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St. Wendelin Catholic School
K-12 Scholarships

If you are interested in contributing to these or any other scholarships please email: DevelopmentDept@stwendelin.org

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Amelia Winona Peak Memorial Scholarship     Kindergarten  – 6th grade

This scholarship was established in 2009 to provide an opportunity for a St. Wendelin Parish family that might not otherwise be able to consider a Catholic elementary school education for its child(ren). The Amelia Winona Peak Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually on the basis of financial need and the family’s overall circumstances.

The Donna O. Lynch Memorial Scholarship             High School

This $1,000 to $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a registered high school student at St. Wendelin Catholic School: with demonstrates financial need; who actively lives the Catholic faith; who is goal oriented, focused on education, works to potential, and whose behavior inside and outside the classroom is consistent with the school’s Code of Student Conduct.

The Emiel and Mary Cool Scholarship      Kindergarten  – 12th grade 

This $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a registered student in Kindergarten through 12th grade in good academic standing whose family would not otherwise be able to provide the benefit of Catholic education.

Frank and Mary Bugner Family Scholarship       Incoming Freshmen   

Frank and Mary Bugner were vocal proponents of Catholic education for over three-quarters of a century, starting with Mary’s first year at Saint Wendelin in 1917. Because of their passion for Catholic education, the Bugner family has established a scholarship for a St. Wendelin eighth grade graduate who will continue his/her high school education at St. Wendelin Catholic School.

The James C. Whitta Memorial Scholarship      Kindergarten  – 12th grade

This $250 scholarship is awarded annually to a registered student in Kindergarten through 12th grade in good academic standing, whose family would not otherwise be able to provide the benefit of Catholic education.

Luchini Scholarship           High School

For students who have made a significant contribution to St. Wendelin’s drama and musical productions.
For more information see Mr. and Mrs. Gallina.

The Rev. Donald S. Hunter Memorial Scholarship     Incoming Freshmen

The Reverend Donald S. Hunter Memorial Scholarship was established in 1992 through the generosity of two individual Catholic laity who firmly believed in the benefits of Catholic education. It was founded in memory of Fr. Donald Hunter, a priest of the Diocese of Toledo and principal of St. Wendelin Catholic High School from 1954-1967.

St. Wendelin Jubilee Grant 2017       Kindergarten – 6th Grade

In honor of the 150th anniversary of St. Wendelin Parish and its mission to educate youth in the Catholic tradition, a fund was established in 2000 to assist St. Wendelin families who might otherwise be unable to afford quality Catholic education for their children. Jubilee Grants will be awarded annually on the basis of financial need and the family’s overall circumstances. Awards of $250.00 will be given for two years to qualified students in St. Wendelin Catholic School, grades K through 6.

William F. and Corrine Reineke, Sr. Scholarship        Incoming Freshmen

Bill and Corrine Reineke have demonstrated a strong commitment to St. Wendelin Catholic School over many years. To help ensure the mission of quality Catholic education through the 21st century, the Reinekes wish to share God’s goodness to them through the William and Corrine Reineke, Sr. Scholarship, awarded annually to eighth-grade students who aspire to continue their catholic education at St. Wendelin Catholic School
 

Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

The Cameron St. Clair Memorial Scholarship
For 2017 SWCS, Hopewell Loudon & Sentinel Career Center Public Safety Program graduates

This scholarship was created in memory of Cameron St. Clair, a member of the class of 2014 at Hopewell-Loudon High School and at the time of his death, a senior at Sentinel Career Center in the Public Safety Program. $1,000 will be awarded annually at the discretion of the selection committee and is limited to educational funds. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution and declare intent to pursue or be enrolled in a criminal justice program. Applications are available in the guidance office.

The Damon Pinskey Memorial Scholarship
For 2017 SWCS graduates

This scholarship was established in memory of Damon Pinskey, a 1991 graduate of St. Wendelin High School. His family wishes to honor and award a senior manifesting the same qualities Damon possessed (character, empathy and compassion). Damon, however, was unable to wholly exhibit his characteristics due, in part, to peer-pressure, lack of self-esteem and/or other social inhibitors. The family chose to make this a college scholarship as a means to help a student pursue higher education and help them continue to assist others in overcoming similar obstacles by sharing their special talents during their college career, and beyond. Applications are available in the guidance office.

The Daniel “Doc” Henley Memorial Scholarship Fund 
For 2017 SWCS graduates

The Daniel “Doc” Henley Memorial Scholarship, made possible by the donations of friends and family, is set up to provide assistance to college bound seniors who demonstrate moral and academic integrity. Throughout his life and career, Doc always stressed the importance of attending college and instilled the love of education in his family and students. This scholarship memorializes his passion, dedication, and love of education and those who pursue it. Applications are available in the guidance office.

Huss Humanitarian Scholarship
For 2017 SWCS graduates going into a Health related field

This $1,000 scholarship, funded by the families of Ron Huss ‘56, Sue (Huss) Lonsway, and Marilyn (Huss) Klausing ’62, is awarded annually to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a career in a helping profession: health care, doctor, nursing, social work or teaching. Applications are available in the guidance office.

Karcher Music Scholarship 
For 2017 SWCS graduates and current juniors

This $500 scholarship is awarded annually to juniors and/ or seniors at St. Wendelin Catholic School who have demonstrated past and present musical achievement, pursuit of academic excellence, extracurricular and community involvement and personal accomplishment. Applications are available in the guidance office.

Pillars Scholarship
For 2017 SWCS & FHS graduates

The Pillars Trust Scholarship was established by Edward R. Pillars to provide professional, vocational, and technical educations in colleges, universities, and other institutions of learning for young men and women of the City of Fostoria, Ohio and the surrounding vicinity who have outstanding ability and aptitude but insufficient means, either of their own or of their families, to enable them to obtain such professional, vocational, or technical educations and who otherwise could not have secured the benefits of such training. It was Mr. Pillars desire that the recipient of his scholarship become a leader and a useful and valuable member of the community. Applications are available in the guidance office.

The Sharon Cool Memorial Scholarship 
For 2016 SWCS graduates

Sharon Cool served as an administrative assistant for St. Wendelin Parish and School for 21 years, and one-time assistant athletics director for St. Wendelin Catholic School. Sharon followed all extra-curricular activities of the students, especially sports. In her memory, Sharon’s family has established the Sharon Cool Memorial Scholarship, a $2,000 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating St. Wendelin Catholic School student. Priority consideration will be given to applicants with a strong history of service and participation in extracurricular activities. Applications are available in the guidance office.

 
The Timothy G. Gregory Memorial Scholarship

For 2017 graduates of schools in the former Midland Athletic League

This scholarship has been established to honor the memory of Tim Gregory, a 2004 graduate of St. Wendelin High School, who died tragically in July 2007. Tim was a gifted athlete during his high school years. The annual award will be granted to a deserving student athlete, graduating from a school in the former Midland Athletic League, who best exemplifies the same spirit and determination that Tim displayed on and off the playing field. Applications are available in the guidance office.