The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship

We are proud to announce the recipients of our scholarship awards program for local high school graduates. Each chosen graduate was awarded $2,500 to assist with college expenses.

Meet the 2022 Scholarship Recipients


Kiana Barnes, Nichols College

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of working as a financial manager once I finish my education.”

Emma Blomquist, University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Business

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of pursuing a career in business and finance once I finish my education.”

Madeline Duke, Indiana University

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of becoming an investment banker.”

Hunter Goguen, Nichols College

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of being a general manager for a sports organization once I finish my education.”

Alexis Goodney, Bentley University

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to study finance to reach my long-term goal of becoming a CFO.”

Abigail Hill, Westfield State University

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of providing a positive impact on the company and community I am a part of.”

Nhi Huynh, Harvard College

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of working as an educator and machine learning engineer once I finish my education.”

Brian Langevin, University of Alabama

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will help me to reach my goal of attending a university that offers an incredible program for engineers, including a fifth-year program, which combines engineering and business. I hope to be able to give back to the community and to help build and design structures which will be able to house businesses in order the create job opportunities for others.”

Owyn Law, Quinnipiac University

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of working as a financial advisor once I finish my education.”

Colin Minarik, Bentley University

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of pursuing a career in data science and finance once I finish my education.”

Samuel Murillo, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of working as a lead developer or an AAA game company.”

Christopher Murzycki, Worcester State University

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to obtain my business degree and put me on a path to realizing my goal of becoming a real estate broker.”

Arieta Nasto, Villanova School of Business

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to analyze how international corporations cause societal changes and later work towards advancing equality through the business sector.”

Lauren Potvin, Worcester Academy

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to reach my goal of working as an exercise physiologist and allow me to develop fitness plans to help patients recover from chronic diseases once I finish my education.”

Nina Zurawski, Suffolk University

“The Cornerstone Bank Scholarship will allow me to study international business and economics, then grow my education by studying corporate and business law. I want to be able to help those people and give a voice to those who will take my help by creating my own international law firm.”

Scholarship Requirements

To be considered for a scholarship, each student had to:

  • Be a 2022 high school graduate
  • Anticipate being a full-time student at an accredited, degree-granting institution of higher education
  • Demonstrate achievement and high standards in academics, extracurricular activities and community involvement
  • Submit an official transcript and GPA from their guidance office
  • Submit a one-page essay