Brockway Area High School –
Senior Awards & Scholarships
Scholastic Honor Awards
These awards are given to the seniors who at the completion of their senior year rank first and second in the senior
The U.S. Marine Corps
The student who is selected for this award must
Distinguished Athlete Award be in Grade 12,
an athlete in a school-sponsored varsity sport, an exemplary citizen and role model, and
one who best exhibits the personal traits of courage, poise, self-confidence and leadership while performing as a varsity
athlete. The athletic director will recommend a student for this award.
The U.S. Air Force
This award is give to the senior with the highest
combined math and science average over a four year
period of study Grades Nine through 12.
The U.S. Army Reserve
Scholar, Athlete & Leader Award
These award are given to the senior athletes
having the strongest academic performances.
Class of ’43 Scholarship
Award This award is give to the
student who ranks in the middle of the senior class and who intends to continue formal study at the post-secondary level.
Class of ’69 Award
This award of $25 is given to the senior who has shown outstanding ability, talent and achievement in any accredited
course of study. Teachers nominate students for this award.
Horton/Brockway Area This
award is given to the senior, who having
Lioness Club Scholarship
submitted an application,
possesses the best S.A.T. scores, community involvement, financial need and plans to continue formal education beyond
English Scholarship Award This
award is given by Coder Printing to the senior having the highest average in English over four years, Grades 9 through12.
Social Studies Award
This monetary award is given by the Brockway Historical Society to a senior having achieved the
highest average in the social studies curriculum on a four year, Grades Nine through 12, computation of grades.
This monetary award is given by the Horton/Brockway Area Lioness Club to the senior having the highest average in math
and science courses over a four year period, Grades Nine through 12.
This award, started in 1980, in the amount of $51.50, is given to the senior having achieved the highest average in
math subjects, Algebra I through Calculus.
Burnice Shepley This
monetary award of $500 is given to the senior
band member having financial need in attending either a two or four year college.
Applicants must prepare an essay stating why he or she is deserving and submit it to the band director no later than May 15th.
John Philip Sousa Award Given
by the Music Department to a deserving senior
who has met the criteria as a dependable, loyal and
The Annual George Monaco
This award is given to the highest-ranking senior
student who is pursuing some aspect of music at an institution of higher learning or a
senior band student whom is deemed most deserving by the high school music teachers.
Kaimann Club of Brockway These
awards are issued annually to the seniors in
Annual Scholarships the
graduating class who rank 11th and
12th respectively, have met graduation requirements, and have enrolled in a post-secondary education program.
The Anthony L. Petruzzi This
award is given by Mary Ann Petruzzi to the
Athletic Memorial Scholarship senior
who demonstrates potential for the future in the areas of academics,
athletics and leadership. A letter of intent written to
Mary Ann Mahaffey is required.
This monetary award is given to the highest-ranking member of the senior class who plans to enter the teaching profession
and has been accepted at a four-year college to study education.
Scholastic Honor Cords
These gold cords are presented to members of the graduating class whose final average is 89.5 or higher at the end
of their senior year.
Presidential Academic Awards These awards of certificates and Presidential letters
Excellence are given to seniors
who have a B+ average and who
have a standardized achievement test score at the
80th percentile or higher.
Student Council Awards
These monetary awards are given to member of the senior class as selected by the student council faculty adviser who
have made significant contributions to student council.
Clara Hall Scholarship This scholarship is given to seniors from the
DuBois-Brockway Area who plan to continue their
studies in a health-related career area.
Information and scholarship applications are
available in the Guidance
Office after March 1st. Deadline for applications is
The Rotary Club of DuBois These
scholarships are given to seniors from the
DuBois-Brockway Area are based upon academic achievement, financial need, student work history, involvement in school and community
and a demonstrated desire for continuing education. Applications are available in the Guidance Office in late March. Deadline
for application is April 15th.
The Ellen Marie McMeekin
scholarship of $1,000 is given to the senior who displays religious values, commitment to family, positive outlook on life, support of the community, the ability to care
for others, a sense of humor, and who is always ready to lend a helping hand. Selection for this award will be based on proper
completion of application, two letters of recommendation and verification of GPA and class rank. Applications are available
in the Guidance Office. Deadline for submitting application is May 1st.
Michael L. Smith Memorial This
award is given annually to a graduating senior who expresses and interest in agriculture. Vocational Agriculture instructor
will screen all eligible students and make a selection in consultation with the senior high guidance counselor.
The Heritage Award
This award of $500 is given to the senior who has properly submitted a 1000 word research project and is declared the
winner in the My Heritage research project competition as determined by the Heritage Award Review Committee. Rules and Cover
Sheets are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline for submission of projects is April 15th.
Class of 1988 This
scholarship issued annually in the sum of $100
is given to the senior whose class rank immediately follows any other scholarship
award recipient and who has enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited post-secondary institution.
The Edward & Evelyn
award is given to a deserving senior going into
Nursing Scholarship the
field of nursing service as chosen by a designated committee.
The Dr. Quinn L. Lundberg,
Sr. This award in the amount of $500 is
presented to a
Memorial Golf Scholarship
senior who is enrolled in a Golf Management Program or to the highest-ranking student
who has attained at least two varsity letters in golf.
The Annual Brent Rearick
This award in the amount of $100 is made to the
Science Education Award
graduating senior who is planning to major in science education at a fully accredited
four-year institution of higher learning as outlined by the award qualifications.
Student Loan This
loan in the amount of $1200 per year for a total of five years is available through the high school guidance office. The interest
rate for this loan is currently 2% annually.
The Catherine Hayes Nelson
This stipend will generally be from $1,000 or more
based upon financial need. Stipend will be awarded by trustee and a representative
Penn State DuBois Campus. Students who wish to be considered should forward a letter to the Trust by contacting the Guidance
Office for letter requirements and counselor recommendation.
This award in the amount of $250 has been
established to recognize a senior who has been
accepted at a four-year college and who shows
leadership potential and is an outstanding example
of today’s youth.
Seniors interested in this scholarship should submit
an application from the Guidance Office as well as a
transcript of grades and two letters of
Debbie Carlson Tamburlin This award is given to
the highest-ranking female
graduate who is furthering her education and
at least three varsity letters in volleyball,
or softball. These letters may be earned
in any combination of the cited sports. If no girl
qualifies for the year, two letters in the cited sports
will be acceptable.
The Harriet Tobin This
award of $300 will be given to the
Memorial Scholarship Award highest-ranking student attending a
trade or technical school and who is involved in a sport, band, or student activity will be presented
upon submission of proof of enrollment. Scholarship application must be postmarked by April 1st.
Candidates for this scholarship must be enrolling in a four-year college with the intent of completing an accounting
degree to qualify to work as an accountant. Applicants must have at least a “C” high school average. An essay
is required and preference will be given to Dale Carnegie graduates and students who perform community service. Applications
are available in the guidance office. Due date is May 12th.
The Glenn & Ruth Mengle
These scholarships are awarded to scholastic honor
students who have been accepted at a fully accredited post-secondary educational
institution for the fall term following graduation. Scholarship amounts will vary from $1,000 to $200 based upon
Mengle Foundation These
four scholarships will be awarded to seniors
Non-Traditional Scholarships who have been
fully accredited business, trade, or technical schools. The scholarship amount is in the sum of $500 and awardees will
be selected upon class rank.
Robert P. Martini
This scholarship is given to a senior who is
committed to post-secondary education, demonstrates financial need, and plays an active role in school and community. Contact the guidance office no later than March 1st for information about this scholarship.