Monomoy Dollars for Scholars Awards Continuing Ed Scholarships

UPDATE: Recipients' names added

UPDATED TO INCLUDE RECIPIENTS' NAMES (at bottom of story)

Monomoy Dollars for Scholars recently awarded scholarships to the students listed in the attached document who are in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of college.  The cost of higher education, for students beyond their freshman year after their High School graduation scholarships have been utilized is prohibitive. Continuing community support for their sons and daughters is imperative as the student and family discover just how expensive it will be to finish.  For certainly the lower and even some of the upper and middle classes must make choices to mortgage their homes or sell in order to finance their child through school.  This is not unheard of and then should other major, money-needing issues arise, they find there is not enough to go around.  More than half of students leave college to work, thinking ultimately, they will save money and then go back. Most never do.  Those that manage to make it through, by holding down 2-3 jobs, and work-study programs, end up riddled with debt that makes it difficult to buy a house or even finance their own children through school.  After a  lifetime of earning, some will end up passing their college debt down to the next generation because of interest charges that never go away.

Monomoy Dollars for Scholars believes that this is a terrible waste of a student’s abilities and a terrible waste of family resources.  Our group firmly believes that scholarships should be available in all years of a student’s education.  These young people, regardless of where they live, are our hope for the future of our planet.  Please support them by providing scholarships.  They aren’t asking for a hand out, they’re asking for a hand up. 

Please support Monomoy Dollars for Scholars, which is open to any student resident in Harwich or Chatham and supports education at Monomoy Regional High School and Cape Cod Tech, among others, please sent a check to: P.O. Box 244, North Chatham, 02650.  For online donations, please go to our website:  monomoydollarsforscholars.com, click on the Chatham link, open the website.  Donations are done on the “donor” page.  If you can, please indicate whether you would like your donation to be available to graduating seniors, Continuing Education or for whatever area the chapter deems necessary.  All donations are applied to scholarships.  Thank you for your support.

If you’d like to help for our organization, if a business or organization would like to sponsor a scholarship, or someone would like to create a memorial scholarship, please contact Margaret Martin  [email protected].

RECIPIENT AND DONOR LISTING

Student                                                                          Total Amount Awarded

Victoria Bessette                                                            $700

          JW Dubis  $200

          Simonitsch  $300

          Pilgrim Village  $200

 

John Blute                                                                      $1100

          Peter Ford  $500

          Monomoy Dollars for Scholars  $600

 

Abigail Burke                                                                 $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $700

          Monomoy Dollars for Scholars   $400

 

Olivia Burke                                                                   $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Emily Connors                                                               $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Rebecca Connors                                                            $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Colleen Cronin                                                               $2000

          Great Expectations   $2000

 

David Dalton                                                                  $500

          Elizabeth & Frank Odell   $500

 

Kylie DeOlivera                                                             $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Grace Fernandes                                                             $2000

          Great Expectations    $2000

 

Hannah Garside                                                              $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Cameron Gonella                                                           $500

          Eldridge & Lumpkin Insurance   $500

 

Lily Gorman                                                                  $2500

          Mary E. Courtnell   $2500

 

Eliza Hawthorne                                                             $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Vincent Jodice                                                                $500

          Elizabeth Cross-Mellen   $500

 

Jennifer Keim                                                                 $2500

          Mary E. Courtnell   $2500

 

Emily Lyford                                                                  $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $2500

 

Samuel Mabile                                                               $1200

          Frederick H. Wilkey   $600

          Jean Cassis Hammond   $600

 

Miriam Massaad                                                             $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Matthew McIntire                                                           $1295

          Raymond H. Peltier   $695

          Carrie B. Weinz   $600

 

Samantha Minshall                                                         $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Haley Nadeau                                                                 $600

          Frank & Louise Caton  $600

 

Christian Pavlakis                                                           $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Symone Seidewand                                                        $500

          Mary E. Courtnell   $500

 

Sarah Simpson                                                               $2500

          Chatham Garden Club  $2500

 

Marina Small                                                                 $1100

          Mary E. Courtnell   $1100

 

Catherine Street                                                              $500

          Jean A. Young   $500

 

Miranda Trieble                                                              $2500

          Monomoy Dollars for Scholars   $2500

 

Jack Watson                                                                   $2500

          Monomoy Dollars for Scholars   $2500

 


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