Monday, January 26, 2015

Susquehanna Community School District Scholarships




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Cindi Conaty Memorial Scholarship

Established by Susquehanna County District Attorney, Jason Legg, in honor of his mother to provide a college or post-secondary degree program scholarship for a student from one of the six Susquehanna County High Schools who writes a winning essay explaining his or her pro-life stance and values and how those values have had an impact upon the student's life.  

Gil Depew Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family of Mr. Depew to provide a college scholarship for a diabetic student from one of the six Susquehanna County High Schools. Please submit from a medical professional written confirmation of diabetic condition. 

Edwards-Napolitano Memorial Music Scholarship

Established initially in memory of Johnny Edwards, a talented musician from Susquehanna.  In 2007 the name of the fund changed to also honor Johnny's good friend and band-mate, John Napolitano, who has also passed away.  This fund provides a college scholarship for a Susquehanna Community High School graduate who exhibits exceptional musical talent in vocal or instrumental performance. 

Mario & Maria Lampazzi Fiaschi Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Established by Peter Fiaschi in memory of his parents to provide college tuition assistance to a student who has attended Susquehanna Community School District for at least three years and who will major in a Nurse training program.  Candidates must achieve at least an 88 GPA at the end of Junior Year and achieve an SAT score of 850 with a minimum of 400 in the mathematics and verbal examinations.  Scholarship award is available for four years of college if the recipient remains a student in good standing enrolled in a Nursing program.  

Montrose Business and Professional Women's Scholarship

Provides a college scholarship to a graduate of a Susquehanna County high school who will further his or her education in preparation for entering the business or health care professions, or to an adult seeking further education.  This scholarship will not be awarded in 2014 while the fund matures in value.  Tax-deductible donations to the fund are always welcome.

The Claire Williams O'Neil Foundation Scholarship

The Claire Williams O'Neil Foundation was established by the family of Mrs. O'Neil who was an admired and inspirational teacher in Susquehanna. The Foundation provides a college scholarship to Susquehanna Community students who exhibit extraordinary goals, but who might otherwise have difficulty attending the highest quality universities to further their education.  Click hereto link to The O'Neil Foundation's web site for more information. 

Beatrice Reynolds Memorial Scholarship Fund 

Established by the late Ira T. Reynolds in memory of his late wife to assist a Susquehanna Community School District graduate who will major in education or teacher training. 

R.E.S.C.U.E. Benjamin B. Stone Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the environmental organization "Return Susquehanna Country Under Ecology" to recognize Benjamin Stone's courageous and life-long efforts that both halted threatening pollution to our region and established the Susquehanna County Recycling Center.  Two college scholarships are awarded each year and are available to Seniors from all of the High Schools in Susquehanna County and from Honesdale, Wallenpaupack Area, and Western Wayne High Schools in Wayne County who write winning essays addressing their past environmental interests and accomplishments and describing their future plans to protect the environment. 

Scholarships for Careers

Established anonymously by a local family with ties to Elk Lake School District.  The scholarship is for graduates of Elk Lake School District and/or The Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center who have financial need, exhibit promise for the future, and will attend a vocational, technical, academic, or other post-secondary degree program.  The scholarship fund can also be used to assist with special unfunded projects in the School District or the Career & Technology Center.  

The Margaret Stone Music Scholarship Endowment

Established by Mrs. Stone, Houghton College class of '45, to assist a music major attending her alma mater. 

The Susquehanna County Christmas Basketball Tournament Scholarship

Established by the school districts in Susquehanna County to provide college scholarships to students from the teams that participate in the Annual Susquehanna County Christmas Basketball Tournament every December.

Susquehanna Fire Department Scholarship Fund

Established by the Susquehanna Fire Department to assist a Susquehanna Community student who has demonstrated a strong sense of volunteerism and community service. Consideration given to students who participate in the Fire Department.  

Harry Torney Memorial Scholarship Fund 

Established by the family of Mr. Torney to provide assistance to a graduate of The Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center who will go onto a post-secondary degree program to study machine shop technology, welding, or carpentry. 

Matthew Van Fleet Memorial Automotive Scholarship

Established by Matthew's parents and his sister in memory of Matt who passed away in an automobile accident.  The scholarship provides assistance to a student who will study automotive technology and who writes a winning 200-250 word essay addressing the following topics: why pursue training in the automotive field, describe the ultimate vehicle, envision the future of automotive technology, explain one's favorite recreational activity. The scholarship is available to students from all the school districts in Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties.  


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