Gillette Memorial Fund
Application Required: Yes | Application and Deadline Information in Guidance Office
Number of Recipients: 3
2017 Scholarship Winners: Elizabeth May, Ruby Spada and Jacqueline Roeback
Description: The John Gillette Memorial Fund will be awarded each year to at least two (2) members (male and female) of the General McLane High School senior class. These scholarships are open to all graduating seniors. Applicants must have been accepted to a college/university. Applicants must submit essays to the General McLane High School Guidance Office stating the applicant’s personal information, goals following high school and need for financial aid for higher education.
Thomas McGinty Scholarship Fund
Application Required: No – Recipient Chose by Guidance
Number of Recipients: 2
2017 Winners: Eric Olson and Brandon Verga
Description:The Thomas McGinty Art/Music Scholarship will be given annually to an art or music student that is an outstanding achiever and leader of others in the promotion and further study of art or music.
Tom was a local behavioral counselor that shared his love for life by depicting the interests, goals, achievements, blunders and bad habits of family members and friends as the character in his newspaper cartoon, pollywog pond.
Tom’s most memoriable trait was his natural ability to make everyone he met feel important. May the recipient of the scholarship carry on this tradition through their studies of art or music.