THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLASTIC HONOR AWARD – MEDAL
Given to the members of the graduating class who have completed their studies with the highest achievement.
Courtney Adis, Nicholas Battaglia, Owen Burke, Dylan Bzdell, Abigail Chevalier, Jacquelyn Durant, Olympia Frisoni, Claire Harris, Kofi Jack, Matthew Kenyon, Morgan Lorey, Ashley Manocchi, Anna Muscatiello, Zachary Place, Connor Raven, David Viall, Jessica West, and Maya Westbrook
THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL DEPARTMENTAL AWARD – MEDAL
Given to a member of the graduating class in each of the disciplines. The recipient must have completed a sequence in the subject, excelled academically, demonstrated commitment, and enthusiasm that is indicative of continued interest and success in the field.
ENGLISH: Claire Harris
LANGUAGE: David Viall
MATHEMATICS: Dylan Bzdell
SCIENCE/HEALTH: Isabella St. Onge
SOCIAL STUDIES: Cameron Breslin
ART: Ayanna Ortiz-Nicklas
BUSINESS EDUCATION: Dylan Bzdell
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES: Sophie Kownack
MUSIC: Matthew Kenyon
OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION: George Allard
PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Dylan Bzdell
TECHNOLOGY: John Little
FOUR YEARS PERFECT ATTENDANCE
Given to a member of the graduating class who has maintained a record of perfect attendance for four years of high school.
THE DOUG MCMANUS MEMORIAL AWARD
$200—Presented to a senior who was a track athlete and who has demonstrated perseverance, dedication, is studious, dependable, hard-working, considerate of others, and someone who has successfully met many of life’s challenges. Donated by Doug McManus, Jr. and Gene Stemm (former student and member of S-G Hall of Fame).
THE JAMES D. MORROW MEMORIAL BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP
$500—To a basketball player who has demonstrated dedication, determination, and purpose in everything he/she does.
THE JAMES D. MORROW MEMORIAL DRAMA CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
$500—To a drama club member who has demonstrated dedication, determination, and purpose in everything he/she does.
THE SHANNON TAMUL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$200—To a cheerleader who has demonstrated leadership, enthusiasm, kindness and compassion for others, and dedication to school and community.
THE LION’S CLUB AWARD
Caroline Crounse and Cameron Breslin
$1,000—To members of the graduating class, “Who in the opinion of the faculty have shown concern for their fellow man and who consistently volunteer to help those in need.”
THE CHARLES W. MARTZ AWARD
$200—To a senior who shares a sense of humor, demonstrates an intrinsic love of learning, exhibits high moral standards with regard to honesty and respect, works conscientiously and helps others of their own volition.
THE BEUKENDAAL FIRE DEPARTMENT AWARD
Maddison Freihofer and Ashley Manocchi
$400—Given to graduates pursuing a higher education and who have shown a desire to serve their community.
THE BARBARA “GEGE” DYKES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Benjamin Schallert Jones
$500—Awarded to the student who demonstrates caring for the elderly and/or children by volunteering their time unselfishly; someone who goes above and beyond to help others.
Zachary Place and Jacquelyn Durant
$1,000—Awarded to students who best fit the Rotary motto: “Service above self, he profits most who serves best.”
SCOTIA ROTARY FOUNDATION PEDRICK, PETERSON & HOLLENBECK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$2,000—To a senior who best exemplifies the Rotary motto “Service above Self.”
SCOTIA ROTARY FOUNDATION KATHLEEN CLOTHIER-RAYMOND CLOTHIER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Benjamin Schallert Jones
$2,000—Awarded to a student who will use the scholarship “to further his or her education at the college or university of his or her choice.”
LINCOLN SCHOOL PTA SCHOLARSHIP
$500—Open to a senior who attended Lincoln School, in consideration of outstanding personal qualities and fine scholarship, felt to be most in keeping with the ideals set forth as a teacher by Dorothy C. Burbank.
CAROLYN GERDIN SCHOLARSHIP
$500—Awarded to a graduating senior who attended Lincoln School. The student must be focused on volunteerism and community involvement, have good scholastic achievement and plan on attending a post-secondary institution.
