Memorial Scholarships

You may donate online to any of the funds listed below through our Scholarship Funds - donate now form and selecting the named scholarship of your choice.

The Ross A. Alameddine ’05 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Alameddine family and named for their son and brother, Ross, who will be remembered for his kind and caring nature, his rich sense of humor and his passion for music, performance, language and technology.

The John V. Aliberti ’70 Memorial Scholarship

Donated by the class of 1970 in memory of their classmate, Dr. John V. Aliberti, who will be remembered for his kindness, friendship, and his ability to make everyone smile.

The Paula C. Barraza ’94 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Barraza family in memory of Paula C. Barraza ‘94, one of the first female students at Austin. She is fondly remembered for her cheerful spirit, her sense of camaraderie, and her love of life.

The Kristen M. Corbett '08 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of Kristen Corbett '08. Kristen was a member of the Class of 2008 who is remembered for the joy and love she brought to all who knew and loved her. She was a bright student, beloved by her teachers, friends, family and teammates on the Girls Hockey Team.

The Jeremiah J. Cronin Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Cronin Family, John ‘72 and Timothy ‘79 to honor their father’s service to Austin.

The Francis J. Cummings Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family in memory of Francis J. Cummings, father of two Austin graduates, grandfather of one graduate and grandfather of two current Austin students. Francis Cummings believed deeply in the value of Catholic education, encouraging all his children to attend Catholic schools.

The Michael R. Darwin ’82 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of Michael R. Darwin ‘82. During his time at Austin, Michael was a National Honor Society member, class officer, and football player.

The Francis T. Duggan Memorial Scholarship

Established by family and friends in memory of Francis T. Duggan, father of three Austin graduates and a longtime, devoted supporter of the school. Mr. Duggan was involved in the early years of Austin’s athletic program.

The Alyce and Fred Gilfeather Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Gilfeather family in memory of their parents who embodied the ultimate Christian expression of friendship in their displays of compassion and offers of support for those in need.

The Margot E. Girodet Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of Margot E. Girodet. Mrs. Girodet was revered in the community for her compassion, strength, intelligence, and dedication both inside and outside the classroom.

The Marguerite Greenwood Hennessy Memorial Scholarship

Established by an Austin family to recognize students who have demonstrated serious academic commitment to the study of the Russian language, and plan to continue their study.

The Scott J. Heseltine ’82 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of Scott J. Heseltine ‘82 who served as a class officer.

The William R. Lewis, Jr. ‘83 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of William R. Lewis, Jr. ‘83. The scholarship seeks to recognize a student who demonstrates three qualities that were characteristic of Billy himself: friendship, leadership, and determination to succeed in the face of obstacles.

The James M. McGonagle, II ‘01 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of Jim McGonagle, a beloved member of the Class of 2001 who is remembered for his contribution to family, classmates, and teammates.

The George "Matt" Miller Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by Linsey and Matthew Pimentel ‘01 in honor of longtime faculty member George “Matt” Miller and his decades of teaching service to Austin Prep and its students. 

The Mary E. Mullin Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Friends of Austin to honor Mary Miller, longstanding member of the Friends, and made in memory of her mother, Mrs. Mullin. As a college graduate, Mary Mullin was a member of that elite class of women in her day. She preached the value of education to her sons and daughters who in turn transferred that value to their own children. Four of Mrs. Mullin’s grandsons are graduates of Austin: Peter ‘81, Mark ‘83, Kevin ‘84, and Geoffrey ‘90.

The Alyssa L. Nanopoulos '08 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family of Alyssa L. Nanopoulos ‘08.  Alyssa, a beloved member of the Class of 2008, is remembered for the love she had for her family, friends, and community. During her seven years at Austin where she never missed a day of school, Alyssa was involved in Big Sister and was inducted into the National Honor Society during her sophomore year. She also participated in Service Club, Latin Honor Society and served as a Senior Leader.

The David E. Nelson ’81 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of David E. Nelson ‘81, to honor David's memory. He was a gifted athlete and positive student leader always proud to wear the green and white. He was the youngest of three Austin graduates, preceded by Fred ‘73 and Ron ‘75.

The John B. Pacino Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of John B. Pacino. Mr. Pacino was Austin’s first coach and athletic director who believed sports were a means to teach commitment, desire, and loyalty. His lessons were often simple discussions about having the courage to succeed.

The Herbert W. Peterson, Jr. and Claire M. Peterson Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the Peterson Family, including; Cynthia A. (Peterson) Kilday, Nancy E. (Peterson) Devlin, Stephen P. ‘73, Robert G. ’75, James M. ‘76, and Michael T. Peterson ‘79 to honor their parents who believed in and encouraged Catholic Education for all of their children and fostered the beliefs in hard work, commitment and family.

The Aristides (Artie) C. Speros, Jr. ’85 Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family and friends of Artie Speros ’85. Artie was a beloved member of the Class of 1985 who is remembered for his contribution to family, classmates and teammates. During his time at Austin, Artie was the Class President, while also involved with the Ski Team and French Club.

The Barbara Zarella Memorial Scholarship

Established in loving memory of his mother by Joseph Zarella ‘77 to honor the role every mother has in her child’s successful completion of high school. 

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