Jeanne R. Butcher Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Who should apply? Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduating high school senior or prior award recipient who is a member of St. Ignatius Parish, Kingston, Pa. 18704
  • Academic excellence and leadership qualities
  • Involvement in community and church related activities, with documented record of helping others
  • Demonstration of financial need
  • Planning to enroll as an undergraduate in an accredited two or four-year college/university as a full-time student

This scholarship was established by the Butcher family in memory of Jeanne Butcher who passed away in March 2014. Jeanne throughout her extraordinary life was dedicated to her family, friends, and community. Jeanne treated everyone with dignity and respect. Jeanne was genuine and generous. Her caring for others was done without fanfare and with no expectations of anything in return. Jeanne would light up a room with her warm smile, easy going conversation and laughter.  Jeanne was a wife, mother of six children and a grandmother who loved each one in a very special way. Jeanne embodied the meaning of unconditional love. This annual scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior or prior award recipient that best meets the spirit and qualities Jeanne possessed.

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