STRATFORD - The family of a first grade teacher from Stratford killed in the Newtown school shooting has awarded the first scholarships from a memorial fund set up in her memory.
The memorial fund in honor of Victoria Soto awarded scholarships of $5,026 to two students.
The recipients were Maggie Bodington of Stratford High School and Emily Mackay of Bunnell High School.
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The number 26 in the scholarship is to honor all the victims of the shooting.