St. Gabriel Parish places a high importance on the value of Catholic education. Through the generous efforts of St. Gabriel staff members and parishioners, and sponsors we are pleased to offer scholarships in support of Catholic elementary and secondary education so that our young people may experience full immersion in a Christ-centered educational atmosphere.
Scholarship applications for for 2020-2021 will be posted here in early April and due in May. May God bless all of our applicants!
Reverend Father Robert Pahler Scholarship
This scholarship honors the former pastor of St. Gabriel Parish and assists an eighth-grade student, whether at in the day school or PSR program, who will attend a Catholic high school. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $500 to a student who demonstrates academic effort, commitment, performance, parish and community involvement, and financial need. The scholarship is awarded at the eighth-grade graduation ceremony.
Faculty Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the St. Gabriel faculty in memory of colleagues who have passed away to assist an eighth-grade student who will attend a Catholic high school. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $750 to a student who demonstrates academic effort, commitment, performance, and parish and community involvement. The scholarship is awarded at the eighth-grade graduation ceremony.
The Matthew J. Pohovey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created in their son’s memory to assist families with genuine financial need. This scholarship is awarded to a kindergarten family in the amount of one-eighth of the annual cost of tuition and is renewed annually until the eighth-grade graduation of the child. The scholarship is awarded at the kindergarten graduation ceremony.
The Donald Wiertel Scholarship
In 2000, the family of Donald W. Wiertel established this scholarship in memory of this long-time St. Gabriel parishioner and well-loved football coach to help an eighth-grade football player benefit from a Catholic high school education. The scholarship is awarded at the eighth-grade graduation ceremony.
Catholic War Veterans Scholarship Information
The Rachel Kayza Badge of Courage Award
This scholarship is awarded to a student who has shown faith and determination by overcoming hardships in their young lives. Students are nominated by faculty and staff then selected by the Kayza family. Recipients may be kept confidential.
For more information, contact: Alicia Henrikson
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Congratulations to our 2019 Recipients!
Mrs. Donna Lee Saladino STREAM Awards:
Rhea Sahoo, Mentor HS
Jacob Malinas, Gilmour HS
Sr. Josephmarie Being Christ Award,
Anna Sanford, Lake Catholic HS
Fr. Robert Pahler,
Daniel Nicola, Lake Catholic HS
Kyra Walnsch, Lake Catholic HS
Matthew J. Pohovey Memorial Scholarship,
Willow Heidemann, St. Gabriel School
Donald Wiertel Scholarship,
Daniel Nicola, Lake Catholic HS
Catholic War Veterans Scholarship
Dean & Paige Knisely: $250, St. Gabriel School
Madison Vance: $125, St. Gabriel School
Casey Cullivan: $125, St. Gabriel School