April 14, 2017

The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded more than $69,000 in scholarships to students for the 2017-18 school year.

Of that amount, $16,550 was awarded to four high schools seniors who will begin college this fall. The Community Foundation also renewed $53,260 worth of scholarships for 17 college students who excelled in their studies and will return to classes in September.

Below is a list of recipients (updates are pending):

Scholarship Fund  Student Current Enrollment Enrollment for 2017-2018 Scholarship Amount
Mary Elliott Wislar Memorial Scholarship Fund – 2 years Clay Sosis (2017 Winner) Hopewell Valley Central High School Emerson College $5,850
Mary Elliott Wislar Memorial Scholarship Fund – 2 years Danielle Barbara Swierczyna (2016 Winner) SUNY Oneonta SUNY Oneonta $6,000
Greater Mercer Scholarship Fund – 1 year Kyle Gankiewicz (2017 Winner) Hamilton High School East – Steinert The College of New Jersey $2,000
Sandra M. Glazier Memorial Scholarship Fund – 4 years PENDING PENDING PENDING $5,000
Sandra M. Glazier Memorial Scholarship Fund – 4 years Abigail M. Byington (2016 Winner) Temple University Temple University $5,000
Sandra M. Glazier Memorial Scholarship Fund – 4 years                  Paige Van Duyne (2015 Winner) The College of New Jersey The College of New Jersey $5,000
Sandra M. Glazier Memorial Scholarship Fund – 4 years Sarah Van Nosdall (2014 Winner) Brookdale Community College University of Central Florida $5,000
Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J. Frank Scholarship – 4 years PENDING PENDING PENDING $1,000
Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J. Frank Scholarship – 4 years Rachel Julius (2016 Winner) University of Maryland University of Maryland $1,000
Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J. Frank Scholarship – 4 years Kathryn Schoenauer (2016 Winner) University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania $1,000
Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J. Frank Scholarship – 4 years Catherine Curran-Groome (2015 Winner) The University of Vermont The University of Vermont $1,000
Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J. Frank Scholarship – 4 years Nyambe Kema Tuchscherer (2015 Winner) University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame $1,000
Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J. Frank Scholarship – 4 years Grace DiSimoni (2014 Winner) Drexel University Drexel University $760
A. Myrtle Hensor Teaching Scholarship Fund – 1 year NO AWARD FOR 2017 NO AWARD FOR 2017 NO AWARD FOR 2017 $0
Louise Maas Allied Health Professions Scholarship Fund -1 year NO AWARD FOR 2017 NO AWARD FOR 2017 NO AWARD FOR 2017 $0
Frank, Ada, and Elizabeth Compton Scholarship – 1 year Jordan Beneducci (2017 Winner) North Hunterdon High School College of Charleston $4,350
Frank, Ada, and Elizabeth Compton Scholarship – 1 year James D. Weber (2017 Winner) Voorhees High School Westchester University $4,350
Macklin Soccer Scholarship – 1 year PENDING PENDING PENDING $1,000
Macklin World Language Scholarship – 1 year PENDING PENDING PENDING $1,000
John R. and Shirley I. Forrest Memorial Scholarship – 4 years PENDING PENDING PENDING $5,000
John R. and Shirley I. Forrest Memorial Scholarship – 4 years Jose Moran (2016 Winner) PENDING PENDING $5,000
The John R. and Shirley I. Forrest Memorial Scholarship – 4 years Jenna O’Neill (2015 Winner) The American Muscial and Dramatic Academy The American Muscial and Dramatic Academy $5,000
John R. and Shirley I. Forrest Memorial Scholarship – 4 years Andres Bermudez (2014 Winner) Mercer County Community College Mercer County Community College $5,000
Michael McGarry Skowronek Scholarship – 2 years PENDING PENDING PENDING $2,500
Michael McGarry Skowronek Scholarship – 2 years Emma Oehlers (2016 Winner) University of the Arts in Philadelphia University of the Arts in Philadelphia $2,500
Lion Woodward Educational Fund / Rotary Club of Trenton – 4 years NO AWARD FOR 2017 NO AWARD FOR 2017 NO AWARD FOR 2017 $0
Lion Woodward Educational Fund / Rotary Club of Trenton – 4 years Cheyenne Setneska (2016 Winner) Stockton University Stockton University $2,500
Lion Woodward Educational Fund / Rotary Club of Trenton – 4 years Qureasia Troupe-Mekins (2016 Winner) The College of New Jersey The College of New Jersey $2,500
Lion Woodward Educational Fund / Rotary Club of Trenton – 4 years Austin Durling (2015 Winner) Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University $2,500
Lion Woodward Educational Fund / Rotary Club of Trenton – 4 years Autumn Townsend (2014 Winner) Montcliar State University Montcliar State University $2,500
Thomas George Artist Fund Grants Program – 1 year PENDING PENDING PENDING $5,000