HACEF is proud to award scholarships each year to recognize students who have shown dedication to their school and their community by volunteering their time and talents. This year’s applicants are all exceptional individuals who exemplify the outstanding young adults in our community. We are proud to congratulate the 2019 recipients.
HACEF Wall of Honor Scholarship
A dedicated and driven student, Kaitlyn’s stellar work in the classroom has her allowed membership into the National Honor Society, the Future Educators Honor Society, and the Spanish National Honor Society. Additionally Kaitlyn has has participated on the school’s Cross County, Winter Track, and Spring Track teams and performed in the Band and Marching Band. Outside of school Kaitlyn has demonstrated her selfless nature with the work she has done as an Alter Server and volunteering at two local hospitals, among other things. On a personal level Kaitlyn is self-motivated, compassionate, intelligent, and responsible. Kaitlyn will be attending Boston College
Eric is an incredibly, bright, confident young man who is a dedicated leader in our school community. Not only does Eric perform exceptionally well academically but he demonstrates excellent leadership traits and helps other students whenever possible. His curiosity and desire to learn from his experiences is particularly admirable. Eric has not only achieved success in the classroom. He has distinguished himself as a dedicated athlete, and a leader in our community. Eric is an avid golfer, and spends countless hours as class president coordinating and executing school events. Eric’s strong moral character and determination are demonstrated in his continued pursuit of excellence in academic, athletics, and community service. Eric will be attending the University of Maryland
HACEF Exceptional Service Scholarship
Mary Katherine Ryan
With a G.P.A in the high nineties and membership in the National Honor Society, Mary Katherine Ryan is an exemplary student inside the classroom. She also shines outside the walls of Harborfields High School by being involved in a number of service activities including the being a Teen Leader in her parish’s Respite Program while additionally teaching religion classes. Mary Katherine is motivated, hardworking, positive, and outgoing, and she is an asset to any organization that she is a part of. Mary Kate will be attending Fordham University.
Julia is an extremely intelligent, creative, hard-working, and dynamic young woman. She is a breath of fresh air and radiates inner beauty. She is extremely involved in her church and has volunteered countless hours to her community by cooking meals and working with special needs children. Because of her excellent level of academic performance, her total involvement in the activities of the school, and motivation to succeed, she has earned the respect of her administrators, teachers, and peers. Julia will be attending Auburn University
Academically, Billy’s is a stellar student. He will finish his career at Harborfields as the class of 2019 Valedictorian. He is a young man with diverse talents and interests; not only is he an astute student of literature and language but he is a mathematician and a scientist. Billy carries his trademark work ethic and gifted leadership skills into many extra-curricular activities. One activity that has meant a lot to Billy was his involvement in Boy Scouts, where this year he earned Eagle Scout. He has held an after school job, and played tennis all while handling his responsibilities at home. William will be attending the University of Rochester
Johnny is one of the most dynamic and personable students I have ever known. An exceptional student, Johnny offers so much more to our school than just grades. He is our lead broadcaster, writes and edits for the school newspaper, performs in theatre productions, and has served as class treasurer. With his busy schedule, Johnny also manages to fit in volunteering and fundraising activities, coaching his little sister’s basketball team, and organizing charity football games in his neighborhood. Johnny’s long term goal is to become a broadcast journalist, and to that end, he has hosted an online sports radio talk show and participated in multiple broadcasting programs and camps. Johnny will be studying at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
HACEF Pride Scholarship
Meegan Galente is a great kid and a great student. She is humble and has a self-awareness about her. She works hard for her grades and has always been one of the most genuine and friendliest kid. Meegan is a Natural Helper and uses her social influence positively. She is a varsity tennis player and a member of chamber orchestra. She teaches religion and serves as a lector at her church. She also works 2 hobs while attending school. She will be attending Binghamton University. Congratulations to Meegan Galente
HACEF Spirit Scholarship
Nyomi Sutherland is a talented and intelligent student who has demonstrated strong academic achievement in a challenging college preparatory program as well as dedication to her school and her community. Nyomi is a humble, extremely bright and talented young lady who is motivated to succeed. She does not bring attention to herself or boast of her accomplishments. She truly does everything she does because she cares for others. Next year she will be attending Stony Brook University. Congratulations to Nyomi Sutherland