CAROL ATKINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$500—Awarded to a senior who has been accepted into a program of study for health or physical education, has a satisfactory attendance record and academic achievement. In memory of Carol Atkins who taught Physical Education for over 30 years and was a talented, fun-loving, caring and supportive daughter, sister, friend and teacher who passed away in 2021.
THE KAY STURDY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Eduardo Imbert and Maddison Freihofer
$500—To students who attended Sacandaga School who have, during their secondary school years, demonstrated their worth as students and citizens.
GLENVILLE POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000—To a senior planning a future career within Law Enforcement residing within the Town of Glenville and has enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher learning.
ALMA MCNEIL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000—To a student planning to attend a two-year college or post-high school vocational training who has demonstrated qualities of good citizenship, friendliness, and school spirit as evidenced by involvement in extra-curricular activities. Presented by the Scotia-Glenville Teachers’ Association.
LESLIE KENNEY/MILDRED PICARD SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
$3,500—Open to a senior planning on teaching as a career who has demonstrated leadership qualities, character, and personality suitable for the profession. Presented by the Scotia-Glenville Teachers’ Association.
VILLAGE BOOK CLUB AWARD-IN MEMORY OF CAROL WELCH
$350—Awarded to a deserving senior girl with a love of books and reading.
THE GLENVILLE HILL FIRE DEPARTMENT AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP
$500—Given to a member of the class of 2023 who lives in the Glenville Hill Fire District, has an active family member in the fire department, or is actively volunteering and participating in the fire department within their residence and has maintained an overall GPA of 80%.
THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE GIRLS’ SOFTBALL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Isabella Herold and Morgan Lorey
$250—To graduating seniors who have played softball in the S-G league at Beukendaal. The recipients must have demonstrated scholastic ability, be of good character, be outgoing and friendly, and have been involved in civic and community projects.
JUNIOR TARTAN FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP
Brenden Adams, Ryan Gaynor, Maddison Freihofer, and Nicholas Battaglia
$300—Awarded to football players who participated in both Pop Warner and high school football and cheerleaders who participated in high school cheerleading.
THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE ELKS LODGE SCHOLARSHIPS
$500—To graduating seniors who competed in state scholarship programs and exhibited exemplary academic and extra-curricular records and general worthiness.
ANNA HUDSON ERBACHER SCHOLARSHIP
$10,000—Awarded to a Schenectady County graduating senior intending to pursue a career in teaching.
THE FRED C. FAHEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$100—By friends and colleagues, in memory of Mr. Fred Fahey, the founder of the Mohawk Ambulance Company. To a student who is committed to a career related to medicine, medical technology, or health service, who has potential for leadership and service and who is dedicated to the improvement of the health and safety of their community.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF SCOTIA AWARD
$1,500—To the student with the highest average in a business education sequence.
THE FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF SGHS CLASS OF 1962 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$250—Awarded to a senior who is an active member of their graduating class and is interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field.
THE SCOTIA FIRE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Cameron Breslin and Jessica West
$250—Given to seniors who have shown an interest in bettering the community by individual effort or by participation in a school, church, or community activity. Interest and participation in fire safety is one expression of a valid activity.
THE DR. SAMUEL J. COPPOLA MEMORIAL KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP
$250—For outstanding achievement in the technology department.
THE PAT MCGIVERN MEMORIAL KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000—To a graduating senior who is going on to college and who has given back to their community through their volunteer efforts.
THE PAT MCGIVERN MEMORIAL KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP
$500—To a graduating senior who is going on to college and who has given back to their community through their volunteer efforts.
THE ACOUSTIC MEGAJAM & BRETT FALSO CLASS OF 2006 AWARD
$500—To a senior who has demonstrated care and concern for others.
WEST GLENVILLE FIRE COMPANY AWARD
Pierson Long and Hunter Stark
$250—To graduating seniors pursuing a higher education and who have shown desire to serve their community.
THE P.E.O. CHAPTER OF A.N. SCOTIA, NY AWARD
$250—To a senior girl planning to pursue higher education beginning at a local community college who has demonstrated solid academic achievement, strong character, and extra community involvement.
DIGNITY FOR ALL AWARD
$500—To the senior who worked to create an atmosphere in which gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender students and their straight allies may obtain an education free from discrimination, harassment, violence, and abuse. Provided by Emmanuel Friedens Church of Schenectady.
