Named Scholarships

For the 2017-18 academic year there are 80 Endowed Scholarships awarded to 159 worthy recipients.  Scholarship amounts range from $600 to full tuition (excluding books and fees) and this year total $465,567.

These named scholarships give donors an opportunity to invest in the Chaminade experience and the future of a qualified student. A donation of any amount can be made to any of the scholarships at any time. All donations are tax deductible according to law. Contact Amy Peters, Director of Development , if you are interested in establishing a scholarship, 314-692-6652 or 877-ESTO VIR x1152. You may also donate to a specific scholarship by following the link below each scholarship.

Richard J. Bader '51 Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Dick Bader, from the Class of 1951, brought love and laughter to the people he met. His integrity and ability to see the good in everyone endeared him to all. Chaminade was very special to him and he thoroughly enjoyed the friends he made and kept for his entire life. His parents sacrificed to send him to Chaminade and he wanted others to benefit from attending Chaminade as well. In his honor, this renewable scholarship has been established by his family and is awarded to an incoming sophomore student who has exhibited a true zest for life at Chaminade. The recipient should be a young man who, by his actions, drives his fellow students to be better than they thought possible. This recipient constantly makes the effort to bring current students who are not as outgoing or sociable, into the Chaminade life. The student must be the son of an alumnus.
The Andrew M. Baird ’06 Esto Vir Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Andrew M. Baird possessed a strong zest for life, contagious energy and an ever-present smile. He had a true love of sports, excelling in baseball, football, tennis and golf. Andrew believed that lessons learned in athletics were important in shaping the student athlete’s character and their ability to achieve goals. On a daily basis, he embodied Chaminade’s motto, “Esto Vir.” The Andrew M. Baird ’06 Esto Vir Scholarship is being established to honor a young life cut short and to support a student needing financial assistance upon entering Chaminade College Preparatory School (“Chaminade”) in 9th grade. The recipient of the Andrew M. Baird ’06 Esto Vir Scholarship shall display the following attributes to be considered for the scholarship:
  • Outstanding leadership skills, including participation in community service, and helping those that are less fortunate.
  • Maintains at least a 3.0 GPA and exhibits quality citizenship.
  • Participates in at least one extra-curricular activity during the academic year.
  • Demonstrates a love of the entire Chaminade experience; outstanding sportsmanship and is someone who always puts others ahead of his own personal success.
 
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The William and Elizabeth Barnes Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Alumni parents William and Elizabeth Barnes were involved in the complete Chaminade experience from their attendance at a variety of sporting events to supporting the auction and participating in the Mothers' Club. They truly valued the Catholic education that their sons received and wanted other young men to have that same opportunity. With that thought in mind, their two sons, William '95 and David '98, have chosen to honor their parents' memory with the establishment of a renewable scholarship. The Barnes Scholarship is to be awarded to an incoming freshman who applies himself to his studies, maintaining at least a B average, and who exemplifies the Chaminade motto "Esto Vir" on a daily basis. The student should be committed to Chaminade through his participation in at least two co-curricular activities per year and be an "all around" student.
The Nancy and Herman ’57 Beetz Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Herman and Nancy Beetz were both born and raised in St. Louis and attended St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church where they were members of the same class. They went on to attend Nerinx Hall and Chaminade College Prep Schools respectively. “Herm” received a Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Louis University in the early 1960’s. It is the family’s intent that Herman’s strong work ethic, long, loving marriage, dedication to provide for his family and commitment to the Catholic Church are to be celebrated through the awarding of this scholarship. The Beetz Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student entering his freshmen year at Chaminade. The awardee should maintain a B average or better and be involved in co-curricular activities. The young man should demonstrate hard work and effort and possess strong ethics. He should come from a caring family that wants the best for their child but who need some help financially sending a son to Chaminade.
 
