North Shore Bank has awarded two scholarships to recent Saugus High School graduates, Jake Hogan and Jenna Linehan

Since 1987, North Shore Bank has awarded scholarships to Saugus High School graduates. Award recipients are chosen by a committee of bank employees and are based on a combination of criteria, including academic achievement. This year’s committee was comprised of Carol Varone, Assistant Vice President and Training Coordinator, Julie Garland, Branch Manager in their Hamilton Street Branch, and Erin Riley, Branch Manager in the Lynn Fells Parkway Branch. 
Jake Hogan
SHS Class of 2020
Jenna Linehan

SHS Class of 2020

Ranked eighth in his class, Jake Hogan was Vice President of the Saugus High School Class of 2020 and held the position of Secretary as a member of the National Honor Society. He was also President of the school band and held leadership positions as a member of the Class Board, Model UN, Junior Varsity golf team and Ski Club. In addition to his classes and extracurricular activities, Jake works as a part time Teller at North Shore Bank’s Lynn Fells Parkway office in Saugus. His community service activities include volunteering at Blood Drives held by the American Red Cross, collecting supplies for women’s shelters, and helping out at local elementary schools. Jake was recognized by the faculty as one of the Saugus Business Education Collaborative’s Unsung Hero’s for the 2020 school year.

Jake has been accepted to the University of Massachusetts, Lowell campus where he will major in Criminal Justice with a focus on crime scene investigation.

Ranked sixth in her class, Jenna Linehan was the 2020 Class Secretary and Student Council President. She held leadership positions as a member of the National Honor Society, Class Board, Captain of fall and winter cheerleading team, and was a member of the Junior Varsity Field Hockey and girl’s Lacrosse Teams. In addition to her classes and extracurricular activities, she works two part-time jobs.Jenna has been accepted to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst campus where she will study nutrition with a goal of becoming a Registered Dietician specializing in Pediatrics. 

When asked about the bank’s scholarship program, Kevin Tierney, North Shore Bank’s Chief Executive Officer said:

We are always so impressed by the quality of applicants, and these students were exceptional choices.”  He continued, “We look forward to the scholarship review process each year. It’s comforting to know, particularly with the cost of education today, that we can provide some direct assistance to hard-working and deserving students.