Scholarship and Financial Aid Information Announced for 2019-2020

Several scholarship and financial aid opportunities are available for current students and families to learn about and apply for use during the 2019-2020 School Year.

The scholarships are broken down into four main groups: Holy Name-specific scholarships; the Cleveland Scholarship Program; need-based financial aid; and additional outside scholarships. Please read more about how to apply for these scholarships, and the deadlines associated with each, below.

Holy Name-Specific Scholarships: Hard copies of the scholarship application forms will be available during lunch periods on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8. They will also be available in the Advancement Office throughout the month of February. Online versions can be found at https://www.holynamehs.com/holy-name-high-school-tuition/. Some of the scholarships are grade-level specific, while others are for all students to apply for. Please pay attention to the criteria.

The deadline for Holy Name-specific scholarships to be turned in to Holy Name is Thursday, March 21, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Miss Kate McCall at kmccall@holynamehs.com, or at 440-886-0300 ext. 148.

Cleveland Scholarship Program: All students who reside in the city of Cleveland are eligible to apply for this $6,000 scholarship. An application must be submitted each year for renewal, and the paperwork can be found at https://www.holynamehs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/CSPRenewalForm.pdf. If your student does not currently receive the Cleveland Scholarship, the Request Form must be completed, and can be found at https://www.holynamehs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/CSPRequestForm.pdf.

The deadline for applications to be turned into Holy Name so they can be properly submitted to the Ohio Department of Education is early April 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Trace Althoff at talthoff@holynamehs.com, or at 440-886-0300 ext. 100.

Need-Based Financial Aid: Holy Name partners with FACTS to handle all aspects of the financial aid application and verification process. In order to be considered for need-based financial aid from Holy Name and the Diocese of Cleveland, you must fill out the FACTS form. Go to https://www.holynamehs.com/holy-name-high-school-financial-aid/ to find the FACTS website, where you can register, sign-in and fill out the online application. The application will be finalized only after your 2018 tax return information has been submitted. Please note that no hard copy forms are available from FACTS this year; it all must be done online.

The deadline to submit your FACTS application is early April 2019. Please be aware that if you received financial aid from Holy Name during the 2018-2019 school year, it will not be renewed unless you complete the FACTS financial aid form now. If you have any questions about the FACTS Financial Aid Form, contact the Finance Office at 440-886-0300 ext. 124.

Outside Holy Name Scholarships: There are also several scholarships outside of Holy Name that you are invited to consider.

John P. Patton Memorial Scholarship – This full-tuition scholarship is open to current juniors and sophomores applicants who are children or grandchildren of current US military personnel or US veterans, and who are involved in school life and consistently demonstrate positive character traits. The student must also demonstrate financial need by completing the FACTS financial aid application; achieve a 3.0 or higher GPA; and complete a one-page essay. This scholarship would be applied to next year’s tuition. If you meet these criteria and would like to apply, applications are available in the main office or with Mrs. Blanc. All completed applications must be returned to Mrs. Blanc by MARCH 1, 2019.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Council 11464 Knights of Columbus – Ferdinand P. Goll Memorial Scholarship: https://www.holynamehs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/KoC-Goll-Memorial-Scholarship.pdf.

Families will be made aware of all other scholarship opportunities as they become available.

Reminders about deadlines for the Cleveland Scholarship, the Holy Name-specific scholarships, and the FACTS financial aid application will be sent out as needed.

NO SCHOOL – Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31

Holy Name High School has made the decision to CLOSE on Wednesday, January 30 AND on Thursday, January 31 due to the extreme wind chill temperatures expected throughout Northeast Ohio on those days. Please stay safe, warm and bundled up inside on these days off!

Cold/Snow Day: HN Closed Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Holy Name High School will be CLOSED tomorrow, Tuesday, January 22.

Unfortunately, this means the Pro-Life Trip to the Cathedral is also canceled. Money will be refunded to those students who planned on participating.

Student-Athletes: Watch for info from your coaches on any necessary practice updates. Additionally, the Freshman and JV Boys Basketball Games scheduled for tomorrow at North Royalton have been canceled.

Holy Name Athletic Hall of Fame Inducts Six New Members

Holy Name Athletic Hall of Fame Inducts Six New Members

Holy Name Athletic Hall of Fame Set to Induct Six New Members

On Sunday, December 2, 2018, five former Holy Name student-athletes and one coach were inducted into the Holy Name Athletic Hall of Fame.