THE MOUNTAIN RIDGE ADVENTURE COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP
$150—Awarded to a member of the Class of 2023 whose winning essay addressed the question, “How can society encourage more unstructured outdoor play?”
THE RICHARD W. FYVIE MEMORIAL AWARD
$500—To a graduating senior who has been involved in community service and sports, is in good academic standing, and who may be considering a career in the criminal justice field. In memory of Richard W. Fyvie.
THE PETER H. SCHRADER CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000—To a member of the graduating class with a desire to pursue a career in construction or a construction related field and who is mechanically inclined and has demonstrated a good work ethic.
THE KEVIN HADDON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$300—In memory of Kevin Haddon, a 2008 graduate of Scotia-Glenville High School. To a student who attended Votech for welding, HVAC, or electrical and has maintained an average of 85% or higher.
THE GRACE SOMMERMAN/JEAN HINMAN NURSING HEALTH CARE AWARD
$500—Open to a graduating senior who has demonstrated a caring concern for others, responsibility, and service to school and community, a sense of humor, academic achievement, and an interest in a nursing health care profession. In memory of Grace R. Sommerman and Jean Hinman.
THE JAMES CUFARI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$500—To a graduating senior who has demonstrated academic responsibility and is planning to attend college or a post-secondary training program. They must have demonstrated commitment to be a good citizen by volunteer efforts in school and home and have set goals for career and community service.
GLEN-WORDEN PTA SCHOLARSHIP
$500—Presented to a senior who attended Glen-Worden School, has demonstrated good citizenship, including extracurricular activities and community service, satisfactory scholastic achievement, and who will attend a post-secondary education institution.
THE GLENDAAL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Samantha Pedersen and David Viall
$500—Presented to seniors who attended Glendaal School for at least one year and who have been accepted by a two or four-year accredited college. The recipients must have demonstrated a solid grade point average, good citizenship, and put forth the best and most consistent effort in all endeavors.
THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PTSA SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF RICHARD J. MCGUIRE
Morgan Lorey and Maya Westbrook
$500—Awarded to seniors who have demonstrated fine personal qualities, admirable conduct, and concern for others, and are also most in keeping with the ideals of our former principal, exemplified by good scholastic achievement, good sportsmanship, good citizenship in school and community, and have participated in related activities.
THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL PTA SCHOLARSHIP
Elysia Bechand, Matthew Kenyon, and Connor Raven
$500—Presented to students who attended Scotia-Glenville Middle School, demonstrated academic excellence, good citizenship, and intend to pursue a post-secondary education.
THE J. WILLIAM SAWYER MEMORIAL CHEMISTRY SCHOLARSHIP
$250—To a student of fine character who has been an outstanding student in chemistry and who is interested in pursuing the study of chemistry and related fields.
THE DENISE LYN SIMMONS MEMORIAL AWARD
$1,500—To members of the graduating class who attended Scotia-Glenville Middle School, demonstrated a love of music, voluntarily rendered service to the community, participated in interscholastic athletics, achieved above average scholarship, and provided leadership for their classmates through positive personal values.
JULIA O. WELLS MEMORIAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION
$1,000—Presented to a senior who plans to pursue a career in registered professional nursing.
THE FRANK CINIGLIA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$500—To a graduating senior who has excellent moral character; has worked to the best of his/her ability and has shown consistent academic progress through high school; a person who gains satisfaction from academic achievement and community involvement and does not seek public recognition or leadership roles.
THE DEBORAH MAY MEMORIAL
$300—To a student with a passion for Music and/or the stage.
THE VILLAGE OF SCOTIA PATROLMAN’S BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
$250—To a member of the graduating class who demonstrates an interest and commitment to a career in criminal justice or a related endeavor.
THE COLLIER SCHOLARSHIP
Jaime Stark and Morgan Lorey
$2,500—Awarded to seniors who demonstrate a desire to make a difference in the lives of others through their commitment to the field of education as their career choice.
THE ANGELO G. ALESSANDRINI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$300—To a worthy member of the senior class continuing to higher education.
THE MIKE MORTENSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
$250—To a senior who will attend a four-year college and will participate in inter-collegiate athletics in at least the Division III Level and has a GPA of 85% or higher.
THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE SECRETARIAL ASSOCIATION AWARD
$300—In memory of all former district secretaries to a graduating senior in the business education program who performs his or her duties in a trustworthy manner, possesses a sense of humor, and is able to get along with others.
RYAN M. SALAMONE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$500—To a student who has demonstrated an aptitude for technology and/or aesthetic design, has a contagious sense of humor and a passion for cars, art, or photography.
SCOTIA-GLENVILLE PIPE BAND
$330—Given to a senior in recognition of outstanding dedication to the Celtic tradition of bagpipes.
$500—In honor of Claude Cavoli Sr., an immigrant who served in the US Military and held multiple hands-on jobs in pursuit of the American dream. To a student who will pursue a trade, join the military or attend higher education in the hospitality field and most closely identifies with the determination, innovation and charisma of Claude Cavoli.
JANE COFFEY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
$1,500—To a graduating senior planning to pursue education with a major or minor in music.
FRIENDS OF MUSIC AWARD
Cameron Breslin, Anna Muscatiello, and Nathaniel Perkins
$200—To the seniors who have demonstrated outstanding ability, growth in musical skill and unselfish musical service to the school and community.
CARL M. STEUBING VISUAL ARTS AWARD
$500—Offered to a graduating senior planning to pursue a career in the visual, graphic, or performing arts. The recipient will have demonstrated the pursuit of excellence, diligence, and a love for developing talents in the visual, graphic, or performing arts.
SCHENECTADY COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
$250—To a graduating senior who currently attends a Schenectady County School and demonstrates a commitment to music and will be enrolled in a college program with the interest of majoring or minoring in a form of music study.
JASON VANSLEET MEMORIAL AWARD
$1,000—To a senior wishing to pursue a career in a music related field. In memory of Jason VanSleet, SG Class of 1998.
CARL M. STEUBING MUSIC AWARD
$500—Awarded to a graduating senior planning to pursue a career in music or music education. The recipient will have demonstrated excellence in the performing arts during his/her high school career.
NATIONAL SCHOOL CHORAL AWARD
$100—Awarded to a senior who has shown both exemplary talent in singing and committed service to the school choral program.
NATIONAL SCHOOL ORCHESTRA AWARD
$100—Presented to a graduating senior orchestra member in recognition of outstanding dedication and superior musicianship.
THE LOUIS ARMSTRONG JAZZ AWARD
$100—Presented to a senior jazz band member in recognition of superior musicianship and individual creativity in the area of jazz.
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA BAND AWARD
Grace Heiner and Morgan Lorey
$100—Presented to a graduating senior band member exhibiting musical excellence and a strong commitment to the school band program.
THE GLADYS GAETZ SAWYER ENGLISH SCHOLARSHIP
$250—To a student with high academic achievement who is interested in the study of English and related fields.
SPANISH EXCELLENCE AWARD
$100—Awarded to the senior in advanced Spanish with the highest cumulative average in the language.
FRENCH EXCELLENCE AWARD
$100—Awarded to the senior with the highest cumulative average in the language.
COLLEGE OF ST. ROSE AWARD
$200—To a senior exhibiting high achievement in an advanced foreign language class. Presented by the Schenectady Chapter of the College of St. Rose Alumnae Association in memory of Mother Rose of Lima, C.S.J.
THE CRAIG B. HITCHCOCK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$500—To a student who has demonstrated high academic achievement, strong character, outstanding leadership by involvement in the athletic program, school clubs and activities, and by dedication to school and community through service projects.
THOMAS F. EVERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTED BY THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE
$500—To a member of the graduating class who has demonstrated good character, courage, and loyalty in interscholastic sports while maintaining satisfactory academic achievement.
THE CRAIG HITCHCOCK AWARD
$150—To a senior who has maintained a record of high academic achievement, contributed significantly to interscholastic athletics; and by good sportsmanship, a positive attitude, and exemplary citizenship, provides leadership for all. By the Scotia-Glenville Booster Club.
THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE BASKETBALL PLAYERS’ CLUB SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD
Anastasia Boldyrev and Xavier DeLuca
$300—By the Scotia-Glenville Basketball Club to graduating seniors who have participated in varsity sports, maintained satisfactory academic achievement, and have been involved in club level athletics.
