North Adams: Alma Riello Scholarship sets May 9 deadline


The Northern Berkshire Community Television Corporation seeks applicants for its Alma Louise Mary Riello Scholarship for 2014. A total of five $200 scholarships will be awarded in May to high school seniors.

Riello was a founding member of the NBCTC board of directors.

Students from each of the four schools within NBCTC’s service area -- Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School, Charles H. McCann Technical School, Drury High School and Hoosac Valley High School -- may apply for the scholarship.

A fifth scholarship is available to any student who resides in Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg or North Adams and does not attend one of the above-mentioned schools.

The applicant must be entering a school of higher learning. Special attention will be given to the candidate who has volunteered at NBCTC, or the candidate who is going to study in the field of broadcasting, theater arts or communications.

Application materials are available at the NBCTC Studios at Heritage State Park, Building 6, from high school guidance offices, or downloaded from NBCTC’s website,

Application deadline is May 9.

Information: NBCTC at (413) 663-9006 or email


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