Lois Breckenridge receives scholarship

Lois Breckenridge, Cambridge College student
Lois Breckenridge

Lois Breckenridge is one of two Cambridge College ISSP (Integrated Student Success Program) students and one of ten Massachusetts women to receive a $1,500 scholarship from Vital Impact this fall. The mission of Vital Impact, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to raise funds to provide life-changing scholarships for education to women in Massachusetts, who are at least 35 years of age and have a need for financial assistance, enabling them to transition to a more rewarding career and create the life they desire for themselves and future generations and building a community of empowerment and support.

"I am pursing my bachelor's degree in Human Services and I have an associate degree in Criminal Justice,” explained Lois. “I decided on a degree in Human Services to pursue a career related to the problems of drug addiction, domestic violence, and alcoholism. I hope to help massive amounts of people who are caught in the grip of street life and homelessness, and bring awareness to the prison population. I am also passionate about sharing hope to women, children, and men who are less fortunate."