This is a partial list of awards given to members of the Gloucester High School Class of 2013. More of the list will be published as space becomes available.
Awards and Scholarships
J. Franklin Hackett Educational Trust Scholarship Inc. Award is made possible under the trust fund established by J. Franklin Hackett, under which the interest from the principal sum, $15,000, shall be divided each year between the boy and girl of the graduating class from Gloucester High School, who has contributed the most and shown the best all-around development, spirit of cooperation and sportsmanship in the field of school athletics.
$1,500 each — Sophia Elizabeth Black, Katherine Rose Ciaramitaro, Bianca Rose Giacalone, Jacob Herman Holscher, Mark Kenneth Horgan, Peter Daniel Mondello and Santo Lucas Parisi
Addison Gilbert Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association Scholarship in Memory of Irene C. Spittle is awarded to a member of the graduating class who is in need of financial assistance and who has been accepted to an accredited school or college with preference given to a student with an interest in pursuing a career in nursing.
$500 — Hannah Amelia Sumner
American Legion Scholarship, Lester S. Wass Post No. 3 is awarded to a Gloucester High School graduate who has exhibited high scholastic achievement, shows evidence of financial need, and has been accepted at an accredited technical or trade school and, or college of higher learning. The recipient must be a descendant of an American Legion member.
$500 — Winslow T. Powers
American Postal Worker’s Union Gloucester Area Local Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has exhibited academic achievement and extra curricular participation and has been accepted to an institution of higher learning. Preference is given to the son or daughter of an active, retired or deceased member of the Gloucester Area Local.
$300 — Melodie Ann Orrell
Isabel Babson Memorial Library Scholarship is awarded to a member of the Gloucester High School graduating class or a recent graduate who has a sincere interest in pursuing a nursing career and who has been accepted at a school or college having a nursing program.
$5,000 each — Pauline Alisson Cruz, Erin Elisabeth Jermyn and Hannah Amelia Sumner
Scott Anthony Barry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to two graduating seniors of Gloucester High School who have shown hard work and determination in both academics and in athletics and who have been accepted at a prep school or at a school of higher education.
$500 each — Lorenzo Luis Gonzales and Zachary Miles Smith
David L. Benjamin Music Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior of Gloucester High School who has been accepted to a two- or four-year institute of higher learning and who has been active in the instrumental or vocal music programs at Gloucester High School.
$500 — Hannah Marilyn Sweet
Valentina Bichao Memorial Schlarship is awarded to a Gloucester High School graduate, (male or female), pursuing and continuing education and training in the field of performing arts.
$500 — Hannah Marilyn Sweet
Alex “Pep” Borge Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior of Gloucester High School who has been accepted at a two- or four-year school of higher learning and who has a willingness to work, a positive attitude, and a strong desire to continue their education.
$500 each — Jesse Earl Glidden and Katerina Marie Russo