Dunkin’ of Philadelphia Awards Nottingham High School Student with Academic Scholarship

August 4, 2022

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Nicole Filipowicz, a graduating senior from Nottingham High School, has just been announced as a recipient of the thirteenth annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program. Filipowicz, was selected from more than 1,350 applicants based on her academic record, demonstrated leadership, and proven commitment to her school and local community. Dunkin’ and its franchisees in the greater Philadelphia-area will award Nicole with a $5,000 academic scholarship to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school of her choice. 

To date, the Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program has awarded $600,000 in scholarships to 320 outstanding high school seniors and college students. The program was founded in 2009 by Dunkin’s Philadelphia-area franchisees to ease the financial burden of college for students throughout the region.

“On behalf of my fellow Philadelphia franchisees, we are honored to award these 20 exceptional students with the 2022 Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarships,” said Perry Shah, local Dunkin’ franchisee and Philadelphia regional advertising committee chairman. “We are proud to continue the tradition to further students’ educational goals in our community and, this year, thrilled to offer a larger scholarship award to those recipients!”

The 2022 Dunkin’ Regional Scholarship recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony from 1:00 – 3:00 PM on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at The Liberty View at Independence Visitor Center. More details on the awards ceremony to come in the following weeks.

Nicole Filipowicz is a recent graduate of Nottingham High School where she was valedictorian. She was vice president of National Honor Society and a member of National Science Honor Society. Nicole was also Chief Senior Editor for the Nottingham Caelestis Literary Magazine and Star Status Newspaper and was a second year Peer Leader at Nottingham. She was a member of the Key Club, Environmental Club, and Yearbook Committee. Nicole was Captain of the Varsity Soccer team as well. Outside of school Nicole is a member of Next Level Soccer Academy Club Soccer, a volunteer at Trenton Animal Shelter, and a Wegmans bakery and front-end sales associate. This fall, Filipowicz will be attending Rider University where she plans to major in Environmental Science.