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.

Holy Name GV Art & Design Shirts: Get Yours Before Christmas!

Holy Name GV Art & Design Shirts: Get Yours Before Christmas!

Namer Nation and Little Davids alike!

Under the guidance of Marketing/Graphics Director Daniel Humphrey ’09 and Athletic Director Richard Kozub ’01, Holy Name High School has teamed up to produce an EXCLUSIVE t-shirt designed by GV Art & Design (https://gvartwork.com/), the Lakewood-based artists who created the Cleveland That I Love apparel line and have expanded to design hundreds of items for area pro and college teams. The t-shirt design for Holy Name celebrates the school’s rich history, including both the school’s origins on Harvard and Broadway and the current location on Queens Highway.

You are invited to purchase the limited edition shirt for the low cost of $20. Pre-sale orders open today and will remain open until Wednesday, November 21 at 9:00 a.m. Submit your order by following the link below:
https://goo.gl/forms/IOXIzHOoSwig43882.

Act fast because there are limited quantities! Please make checks payable to Holy Name High School and mail all payments to:

Holy Name High School
Attn: Vicki Kerner
6000 Queens Hwy
Parma Heights, OH 44130

If you wish to pay via credit card, please visit https://gofan.co/app/events/43177. Please note a convenience fee will be applied.

Shirts will be available for pick-up at Holy Name High School from Monday, December 17 through Thursday, December 20 between 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Main Office.

Don’t miss out on this exclusive offer! Holy Name apparel always makes great Christmas gifts.

Please email Vicki Kerner at vkerner@holynamehs.com with any questions or concerns.

It’s a great day to be a Namer!

Main Building Entrance Closed During Summer

On Monday, June 4, planned construction will begin on the front of Holy Name’s main building. The construction will continue through Friday, August 17.

Between June 4 and August 17, Holy Name’s Main Entrance will not be open. Additionally, the circle in front of the main building will be inaccessible to traffic at certain times.

For those who need to come to the school’s Main Office this summer, please come up Layor Drive, and park in the teacher’s lot. You can enter using the school’s side entrance.

For those needing access to the athletic facilities (Main and Auxiliary Gyms, Cicerchi Field, Weight Room, etc.), please come up Queens Highway and park in the student parking lot. You can enter using the Main Gym entrance.

Please remember there is no one-way traffic on Layor Drive or Queens Highway during the summer; both streets are open to two-way traffic at all hours until school resumes in August.

Help Name the Green Wave Mascot!

Help Name the Green Wave Mascot!

Earn your place in Holy Name High School history: Help name the NEW Green Wave Mascot!

The Mascot Naming Submission Form is now open, with entries being taken until Friday, March 9 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The form asks for the nominator’s name and email address, and most importantly, what the name of the new Holy Name mascot should be. To access the submission form, visit this page by Friday night.

Once all submissions are in, the Mascot Naming Committee will review all of them and select their top choices (submissions of the same name multiple times will not influence the committee’s decision on whether or not to include them in the top choices).

A separate survey will be sent out at a later date with the top name choices included, and whichever name receives the highest amount of votes in that survey, will be the winner.

Current students, alumni, parents and friends are all invited to participate in the Mascot Naming Contest. The committee looks forward to reviewing the submissions!

Thank You for Supporting #weGiveCatholic at Holy Name!

From the entire Holy Name High School community, thank YOU for your generous support of #weGiveCatholic! During Tuesday’s day of giving, Holy Name raised $17,610. Additionally, because of a generous match from Raymond ’44 and Eleanor Smiley, all donations made will be matched, dollar-for-dollar. This doubles the impact of your gift, which makes all the difference in our mission to provide a Catholic, college preparatory education to both current and future Namers.

If you were not able to give yesterday, but would still like to give in 2017, please go to www.holynamehs.com/donate-to-hn. You can also call the Holy Name Advancement Office at 440-886-0300 ext. 104. All gifts received throughout the winter will also be included in the Smiley Matching Gift Challenge, and will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $45,000.

Thank you again for your continued support. Holy Name is blessed to have so many alumni, parents and friends, like you, who share their time, talents and treasures to better the lives of our young men and women.

Rising Tide Gala Auction Raises More Than $160,000!

Rising Tide Gala Auction Raises More Than $160,000!

Due to the support of nearly 250 attendees, along with the help of charitable donors and sponsors, the 2017 Cocktails on the Green: Rising Tide Gala Auction raised more than $160,000! The money raised will provide necessary resources, materials and financial aid to Holy Name students.

Watch the video below to hear from just a few of the students who benefit from the generosity of people, like you, who believe in Holy Name’s mission of educating the minds, bodies and spirits of young men and women.

Thank you to everyone who helped to ensure this year’s Gala Auction was once again a success, especially co-chairs Dr. Robert and Dr. Stacey Hancock P ’19, ’20, and the dedicated committee members who worked tirelessly to prepare for the event.
We also acknowledge all of the Gala Auction sponsors:

Cicerchi Development Company
Class of 1984
CORE IT Solutions & OCRON Systems
Family First Caregivers
Fay Sharpe
FieldTurf
Frank & Stacie Stanton
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local 38
J & F Transportation
KPM
Lubrizol
Mahnic Family Music Fund
Qwestcom
Records Deposition Service
Rinello Builders
Tackla & Associates
Terry J. Kenneally & Associates
The Cub House Child Care Center
The Kenneally Family
The Vasco Group
Westlake Reed Leskosky
WTWH Media

Please plan on joining us at next year’s Rising Tide Gala Auction, set for Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Holy Name’s Main Gymnasium!