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  • Global Learning Charter Public School Graduating Senior Sabrina Costa Awarded Jacobs Family Scholarship

    Published on July 20, 2022

    NEW BEDFORD MA:Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS), a tuition-free public charter school that currently services 500 students in grades 5-12, recently announced that graduating senior Sabrina Costa has been awarded the Jacobs Family Scholarship .

    The Jacobs Family Scholarship award is for $35,000 over four years and is awarded to a New Bedford student who is pursuing a STEAM education degree. Costa will be attending UMass Dartmouth and plans to study psychology and psychiatry.

    Sabrina Costa is the daughter of Antonieta and Domingos Costa of New Bedford. Sabrina was class president her sophomore, junior and senior years. She served as a Student Ambassador and was a member of the National Honor Society. Sabrina was in the top ten of her graduating class. In her senior year, she worked in the 5th grade classrooms as a Teacher’s Assistant. She is also a recipient of a Global Gala scholarship.

    “I am excited to start a new chapter. Thanks to the College and Career Center at GLCPS, I am ahead of the curve. I will be attending UMass Dartmouth in the fall with 18 college credits that didn’t cost me or my family a dime. This is huge for my family because college is so expensive, which is why I am so grateful,” said Costa.

    “We congratulate Sabrina on earning this prestigious scholarship,” said Dr. Stephen Furtado, Executive Director of GLPCS. “We are proud of her academic accomplishments and know the future holds great things for her. We wish her continued success in her academic journey at UMass Dartmouth.”

    GLCPS is currently renovating a historic building located at 106 Bullard Street in New Bedford creating “One School, One Campus.”


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