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Colonel Joann H. Boyles Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Colonel Joann H. ("Jo") Boyles was an amazing woman whose life history has many Chaminade connections. Her father, Henry C. Hummert, boarded here and graduated in 1933. Her grandfather and four uncles also boarded and graduated from Chaminade. Her husband, Dick, was also a Chaminade grad! Education was very important to Jo who had a master's degree in psychiatric nursing, as was her strong, unwavering faith. During her own courageous two year battle with cancer, she counseled other terminally ill patients. Colonel Boyles was most proud of being a full bird colonel in the Air Force Reserve where she was commander of a medical MASH unit, which served in Desert Storm (1992). Her distinguished military career extended over twenty-two years of serving her country. For this reason a worthy freshman whose father or mother is currently on active duty will be given preference in the scholarship selection process.
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The Richard W. Boyles ‘56 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Richard W. (Dick) Boyles grew up in a warm caring family. His parents led by example and instilled in him and his two siblings a strong, Catholic faith, solid work ethic and the desire to do what you can to help others. Education was also very important to the Boyles family and the drive to excel in your area of expertise stayed with the Boyles children throughout their lives. He and his wife Joann (Jo) met through their own Chaminade connection (her grandfather and four uncles attended CCP) and enjoyed many years of happiness while they also shared their talents with many social, religious and civic organizations. In 2004, after Jo’s untimely passing, Dick established The Colonel Joann H. Boyles Scholarship and later, in 2012, the Robert and Marguerite Boyles Memorial Scholarship in his parent’s honor. As he continues “paying it forward” Dick is providing the resources for a third endowed scholarship at his Alma Mater to give future Chaminade students the same opportunity that he had. It is his wish that the deserving student be entering his sophomore year, intellectually curious, have a broad range of interests, participate in outside activities, be a self-starter, considerate of others and possess a sense of humor. He should also display a strong desire to succeed, a love for Chaminade and his fellow classmates.
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The Richard W. Boyles ‘56 Scholarship in Support of Incarnate Word Parish and Chaminade’s Resident Program Donate to this Scholarship
Incredibly, this is Dick’s fourth scholarship at CCP. The focus on this scholarship is to encourage young students from his parish (Incarnate Word) to attend and enjoy the same experience that he had. Dick also has an understanding of the importance of our resident program and its’ beneficial effect on the overall experience of all of our students. With this in mind, he has agreed that if a student from Incarnate Word is not identified that the recipient for that year will be a qualified resident student entering his senior year.
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The Richard W. Boyles ‘56 Scholarship In Support of Global Reach and Incarnate Word Parish Donate to this Scholarship
Dick Boyles ’56 and his wife Joann shared a true zest for life and a firm belief in the value of a quality education. They were seasoned travelers who always enjoyed seeing new places and learning the customs and cultures of others. That is perhaps why Dick understands so well the importance and impact of the interaction of Chaminade’s international students with faculty, staff and our day students. Chaminade’s resident program is a key part of our rich history, sets the school apart from others and continues to evolve today. It has long been a component of Chaminade’s mission to increase diversity overall on the campus by recruiting qualified students from across the United States as well as a wide range of countries around the world. There is also an increased emphasis on “Global Reach” to raise student awareness of the larger world in which we all live. The deserving recipient shall be an academically qualified young man with a strong work ethic, above average grades and participate in other activities or hobbies. He can be from any grade level. The scholarship would then be renewable based on the student’s continued academic and extra-curricular activities at Chaminade. If a qualified resident student is not identified, the award shall be given to an academically qualified student from Incarnate Word Parish (Dick’s Parish) and is renewable. Dick believes in sharing his good fortune with others and it is his hope that the recipient of his fifth endowment scholarship will appreciate his Chaminade education, work hard and “pay it forward” for years to come.
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The Robert & Marguerite Boyles Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Robert and Marguerite Boyles were married for 54 years and had three children. Education was very important to the Boyles' family and they instilled that concept into the lives of their children. Being mindful of the values and traits instilled by his parents and his positive experience while attending Chaminade, Dick Boyles established the Robert & Marguerite Boyles Memorial Scholarship. This renewable scholarship will be awarded to an incoming ninth grader who is in good standing academically and is also involved in co-curricular activities. He should exhibit the qualities of "Esto Vir" on a daily basis. The student shall show great potential and excellent grades in math courses.
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The George A. & Vivian B. Brennan Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
In honor of George and Vivian Brennan, their family and friends have established the scholarship. The couple was married for 56 years and exemplified a strong Christian faith and solid family values in their everyday lives. They worked hard and were equally devoted to each other and their five children (four sons and one daughter). It is their desire that, through this scholarship, a student who might not otherwise have the opportunity will have the benefit of a Chaminade education. This scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming junior or senior who is well-rounded, maintains a B average or better and exemplifies the Chaminade Family Spirit. The recipient demonstrates his commitment to Chaminade in all areas-academically, spiritually, socially and physically.
 
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The Thomas R. Buckel Band Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Thomas Buckel, Class of 2000, was a young man who enjoyed music, was an active athlete, took his academics seriously, and loved Chaminade. Shortly after his eighth grade completion, he unfortunately passed away. In his honor, his family and friends have established The Thomas R. Buckel Band Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to a promising incoming freshmen band student at Chaminade. The recipient should be an inspiration to others who can carry with him the high standards and ethics ingrained at Chaminade.
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The John B. & Jane W. Burcke Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
John and Jane Burcke sent three sons to Chaminade from 1961 to 1974. Their contributions during that time included financial support in addition to time and labor. Through their example and guidance, all three experienced academic and social success at Chaminade. Their friendship with members of the religious community were life-long. It is fitting that a lasting memorial, established by their sons, is a scholarship for the purpose of the continued support to both Chaminade and students in financial need. A scholarship shall be awarded to a 7th grade student who has financial need and who during his 6th grade year showed sufficient academic success and participation in the Chaminade community to merit such an award.
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Chaminade Alumni Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The Chaminade Alumni Board of Directors having, as one of its goals the continued involvement of all Alumni in the spiritual and educational growth of students at Chaminade, has elected to establish the Chaminade Alumni Scholarship to be awarded to a young man who best embodies our motto, "Esto Vir." The recipient shall be an incoming senior who embodies the "whole man" concept at Chaminade. He will be a student who cares about his entire class and who strives to hold the class together as a group while at Chaminade. The student shall be a character builder for everyone in his class and someone the Principal's Council feels would hold that class together as an alumnus as well. Extra-curricular activities of any kind are a requirement.
The Chaminade Hall of Fame 1972 Football Team Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
In response to their 2013 induction into the Chaminade Sports Hall of Fame, players and managers of the 1972 Varsity Football Team, established an endowed scholarship. The team and its coaches achieved record-setting success – it was the first football team in St. Louis to be ranked #1 in the area for an entire season, and at the time of their induction remained the only Chaminade football team to reach the state championship game. Yet, the team members felt that their most enduring achievement was the team spirit they shared with each other and the Chaminade family. This was best exemplified by original Chaminade students, along with players from two other schools which had recently closed, uniting to achieve success in a sport that requires teamwork. This scholarship – the first ever established by a Chaminade team – provides a legacy to the lasting importance of character and teamwork on and off the field. It will be awarded to a student who will be either a sophomore, junior or senior during the upcoming academic year who is dedicated and in good standing academically. He should be accepting of others, display teamwork and care for his classmates while exhibiting the qualities of “Esto Vir” on a daily basis. The awardee should be involved at Chaminade and/or in his community. The scholarship is renewable for up to two years providing the student continues to meet the requirements.
The Class of 1952 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Members of the Chaminade Class of 1952 have a strong loyalty to each other and to their alma mater. At their Fiftieth Class Reunion, they elected to establish The Class of '52 Scholarship which will enable a deserving young man to attend Chaminade. He shall be entering his sophomore year and an all-around student, involved in a variety of co-curricular activities. He must demonstrate high moral and ethical values and a love of Chaminade.
The Class of 1980 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
At their twenty-fifth high school reunion, The Class of 1980 began the process of establishing a permanent scholarship for Chaminade students into the future. It was their intent to both pay tribute to the quality, Catholic education they received at Chaminade, while at the same time, providing financial assistance to a family in need. It is the decision of the Class of 1980 that the student shall be in good standing academically (with a B average or better) and involved in co-curricular activities as well. The selected high school recipient may be from any class year and the scholarship can be renewed for a second year if the student continues to meet the scholarship parameters.
The Class of 1982 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
At the time of their twenty-fifth high school reunion, the Class of 1982 made the unanimous decision to help other deserving young men attend Chaminade and reap the rewards of that education as they had done. The recipient shall be a Class of 1982 legacy, a student in good standing who understands and appreciates the value of a Chaminade education. He can be from any class year but must be well rounded and involved in extra-curricular activities. Financial need is a consideration and the scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet the scholarship requirements.
The Class of 2002 Scholarship in Honor of Clayton S. Rice Donate to this Scholarship
Clayton Rice possessed a love of life that is not often found in one so young. This carried over to Chaminade where he was involved in many different areas on a daily basis. Clayton continually challenged himself to stretch and take in all that was the Chaminade experience – academically, spiritually, socially and physically. Tragically, when he was just 14, Clayton and his father were killed in an explosion in their home in 1998. This renewable scholarship is awarded annually to a freshman who is a strong student, maintaining a C+ average or above. This recipient should exhibit both a love of life and a love of Chaminade.
The Chaminade Class of 2008 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship

