The National Catholic Committee on Scouting (NCCS) awarded ten scholarships totaling $27,000 this year.
Congratulations to the ten exceptional Scouts awarded NCCS Scholarships in 2023. Each winner demonstrates outstanding leadership and service in four areas: Church, community, school, and Scouting, earned the Eagle, Summit, or Quartermaster award, and at least one of the following, Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius XII, or Light is Life (Eastern Rite) Religious Emblem. Since 2005, NCCS has awarded a total of $245,000 in scholarships to 108 Scouts nationwide.
EMMETT J. DOERR MEMORIAL SCOUT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
- $5,000 – Jack Gros, Oakland, CA Diocese of Oakland, Piedmont Council
- $4,000 – Bridget Brady, Byrum, NJ, Diocese of Patterson, Patriots’ Path Council
- $3,000 – Salvatore C. Aloisio, Mankato, MN, Diocese of Winona-Rochester, Northern Star Council
- $2,000 – Sean Castillo, Liberty Township, OH, Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Dan Beard Council
- $2,000 – Eli Ramthun, Hudson, WI, Diocese of Superior, Northern Star Council
- $2,000 – Mark Rowell, Marietta, GA, Archdiocese of Atlanta, Atlanta Area Council
- $2,000 – Luciano Grande, Lancaster, NY, Diocese of Buffalo, Greater Niagara Frontier Council
FRANK PARATER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
- $3,000 – Luke Mosca, Paramus, NJ, Archdiocese of Newark, Northern New Jersey Council
BILL AND KAY DAVIES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
- $2,000 – Robert Riordan, Alpharetta, GA, Archdiocese of Atlanta, Atlanta Area Council
THE TONY & PATRICE STEENKOLK FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
- $2,000 – Nicholas Mahoney,Lewisburg, PA, Diocese of Harrisburg, Susquehanna Council