Winners of Stephanie Mercandetti Scholarship


A scholarship fund was established in memory of Stephanie Mercandetti, a Framingham resident, originally from Brooklyn, New York, who passed away in January 2018.

Stephanie was past Vice Chair of the Framingham Democratic Town Committee in the early 2000s.  She was on the staff of former Framingham state senator David Magnani and served on Framingham’s Planning Board.  She came to Massachusetts to pursue her college education in political science at Northeastern University.

Her untimely passing was felt deeply by so many who admired and respected her.

A scholarship was created in her memory to be awarded to high school students pursing careers in political science.  The winners are:

  • Kaitlyn Calnan, Medway High School
  • Mira Donaldson, Framingham High School
  • Jack Landsiedel, Framingham High School
  • Sam McKeown, Medway High School