - graduated University of Rhode Island May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies and minors in Psychology and Spanish.  He is currently employed by City Year, Providence, RI as a mentor/tutor for at-risk students.  He plans to pursue a Masters in Psychology.


Kayla Zarzuela - is currently a 5 year undergraduate at University of Rhode Island with a double major, maintaining a 3.00 GPA. Kayla will graduate May 2017 and is looking to pursue a  graduate program in social work.






 Hope High Dollars for Scholars ®

Greater Providence Business Leaders Scholarship Program (GPBLS)


This is a great opportunity for area businesses to support college scholarships for Hope seniors who need your help. We make it easy to participate with three options:



 Louis B.  Mendelsohn, CEO of Market Technolgies,LLC,  shares his experience and views on business participation.

Ultimately, sustaining and growing a business depends on quality employees and a growing customer base. Through HHDfS, our community has an opportunity to strengthen our future by supporting well-educated employees and potential leaders for the next generation.  What better way to support the RI business ecosystem than to help capable, financially-challenged Hope High seniors further their education.  Program details click here!


For more information about this program, please contact:  Christina Ricci, Fundraising Chair: 617-833-1611 or cpricci1@gmail.com.





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