Congratulations to Emily Karas and Nicholas Medeiros who were each awarded $2,500 Tufts Health Plan scholarships. Emily Karas, a nursing student at UMass Dartmouth, is the daughter of Nancy Karas from the Department of Education. Nicholas Mediros is majoring in Behavior and Health, Boston University’s undergraduate program for Occupational Therapy. He is the son of Phyllis Medeiros who works for the Town of Stoneham. Their winning applications demonstrated their interest in the allied health field and addressed employers’ role in managing health insurance options for employees.