WOOLWICH TWP. — Alyssa Jacobs is the 2022 recipient of the John J. Adams, Esq. Memorial Scholarship. Alyssa, a graduate of Kingsway Regional High School, was chosen for her academic achievements and her demonstrated interest in history, journalism, creative writing or the arts and work in community service.
Special consideration is given to an applicant who is a storyteller or demonstrates a sense of humor in her work and activities. Alyssa achieved an excellent grade point average at school. She will be attending the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia to study pharmacy in the fall.
The $1,000.00 scholarship award is unrestricted. The John J. Adams, Esq. Memorial Scholarship has been awarded every year since 2011 in honor of John J. Adams who served Swedesboro as a local attorney and town Prosecutor, Public Defender and Judge.
A similar scholarship is given each year to a graduate of Newark High School in Newark Delaware, which was Mr. Adams’ alma mater.