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Hempfield Foundation Scholarships

Each year, the Hempfield Foundation awards seven scholarships that are announced during the HHS Senior Awards program in May. These scholarships are intended to help graduating seniors achieve their college and other postsecondary goals. The Foundation accepts applications for its scholarships from mid-January until mid-March. Students can apply for more than one.

The Holmberg Scholarship Awards.

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These awards recognize outstanding scholarship and are made possible by an endowment from Barbara Holmberg in memory of her husband, Richard Holmberg. There are three one-time awards of $3,000 each.

The Class of 1960 Award.

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This award was established to recognize a graduating Hempfield senior who has distinguished him or herself through exemplary scholarship, leadership, and service. It is a one-time award of $1,000.

The Timothy David Nolt Memorial Scholarship Award.

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This award recognizes a male Hempfield High School student-athlete from the boys varsity soccer team who displayed good sportsmanship, character, leadership, and integrity, has a strong work ethic, has achieved at least a 3.25 grade point average, and has demonstrated academic strength in the fields of math, science, or technology. It is awarded by the Nolt Family in memory of their son Tim (HHS Class of 1987) who passed away in 2011. It is a one-time award of $1,000.

The Dan Britton Jones Altruism Award.

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Altruism is the selfless concern for the welfare of others, and it means giving without concern for reward or recognition. This onetime award of $500 is named after former HHS teacher Dan Jones, and it is given to a student selected by faculty and administers who most exemplifies these core ideals. There is no application for this award because it is selected by HHS teachers and staff. It is a one-time award of $500.

The Dr. Richard Bryson and Daughter, Mary Bryson Dentler Scholarship Awards.

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These awards recognize outstanding scholarship and are made possible by an endowment from Dr. Richard Bryson. There are three one-time awards of $3,000 each.

The George Rakoczy Memorial Scholarship for Graduating Entrepreneurs.

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The purpose of this scholarship is to honor the memory of George Rakoczy by providing financial support to a graduating Hempfield student with an entrepreneurial spirit who is pursuing postsecondary education or training other than a four-year college degree. It is a one-time award of $5,000.

The Fritz Family Scholarship in Honor of Elizabeth (Fritz) Erb.

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Elizabeth (Fritz) Erb was a player on the very first Hempfield girls lacrosse team, and she led her squad to consecutive league titles in 2001 and 2002––the 2001 championship being the first one ever awarded for the sport in Lancaster County. She later became Hempfield’s coach and retired as the all-time winningest lacrosse coach in Lancaster-Lebanon League history. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating member of the Hempfield girls lacrosse team who is passionate and driven as an athlete, who demonstrates outstanding sportsmanship and exemplary character, and who excels as a student. It is a one-time award of $1,000

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