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Bedford High School senior receives Josephine A. Fearon Scholarship

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Bedford Women’s Club presented the Josephine A. Fearon Scholarship to three high school seniors who are residents of Bedford. As educator and president of the Bedford Women’s Club in the mid-forties, Mrs. F. Lane Fearon established the Bedford Women’s Club Scholarship for High School seniors.

On June 12, 2014, Bobbe Fairman and Nancy Herper of the BWC Scholarship Committee presented a Josephine A. Fearon Scholarship to Jacqueline Valeri, of Bedford High School’s Class of 2014. Valeri is one of the three Bedford seniors receiving a scholarship from the Women’s Club.

An accomplished musician, Valeri plays the clarinet in marching band, concert band and pit orchestra. A committed student, she is a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society. Valeri will attend the University of Pennsylvania to pursue her interest in bioengineering.

To contact the club, go to or write to Bedford Women’s Club, P.O. Box 10015, Bedford, NH 03110.

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