THE BOB HOOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Brenna Jahn and Kofi Jack
$100—To members of the graduating class who have demonstrated good citizenship, satisfactory achievement, and a record of participation in interscholastic athletics, by family and friends.
THE SCOTIA-GLENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SPIRIT AWARD
George Allard, Edward Bradt, Kortney Clark, Madelyn Darling, Xavier DeLuca, Olympia Frisoni, Ryan Gaynor, Gabriela Harrigan, Stephanie James, Bryce Layton, Maria Nardini, Maggie Obman, Jaime Stark, and Aidan Streeter
$50—By the Scotia-Glenville Adult Booster Club to seniors who have, by their participation in athletics, contributed to the success of their respective teams and who, by positive attitude and active support of teammates and coaches, have consistently worked toward athletic self-improvement.
THE JOSEPH F. KETCHUM AWARDS
Autumn Kramer and Zachary Place
$100—To members of the Class of 2023 who have worked for and with the Scotia-Glenville Interscholastic Booster Club.
SCOTIA-GLENVILLE BABE RUTH SCHOLARSHIP
$250—Awarded to the student who has maintained an average of 85 or higher, demonstrated good character and leadership, and participated in three years of Scotia-Glenville Babe Ruth.
THE JOHN L. CONDE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
$897—To a senior in recognition of scholarship, leadership, and service to the community who has made a commitment to a career in agriculture, home economics, or a related field, by the Glenville Grange No. 1531.
THE DONALD TOMLINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$200—To a member of the graduating class who has excelled in technology and who will be attending a post-secondary educational institution. By Frank and Sons Body Works, Inc.
THE GLENVILLE HILL VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP
$250—To residents in the Glenville Hill Fire District #8 who have demonstrated positive qualities as volunteers in the community and school, who have shown integrity, leadership qualities, concern for others, and the ability to work harmoniously with individuals.
THE MARCIA E. VINICK SCHOLARSHIP
$250—Given to a student interested in pursuing a career in Business.
THE SUSAN BETH EIDENS-DOEBLER SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000—To a senior who has demonstrated sound scholastic aptitude and achievement; the qualities of integrity and outstanding citizenship; is a giver, rather than a taker; has an open mind and works well with others and has a zest for living. The recipient must be planning to devote his/her career to the field of medical sciences.
THE PAUL LASHER ATHLETIC MEMORIAL AWARD
$500—Awarded to a student who has participated in a varsity sport, demonstrated leadership skills, athletic ability and a passion for life.
SCOTIA-GLENVILLE NURSES’ AWARD
$500—Award given to a student who is continuing his or her education in the field of nursing. The recipient has demonstrated scholastic achievement and a sincere desire to make nursing a career.
MARIA MAYNARD SCHOLARSHIP
$400—To a student who is a strong athlete who embodies the principles of good sportsmanship and has demonstrated academic achievement. Someone who has persevered through a difficult life challenge and is passionate, possesses energy that affects others positively, is kind and has had a positive impact in their community.
WILLIAM CONNELLY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000—Presented to a student athlete who is involved with school and social activities and has chosen a path in the field of business. The recipient demonstrates a passion for entrepreneurship and a love of family and their community and gives of themselves for the benefit of others while demonstrating leadership and positivity. In memory of William Connelly, SG Class of 1985.
REGINA GABRIELE MEMORIAL AWARD
$300—In memory of Regina Gabrielle. To a senior girl planning to pursue a four-year college degree in Interior Design Architecture, Graphic Design or Art.
THE KENNETH E. BUHRMASTER SCHOLARSHIP
$300—Open to a senior who has demonstrated good character, a sense of purpose, and who has given service to school and community.
THE PAULINE MUTH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000—Awarded to a senior who has shown a significant interest in science and/or STEM. In memory of Pauline Muth, a Middle School Science teacher at Scotia-Glenville for many years, who demonstrated deep care for her students.
ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN CLUB 2023 SCHENECTADY CHAPTER ADK HS SCHOLARSHIP
$500—To a graduating senior enrolling in a college program that is aimed at improving our plant.
MOHAWK POST 1450 AMERICAN LEGION AWARD
$1,000—To a senior who has achieved outstanding overall academics and demonstrated a willingness to volunteer in their community.