Andrew B. Warhaftig Memorial Scholarship
Andrew B. Warhaftig was a member of the HHS Class of 2019, and he was well known as a kind, smart, and dedicated student. Andrew lost his battle with FSGS kidney disease in the spring of his junior year.
Andrew’s passion was music. Andrew played piano, guitar, saxophone and percussion. He played in the HHS Concert Band and Wind Ensemble and sang with the HHS Choral Spectrum group. He also sang as a tenor with the Handel & Haydn Society’s Vocal Arts Program in Boston. Among other pursuits at HHS, he was a member of the robotics and math teams.
This scholarship will be awarded in Andrew’s name to four Hingham High School seniors who have a strong academic record and commitment to music, and who plan to attend a four-year college. Applicants must currently be in a music ensemble (band, chorus, or orchestra) at HHS, but do not need to be planning to major in music in college.
Award: Four scholarships of $2500 each will be awarded for one year.
Mike Veneto Memorial Sportsmanship Scholarship
The Mike Veneto Memorial Sportsmanship Award will be awarded to a graduating student-athlete who participated in at least one Hingham High School varsity sport, and who will be attending college. This award recognizes an individual who exhibits an unmatched display of moral character and sportsmanship both within and outside of their respective sport. The recipient of this award exemplifies what it means to earn the respect of their coaches, teammates, friends, and opponents by how they conduct themselves in life and in sport, while also displaying a commitment to achieving their athletic potential.
Award: up to $1000
The Hingham Education Foundation’s Marian Hamrock Memorial Scholarship
Marian Hamrock was a Hingham Public School teacher at South Elementary for 20 years, as well as a Hingham resident herself. Beloved in the community, Marian taught and lived by example, and the community is forever better because of her. This scholarship in her honor will be granted to a graduating Hingham High School senior with a strong academic record who is planning to study education at a four year college or university.
Award: up to $2500
Hingham Cemetery Scholarship
The Hingham Cemetery Scholarship is awarded to a Hingham resident who is a graduating high school senior pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. The scholarship is a one-time payment of one thousand dollars and is made possible by the generosity of the Board of Directors of Hingham Cemetery. The recipient will be selected based on review of a submitted essay showcasing the applicant’s interest in one of the following subjects: 1. Hingham Cemetery, 2. Colonial, Revolutionary or Civil War History, 3. Genealogy.