Sunday, September 24, 2017

Tunkhannock Area School District Foundation

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The Community Foundation manages the following scholarships for your school district.  

Albert M. Purdy Music Scholarship Fund

Established by the Tunkhannock Area High School Band Boosters Association in honor of retired teacher Albert Purdy.  Provides a college scholarship to a Tunkhannock graduate who exhibits exceptional musical talent, and will pursue a musical education in college.

 

Bob Crimmel Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the family and friends of Bob Crimmel of Tunkhannock to provide a college scholarship to graduates of the Tunkhannock Area High School.

 

David Clark Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of David Clark, a Tunkhannock Area High School graduate who passed away unexpectedly.  Provides a college scholarship to a Tunkhannock graduate who has overcome personal adversity to graduate from high school and go on to college.  

 

Dr. W. Dayton Shelly Memorial Music Scholarship Fund

Established by the family and friends of Dr. Shelly to honor his love of music. This fund grants a scholarship to a graduating Tunkhannock Area High School senior who has exhibited a commitment to this art, a long-term appreciation of its beauty, but does not necessarily intend on majoring in music in college.

 

Dutch Keller Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by Mr. Keller's family in memory of this legendary Tunkhannock coach who passed away in 1967. For a student ranked in the top third of Tunkhannock's graduating class who has earned at least five varsity letters during high school.  

 

Endless Mountains Habitat for Humanity Scholarship Fund

Established by Robert and Diane Turrell to provide post-secondary degree education assistance to families living in Habitat for Humanity housing in Wyoming County.

 

Frank J. Valvano Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Frank J. Valvano, a retired Tunkhannock Area School District administrator, who passed away in a tragic motorcycle accident. Provides a Scholarship to a Tunkhannock Area Graduate.

 

Jack Daniels Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Jack Daniels, a gifted junior high school student/athlete who passed away in a swimming accident. Provides a college scholarship for a Tunkhannock Area High School Senior.

 

Jackie Dispenza Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Tunkhannock alumna Jackie Dispenza who perished in a tragic automobile accident. For a student who has exhibited a passion for art.

 

Joan Carter Beane Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the family of the late Mrs. Beane to provide a college scholarship to a graduating senior from Tunkhannock Area High School.

 

Joseph Dohrer Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Mr. Dohrer, a Tunkhannock resident who passed away in the 1980's. Provides a scholarship to a Tunkhannock graduate. If a 3.0 GPA is maintained in college, the award will be granted for up to four years of post-secondary degree education.

 

Margaret Stone Music Scholarship Endowment

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

 

Matthew Van Fleet Memorial Automotive Scholarship Fund

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. The scholarship is available to students from all the school districts in Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties.

 

Tunkhannock High School Class of '66 Scholarship Fund

Established by Tunkhannock alumni from the class of 1966 to provide tuition assistance to a deserving student to attend college or a post-secondary degree program.

 

 

The following funds also benefit the Tunkhannock Area School District:

"Adrienne's Garden" Art Awards Fund

Established by James and Lorraine Maillet of Tunkhannock in memory of their daughter Adrienne to support the annual "Adrienne's Garden" art awards provided to talented Tunkhannock students in grades Kindergarten-8th.

 

Young Musicians Fund

Established by the Music Department of the Tunkhannock Area School District.  This fund helps provide assistance for 5th Grade students from low income families to rent musical instruments.

 

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