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Toronto Catholic District School Board

St. Michael's Choir School Scholarships


THE JOHN ARAB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

John Arab “one of the finest tenor voices in Canada” joined St. Michael’s Choir School in 1954. John taught voice at the Choir School and was the vocal coach of the Tenor and Bass Choir. He exuded warmth and gentleness and a sense of humour. This scholarship is awarded to the vocal student who has consistently demonstrated a faithful commitment to develop his gifts within the context of Choir School values and ideals.   It has a value of $400.00

ELVIRA DE MONTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Mrs. De Monte served as a Trustee on the Separate School Board for twenty-three years. She strongly believed in Catholic Education and worked hard to establish schools throughout Metropolitan Toronto to service Catholic families.  She was instrumental in the development of Cardinal Carter School of the Arts because she understood that a school that combines artistic talents and academic excellence would further enhance the spirit of the student. She believed in enhancing ones growth through music and drama and asked, before she passed away from Cancer, that a child from St. Michael's Choir School also receive a scholarship to continue in the traditions of the school. 

(This scholarship shall be awarded to grade 4, 5, or 6 students of St. Michael’s Choir School who are in good academic standing, with a consistent record of faithful, loyal and committed service to the Cathedral and to the music program.)

THE SEAN GARROW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by the Garrow family and friends in 1995.  It honours the memory of Sean Garrow, son, chorister and athlete, who died tragically on August 27th, 1994.

In his twelve short years of life, Sean gave much love and pleasure to those around him.  His personality had an infectious quality of kindness and laughter that drew many people to him young and old.  Sean was an academically gifted child, musically talented, and a natural athlete.

This award will be made to a student who is returning to the Choir School in the following year, and will recognize his well-rounded excellence in every aspect of Choir School life, with particular emphasis on enthusiastic participation in school sports and athletics.  This year the award has a value of $1,000.00 toward the annual Music School fees.


THE JOAN HOPPERTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This Scholarship is awarded annually by St. Michael’s Choir School to the student in Grade 8 who best achieves academic excellence.  It has a value of $1,500.00 toward the Grade 9 tuition fee.

THE MONSIGNOR JOHN E. RONAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This Scholarship is awarded to a student in Grade 7 or 8 for excellence as a Cathedral Chorister.  It has a value of $1,500.00 toward the 2010/11 tuition fee.

THE GIFT OF MONSIGNOR T. BARRETT ARMSTRONG

Monsignor Armstrong, through his time in the school, was selfless, supportive, generous in spirit and action, unswerving in faith, foregoing all glory. The award is given to a student who is faithful as a chorister, diligent in his studies, and Christ-like towards others. It has a value of $500.00 towards the annual tuition fee.

SALLY NUNN SENIOR ENGLISH AWARD

The Sally Nunn Award is presented annually to a senior student with the highest mark in English Language Studies.  This Award is in memory of Sally Nunn, former teacher of English at the Choir School (1976 - 1987).

THE FRANK GADZALA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, in memory of the grandfather of the 1991 graduate, Matthew Warszawski, is awarded to a student in Gr. 10-12 with the highest academic average provided the student has maintained excellence in his musical studies and faithfulness in his choral duties. It has a value of $200.

HAROLD L ARMSTRONG SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded from the late Ethel Armstrong who directed that the scholarship be in memory of her brother who was a charter member of the Choir School staff and organist of St. Michael's Cathedral for over 30 years. It is awarded annually to a student for excellence in instrumental and theoretical music, provided they be faithful organ students and choristers.  The amount of the Scholarship will be the annual income divided equally among the students.  This year the students will each receive $450.00 towards the annual music tuition fee.  

 THE VICTORIA SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP  

This scholarship is awarded to the Senior High School student who has not only excelled vocally, but who has also made an important contribution to the Choral programme.  This scholarship is awarded by the Victoria Scholars under the direction of Dr. Jerzy Cichocki, to celebrate their winning of the prestigious Canada Council's Healey Willan Grand Prize for outstanding artistic merit in the 1996 CBC Amateur Choir Competition.  It has a value of $500.00.

THE KEN KERRIGAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 
                                                              
This scholarship, which was established by the 1977 graduating class in honour of their classmate who died tragically in an accident in 1982, is presented to the High School student who has not only excelled academically and musically, but who has also made an important contribution to the general life of the school.  It has a value of $300.00

THE AMBROŻY AND DYONIZA CICHOCKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN SACRED MUSIC

Established in memory of Ambrozy and Dyoniza Cichocki, long-time supporters of St. Michael's Choir School, by their sons Dr. Wladyslaw Cichocki and Dr. Jerzy Cichocki (class of 1977).  The scholarship is awarded to a high school student who demonstrates scholastic attainment and exceptional progress in the study of Sacred Music. It has a value of $1000.00.


IRON MAN SCHOLARSHIP (Dedicated to the Class of 1997)

This scholarship was established by Michael S. Capobianco to encourage participation and competition in St. Michael's Choir School sports.  Physical fitness and sports play an important part in child development, so it is necessary to recognize those who participate in such activities.

This award is given to an elementary level student who plays a significant role in sports within the school.  In addition, this student has maintained a sensible academic average, as well as providing an example to his peers of accomplishing and achieving personal goals.  This scholarship has a value of $300.00 toward next year's tuition fee.

THE ANDREW BEZJAK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, which was established by the parents of the 2003 graduating class in honour of their classmate who died suddenly in February of 2003, is awarded to the graduating valedictorian. The award has a value of $250.00

THE GIULIANA DONATO SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to a student who has consistently demonstrated generosity of spirit and a commitment to honesty, integrity, social justice, and the betterment of the St. Michael’s Choir School community. This scholarship has a value of $250.00.

   

DOMNIC MELINO “A MAN FOR OTHERS AWARD"

 

This award will be given to a graduating student who best exemplifies the attributes that Mr. Melino demonstrated while he was the principal from 2001- 2010. These qualities include a Christian attitude toward everyone, dedication to hard work, team building, and a fair, balanced approach with staff and student body.   This award has a value of $400.00.