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The Red Sox and the Red Sox Foundation will present the Red Sox Scholars Class of 2022 at Fenway Park on Saturday

BOSTON, MA –The Boston Red Sox and the Red Sox Foundation will introduce the newest class of Red Sox scholars tomorrow, June 18, at Fenway Park in a ceremony before the 7:15 p.m. game between the Red Sox and Cardinals. This year marks the 20th year of the Red Sox Scholars Program, presented by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the Official Hospital and Official Healthcare Provider of the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park. This year’s cohort welcomes 12 seventh graders into the program.

New seventh graders entering the Red Sox Scholars Program bring the total number of Red Sox Scholars to 337. In addition to this new class, the ceremony will celebrate Red Sox Scholars graduating from high school and college. in 2022. Fellows from each of the previous 19 years will also attend.

The Red Sox Scholars Program is administered by the Foundation and designed to provide Boston public and charter school students with access to college by awarding $10,000 college scholarships. In addition to the scholarship, students receive academic, professional, and social support for at least nine years as they navigate middle school, high school, and college. Collectively, these supports ensure that Red Sox scholars graduate from college with as little debt as possible, equipped with skills that will help them enter the workforce. The program won Major League Baseball’s first-ever “Commissioner’s Award for Philanthropic Excellence” in 2010.

The Red Sox Scholars Program, operated by the Red Sox Foundation, receives funding from Aramark, the Biogen Foundation, CVS Health, Point32Health, the Doris Buffett Humanitarian Grants Program, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and Winter-Lehman Family Foundation. Red Sox Foundation fundraising events also support the Scholars program.

Attached is the list of new Red Sox scholarship recipients.

About the Red Sox Foundation

The official charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Red Sox Foundation has awarded more than 5,000 grants since its inception in 2002 and aims to make a difference in the lives of children, families, veterans and communities in need by improving their health, education and recreational opportunities. Through partnerships with leading health organizations, the Red Sox have helped raise more than $156 million for cancer treatment and research for The Jimmy Fund, supported more than 30,000 veterans and their families suffering from the “invisible wounds of war” with the Home Base Program and helped the Dimock Center serve more than 20,000 patients a year with health and social services. The Foundation’s education and youth baseball programs have helped 325 Boston public school students obtain college scholarships and encourage healthy choices and valuable life skills in more than 2,000 young people each year. urban through its RBI baseball and softball program.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Red Sox Foundation raises funds through special events, corporate sponsorships and grants. Founded and initially funded by Red Sox Principal Owner John Henry, Chairman Tom Werner, Chairman and CEO Emeritus Larry Lucchino and their partners, the Red Sox Foundation has won numerous awards for the impact of its innovative programs. In 2010, the Foundation’s Red Sox Scholars program was recognized by Major League Baseball with the first-ever “MLB Commissioner’s Award for Philanthropic Excellence. In 2009, the Red Sox Foundation was honored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Sports Philanthropy Project with the Patterson Prize as a national award. “Best Charity Team in Sports.” For more information about the foundation, visit redsoxfoundation.org.

About Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a patient care, teaching, and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School and consistently ranks among the national leaders among independent hospitals funded by the National Institutes of Health. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox. For more information, visit www.bidmc.org.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,800 physicians and 36,000 employees in a common mission to expand access to quality care. and to advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.