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The Miss Derry Scholarship Program is proud to announce the selection of our
28th. Miss Greater Derry, Jessica Avelar of Nashua, Miss Greater Derry 2015

June 20, 2014 Derry NH
Jess is a 20 year old resident of Nashua NH and is a Junior at St. Anselm's College majoring in Criminal Justice and aspires to be a Police Officer. She is the recipient of the Fr. Dominic Scherer, OSB Scholarship.

Some of her accomplishments include being n
amed as one of the Nashua Telegraph’s 25 Extraordinary Women in 2013; Recipient of the Bernice Serafino Outstanding Sportsmanship Award, The Dorothy Barry Sportsmanship Award and the Marjorie Gilbert and Barbara Paine Sportsmanship and Friendship in Twirling Award; Five-time World Open Baton Twirling Champion, 3rd Runner-Up at Miss New Hampshire 2013, recipient of the Lisa Cripps Richer Memorial Humanitarian Award.

Jess was invited to perform in Germany at the Grafenwohr Army base for the American service men and women. She has twirled on The Great Wall of China! You may have seen her on TV as a zombie in a Canobie Lake commercial or in a recently filmed episode of “House Hunters.”

Jess was our first Miss Greater Derry Outstanding Teen in 2010 and is out first MGDOT to achieve the title of Miss Greater Derry where she was awarded $7,500.00 in scholarships.

Jess's platform is H.E.L.P. For Children in Need.
My hope is to bring some glimmer of happiness to less fortunate children by offering them Hope, Encouragement, Love and Purpose (H.E.L.P.) by working with organizations that cater to children’s health and welfare.

We will be bringing you more information about HELP later.

Miss Greater Derry 2015 Jessica Avelar being crowned by Miss NH 2014 Megan Cooley (Miss Greater Derry 2014)  

JACKPOT! Here is a list of our current jackpots available (ending April 12, 2015)

Carry Over Cover All (starts at 5:30 - sales ends at commencement of game) Consolation prize $100.00 min. $   8,148.06
Big Dogs - Lucky 7 ticket (Bonus increases $500.00 per box) Congrats to our latest winner! $   2,500.00
Long Shot Dog Race - Lucky 7 ticket (Bonus increases $200.00 per box) Congrats to our $2000.00 winner $      200.00
For more information about our bingo game look for the link on the sidebar.
"The United States Junior Chamber of Commerce Senate Foundation offers a $1,000.00 scholarship to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study."
For more information: http://www.usjcisenatefoundation.org/
(The US Jaycees are not affiliated with the Miss Derry Scholarship Program)
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