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Jack Williams

Caddy Scholarship Award – Jack Williams
A caddy at Somerset Hills Country Club since 2007, Jack is a graduate of Seton Hall Prep and has completed his freshman year at Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH with a dual concentration in Philosophy and Theology. An honors student, Jack is involved in several student-run campus publications and participates in a wide range of extracurricular activities and intramural sports including football, volleyball and the Philosophy Club. Jack’s future plans include a semester abroad in Austria. Along with post graduate studies, Jack hopes to pursue a career in education.

Mary Finnegan

General Scholarship Award - Mary Finnegan
The 2011 valedictorian of Warren Hills High School, Mary just completed her freshman year at Villanova University with a double major in history and Spanish. A Dean’s List student, Mary participated in mock trial and is a member of RUIBAL, a service organization that helps the innercity students of Philadelphia. She spent this past summer teaching English to high school students in Costa Rica and hopes to spend a semester abroad in a Spanish speaking country. She continues to connect with others through her service work at Villanova.

Seton Hall Prep Scholarship Melody Wu

General Scholarship Award – Melody Wu
The 2010 valedictorian of Hanover Park High School, Melody completed her second year at Harvard University where she is majoring in East Asian Studies, focusing on international relations as a concentration and global health and public policy as a secondary. She is still an active member of the Taiwanese Cultural Society and is dancing on a regular basis. Melody studied Japanese in Kanazawa, Ishikawa this summer and will study abroad for the spring semester at the Kyoto Consortium. She plans to look for a position as a professor’s assistant this fall to gain experience for a junior summer internship, hopefully at the US Embassy.

Scholarship Recipient Mikal Taveras

Seton Hall Prep Award – Mikal Taveras
Mikael is currently a junior at Seton Hall Prep where he maintains a GPA of 4.4 and participates in numerous school activities. He continues to be involved in Future Business Leaders of America, the West Indian organization and has been elected team manager of the rifle team. Mikael works many volunteer hours at St. John’s Soup Kitchen, Newark, NJ. A graduate of Ironbound Catholic Academy, Newark, NJ, Mikael took advanced math courses this past summer and was awarded a scholarship to attend space camp in Alabama.

Jack Thompson

The Harding School Award – Jack Thompson
Jack consistently earned academic honors or high honors each year while at the Harding Township School. He was a member of the Ambassador of Kindness program, student council and yearbook team and was chosen by the Harding district for the Morris County Leadership Award. An all-round athlete, Jack played soccer, lacrosse and basketball while at Harding and represented North Jersey in the all-state championship tournament. Jack will be a freshman at Madison High School in September. His brother, George, was a proud recipient of this award in 2007.

MCS Foundation Scholarship Camp Dudley

Camp Dudley Scholarship Fund
The oldest running summer camp in the country, Camp Dudley has remained true to its original mission: to develop boys’ moral, personal and physical skills in the spirit of fellowship and fun. One of the reasons Camp Dudley has continued to thrive since 1885, providing magical summer experiences for thousands of young people, is because of the timelessness of its motto— “The Other Fellow First”—a motto that resonates through every stages of a man’s life. The William J. Schmidt Annual Scholarship Fund’s goal is to raise money to enable boys and young men to attend Dudley who would not otherwise have the opportunity.

MCS Foundation Scholarship Wesley

Wesley College Student Leadership Program
Wesley College, Dover, DE, is a small, liberal arts college ethnically diverse and comprised of more than 40 percent first generation students. The leadership program enables Wesley to expand its priority goal of improving college success for incoming first generation and minority freshmen as they transition from high school to college. The primary goals of this program is to provide an understanding of the college campus culture and how to navigate the complexity of college life, to develop networks to be successful on campus and to help participants develop a clear sense of their leadership skills, learning styles and the positive impact involvement in campus life can have on future endeavors.

MCS Foundation Scholarship_U of VT

The University of Vermont Urban Partnership Program
Founded in 2000, the Urban Partnership Program at UVM, Burlington, VT, takes a comprehensive, pro-active approach towards students in inner city high schools beginning as early as ninth grade. Teachers and advisors from the UVM campus mentor students and build a relationship with talented, inner city students to provide knowledge and guidance about the world of higher education that students from more affluent schools tend to take for granted.

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