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Named Scholarship Descriptions and Application Requirements

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The Ali Hunter Memorial Scholarship (AHS Class of 1998)

This scholarship is awarded in honor of Alison (Ali) Hunter, a Falcon leader on the field and in the community. Ali was senior co-captain of the Avon girls’ lacrosse team, co-president of the school’s AVON Club, and a ‘Gold Award’ winning Girl Scout. In addition, she was a community volunteer dedicated to fighting hunger at the Immaculate Conception Homeless shelter and through various fundraising programs. The scholarship bearing Ali’s name is awarded to a senior athlete who is a good student, has participated in various AHS sports, is active in school and community service projects, and possesses a natural exuberance. This annual scholarship is funded by the AHS Booster Club and the recipient is chosen by the Booster Club Named Scholarships Committee.

Applicants should submit their resume plus a brief essay (<500 words) in answer to the question:
What makes you a good candidate for the Ali Hunter Scholarship?

The Richard A. Migli Memorial Scholarship (AHS Class of 1970)

This scholarship is awarded in honor of Richard (Dick) Migli, one of the finest athletes to ever wear the Falcon uniform. Dick played football, basketball and baseball for Avon High, earning an exceptional twelve Varsity letters. He was an ebullient leader, on and off the field, even into adulthood when he led the Farmington Valley touch football league. The scholarship in Dick’s name is awarded to two senior athletes (one female, one male) who play multiple AHS Varsity sports, are good students, spirited leaders, and who possess a "zest for life" as Dick did. These two annual scholarships are funded by the AHS Booster Club, and the recipients are chosen by the Booster Club Named Scholarships Committee.

Applicants should submit their resume plus a brief essay (<500 words) in answer to the question:
What makes you a good candidate for the Richard Migli Scholarship?

The Robert Madaket Brisco Memorial Scholarship (AHS Class of 2013)

This scholarship is awarded in honor of Robert Madaket Brisco, a multi-sport athlete (soccer, golf, track and swimming) and co-captain of the AHS 2012 soccer team that competed in the State Class L finals. Robby found great joy in training, competing and, when his illness limited his ability to compete, simply being part of a team; he wore his Falcon jersey with great pride. The scholarship bearing Robby’s name is awarded to an AHS student-athlete who has participated in various Avon High School sports, has shown strength in the face of adversity, and inspires others with his/her unsinkable spirit. This annual scholarship is funded by the AHS Booster Club, and the recipient is chosen by the Booster Club Named Scholarships Committee.

Applicants should submit their resume plus a brief essay (<500 words) in answer to the question:
What makes you a good candidate for the Robby Brisco Scholarship?

 

DEADLINE for SUBMISSION:  April 1, 2019

Submit your RESUME and ESSAY to the AHS Main Office: Attention: Booster Club, Jim Stapleton.

Our Named Scholarship Committee will evaluate applications, and winners will be announced at AHS Awards Night.

Questions? Email Michelle Hards, Booster Club President, at mbhards@yahoo.com

NOTE: Booster Club Scholarship eligibility requires membership by March 31, 2019.