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Organogenesis Announces Annual College Scholarship Award Winner

CANTON, Mass., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis Inc., a commercial leader in the field of regenerative medicine, is announcing Symone Isaac-Wilkins as the winner of its annual college scholarship. The award honors the achievement of a graduating Canton High School senior interested in pursuing a career in medicine, life sciences research or biomedical engineering.


Symone, who graduated among the top in her class with a GPA of 4.57, is attending Harvard University this fall to study neurobiology. An accomplished student, Symone has been active in many extra-curricular activities, including serving as team captain of Canton High School's Mock Trial, the president of the Canton High School Science Club and a Link Crew leader in mentoring freshmen. Symone was also recognized by the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.

"Organogenesis is proud to support future scientists from Canton, especially driven and talented students like Symone," said Gary Gillheeney, Sr., Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Organogenesis. "We have high hopes that Symone's achievements will inspire other students considering careers in life sciences."

The Organogenesis Scholarship of $2,500.00 is awarded on the basis of academic achievement and content of an essay, "How do you see yourself contributing to the future of the Life Sciences?" In her essay, Symone discussed her interest in the field of brain research. Her career goal is to become a research doctor, where she hopes to contribute to the field by improving teaching methods through stored memory improvements, and ultimately discovering how to prevent Alzheimer's Disease.

About Canton High School
Canton High School is located at 900 Washington Street in Canton, MA. The facility completed a major building renovation in 2007 that included a substantial increase in instructional technology. The mission of Canton High School is to educate all students in a challenging, safe, disciplined, creative and nurturing atmosphere to become lifelong learners whose achievements and contributions are a credit to themselves and to society. Canton High School's science department offers courses in biological, chemical, and physical science and applied technology. In addition, elective courses are offered in several areas of science and technology. The newly launched Canton High School Externship Program places students with local companies to gain practical career experience.

About Organogenesis Inc.
Having pioneered the field, Massachusetts-based Organogenesis Inc. is a world leading regenerative medicine company focused in the areas of bio-active wound healing and oral regeneration. The company's mission is to bring the medical marvel of regenerative medicine products to patients and to standardize their use in everyday medical care. For more information, visit

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