“Papa” Jim Washburn
Woman of the Year
Kelley Skantz is a senior at Mashpee High School. She has been attending the Mashpee Public School system since pre-school and has been continuously involved within the community. At school she is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Honor Society, and the Varsity Field Hockey team. Skantz is also the captain of both the winter and spring track teams, chief editor of the yearbook, and class treasurer. In her spare time she works at Bobby Byrne’s in the Mashpee Commons and frequently volunteers at her church and the local elementary schools. Skantz applied undeclared to all of her colleges but she is looking to possibly pursue a career in behavioral psychology or special education.
Must be a high school senior with plans for continued education in an accredited program. Must be of Irish descent. (Lineage described in a cover letter or with essay). Must maintain at least a B average. (Attach transcript). List school activities, community activities, and work experience. Must be a resident of a town on Cape Cod. Must be available for a pre-parade interview (time & place to be determined), the Grand Marshal’s Dinner scheduled for Friday, March 6, 2020 at 6 PM, and the Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Parade on Saturday, March 7, 2020.
Must submit completed application with one letter of reference from a high school teacher, a member of the clergy or community/civic department leader, and an essay describing what your Irish heritage means to you.
Must submit a photograph, photos of the 2 winners will be featured on the Parade website, Facebook, and Instagram.
Top Two WINNING Candidates, Male or Female, will each be AWARDED a $1,000.00 scholarship.
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All Cape Cod St Patrick’s Parade Scholarship applications must be received by 2/7/2020. For further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org