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Suspect Awarded City Scholarship

Attended prominent Boston high school; alumni include Ben Affleck, Matt Damon.

8:40 AM, Apr 19, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Suspect two in the Boston bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is currently on the loose, appears to have attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. He appears to have been awarded a city scholarship in 2011.

The Boston Globe reported in 2011:

The City of Cambridge has announced the 2011 City Scholarship recipients for seniors at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and others pursuing higher education.

The city is awarding the $2,500 scholarships to 45 students using contributions from citizens and businesses. About 35 to 45 scholarships are awarded each year, according to the city.

Actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon attended the prestigious school, too.

NBC reports that the brothers are "of Chechen origin, but legal permanent residents of the U.S."

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