Memorial Scholarship Award

Each year, the Paternostro Cancer Foundation will present a scholarship to a deserving graduate of Hughesville High School who demonstrates esteemed qualities and work ethic, including dedication to academics, extracurricular activities, and the community in which he/she lives.  This gift is made in memory of former ELSD Superintendent, Thomas A. Paternostro, and his daughter, Kathleen Paternostro Morgan, HHS Class of 1990.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Applicants must be a member of the graduating class.
  • Applicants must be attending college and/or joining the military upon graduation.
  • Applicants must complete the scholarship application, write a 500-word essay, and submit the materials along with their official high school transcript.

Please click on the link below to access the scholarship application, which includes submission guidelines and instructions.

Class of 2022: Dylan Farnsworth ($500.00) and Chase Michael ($500.00)

Class of 2021: Jenna Davis ($1,000.00)

scholarship 2021

Class of 2020: Ryan Bahr, Rachel Bitler, Morgan Hopkins, Sydney Jordan ($1,000.00 total award). No picture was taken because of COVID-19.

Class of 2019: Anna Barto ($500.00) and Lauren Hall (not pictured, $500.00)

Class of 2018: Sam Thompson ($500.00); Bradley Beaver ($500.00) and Chad Bomboy ($500.00).

Class of 2017: Amber Hicks ($500.00) and Landon Henry ($500.00)

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Class of 2016:  Heather Merrifield ($1,000.00)

Marthalie Paternostro (left), Foundation Secretary, joins 2016 scholarship recipient, Miss Heather Merrifield (center), and Foundation Chairman, Krista Paternostro Bower.

Class of 2015:   Megan Shaner & Olivia Treese ($1,000.00 each)

2014 Recipients: Olivia Treese (left) and Megan Shaner

Class of 2014:   Allison Russell ($1,000.00)

Kathleen’s parents, Tom & Marty, and her sister, Krista, present the 2014 Memorial Scholarship Award to Miss Allison Russell, left.

Class of 2013:  Kaylora Thompson & Kyle Bomboy ($300.00 each)

2013 Scholarship Award Presentation – (L to R): Marty Paternostro, Kyle Bomby, Tom Paternostro. Not pictured: Kaylora Thompson



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