|Promoting Educational Opportunity in New England|
NEOA Achiever and Rising Star Nominations
2018 nominations are now closed.
NEOA Achiever Award
NEOA Achiever Awards are given to outstanding graduates of New England’s regional educational opportunity programs, TRIO and other educational opportunity programs alike. NEOA Achievers are truly worthy of the distinction, as they possess all of the following attributes:
NEOA Rising Star Award
The purpose of the NEOA Rising Star Award is to identify emerging professionals who are former participants of New England's educational opportunity programs. This award allows our region to recognize Rising Stars who have either completed their Associates degree and/or their Bachelor's degree and are just beginning to make an impact in their careers and communities.
The Rising Star Award honors emerging leaders who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and serve as a role model for other low income, first generation college bound students and students with disabilities. NEOA Rising Star nominees should be worthy of the distinction and possess all of the following attributes:
Past Award Winners
2018 NEOA Achiever - Sarah Perry
2018 NEOA Achiever - Desi Nesmith
2018 NEOA Rising Star - Salvadore "Sam" Portera Jr.
2018 NEOA Rising Star - Justis Lopez
2017 NEOA Achiever - Timothy Granfield
2017 NEOA Achiever - Kristopher Renadette
2017 NEOA Rising Star - Anthony Roberson
2017 NEOA Rising Star - Dashira Mangual
2016 NEOA Rising Star - Kathleen Rodrigue
2016 NEOA Rising Star - Caitlin Bevan
2016 NEOA Achiever - Katherine Montero
2016 NEOA Achiever - Lisa Couture
2015 NEOA Rising Star - Kevin Richards
2015 NEOA Rising Star - Marilyn Lupo
2015 NEOA Achiever - Angela M. Borges, Ph.D.
2015 NEOA Achiever - Billy V. Powers, Ph.D.
2014 NEOA Rising Star - Jane-Roberte Sampeur
2014 NEOA Rising Star - Mia Midenjak
2014 NEOA Achiever - Patricia Marshall, Ph.D
2014 NEOA Achiever - Crystal Baldwin
2013 NEOA Rising Star - Damian Ramsey
2013 NEOA Rising Star - Erna Numanovic
2013 NEOA Achiever - Edward A. Cooley
2013 NEOA Achiever - Alberto Alponte Cardona, Esq.
2012 NEOA Rising Star - April Lane
2012 NEOA Rising Star - Tuipate Mubiay
2012 NEOA Achiever - Enid Rey
2012 NEOA Achiever - Emmanuel Lamour
2011 NEOA Achiever - Dr. Elizabeth McCue-Herlihy
2011 NEOA Achiever - Dr. Loretta Carle-Brady
2011 NEOA Rising Star - Dr. Kelly Aremburg