Distrigas Honors Two Everett Students with $5,000 Scholarships; 17 Local Students Honored for Award-Winning Science Fair Projects

BOSTON – May 18, 2015 — Distrigas of Massachusetts recently honored 19 students,
primarily from Everett, and also Lexington and Somerville, for their academic success
and outstanding work in the field of science. Students, along with their families, school
administrators, and educators, were recognized at an Awards Dinner held in their honor
at the New England Aquarium in Boston. Distrigas has been sponsoring the local
scholarship program and science fair competition for more than 30 years.

“Given the importance of science to our natural gas business, we believe it’s important
to support students who show drive, creativity, and a commitment in this area,” said
Carol Churchill, Manager of Communications for Distrigas. “The students we’re
honoring have shown innovation, academic achievement, and an interest in
understanding the world around them.”

Distrigas awarded $5,000 scholarships to two students – Vesna Imsirovic of Everett
High School and Phuong Ngu of Pope John XXIII High School. Both students are
graduating seniors who have impressive records of academic achievement and
extracurricular involvement.

In addition, Distrigas awarded prizes and/or certificates of achievement to the following
students for their outstanding student science fair projects:

Region IV State Science Fair winners
• 1st Place – Connie Chan of Somerville High School
• 2nd Place – Daniel Lu of Lexington High School
• 3rd Place – Michael Yang of Lexington High School
• Honorable Mention – Christopher Boucher of Everett High School

Everett High School Science Fair winners
• 1st Place tie – Christopher Boucher, Jack Calascibetta, and Obed Posada
• 2nd Place tie – Emilee Guzman and Angoori Rana
• 3rd Place tie – Derek Barbosa, Timothy Ewing, and Conor Rachlin

Everett Middle School Science Fair winners
• 1st Place team – Elmer Sandoval and Oscar Segovia
• 2nd Place team – Kayo Gomes and Tyler Pearce
• 3rd Place team – Melisa Demaku and Ngoc Nguyen

“Distrigas wishes all the students continued success, and applauds their initiative and
impressive achievements,” continued Churchill.

Distrigas of Massachusetts LLC is part of ENGIE North America, which manages a range of energy
businesses in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. These businesses include electricity generation
and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and sales, asset-based trading
and origination, and retail energy sales and related services to commercial and industrial customers.
Distrigas of Massachusetts owns and operates an LNG receiving terminal in Everett, Mass., which began
operations in 1971 and currently serves most of the natural gas utilities in New England and key power
producers through both pipeline deliveries and an average of 10,000 tanker truck deliveries of LNG each
year. Distrigas and ENGIE North America are part of the international energy group, ENGIE (formerly GDF

Carol Churchill, 617 886 8759

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