The Chaminade Class of 2008, as a result of their class project, published a cookbook and made them available for sale. All of the funds from those sales were used to establish a non-renewable scholarship. The Chaminade Class of 2008 Scholarship is awarded annually to a senior who is a well-rounded student, respected by his peers, is involved in a variety of co-curricular activities and demonstrates the qualities of Chaminade’s motto, Esto Vir. Preference will be given to a Class of 2008 legacy.

The James J. Corbett '45 Art Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Jim Corbett was truly an example of the school motto, Esto Vir. While at Chaminade, he excelled in athletics and in academics. His talent as an artist led him to a lifelong career with Liguori Publications. There, he produced countless illustrations and drawings for use in religious publications seen worldwide. In his honor, his family and friends have established The James J. Corbett '45 Art Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to a promising art student upon completion of his junior year.
The Paul Bryan Cutak Literary Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Paul Bryan Cutak '90 loved Chaminade. The school instilled in Paul a passion for learning and a quest for knowledge. History, literature and filmmaking were of special interest to him. In his honor, Paul's family and friends have established the Paul Bryan Cutak Literary Scholarship. This renewable scholarship is awarded annually to a freshman, sophomore or junior who demonstrates excellent writing or filmmaking ability. The successful recipient should exhibit an earnest interest in the arts. Also, he understands the value of and realizes his financial responsibility to his Chaminade experience and displays the high standards and ethics ingrained at Chaminade.
The Drake-Ritchie Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
In honor of her grandfather, Claude E. Drake, and father, James Riggs Ritchie, Claudia Ritchie established the Drake-Ritchie Endowment Scholarship. Both men lived and believed in the school motto, Esto Vir and the education and environment that Chaminade provides. They were very proud of their great-grandson and grandson, James Drake Morgan, who graduated from Chaminade in 1997. This renewable scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman who has a strong desire to attend Chaminade. The recipient should be a participant in the whole Chaminade experience from co-curricular activities to the classroom and has the desire to do his best. A special interest in music, math or computer science may also be a consideration. It is the hope of the scholarship benefactor that the Chaminade experience will expand and validate his future potential.
The Steven A. Eckhardt '68 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The Steven A. Eckhardt '68 Scholarship was established in Steve's honor after his untimely death. This scholarship was initiated because Steve so enjoyed his days at Chaminade, whether he was on the football field or in the classroom. This scholarship is awarded to an incoming Chaminade freshman who maintains a strong academic record.
The Esto Vir Auction Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
In 2006, the Chaminade Auction Committee, having as one of its goals the betterment of Chaminade and our students, elected to establish the Esto Vir Auction Scholarship with proceeds derived from the auction and specifically the "Fund a Need." The recipient of this renewable scholarship shall be an incoming seventh grader who demonstrates, on a daily basis, the true meaning of the school motto, "Esto Vir" (be a man). The student must be of strong moral character, a leader in his class and contribute positively to the spirit and life of the school. He should also be in good standing academically and involved in co-curricular activities.

