By Paris Dunford and Amanda Callahan on June 8, 2021


CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — An exciting time for two local high school seniors. They will receive Ivy League educations, thanks to a million dollars in scholarships.

This is a special moment for these two teens, and especially for one of them who lost her mom just this past fall. Two best friends at Hampden Charter School of Science in Chicopee worked together from sixth grade through high school, taking several AP courses and maintaining 4.0 GPAs.

So it was no surprise to the staff at the school that both these girls were accepted to multiple Ivy League colleges.

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