• Surprise! Roxbury Community College graduates given $1,000 each

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    More than 150 Roxbury Community College graduates got more than just a diploma Friday. They got a gift of $1,000.
    Celtics co-owner Rob Hale sprung the surprise on them, giving each graduate $500 to spend on themselves and another $500 to give to someone who had helped them or to a charity of their choice.
    “It was shocking,” said Tiara Dunbar, 28, of Dorchester. “It's the most generous gift anyone could give... We weren't expecting it at all. This is definitely the biggest gift I've ever received. It got proven today that everyone really is for us.”
    Dunbar said she was going to hold onto...
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