Due to the tremendous success of Chaminade's yearly auction and the support from the Chaminade Family for the "Fund A Need", a second partial Esto Vir Auction Scholarship has been established. The selection parameters for the students are the same.
The Brother Eugene Feld, S.M. Mathematics Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The influence of Brother Eugene Feld on Chaminade alumni is legendary. His longest teaching assignment was the 28 years that he taught at Chaminade. Although he taught religion, physics, chemistry and English, teaching mathematics was his passion. It is because of Brother Feld's passion for math and love of teaching that Chuck Leone '85 chose to establish a scholarship in his honor. The student must be a junior or senior with math interest and potential talent who is well rounded and enjoys the whole Chaminade experience.
A Friend of Chaminade Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
An anonymous alumnus, because of his vision and concern for students attending Chaminade, established the Friend of Chaminade scholarship. This special need scholarship is designed to assist with the tuition of a student whose the mother or father becomes disabled, illness strikes or dies. The scholarship will be renewed if the student remains in need.
The Mark M. Geekie, Esto Vir '74 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Mark M. Geekie loved life and loved Chaminade. As a student he was an honor's graduate, Student Council President, captain of the cross-country team and recipient of the most coveted Esto Vir Award. Personally, he was known for his integrity and high moral standards. Mark graduated from the University of Missouri in 1978 and became a civil engineer. Tragically, he was killed while jogging at the young age of twenty-four. Family and friends established the Mark M. Geekie, Esto Vir '74 Scholarship to enhance the Chaminade experience for a deserving young man who shares Mark's zest for life. The recipient must be a student entering his sophomore year, academically strong and participates in a variety of co-curricular activities including student government and athletics.
The Groneck Family Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The Groneck Family Scholarship was established by Jack ’54 and his wife Carol to honor the foresight of Jack’s father, John who enrolled his son at Chaminade as a fourth grade resident student after the death of Jack’s mother, Alma. Chaminade became his family and to this day he credits the Marianists Brothers and priests with his spiritual growth and the foundation of his strong Catholic faith. Their sons John ’80 and Dan ’82 continued the tradition as did grandson Andrew ’16 who will graduate in May. The Gronecks have indicated that the scholarship should be awarded to a bi-state resident student with preference given to a student who has suffered the death of a parent.
The The Lieutenant Colonel James J. Hackett ’49 Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
James J. Hackett was a gifted athlete even at an early age. He developed his skills in soccer, football, baseball and boxing while attending Chaminade College Preparatory School. Chaminade made a lasting impression on him and helped him be the man he became. One of his proudest moments was his induction into the first class of the Chaminade Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. Chaminade also gave Colonel Hackett the foundation for his commitment to excellence, which he carried into his 42 year career with the Saint Louis Metro Police Department. The Lieutenant Colonel James J. Hackett ’49 Memorial Scholarship was established by his family and many friends after his death in April of 2016. The scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman who is the most qualified and will be renewable if the student continues to meet the established criteria. The student must have some financial need and maintain a B average or better. As Lieutenant Colonel Hackett did, the student recipient must represent the qualities of the motto “Esto Vir” and demonstrates a love and appreciation for the Chaminade experience. He must be a good all-around student who participates in co-curricular activities with preference given to the son of a police officer, firefighter or first responder.
The Hastings & Chivetta Architects Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The Chaminade campus has been a place to inspire young men spiritually, academically and physically. The facilities have supported students and faculty interaction within classrooms, common spaces and in competitive venues. Hastings & Chivetta Architects, Inc. has been involved with the planning, design and construction of campus improvements since 1970 when the Athletictron was constructed. The Marianist influence and education has played a major role in the firm's core values and traditions. The Hastings & Chivetta Endowment Scholarship is awarded to two students entering their junior and senior years, respectively. These students maintain at least a B average, demonstrate a strong knowledge and interest in art, math, science and computerized drafting, are all-around participants in co-curricular activities and exemplify the Chaminade Family Spirit.
The Margie M. Hoover Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Margie M. Hoover loved life and loved her family. Her children (three sons, Mike ‘80, Tom ‘81 and Dan ‘91 and daughter, Cyndi) were the most important thing in the world to her. Margie always sacrificed for her children and put their needs first above her own. She also had a strong affinity for Chaminade and the Catholic Education that it afforded her sons. When her life and financial situation changed drastically in 1987, Dan was only in 8th grade. Margie was determined that he would continue his education and graduate from Chaminade as his brothers had done. She never forgot the fact the Chaminade allowed Dan to stay at CCP and provided support to the family during a very difficult time. Knowing what an impact that kindness had on their family and with the desire to “pay it forward” the children of Margie M. Hoover wish to establish The Margie M. Hoover Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship shall be awarded to a student of any class year whose family is experiencing the trauma of divorce. The student should be in good standing academically y with a B average or better and have some financial need.
The Michael D. Hoover ’80 Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Michael truly believed an education was the greatest gift a child could receive and in fact was once quoted as saying, “my Chaminade education was the greatest gift my parents ever gave me.” Accordingly, the Michael D. Hoover ’80 Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded to a student of any class year whose family needs financial assistance to meet educational expenses. The student should be in good standing academically; have a C average or better; demonstrate a genuine love of the school; and be active in servicing the St. Louis area and especially the Chaminade community. The award is renewable each year if the financial need still exists.
The Shirley and James Hullverson Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
James E. Hullverson, Sr. '46 was a scholar-athlete who led the Chaminade basketball team to many victories. He then continued his successful academic and athletic career at Yale (class of '50) where he was a member of the Bulldogs swim team. James met his wife, Shirley, while he was attending Chaminade and they have been married for over fifty years. Chaminade was an integral part of Jim's life and the success of their subsequent lives together. On the occasion of the couple's seventy-fifth birthdays, their son, James, Jr. established the Shirley & James E. Hullverson, Sr. '46 Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman who is a well-rounded student and maintains an A average. The recipient demonstrates his commitment to Chaminade in all areas – academically, spiritually, socially and physically. This scholarship is renewable for four years, provided the student continues to meet the scholarship criteria.
The Lois C. & Kenrick A. Jones, Sr. Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Chaminade has always had a special meaning in the life of Lois C. Jones who passed away in 2002. Lois and her husband of fifty-nine years first met at a high school dance in the old gymnasium at Chaminade in 1937. She subsequently had four sons who attended and graduated from Chaminade over a period of almost twenty-five years. This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman and is renewable as long as the student maintains passing grades, is a participant in co-curriculars and exemplifies the Chaminade Family Spirit.
The Fr. Lawrence E. Jordan, S.M. Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship 
Fr. Lawrence Jordan was the "Director President" and then President of Chaminade for nearly 10 years. His influence on the students as an educator is legendary as was his devotion to the Virgin Mary. He often reminded the young men that "The Esto Vir of your days at Chaminade must be more than a memory; it must be an imprint on your character which impels you to act the man." It is the intent of the benefactor of the Fr. Jordan Scholarship to sustain alumni influence on students in perpetuity by endowing a scholarship. Generations of talented students will someday benefit through his thoughtfulness and generosity. It is the hope that other alumni follow his example and contribute to this scholarship or others, making a difference in the young lives that follow. This scholarship is awarded to a deserving high school student who maintains an A average and who exemplifies the motto, Esto Vir.
The Patrick G. Kelley Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Patrick G. Kelley was a loving husband (for 43 years), father of three sons (Sean ‘93, Kevin ’94 and Brian ‘99) and grandfather of eight. He led by example and his strong family values, solid work ethic and the desire to help others was clearly evident in everything he did. Although Pat graduated from CBC, he was truly an example of Chaminade’s school motto, “Esto Vir.” Paying tribute to a life well lived; the family and friends of Pat Kelley established the Patrick G. Kelley Memorial Scholarship shortly after his passing. They felt that it is appropriate that his legacy shall be providing support for a young man who might not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Chaminade. The scholarship shall be awarded to an incoming freshman who is academically in good-standing, a good all-around young man who participates in co-curriculars and exhibits the qualities of Esto Vir. The recipient should be, like Pat, outgoing, involved, energetic and hard-working. He should be involved not only at Chaminade but also in his church and/or community as well. The student should have some financial need and preference will be given to a practicing Catholic who comes from a multi-son family.
The Marjorie & Earle J. Kennedy, Jr. Family Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Marjorie and Earle Kennedy lived life to the fullest. The heart of their existence was their family. Together they raised 4 children and put a priority on Catholic education. The Kennedy family was an extended one and over the years included their own children, their daughter's (after her untimely death) and at least nine others who could call them "Mom and Dad." It seems appropriate that even now, after their deaths, Marjorie and Earle continue providing support for the students of today through the Kennedy Family Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman who is well rounded, maintains a B average or better, is involoved in co-curriculars and is a "people person" who displays a keen sense of humor. Preference will be given to a student who exhibits talent in Fine Arts, particularly painting.
The Clemens G. Krekeler Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Clemens G. Krekeler was one of Chaminade's earliest students. He attended the school from 1917 to 1919 when he left to be close to his family in south St. Louis. While at Chaminade, his life was profoundly impacted by the Marianist priests and brothers who instilled in him a deep devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Three generations of families related to Clemens G. Krekeler have graduated or attended the school. The hope is that this scholarship may influence other students to appreciate the spiritual and academic influence of the Chaminade Family. The scholarship will be awarded to a seventh grader who maintains at least a B average; demonstrates a strong knowledge and interest in all academic areas; is an all-around participant in co-curricular activities and exemplifies the Chaminade Family Spirit.
The Jack B. Krone '57 Aim High Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Jack Krone '57 credited Chaminade with transforming him from an underachiever to the successful man he eventually became. It was his desire to provide Chaminade with resources that will elicit the type of transformation for other young men that changed his own life. To this end, Jack directed his heirs to establish a scholarship that would assist, and God willing, inspirte a young Chaminade student who may be "at risk" as he once was. It is their hope that the selected students will as a direct result, be motivated to "stay on track" and become a better student as well as a balanced human being. The scholarship is renewable provided the student continues showing improvement, has the desire to succeed, and has financial need. It is the Krone family's hope that the student enjoy the whole Chaminade experience.
Bro. Ralph A. Krull, S.M. Scholarships Donate to this Scholarship
Alumni who attended middle school from 1943 through 1959 speak with praise and awe of a man who seriously influenced their lives. They speak of a man who taught, coached and counseled them, and whose style and love still impacts their lives today. Paul Knese '58 spearheaded the campaign to fund the Bro. Ralph A. Krull, S.M. Scholarships because of his long-standing love and respect for Bro. Krull. The scholarships are awarded annually to a sixth grader who exemplifies the ideals of Esto Vir, the school's motto: character, leadership, spirituality and maturity and are renewable through senior year.
The John Lawrence Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The untimely death of dynamic teacher and caring mentor John Lawrence in the Fall of 2015 impacted all who knew him. As families do, we came together to support John’s family and each other.The Marianist Community, with the friends and family of John soon vowed to have a lasting memorial of his dedication to our students. This scholarship will provide financial support for a high school student who demonstrates the characteristics that John exemplified: a well-rounded student who is in good standing academically, involved in co-curricular activities, displays potential and talent in CSPN, STEM or broadcasting courses and who lives Esto Vir on a daily basis.
Larry LeGrand Entrepreneurial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship

