Wheelock College Celebrates Jamaica Plain Scholar

Wheelock College celebrates Lisvet Peralta, Jamaica Plain local and member of the Wheelock Class of 2019, along with 16 other Passion for Action Scholars at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum from 6 to 9 pm, on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The Passion for Action Leadership Award Reception will celebrate deserving Wheelock students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to community service and social justice. Wheelock College’s four-year Passion for Action Scholarship Program is open to incoming freshmen from Greater Boston who already demonstrated an exceptional commitment to community service and involvement. The event will honor two sets of partners who have established inspiring nonprofit organizations committed to improving the lives of children and families. The first honoree and recipient of the 2015 Passion for Action Leadership Award is Born This Way Foundation, co-founded by Lady Gaga and Cynthia Germanotta, which will be recognized for its work empowering youth.