The inductees include:

Coach: Tim Krolikowski ’67
Sport: Head Girls Basketball Coach
Coaching Accomplishments: Krolikowski coached the Lady Namer Basketball Team from 1984-1992. His overall record was 132-55. During the 1986-1987 season, he was named the Associated Press Class AAA State of Ohio Coach of the Year. Twice during his career, he received the North Coast League Coach of the Year Award (1986-1987 and 1990-1991). Krolikowski’s 1986-1987 team went undefeated in the regular season. That squad also was crowned the NCL Champions; achieved a 23-game winning streak; was ranked #1 in The Plain Dealer Girls Basketball Poll; and won a Class AAA District Championship. Two years later, his 1988-1989 team had further success, reaching the Division I state semi-finals.

Athlete: Rudy Kenik ’68
Sports: Football, Basketball and Track
Athletic Accomplishments: Kenik did it all as a three-time letter winner for the Green Wave football team. He was the starting half-back as a junior and returned punts on special teams, while also taking care of punting, kick-off and point-after-touchdown duties. When the ball was in his hands, Kenik averaged 5.3 yards per carry, and averaged 40 yards per punt. He was a Cleveland Press All-Star and named an All-West Senate First Team selection. Kenik also lettered in basketball and track during his high school career.

Athlete: Jeff Arena ’72
Sports: Football and Baseball
Athletic Accomplishments: Arena excelled on both the football field and baseball diamond. In 1971, he was named the football team MVP and the West Senate League MVP runner-up. Additional accolades included being a part of the All-West Senate Team, The Plain Dealer All-Scholastic Team, The Plain Dealer Dream Team and the All-North East Ohio First Team. In the spring of 1972, his abilities on the baseball diamond earned him recognition on The Plain Dealer Dream Team.

Athlete: Dave Woytek Jr. ’87
Sports: Track and Football
Athletic Accomplishments: A four-year track letter winner who led the team in total points all four years, Woytek set numerous school records in a variety of events. He set the 100 and 200 meter dash records, both of which stood for 17 years. He also set and re-set the long jump record that stood for 11 years; was a member of the 4×100 meter relay team that set the school record six different times; and was a part of the sprint medley relay team whose record remained intact for 26 years. The boys track team won the North Coast League Championships in 1986, the same year Woytek earned the NCL MVP Award. He also lettered twice in football.

Athlete: Brian Giovinazzi ’98
Sports: Soccer and Basketball
Athletic Accomplishments: A four-year starter who earned four varsity letters, Giovinazzi left his mark on the boys soccer program. During his senior team MVP campaign in 1997, he served as a co-captain, netting 18 goals and 11 assists. That same year, he was an All-North Coast League, All-Greater Cleveland Second Team and Sun Post All-District selection. On the basketball court, Giovinazzi earned two varsity letters and was a captain his senior year. He finished his basketball career with All-NCL honors.

Athlete: Meghan Patton Crooks ’03
Sports: Soccer, Track and Basketball
Athletic Accomplishments: As the 2003 Holy Name Female Athlete of the Year, Patton earned ten varsity letters in soccer, track and basketball. The two-time captain earned the basketball team’s MVP distinction twice. She was also named All-North Coast League two times during her time as a Namer. On the soccer field, she was a two-time captain who was featured as The Plain Dealer Player of the Week.

2019 Gala Auction: $1,500 Tuition Raffle Returns – Purchase a Gift Today!

The 2019 Gala Auction Committee needs your help with the Cocktails on the Green: Rising Tide Gala Auction that will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in the Main Gym.

This event is the largest fundraising initiative for our students. Last year, the Gala Auction raised $171,000, with a significant portion of the proceeds going toward purchasing furniture for all the math and theology classrooms, as well as the art room. This year, the goal is to raise enough funds to complete more classrooms until the entire school has been updated.

How can you help us achieve the goal? Right now, we are in need of gifts for the Gala Auction, specifically the Silent Auction. If you are already in Christmas mode and will be making purchases online during the Cyber Monday and holiday shopping frenzy, please consider buying a gift for the Gala Auction off of the 2019 Wish List on Amazon at http://a.co/1tplgau! We are also appreciative of receiving Amazon gift cards to build our silent auction baskets.

Keep in mind that if you donate a $100 gift card, cash or a gift valued at $100 or more, you will be entered into a raffle for the chance to receive $1,500 off tuition for the 2019-2020 school year.

Gifts can be dropped off at any time. If you can only drop off gifts on weekends, a special ‘Holly Holy Name Gift Day’ will be held on Saturday, December 8 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., by the Team Shop in the school’s Main Foyer.

As an added incentive, parents/guardians who drop off gifts valued at $100 or more between now and December 8 will have their names entered TWICE into the $1,500 Tuition Credit Raffle. Your name will be entered twice for each $100 donation made.

The winner will be drawn at the March 30 Gala Auction.

Thank you for your support of this very important event! If you have any questions, or would like to know how else you can support the 2019 Gala Auction, please contact Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events Colleen Corrigan Day ’88 at 440-886-0300 ext. 136 or at cday@holynamehs.com.

The 2019 Holy Name High School Gala Auction Committee