NEWS & EVENTS
The Milford Columbus Committee
2021 Award Recipients
Eric Haig is a graduating senior at Joseph A Foran High School. He has been involved in soccer, outdoor track, and numerous other clubs and activities throughout the Foran community. He served as Class President his junior and senior years, as well as Interact Club President. Eric is a Natural Helper Officer at Foran, and is the founder and President of Foran’s Medical Career Professionals (MCP) Club. This club was created to bring medical professionals of all specialties into Foran with the goal of sparking inspiration in our future medical professionals. This was done through having various medical professionals featured as guest speakers, who would share their personal experience in their area of specialty. He created this club with the purpose of satisfying his own understanding about the medical path that he planned to pursue. Over the next five years he will be attending DeSales University, participating in their 3+2 year Physician’s Assistant Program, with hopes of one day landing a job as a PA. He is excited for everything to come, and is extremely blessed to have experienced an amazing four years at Foran High School.
Tori Lanese is a 2021 graduate of Joseph A Foran High School. She was a member of the volleyball team for 4 years and had the honor of being captain her senior year as well as going All-SCC and being selected to the New Haven Registers All-Area volleyball team. She was also a part of Foran's tennis program. In the fall, Tori plans to attend the University of Connecticut, majoring in Environmental Studies. This summer she will be working as a camp counselor for the Milford Recreation Department and is looking forward to spending time with friends and family before the term begins. Fun facts about Tori include: she's 17 years old, has 3 brothers, enjoys watching the Marvel and Star Wars cinematic universes, and her favorite food is gelato. She is incredibly thankful for this scholarship opportunity and can’t wait to see where it takes her.
Mary Grace Weissauer
Mary Grace is a 2021 graduate of Foran High School. She is a member of the National Honor Society and a scholar athlete. She has played 4 years of both softball and volleyball during her time there, and swam her senior year. She was captain of both the softball and volleyball team. She will be attending Northern Vermont University where she will be studying digital journalism and also continuing her athletic career playing volleyball.