Tony Barchuk Heart of a Dragon Scholarship
Provides (2) $500 scholarships to a graduating seniors (1 softball player and 1 football player) who emerge as team leaders on and off the field, and have expressed interest in pursuing careers as educators. Tony Barchuk has helped countless student athletes build character and better lives as a health & physical education teacher, athletic director, wrestling, basketball, softball and football coach, mentor and role model since 1979. He served the District for 37 years with distinction and has left an indelible mark on students and staff. This scholarship allows a grateful community to remember and honor him. The High School Football Field bears his name.
Alyssa Cocco & Jaylin Shanklin (2018); James Curtis & Brianne Slusar (2017)*
Ethel S. Martell Distinguished Service Scholarship
Provides (2) $500 scholarships to a graduating seniors based on their commitment to service, individual character and natural instincts regarding their concern for humanity. Ethel Martell was a beloved teacher who cared deeply about her students. She began at Kingsway in 1964 and retired in 2013, as the longest tenured faculty member in Kingsway’s history. Throughout her many years of faithful service, Ethel S. Martell has served the students of The Townships of East Greenwich, Woolwich, South Harrison, and Logan and the Borough of Swedesboro with fairness and dedication and whose love for school and community epitomized the slogan, “Once a Dragon, Always a Dragon.” The High School Store bears her name.
Zania Winfrey & Sarah Snook (2018); Oonagh Breen & Anastasios Kalfas (2017); Alexis Foster & Jasmine Zhang (2016); Hannah Mather, Maria Boerlin (2015); Danielle Davis, Xavier Tarr (2014)*
The Kingsway Education Foundation Scholarship
Provides (3) $500 scholarship to a graduating seniors based on individual character and their willingness to volunteer and lend the community their talents and abilities to benefit the community at-large.
Kevin Estabillo, Jacob Martin & Melody Probert (2018); Victoria Mbakwe, Gabrielle Repp & Hayley Kellar (2017); Gab Bruno, Erin Malone & Lindsay Miller (2016); Marissa Ciocco, Kiersten Newkirk, Sophia Nitsolas (2015); No recepients (2014); Christy Pentz, Sarah Gabler (2013)*
Forrest Eichmann Music Scholarship
Provides (2) $250 scholarships to graduating seniors based on their commitment to music and desire to pursue music as a vocation.
Naman Srivastava & Violet Terwilliger (2018); Breena Dolan & Ashley Hermansen (2017); Taylor Turner & Leo Mellon (2016); Patrick Carpenter, Madison Lenhart (2015)*
Academic Excellence Awards
Provides (3) $500 scholarships to the top three graduating seniors.
Matthew Farnese (Valedictorian), Kevin Estabillo (Salutatorian) & Matthew Miles (3rd) (2018); Jessica Lail (Valedictorian), Sara Allen (Salutatorian) & Ceilia Rose Leso (3rd) (2017); Simran Shinh (Valedictorian), Anna Kjellson (Salutatorian), Gianna Emmett, Matt Blazsyck (2016); Chloe Casper, Gillian Traino, Brittany Stinger (2015); Inga Wu, Austin Schober, Sriharsha Kolla (2014); Austin Hoffman, Joseph Tull, Sarah Toner (2013)*
Joseph M. Higgins, M.D. Memorial Scholarship
Provides (1) $500 scholarship to graduating senior who is a high school scholar-athlete and plans to study in the medical field and practice medicine or pharmacy in the future. Dr. Higgins was a respected physician and the father of dad 3 daughters who were scholar athletes at Kingsway. We honor Dr. Higgins by recognizing a student who has excelled academically and athletically, and will be going on to college to pursue a career in medicine.
Alexa Evernham (2018); Morgan Horner (2017); Emily Danilik (2016); Savannah Wargo (2015)*
Lorraine Grasso Memorial Scholarship
Lorraine Grasso began her service as a member of the Board of Education in 1980 and continued to serve, with distinction for 27 years. As an ardent advocate for students, Mrs. Grasso left a permanent and positive impact on this school district and we will be forever grateful. We honor Mrs. Grasso by providing a $250 scholarship, in her name, to a graduating senior who is of good moral character; sound commitment to serving others (especially children); and plans to become a teacher.
Hannah Brown (2018); Morgan Selby (2017)
John Kodluk Memorial Scholarship
John Kodluk was a beloved teacher and coach, and his imprint will forever be on the heart of our community. We lost John far too soon, but he is the epitome of a person whom we should measure the quality in your years for he has left a long lasting impression on the hearts and minds of countless students, athletes and colleagues. We honor Mr. Kodluk by providing (2) $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who consistently demonstrates positivity, integrity, an acceptance for all, as well as responsibility and a concern for the school and those around him/her.
Alma Schaffer (2018); Kelsey Berlin & Justin McLaughlin (2017)
Hochman Family Community Service Scholarship
Hochman Family goes above and beyond each year to organize and coordinate the annual DRAGON RUN which is held in memory of Nate Boerlin. The student who receives this award embodies selfless giving to others. We honor Michael & Barbara Hochman & family by providing (1) $500 scholarship through the Nate Boerlin Foundation.
Alexandra Emmett (2018); Dominque Coombe (2017); Adithya Muralidharan (2016)
How to Become a Sports Field Advertiser
If you would like to advertise your business on our sports fields, please see the Stadium Banner Advertisement information below and return the form and payment to:
Kingsway Education Foundation
c/o Lori Baker
213 Kings Highway
Woolwich Twp., NJ 08085