Scholarship Listing 2017
SCHOLARSHIP LISTING 2017
THE KERRI CARD SCHOLARSHIP: The family and friends in memory of Kerri Card, have established this scholarship. One award in the amount of $1,000 is being given to a hard working student who loves sports and is pursuing a career in the “helping” profession. This year’s recipient is:
THE LESLIE K. FELDMANN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship has been established in memory of Leslie Feldmann, a 1982 Skaneateles graduate. Leslie was a woman of substance who had a passion for medicine dedicating her life to caring for critically injured or ill patients as both an intensive care nurse and emergency medivac professional. The winners must be pursuing a nursing degree or any other degree in the health care profession.
THE SKANEATELES PTC SCHOLARHSIP: This $1,500 award is given to a senior who has a commitment to volunteer work and shows academic promise in the student’s chosen field of study at college. The elementary, middle and high school Parent-Teacher committees provide the scholarship fund.
ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP: The Skaneateles Rotary Club scholarship of $500 is given to two students this year who exhibit excellence in scholarship, community service, character and leadership.
THE SKANEATELES TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: This year, the STA is awarding two seniors $750 each. The money for these awards comes from voluntary contributions from Skaneateles teachers. This year’s recipients were chosen on the basis of scholarship, accomplishment, and their stated commitment to a career in teaching.
THE SKANEATELES FIREMEN’S LADIES’AUXILIARY SENIOR AWARD: This $300 award is given to a senior in the Skaneateles Central School graduating class who is the child of a Skaneateles fireman or a member of the Skaneateles Firemen Auxiliary. The applicant will be judged on the basis of: character, initiative, future plans which will result in the greatest personal growth and potential for community service.
THE LIONS CLUB BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AWARD: This award has been established by the Skaneateles Lions Club to be awarded to the senior boy and girl who have shown outstanding achievement while attending the Occupational Educational Program in Auburn. This award is $150 with an engraved plaque.
THE LIONS CLUB SPECIAL EFFORT AND SERVICE AWARD: This $150 award is given to a student who has shown special effort, perseverance, and overall growth scholastically.
THE LIONS CLUB NURSING AWARD: This award in the amount of $200 is given to a student who plans on a career in nursing or related field.
THE SKANEATELES LIONS CLUB “WE SERVE” SCHOLARSHIP: A scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is awarded to a student who has demonstrated volunteerism and community service throughout their high school career. This year’s recipients are:
THE STEPHEN MASTERS AND ELAINE WITHEY MEMORIAL AWARD in the amount of $250 is awarded in memory of Stephen Masters and Elaine Withey who graduated with the Class of 1972 from Skaneateles High School. The recipient of the award must be entering a two or four year program in a health profession, and possess the following attributes: a good sense of humor, good sportsmanship, positive attitude and perseverance.
THE CLARENCE M. AUSTIN SCHOLARSHIP in the amount of $300 each year for four years is awarded to a student who demonstrates good academic excellence, character, leadership and service.
THE HENRY BRYANT SCHOLARSHIP: This award in the amount of $500 is given to a member of the senior class, who is of good, moral character and who demonstrates the values, dedication and appreciation of music exemplified by the person for whom this award is named. The recipient shall have been involved in at least two extracurricular activities during their four years in high school; a minimum of three years will have been served in band, orchestra, or chorus.
THE ROBERT J. CHECCO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship has been established by Mrs. Checco to be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and is actively involved in extra-curricular activities. This scholarship is a $150 award.
THE RICHARD C. HUTCHINS JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship was established by the Richard Covington Hutchins family and the senior class of 1983. This $1,000 award goes to a senior who is actively involved in community service in and out of school.
THE SKANEATELES GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP, in the amount of $1,000, is awarded to a senior who is accepted to a two year or four year school or trade school and is majoring in environmental studies, conservation, horticulture or agriculture. The recipient should be involved in extracurricular activities related to conservation, horticulture or agriculture. This year’s recipient is:
THE SKANEATELES GEORGE E. DAVIS-MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: This scholarship award is given annually by the Skaneateles Police Department and the Davis family to a graduating senior girl or boy who is pursuing a career in law enforcement, shows leadership, displays citizenship and is the son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a police officer. This year’s recipient is:
THE SKANEATELES MUSIC GUILD AWARD: The Skaneateles Music Guild would like to announce and congratulate the winners of this year’s Skaneateles Senior Scholarship for Excellence in Music. These scholarships are given to individuals who have demonstrated a passion and commitment to the pursuit of excellence in music. We wish the winners personal, professional and musical success in their future. The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to:
THE DAVID O. CHASE SCHOLARSHIP: The $500 four year scholarship has been established by the friends and family of David O. Chase, founder of Chase Design Inc. and longtime community member. David believed that the quality of the community is the direct result of the willing. The recipient must plan to pursue a career in design and art, demonstrate a commitment to excellence as a student and as a citizen, as well as having demonstrated community service above and beyond required activities.
THE HOWARD L. ZELLINGER SCHOLARSHIP: This $500 four year scholarship is given in memory of Howard L. Zellinger, a local engineer. The recipient must be attending an accredited college or university and intends to major in engineering. He or she must be a student of good moral character and demonstrated academic ability.
ST. MARY’S OF THE LAKE LANGUAGE AWARD: This award is for $200 and is presented in memory of Father McMahon to the student in the senior class who has shown outstanding ability in Latin.
