We are proud to recognize our graduating 8th grade students with many scholarship and award opportunities highlighting their strengths in academics and service.
St. Apollinaris School Scholarships
Sister Philomena Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who exemplifies in his/her life the charism of the Sisters of Mercy, faith, compassion and service.
Father Michael Cleary Scholarship
Awarded to a St. A’s Student whose life has reflected Catholic values, and has developed as an active Catholic, a life-long learner, an effective communicator, and a responsible, ethical and caring citizen.
Spirit of St. Apollinaris
Awarded to a student who exhibits leadership qualities, displays excellence in conduct and academic standards, and demonstrates on-going particiapation in curricular and extra-curricular activities.
St. Apollinaris School Awards
St. Apollinaris Mercy Award
Given to graduates who have participated in the sports program for at least three years and have demonstrated themselves as above average in academic and conduct standards.
Religious Studies Award
Recognizing those students who scored in the 80th percentile or above on the National Catholic Education Association test.
Given for outstanding achievement in Math League Algebra I and 8th Grade Math Contest
National 7th – 8th Grade Language Arts Awards
Given for outstanding achievment in the Language Arts League contest.
Christian Service Award
Presented to students who complete 24 hours of service to Church, School and Community.
Christian Spirit Award
Presented to students who have demonstrated outstanding Christian development during their years at St. A’s. Recognized by their teachers for the growing integrity and responsibility; and by their peers for developing in the areas of initiative, cooperation and friendship.
Academic Decathlon Award
Recognizing those 8th graders who represented the school on the Academic Decathlon Team.
Altar Service Award
Recognized for consistant and faith-filled service.
Outstanding Service in Choir Award
Selected recipients will have been dedicated, active and contributing choir members for mulitple years, exhibiting a leadership role in the choir.
Recipients have been active and contributing choir members.
Academic Improvement Award
Honoring students who have demonstrated a genuine commitment to academic progress and improvement during their eighth grade year.
Presidential Academic Excellence Award
Presented to those students who have maintained 3.5 or higher grade point averages and scored in the 85th percentile or higher on achievement tests since fourth grade. This Academic Excellence Award is accompanied by a letter from President Barack Obama.
Community Sponsored Scholarships
Knights of Columbus
Young Ladies Institute