Larry LeGrand is a businessman who understands that success means much more than financial success. While developing a successful career in the accounting and financial services industry, Larry has contributed countless hours to a number of good causes throughout the St. Louis area. He demonstrates the true spirit of Esto Vir and is a man of integrity, loyalty, leadership and service. A Chaminade graduate who receives encouragement and guidance from Larry, established the scholarship in his honor. This renewable scholarship will be awarded to an incoming Junior who has the entrepreneurial vision, is academically sound and participates in extracurricular activities.

The Levin Theatre Arts Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship

Knowing how important all facets of a theatre production are, Sue Levin stipulated that a student involved in any theatre arts area, be it on stage or behind the scenes, be considered as a possible recipient. The student should demonstrate, by his level of involvement, skill, and talent, a strong dedication to the theatre arts department. These areas could include acting and/or singing as well as the technical aspects of audio, lighting, set design and construction. It is the benefactor’s hope that awarding of this scholarship will reinforce the student’s character, dedication and development of his God-given gifts both on and off the stage. The worthy, energetic student should be academically sound, involved in a variety of theatre arts endeavors and exhibit not only a love of the theatre but also a love of his Chaminade experience. The Levin Theatre Arts Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student upon completion of his sophomore year and will be renewable for his senior year providing he still meets the scholarship qualifications.

Chaminade's Living Mentor Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship

From the time of its founding 100 years ago, the strong bond between teachers and students at Chaminade has been a part of our proud history. Alumni trade stories to this day about the priests, brothers and lay persons who were responsible for the academic, physical and moral development and who, “made me what I am today.” As a direct result of this experience, an anonymous alumnus elected to establish The Chaminade Living Mentor Scholarship to provide financial assistance for a deserving student while, at the same time, recognize a teacher who continues in that role of mentor today. The Chaminade Living Mentor Scholarship will bear that person’s name for the upcoming academic year. This renewable scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman who is a well-rounded student, maintains an 85% average or better and is involved in co-curricular activities.