THE SKANEATELES BOYS’ HOCKEY BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is in the amount of $500 and is awarded for excellence and sportsmanship.
THE SKANEATELES SCHOOL MUSIC BOOSTER SCHOLARSHIP in the amount of $1,000 is presented to a graduating senior who has been an active participant in the high school music program, and has been accepted into a college level program for either music education or music performance. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of a competitive audition.
MADELEINE VAN RIPER
THE IDA GLEASON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. PEACE, INC., a family resource center, would like to recognize a graduating senior with the IDA GLEASON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. Mrs. Gleason was an active volunteer in her community, always helping others, never without a smile. This year’s recipient has those qualities, and will be furthering his/her college education.
HEANEY SCHOLARSHIP: These $250 awards are being given to seniors from the Varsity High School Swim Team who will compete at the college level. Additionally, the recipients must show leadership, character, team spirit and a true love for the sport of swimming.
THE RICHARD WHALEN JR. MEMORIAL AWARD, This $100 award was established to recognize a student who demonstrates such qualities as love of life, family and friends, strong personal values, academic effort, perseverance involvement in athletics and strong leadership skills.
THE CARL H. FISHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Carl H. Fisher was a life resident of the village. His legacy of community service-Mayor, Trustee, Volunteer Fireman, etc., helped make Skaneateles what it is today. A $250 award to keep alive the spirit of genuine community service is given at graduation.
THE DAVE PIRRO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship has been established by the friends of Dave Pirro who was a resident and respected business owner in the Skaneateles Community. Two $750 scholarships, one to a graduating boy and one to a graduating girl, are being awarded today.
THE SKANEATELES NURSERY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP: The Skaneateles Nursery School provides a foundation for lifelong learning and would like to help a former student continue that learning at the collegiate level. This year’s recipient is:
THE SKANEATELES GIRLS’ VARSITY HOCKEY SCHOLARSHIP: The Skaneateles Girls Varsity Hockey Booster Club is proud to present its second annual scholarship. This award in the amount of $500 is given to:
THE ROBERT ANGELO HENTY SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship has been established by the friends and family of Robert Henty. Robert was known for his kindness, loyalty and generous spirit. This award goes to the senior boy and girl who in their everyday life emulates the values that Robert held true. This award of $500 is given to:
THE SKANEATELES GRANGE-GEORGE M. TALCOTT PRIZE of $200 is to be awarded to the student who has shown outstanding ability during this year in family and consumer science.
THE STEVEN MICHAEL KRAUSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Central New York Community Foundation is honoring a student in Steven Krause’s memory in the amount of $800. The recipient is chosen on the basis of community services as well as an intended desire to enter the architecture and design field.
THE MIGNON BOYD ALLYN SCHOLARSHIP: This $4,000 award will be given to a graduating female student of good standing who has displayed an interest and love of music and the arts.
THE SONJA FINCH ALLYN SCHOLARSHIP: This $3,000 award is given to a graduating female student of good standing who has excelled in a foreign language.
THE CNY FERTILITY CENTER BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship has been established by the CNY Fertility Center. Dr. Robert Kiltz is the director and founder of the CNY Fertility Center and has a great interest in encouraging students interested in the biological sciences to pursue their passions as a career choice. This scholarship was established in order to reward students who demonstrate a high degree of interest and success in the sciences. The $2,500 award is intended to help ambitious students with the cost of a college education including tuition, books, and room and board.
THE AMERICAN RED CROSS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: This award is given to a senior who participated in annual high school blood drive and who gave of themselves and helped others give with the gift of life.
GAIL FRANCES PITMAN YAUS SCHOLARSHIP: This award was established to award a senior who works or has worked on a farm in the area. The recipient also possesses a demonstrated commitment to excellence academically and has been involved in school or community activities.
JAMES W. SIMMONS
IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP: This Scholarship has been established to award a graduating senior who will be attending an institution of higher learning in the fall. The recipient should be in pursuit of a career that directly impacts the lives of people who require additional support in the functional development and preservation of motor cognitive or affective skills.
NURSE TO NURSE SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship was established by Lisa Tanner, graduate of Skaneateles Central Schools in 1989. The intent of the scholarship is to reward a graduate who will be enrolling in a nursing program at a college or university in the fall.
THE AMERICAN LEGION ERIC E. STEEN SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is given in memory of Eric E. Steen, who grew up on a farm located just past Warrens, Wisconsin. Eric served 24 years in the United States Army campaigns in Panama, Haiti and Iraq. Eric retired from the US Army as a Master Sergeant.
THE SKANEATELES CENTRAL SCHOOL ENDOWMENT: KELLOGG-MAPSTONE-ALLYN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS. The Skaneateles Central School Endowment Foundation is pleased to announce that through the help of an anonymous benefactor, endowment scholarships will be awarded to this year's seniors.
The award is based upon character, scholarship record, and industry and community service.
The Skaneateles Endowment Fund will administer the Walter and Cecil Borchert Scholarship Fund.
The Borchert Fund was set up to benefit the Fayetteville-Manlius School District and the Skaneateles School District. Mr. and Mrs. Borchert were long time summer residents in the Skaneateles area.
The Endowment Fund also administers the Mapstone Family Scholarship and the Walter H. and Lennie L. Kellogg Scholarships.
This year's Endowment Foundation recipients are:
The Walter and Cecile Borchert Scholarship recipients: