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Class of 2023: Anna Lago

Anna Lago arrived in Leominster from her native Brazil in 2019 without speaking English.  She immediately enrolled in MWCC’s English as a Second Language program at our Leominster campus. She pushed through remote courses during the pandemic and continued on to enroll in the art degree program. She completed her associate degree in art requirements […]

Class of 2023: Sarah Bravo

As a child, Sarah Bravo tripped a lot, and lacking the instinct to extend her arms to break her fall, she often landed face first. Falling became a fear for her until her mother helped her to learn to catch herself. “As I tripped my way throughout my early childhood, a piece of wisdom my […]

Class of 2023: Rachel Lucia

Rachel Lucia first enrolled at MWCC in 1994 at the age of twenty-one; a mother of three with little to no family support. She had quit high school after having her first child and was determined to overcome that setback by going to college. Knowing she needed to provide for her family and act as […]

Class of 2023 Graduate Profile: Janelle Racine

At 19 years old, Janelle Racine was struggling in college, with a 1.7 GPA and at risk of losing her financial aid, she dropped out. At the time, she couldn’t see how a college education was going to help her. Instead of continuing her pursuit of a degree in environmental science, she got a temporary […]

Graduate Profile Michaela Short – 2022 College/University Student Production Award Winner

Class of 2022 graduate Michaela Short won five categories at the 2022 New England College/University Student Production Awards presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Awards were announced at a ceremony on June 14, 2022. Short’s production “Ashes” won the Music Video, Animation/Graphics/Special Effects, Audio/Sound (tie with Champlain College), Photographer, and Talent/Performer […]