Archive for Scholarship Fund

B. Joan Hickey & Dennis F. Hickey Scholarship Fund

Joan and Dennis Hickey (1941 – 2016) are known in the community for their generosity and involvement. Together they were instrumental in helping Guilford Day Care (GDC), a Guilford Center for Children program, raise $50,000 to build and install a new playground.

Richard Hersh & Judith Meyers Scholarship Fund

From the moment Dick Hersh and Judith Meyers relocated to Guilford from Hartford, they quickly jumped into community life on the Shoreline and wanted to give back by establishing a scholarship fund for GHS students focused on liberal arts and sciences.

Richard W. Brooks Memorial Fund for Vocational Technology

This scholarship fund was established in 2018 in honor of Richard W. Brooks to provide an award to a graduating student of Guilford High School pursuing higher education or training in the vocational and industrial arts.

Maureen Cyr Caruso Scholarship Fund

Maureen Cyr Caruso, known as Mo to many, grew up in Guilford. After she passed way unexpectedly, her parents created a scholarship fund for Guilford high school students interested in nursing.

Alison Varian Memorial Scholarship Fund

In memory of Alison Varian, an avid boater and fisherman, this scholarship is given to students who want to pursue careers in aquaculture, fisheries or marine science.

Ralph Schipani Scholarship Fund

Honoring Ralph Schipani Jr.’s love of baseball, the family established a scholarship fund for two GHS graduates equally as passionate about the sport.

Carl A. Balestracci, Jr Humanitarian Fund

This is a field of interest fund focused on providing scholarships to GHS graduates interested in government, public policy and other public service opportunities.

Elizabeth M. “Lizzie Schwanfelder” Scholarship Fund

A dynamic high school student, Lizzie Schwanfelder was an inspiration to all. After she passed from cancer, the GHS class of ’93 established a scholarship fund in her memory.

Stuart D. Burt Fund

This scholarship fund supports youth looking for work-study mentoring and those looking interested in business, vocational, or technical trades.

Stephen A. Looney Fund

This scholarship honors Stephen Looney’s love of soccer by awarding a scholarship to a player from the GHS boy’s and girl’s soccer teams.