Final Kirby Perkins “A+” scholarship awards given

Kirby Perkins was a Channel 5 reporter with a breadth of interests who especially loved politics and sports. The station’s “High Five” series of profiles has long celebrated high school athletes. But Kirby thought that academic performance should be equally honored. His efforts led to WCVB's "A+" series, highlighting students who achieved academically while overcoming some …

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Kirby Perkins A+ scholarships distinguish WCVB-TV5

Shootings, muggings, fires, crashes, sports and weather--  all the stuff of local television.  Then there are the Kirby Perkins A+ scholarship segments. Kirby was a Channel 5 reporter who especially  loved politics and sports. The station's "High Five" series had for years celebrated high school athletes. But he thought that academic performance should also be honored. …

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