Marianist Province of the U.S. Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The Marianist Province of the U.S. offers tuition assistance to a number of students each year. The funds are designated for needy families who desire to have their child attend a Catholic Marianist school but who may not have the financial resources to do so. A letter of application is sent each year and dollars are awarded based on the overall budget for the Province.
The Callahan-McBride Alumni Scholarship Fund Donate to this Scholarship
A group of McBride Alumni, whose goal is to allow the tradition of McBride High School and a Marianist education to continue into the future, established this scholarship. The donors request that the recipient be a McBride legacy (grandson or great-grandson), be a practicing Catholic and have some financial need. Each year, a total of $3,000 is given to such students in need of financial support. Various students received support from this scholarship.
The Wayne R. McKim Scholarship for International Students Donate to this Scholarship
During his too-short fifty-nine years on earth, Wayne McKim totally gave of himself to his students from his days at DeAndreis and Southwest High School through his twenty-eight years at Chaminade. Teacher of the Year, Honorary Alumnus of the Alumni Association, teacher, administrator, coach, athletic director, Camp Chaminade director, activities director, department chair and resident director, Wayne did it all. As resident director, he was particularly sensitive to the needs of students from other lands that lived in the dormitory at Chaminade. He visited their countries and strove to understand their cultures to ensure their transition to the American way of life. For this reason, Wayne's family and friends established the Wayne R. McKim Scholarship for International Students.
The Chaminade Middle School Student Leader Scholarships in Honor of Michael T. Bander Donate to this Scholarship
The Chaminade Middle School Leadership Award is funded from the proceeds of events hosted by the Middle School. Two students will receive a non-renewable partial scholarship towards his tuition for the upcoming academic year. According to the scholarship guidelines, the scholarship will be given to students who "demonstrate the ability to lead their classmates in the characteristic manner of a Chaminade gentleman. This leadership is displayed through resourcefulness under pressure and whether you create problems or help to solve them. Leaders are dependable and exemplify positive attitudes.
The Chaminade Middle School Student Leader Scholarship in Honor of Cole Owens Donate to this Scholarship
The Chaminade Middle School Student Leader Scholarship in Honor of Cole Owens was established in the Spring of 2016. Funding for this award is derived from proceeds of events hosted by Chaminade’s Middle School as well as private tax deductible contributions. It was determined that in the first year the scholarship would be awarded to a member of Cole’s 2018 class. After that initial recipient graduates, new student awardees will be an incoming 7th or 8th grader and their scholarship will also be renewable. The first student recipient is a member of Cole’s 2018 Class. He will receive a renewable partial scholarship towards his tuition until the time of his graduation. According to the scholarship guidelines, “This award is designed to recognize students that possess the qualities that made Cole such a special part of Chaminade family, and who also exemplifies great potential and leadership skills. The student will be active in the school community, a friend to all, and possess curiosity and compassion. The chosen student will be a positive role model to his peers, finding the good in every situation and making the most of his precious life we are given in both his actions and his dreams.”
The Fr. Norbert G. Moellering, S.M. Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Fr. Norbert Moellering, S.M. was ordained into the priesthood in 1946 and devoted much of his life to the education of young people. He served not only as a teacher but also as principal, president and then director of the religious community at Chaminade. Fr. Norbert acted as the moderator of many student clubs and activities such as student council, yearbook and The Cardinal & White student newspaper. In honor of his life of service and many years of dedication to Chaminade, the family and friends of Fr. Norb have established the Fr. Norbert G. Moellering, S.M. Endowment Scholarship. "The recipient of this scholarship will be an incoming senior who is an all around good student, who is involved with the student newspaper or yearbook. The student should also exhibit strong leadership qualities and exemplify the school motto, 'Esto Vir,' in his daily activities."
The Melvyn and Loretta Moellering Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
In honor of their parents, the children of Melvyn & Loretta Moellering have established the Melvyn and Loretta Moellering Endowment Scholarship. Chaminade has been an integral part of the Moellering family for a number of years. This scholarship is to be awarded to an incoming freshman who maintains a B average or better. The student should exhibit strong leadership qualities, be well-rounded and participate in a variety of extra curricular activities. This scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet the criteria.
Michael and Judy Molloy Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
In honor of the Chaminade teachers and administrators, religious and lay, past and present who have served as mentors and counselors to generations of young men, Michael and Judy Molloy have established the Michael and Judy Molloy Endowment Scholarship. This renewable scholarship is awarded to a Chaminade student entering his junior year. This individual should be a participant in the whole Chaminade experience from athletics and other co-curricular activities to the classroom. The recipient should be a person who demonstrates that he will continue with life development so as to achieve, through hard work and persistence, his goals.
The Daniel Powers Mooney '88 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship

Dan Mooney believed strongly that the Catholic, Marianist education he received at Chaminade made a very real difference in his life and his experiences there were among his fondest memories. In the last few days of his young life he continued the pursuit of a Chaminade scholarship and stressed his belief that one life truly can change another. This scholarship is a reflection of Dan's passion for learning, sportsmanship and zest for life. His intent was that this scholarship would give the opportunity to other young men to have the same experience that he did. This scholarship is offered to an incoming freshman with a strong desire to attend Chaminade. The recipient of this renewable scholarship should maintain a B or C average, exhibit good character, a strong work ethic and be involved in extra-curricular activities.

Because of the kindness and generostiy of the family of Daniel Powers Mooney '88, a second partial scholarship has now been established in Dan's honor. This renewable scholarship is offered to an incoming freshman with a strong desire to attend Chaminade who exhibits good character, a strong work ethic and is involved in extra-curricular activities.

