Rising 2L Christopher Carreiro, a member of the Swansea School Committee, received the Portuguese Heritage Award in a ceremony at the Massachusetts Statehouse.

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Rising 2L Christopher Carreiro, a member of the Swansea School Committee, received the Portuguese Heritage Award in a ceremony at the Massachusetts Statehouse.

From the FALL RIVER HERALD NEWS: "Swansea's Christopher Carreiro receives Portuguese Heritage Award" by Deborah Allard, Herald News Staff Reporter

Christopher Carreiro accepts the Portuguese Heritage Award from Sen. Michael Rodrigues in a ceremony at the Massachusetts StatehouseSWANSEA  Jun 11, 2013 — Christopher Carreiro, a member of the Swansea School Committee, received the Portuguese Heritage Award in a ceremony at the Statehouse recently. [...]

Carreiro is a lifelong resident of Swansea and a 2007 Joseph Case High School graduate. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2012. He is currently working toward a juris doctor degree and is entering his second year of law school at Roger Williams University School of Law.

Carreiro is a Swansea Fire Department volunteer firefighter, and is an emergency medical technician and emergency medical dispatcher. He is a 2010 winner of The Herald News' Best & Brightest program. [...]

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