RECENT NRHS GRADUATE Kyle O’Connell was awarded the North Reading Republican Town Committee’s (NRRTC) $750 Scholarship with his impressive essay on “What the American Flag Means to Me.” O’Connell read his essay during a ceremony held by the war memorials on the Town Common on Flag Day. He was also awarded an official citation from the State House of Representatives by Rep. Brad Jones Jr. He will attend UMass Lowell in the fall. Among those in attendance at the event were (from left): Irene Yull (NRRTC Scholarship Chair), recipient Kyle O’Connell and his parents, Sandra and Joseph O’Connell, and Jeff Yull (NRRTC Chair). (Courtesy Photo)