The Geoff Morris Gray House Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The Geoff Morris Gray House Scholarship was established in the summer of 2008 after Geoff’s untimely death. The scholarship shall be awarded to an incoming senior member of the Gray House. The recipient must encompass and embrace the school motto, “Esto Vir”, therefore demonstrating leadership qualities and an interest in extra-curricular activities. The recipient is a young man who uses his God given talents to contribute to the greater Chaminade community as a positive role model and leader.
The Cyril A. and Marcella E. Niehoff Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
In honor of her parents, who valued Catholic education and who exemplified the Marianist belief in family and education, Marguerite (Midge) McKee has established the Cyril A. and Marcella E. Niehoff Endowment Scholarship. This scholarship is to be awarded to an incoming freshman, an all around good student who applies himself and who exemplifies the Chaminade motto "Esto Vir." The student should exhibit strong leadership qualities, be honest and understand the value of a Marianist education. He should also participate in a variety of extra curricular activities. The Niehoff Scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet the established criteria.
The Donald J. Ohlms "Red Devil" Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship 
The Donald J. Ohlms “Red Devil” Memorial Scholarship is a tribute to a real legend of Chaminade. Coach Ohlms career at Chaminade began when he was a student (Class of ’53) and culminated with his induction as Alumnus of the Year in 1999. He was a man of many talents who didn’t focus solely on athletics but rather on the whole student both in the classroom and on the playing field. He understood and exemplified the meaning of our motto “Esto Vir.” He was a man of extraordinary intelligence and wisdom, a fierce competitor who was still able to maintain compassion, a very proud man who remained humble, a man who never sought personal glory but choose to direct the attention to his players. This non-renewable scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming senior who possesses the following qualities: fairness, humility, honesty, discipline and teamwork. He should be a man of character who is prepared to demonstrate his commitment to Chaminade and his classmates in all areas—academically, spiritually, physically and socially.
The John and Denise O’Rourke Family Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
John and Denise O’Rourke have been valued and committed members of the Chaminade Community since 1989. John & Denise were active as current parents and their involvement continued as past parents. The John & Denise O’Rourke Scholarship is a reflection of their strong belief in Catholic, Marianist education. It is their desire to provide scholarship assistance for a qualified student to attend and flourish at Chaminade as their son did. It is also their hope that the student recipient’s shall “pay it forward” in their adult life, assisting others in their pursuit of Catholic education. The O’Rourke Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving Middle School student (of any class year) with a strong desire to attend Chaminade. Financial need, family illness or hardships are all to be taken into consideration in the selection process.
The Brother Frank Klapp, SM Scholarship in Honor of Mr. and Mrs. David R. Pagliara '49 Donate to this Scholarship
The Brother Frank Klapp, SM Scholarship in Honor of Mr. and Mrs. David R. Pagliara ’49, was established by their oldest son Tim to honor both his parents and Bro. Klapp. This renewable scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman who is an above average student. The awardee is energetic, involved in a variety of school activities and preference will be given to a student from a large family.
Brother Louis W. Pinckert, S.M. Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Bro. Louis has been a fixture at Chaminade since the early 1940's when he attended as a student. In the early 60's he returned to the classroom as a teacher and since then has worn many hats—athletic director, maintaining the vehicles and the grounds as well as overseeing the Waldron residence. In 2005, Bro. Lou was recognized as Chaminade's Alumnus of the Year. Today he continues serving Chaminade in food service, as a member of the Alumni Board and as our resident photographer. This renewable scholarship is awarded to a deserving incoming freshman who maintains a B+ average or better and who exemplifies the Chaminade school motto, "Esto Vir." The student should exhibit a strong interest in computer science and/or mathematics.
The James Reid Family Eagle Scout Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
This scholarship was established to reward and encourage Chaminade students to attain the rank of Eagle Scout and continue the philosophy of lifelong social service as exemplified in both scouting and the Chaminade school mission. This non-renewable scholarship will be awarded to an incoming senior who has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, who has maintained an 80 average or better and who has the best cumulative social service history while attending Chaminade. Although the Eagle Scout project will be considered, its size and scope will not overcome the emphasis on continued social service both before and after achieving the rank of Eagle.
The Judy Roberts Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Judy Roberts was a proud member of the Chaminade Family who served both on the Board of Trustees and the Diversity Committee. Part of her vision was to ensure that a Chaminade education could be made available to qualified young men from all socio-economic backgrounds. In conjunction with Judy's wishes, the Roberts family has established a scholarship in her memory. This renewable scholarship is awarded annually to a student entering his freshman year who maintains at least a B average. The student must be committed to Chaminade through his participation in at least two co-curricular activities per year.
The Andrew J. Ruzicka Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Andy Ruzicka '84 was a young man who loved Chaminade and enjoyed participating in track, music and art. He was diagnosed with bone cancer in January 1979, when he was in eighth grade at Chaminade and he died in September 1981 as a sophomore. The entire school steadfastly supported Andy during his illness. In memory of Andy, his parents have established the Andrew J. Ruzicka Memorial Scholarship to be awarded to a Chaminade eighth grade graduate to use for his freshman year. The recipient shall be a student who displays enthusiasm for his studies and other school activities, along with an interest in music or art.
The Joseph and Mary Salerno Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Chaminade College Prep has always had a special place in the hearts of my parents, Joe and Mary Salerno. It started back in 1974 when I, Tony Salerno '81, enrolled in the 6th grade and has continued throughout with grandsons Chris and Bill Ernst who attended Chaminade's middle school along with the recent graduations of grandsons' Joe Morrissey '12 and Joe Salerno '12. Mary Salerno, was actively involved in the Mothers’ Club and developed a lifetime of friendships from the experience. Joe Salerno, was a fixture at school sporting events over the years, and to this day, still proudly wears his red and white Chaminade gear. The Salernos were married for 57 years and strongly believed in family values and the Catholic education Chaminade provided their son and grandsons. It was their desire, through this scholarship, that a student who might not have otherwise had the opportunity will have the benefit of a Chaminade Marianist education. The Joseph and Mary Salerno Scholarship shall be awarded to an incoming legacy freshman who applies himself to his studies (maintaining at least Second Honors) and who exemplifies the Chaminade motto "Esto Vir" on a daily basis. The student should be committed to Chaminade through his participation in at least two co-curricular activities per year and be an "all-around student". Financial need or a student who is facing family hardship through illness or injury should also be a consideration. The Joseph and Mary Salerno Scholarship is renewable as long as the student continues to meet the established criteria annually.
