2009 Scholarship Winner – Shannon McGrattan

Shannon McGrattan

2016 Update

After graduating from Syracuse University in May 2013, Shannon worked as an award-winning sports director at WBKB. In August 2014, Shannon took her talents west to work as 9&10 News’ weekend sports anchor/reporter. In November 2015, Shannon took over the role of sports director, a position that allows her to anchor five-days a week. Shannon hopes to make her way back to Boston sometime within the next two years.


2013 Update

The 2009 winner, Shannon McGratton, just graduated Magna Cum Laude from Syracuse University, having majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Spanish and Marketing. She is currently interning at WSYR and WSTM in Syracuse while looking for a job in sports broadcasting. Look out for her on Sportscenter, ESPN or one of the local channels in the years to come!


We are pleased to announce the 2009 Cedarwood Scholarship Winner, Shannon McGratton.  Shannon is the recipient of a $1,500 scholarship, courtesy of the Cedarwood Neighborhood Association.  She will be attending Syracuse University and will be majoring in Broadcast Journalism.   Congratulations, Shannon!