The Five Minute Read – Lowell Sun
Billerica will organize a vaccination clinic against COVID-19
BILLERICA – The city will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on January 25 at the Council on Aging, 25 Concord Road.
Moderna and Pfizer injections and boosters will be available for residents of all ages 5 and up.
Participants must bring their vaccination card if they receive a second or third vaccination.
Prior registration is required. For more information or to register, visit home.color.com/vaccine/register/cataldo or call 351-322-5035.
Tewksbury Memorial High School Announces January Hat’s Off Award Winners
TEWKSBURY – Tewksbury Memorial High School has announced the recipients of January’s Hat’s Off Awards are seniors Nicolette Evangelista and Eric Impink.
The award is given by TMHS and the Rotary Club of Tewksbury to students who have distinguished themselves academically, have contributed to the high school after-school program and are active in their community.
Evangelista is taking two Advanced Placement courses at TMHS and has received a Global Proficiency Certificate as well as the John and Abigail Adams Fellowship. She volunteers at the Abundant Life Christian School and Learning Center and has worked as a retail associate at Cracker Barrel since May 2021. She plans to go to college in the fall and study criminology and criminal justice .
“Nicolette is an exceptional student who works openly with all her peers and all levels of the class,” said TMHS faculty member Donna Boudreau-Hill. “She is curious, open-minded and friendly. I’ve known her for a few years and watched her grow in the classroom to become an example of a rising student at TMHS.
Impink is the Class Council, National Honor Society, and Junior Classical League Treasurer, as well as a member of the Robotics Team, Math Team, Deputy Senior Research Committee, and the Enable Club of the University. ‘UMass Lowell. He is captain of the varsity soccer team and also competes in track and field, ultimate Frisbee, mountain biking and skiing. He has also done a lot of volunteer work in the community.
Impink plans to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute next year to study biomedical engineering. He said he has an interest in 3D printing and modeling and hopes to use these skills to help people with limb loss and mobility issues.
“Eric, as NHS Treasurer, has repeatedly stepped up planning, submitting deposits and being a positive presence on our E-Board,” said TMHS faculty member Dustina Puma. “He is actively involved in many activities (football, class council, NHS, etc.) and truly embodies ‘the complete student’. As a student, Eric constantly worked hard, participated and was a joy to having during a very trying COVID year. It has been a pleasure to work with Eric this year on NHS. He is so mature and capable that many of our events have been successful thanks to the exceptional skills he possesses. As a person, he is such a kind, caring, empathetic young man who is ready to help anyone in need. He is truly what we hope as teachers that our high school can help produce.
Evangelista and Impink will be honored at Tewksbury Country Club on Thursday.