The David Saxer '89 Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
David Saxer's happiest years were spent at Chaminade and he loved all aspects of the school, particularly the high ideals shared by both his teachers and classmates. David was a member of the National Junior Honor Society, the Cardinal & White, and the Concert, Jazz and District Bands. David's particular area of interest was science with a specific interest in astronomy. David's parents and his brothers have established a scholarship in his memory. The recipient should demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence in all subjects, particularly science.
The Jack Schreiber '42 Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship 
No one who ever knew Jack Schreiber would argue that his nickname should be “Mr. Chaminade” or that his love of Chaminade was unequaled. For over 70 years he lived and breathed all things Chaminade and never forgot the impact that the school had on his life. From the day the Jack arrived on campus in 1937, he immersed himself in sports, activities and clubs. His two brothers, two sons and nine grandsons followed in his footsteps as Chaminade graduates. He and wife Bette met through a Chaminade connection and were even married in its’ chapel in 1947. The words “Esto Vir” were a way of life to Jack and it is in that vein that the Schreiber Family specified that the scholarship recipient demonstrate those qualities as well. He should be an incoming senior, in good standing academically, exhibit family spirit and a true love for Chaminade. He should also realize the value of his Chaminade education and the resulting financial sacrifice that his family made.
The Paul D. Shuff, MD Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship 
The Paul D. Shuff, MD Memorial Scholarship was established to honor all families who value Chaminade education and make sacrifices to send their boys to Chaminade. Although he did not attend high school in St. Louis, Dr. Shuff quickly embraced all aspects of what Chaminade offered for his boys in both the classroom, on the ball fields and in the swimming pool. This renewable scholarship is offered to an incoming freshman who embraces people and exhibits both a love of life and a love of Chaminade. The successful recipient should understand the financial costs of a Chaminade education. This individual shall be a participant in the whole Chaminade experience from athletics, co-curricular activities to the classroom. He should maintain a B average, should understand and follow core Christian values and carry himself with optimism and a smile on his face.
Vera Siefert Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Rev. Ralph A. Siefert, S.M. Donate to this Scholarship
Vera Siefert was a strong and caring woman who dedicated her life to raising her only child, Ralph. They lived in South St. Louis where Ralph was first exposed to the Catholic faith through a friend and neighbor. He later attended St. Mary’s High School, entered the Society of Mary in 1963 and professed his vows in 1964. As a single parent, Vera faced many struggles, financial and otherwise, yet she persevered and remained the supportive and loving pillar in Ralph’s life until her passing in 2005. Chaminade’s nineteenth (and longest tenured) president has a passion for learning as evidenced by his multiple degrees. As a tribute to Fr. Ralph’s Jubilee Celebration of 50 years as a Professed Marianist, the Chaminade Family came together to establish the Vera Siefert Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Rev. Ralph A. Siefert, S.M.
The Kevin L. Sobol '01 Memorial Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Kevin Sobol found happiness in every day of his life. Kevin thoroughly enjoyed his years at Chaminade, excelling in academics and making wonderful friends along the way. While in school, he worked on the newspaper and was a member of the National Honor Society. In November 2004, his senior year of college, Kevin was tragically killed in a car accident. It speaks to Kevin's character and the impact that he had on others, that the faculty of Washington University's Olin School of Business voted to award Kevin his college degree posthumously. This renewable full scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman with a strong desire to attend Chaminade who faces hardships that may prevent him from doing so. The student shall remain in good standing and, like Kevin, be an individual who looks for joy and happiness in each day, while helping others find it as well.
The St. Joseph Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The St. Joseph Scholarship was established in 1999 to give those less fortunate the opportunity to experience the Chaminade College Preparatory School education. This scholarship, provided through the generosity of Pattie and Ralph Canter, is "awarded annually to an academically qualified student."
The St. Jude Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The St. Jude Scholarship was established as a collaborative effort to expand the educational opportunities for deserving young students. A $50,000 challenge match grant was made to schools who receive contributions to provide scholarships to academically qualified minority students at any grade level. Generous donors contributing to this fund enable a student who might not have the resources to attend Chaminade to do so.
The Vescovo Family Endowment Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
The Vescovo Family Scholarship was established by the late Berenice and Gene Vescovo in the Vescovo family name in appreciation for the education that their five sons received. This four-year, renewable scholarship is initially awarded to a current eighth grader who has maintained at least a B average, is an all-around participant in Chaminade co-curricular sports and activities, and exemplifies the Chaminade Family Spirit.
The Andrew F. Watson '52 Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
Andy Watson '52 shared the vision and mission of Chaminade with alumni, family and friends for almost fifty years. He was a generous board member, a tireless fundraiser, and a tremendously enthusiastic backer of Chaminade. He was the first recipient of the Alumnus of the Year Award in 1997. Recognizing his dedication to the continuous growth and enhancement of our school, his family and classmates established this scholarship, which would be awarded to the son of a Chaminade alumnus who meets the scholarship criteria.
The James M. Zolnowski Tribute Scholarship Donate to this Scholarship
James Zolnowski has made teaching his lifelong passion. He taught at schools in out state Missouri and, since 1979, at Chaminade. He is the Director of the Library/Media Center, the CCP Archivist, Sacristan, teaches in the Fine Arts Department and is involved with the school's resident program. Students never forget "Mr. Z" and continue their contact with him long after their graduation. As a result, one of his students (who wishes to remain anonymous) decided to establish The James M. Zolnowski Tribute Scholarship in his honor with the hope that others touched by "Mr. Z" will also participate. This renewable scholarship shall be awarded to a current CCP student, who is an incoming freshman, in good standing academically and who is involved in co-curricular activities. The successful recipient shall be kind and generous with his time to Chaminade and demonstrate, on a daily basis, the motto, Esto Vir. Preference shall be given to a son of a single parent.