Last Wednesday we hosted our annual Scholarship Dinner at The Plumbing Museum in Watertown, MA. Guests included several of the scholarship recipients including Lenira Andrade, recipient of the Ted Riley Memorial Scholarship. Here are a few fun facts about Lenira…
Name: Lenira T Andrade
Hometown: Brockton, MA
School: Wentworth Institute Of Technology
Major: Construction Project Management
Hobbies: I love building custom furniture
Headbord Lenira built for her bead!
Favorite Food: Chinese
Fun Fact About You: I’m also a makeup/stylist
Favorite Quote: “Your education is something no one can take away from you.” My grandmother always used to say this to me.
What is you dream job/career: I would like one day own my own development company Andrade Development and hire all women.
Why/inspiration for your dream job/career: I am the child of immigrants who came to this country with the dream of giving their children a better life and worked for us. I am the first in my family to obtain a college degree. My son is what inspires me.
Nawic Boston President Carlie Biron with Lenira after receiving her NAWIC Scholarship.
Keep an eye out for future blog posts featuring the other scholarship recipients!