Memorial Scholarship Recipients 2020

On Sunday, June 7th, during our recorded worship service on Facebook, the following students received Memorial scholarships.

Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Avery DeLong – Avery is the daughter of David and Ellen DeLong. David was active in the life of the Federated Church as a young child and young man. Averyʼs grandparents, Lee and Ken DeLong, have been involved in many aspects of the Federated Church for over 66 years. Avery will be in her second year at Western Connecticut State University where she is studying to be a music educator. She was very active during her first year, participating in six musical ensembles and the pit orchestra for the musical theatre department. In addition to these activities, Avery was on the Deanʼs List with a 3.53 GPA.

Matthew LaCross – Matthew is the grandson of Sue Donald who returned to the Cape for her retirement and became a very active member of the Federated Church, as she was in her younger years. Matthew had an outstanding high school career, involved in leadership activities as well as sports. The Youth Group Leader of the United Parish of Upton wrote a glowing reference for Matthew listing all the activities he has been a part of over the years. With all his activities plus working, Matthew ranked 30 out of 150 classmates. He will begin his college education at the University of Hartford with the hopes of becoming an actuary.

Jack Machell – Jack is the son of Nancy and David Machell. Jackʼs mother was active in the Federated Church and his grandmother, Lou Field, has been a long-time member, serving on many committees over the years. Jack is in a 15-month program through Cape Cod Community College. This program is held at the Plymouth Airport where Jack is studying aviation maintenance. Ryan Noonan – Ryan is the grandson of Pamela Chase. Pam grew up in the Federated Church and in later years has become a leader here. Ryan plans to study business at Providence College. The reference from Ryanʼs basketball coach states, “His passion to succeed in the class room and high integrity made him a solid student-athlete at Waltham High School.” Ryan attained a 4.26 GPA and has been involved in school activities as well as in the community and especially with his church. 

Ryan Noonan – Ryan is the grandson of Pamela Chase. Pam grew up in the Federated Church and in later years has become a leader here. Ryan plans to study business at Providence College. The reference from Ryanʼs basketball coach states, “His passion to succeed in the class room and high integrity made him a solid student-athlete at Waltham High School.” Ryan attained a 4.26 GPA and has been involved in school activities as well as in the community and especially with his church.