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Public Service Scholarship Recipients Announced

6/04/07--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the recipients of the Public Service Scholarships for the Class of 2010.

6/04/07--Boston College Law School is pleased to announce the recipients of the Public Service Scholarships for the Class of 2010. The Public Service Scholarships provide 2/3 tuition annually to four highly qualified applicants who plan to practice law in government or non-profit settings. In keeping with Boston College Law School's mission of education for service to others, this program encourages students to seek careers in the public interest, notwithstanding the expense and associated debts of their legal education and the relatively low salaries associated with such careers.  Recipients are chosen on the basis of financial need, their record of long standing, demonstrated commitment to serve the public through employment, advocacy and /or volunteer activities, a stated intent to pursue a career in the public interest, leadership ability and past academic performance.

This year the scholarships go to Anna Evans, Martha Kashickey, Margaretta Homsey and Kathryn Sabatini.  An additional Public Service Scholarship has also been awarded to Kristin Brandt of the Class of 2009.

Evans is a graduate of Princeton University. Prior to enrolling at the law school, she was the Managing Director of WomensLaw.org, assisting women who were victims of domestic violence.

Kashickey is a graduate of Yale University and a Public Education Associate of the Innocence Project at Cardozo Law School, where she lobbied and did other public outreach in support of post-conviction exoneration cases.

Homsey is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University.  She most recently worked at the Legal Clinic for the Homeless of the City Bar Justice Center in New York City.

Sabatini is a cum laude graduate of Middlebury College.  She comes to BC from the Center for American Progress, where she worked on issues relating to housing and consumer debt.

Brandt, a graduate of Boston College who is beginning her second year at the Law School, was formerly a public school teacher and is and is now focused on legal advocacy for children in need.