Costa earns scholarship


The Prospect Historical Society Scholarship Committee awards Matthew Costa with the Nellie and Ruth Cowdell Scholarship. From left, Tom Jokubaitis, committee Chair Beth Whelan, John Guevin, Matthew Costa, Historical Society President Nancy Via, and Linda Weingart. CONTRIBUTED

The Prospect Historical Society awarded Matthew Costa of Prospect the $1,000 Nellie and Ruth Cowdell Scholarship.
Costa, a graduate of Woodland Regional High School, will attend Bentley University in Waltham, Mass. this fall. Costa won the scholarship for his essay, “Prospect in the Best Small Town in Connecticut.”