Academic Scholarship recipient Amanda Meadows (center) poses with her family and Scholarship Committee Chairman George Murphy (left), Pastor Msgr John Hopkins and Division President Mike Quirk (right)
Congratulations to the 2015 Newark AOH Scholarship recipient Amanda Meadows!
Amanda was Valedictorian at Appoquinimink High School and she plans to major in Biology at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Her volunteer work includes work at Bunker Hill Elementary School, Square Dog Ranch, and as a Catechist at St. Margaret of Scotland and St. Joseph's parishes. She was also Vice President of FFA, member of the National Honor Society, French Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society and Science Olympiad as well as school-spnsored clubs. Please join the division in congratulating Amanda!
This year, the division also awarded scholarships to two runners-up:
Erin Jones from Holy Family parish and Newark High School. She volunteers for Vacation Bible school, as an Alter Server, and with the Giving Tree. She's also involved in Math League, Chorus, Student Government, Locks of Love, The Food Bank, and Dance (including Irish dance)
Katherine Lee from St Margaret of Scotland and St Marks High School. She volunteers for Ronald McDonald House, Eucharistic Minister, and St Marks Z club.She's also involved in Field Hockey(Captain), Lacrosse, AP scholar Award, and a US Presidential Scholar Finalist.
The Division is proud to honor and reward local youths who excel at academics as well as give back to their communities!