Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca and Sun Life executives will surprise two Boston schools high school seniors with college scholarships before the Celtics' game against the Washington Wizards at TD Garden on Wednesday night.
The scholarships are awarded through the Sun Life Rising Star Awards program, which will provide $110,000 in grants and scholarships to Boston students and nonprofit organizations this year.
Through the program, Sun Life has granted nearly $3 million to 54 students and 47 nonprofit organizations across the country.
“Sinking a game-winning basket seems effortless compared to what these two outstanding Boston students overcame to achieve academic success,” a press release for the event said. “The students will receive Sun Life Rising Star Award scholarships for their remarkable achievements and meet Bradley on the famed parquet floor for autographs after they watch the game from a private suite with families and friends.”
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