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    Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    Uncasville student wins bank scholarship

    XuJia "Jack" Cao

    XuJia "Jack" Cao of Uncasville has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship, presented by the Liberty Bank Foundation.

    The $1,000 scholarship is presented annually to a student who plans to major in engineering or a technology-related field.

    Cao, a Montville High School student, plans to attend the University of California-Santa Barbara to pursue a degree in software engineering. Teachers describe him as having an excellent work ethic, strong character and passion for science.

    A member of the International Club, Math Team and Olde Mistick Village Dance Team, Cao volunteered for the Chinese and American Cultural Assistance Association.

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