List of Foundation Scholarships
Tim Bartha '78 Athletic Award - awarded to a Norwich Free Academy student-athlete who will continue their education at a college or university.
VJP Foundation Scholarship - established in memory of Valerie Jean Pichette, awarded to a Norwich Free Academy student, impacted by cancer, who plans to pursue their education after graduation.
Harold Weiner Family Philanthropic Fund Award – given to a student who has shown an interest in Modern History, demonstrates an understanding of the importance of human rights, promotes tolerance, and has an interest in the Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Vietnam Veteran Award - given to a graduating senior who has successfully completed their CNA training in good standing and with distinction and who will begin working as a CNA upon graduation from high school. This award is in memory of Norwich Free Academy classmates who served their country during the Vietnam War and especially to those who did not return to enjoy a life of fulfillment. This award was initiated by David C. Elks, Class of 1965, who served in Vietnam, and who also served as a member of an Honor Guard of a college military fraternity brother killed in action and as an MIA Case Officer.
Pierina Colelli Colonna Italian Scholarship – awarded in memory of Pierina Colelli Colonna by her family and friends to a graduating student who excels in Italian.
Jared Dillian '92 Award - awarded to a college-bound graduating senior and member of the marching band who demonstrates the highest standard of leadership, enthusiasm, and showmanship.
Kitty Dunion Scholarship – awarded yearly on an alternating basis to a male and female college bound student who demonstrates exceptional academic excellence and a high degree of athletic ability.
Bernice Ethier Hantman '40 Senior Success Award - established by her children, fellow NFA alumni, in recognition of the life skills Bernice learned while at NFA, that prepared her to be a caring and devoted mother, homemaker, swimmer, active member of the community and an all-around good person. In loving memory of Mrs. Hantman, the award supports a female graduating senior who successfully and with distinction completed coursework in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department.
Wildcat Marching Band Unsung Performance Award - awarded to a member of the Norwich Free Academy Wildcat Marching Band whose enthusiasm for, participation in and contributions to the ensemble are quietly exhibited, but have immeasurable impact.