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OLSH Awards Scholarships for the 2023-2024 School Year

Each spring OLSH has the pleasure of awarding a number of scholarships to current and incoming students who demonstrate excellence in a variety of areas. Offering a range of scholarships in addition to a comprehensive financial aid program provides families support in making an OLSH education possible.


Elena Polar ‘24 was awarded the Susan Fahey Memorial Scholarship, which was established in memory of beloved OLSH Spanish teacher, Miss Susan Fahey, who passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer. The scholarship is awarded annually to an OLSH junior who is planning to take an upper-level language course in his/her senior year.

Nathan Polidora ‘24 was selected to receive the John A. Mihaloew Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to an OLSH student entering his or her senior year of study, who demonstrates creativity and “out of the box thinking,” and who has made a significant impact at OLSH and/or in the community.

Olivia Hyatt ’24 was awarded the Mary Falbo-Petrucci ‘47 Memorial Endowed Scholarship, which was established by Antoinette M. Petrucci in honor and memory of her late mother. This scholarship is given to a rising 11th grader at OLSH with preference to a student who is a member of St. Joseph Church in Coraopolis.

Gabriella Glevicky ’26 was awarded The Poleski Family Endowed Scholarship. This full-tuition, renewable scholarship is awarded annually to a student who demonstrates a love of learning as well as a propensity for helping people, and who exudes empathetic concern for others.

Stephanie Twardy ‘26 was selected to receive the Collier Family Incentive Scholarship, a renewable scholarship awarded to a student who demonstrates a love of learning as well as a propensity for helping people, and who exudes empathetic concern for others. This scholarship winner is chosen from among the remaining applicants to the Poleski Family Scholarship.

Reagan Kavals ‘26 and Addison Todd ’26 were selected to receive The Annie and Luke Collier Pay it Forward Scholarship, which was established in honor of the Collier children who graduated from OLSH. This scholarship is awarded on an as-needed basis (as determined by the benefactor) and is also drawn from the pool of applicants for the Poleski Scholarship.

Roman Ritz ’26 and Addison Todd ‘26 are this year’s recipients of the Sr. Mary David Krasowski Endowed Scholarship, an annual scholarship awarded to two rising OLSH sophomores who demonstrate a level of understanding and appreciation of the Felician Core Values that sets him/her apart from their peers, and the ability to articulate the importance of those values in living a life of exceptional Christian leadership, stewardship, and service to all.


The St. John Neumann Endowed Scholarship is a four-year renewable merit scholarship reserved for those who have a deep intellectual curiosity, are committed to excellence in their academic work, and will undertake the most rigorous academic programs at OLSH. These students have demonstrated academic and leadership potential at the elementary/middle school level. This year, six students were selected to receive this scholarship:

Lindsay Bressler ‘27 (Archangel Gabriel School), Grant Griesacker ‘27 (St. James School), Francis Igrec ‘27 (St. James School), Salvador Lozano ’27 (Guardian Angel Academy), Juliet Price ‘27 (St. James School), and Carter Wilson-Reilly ’27 (St. James School).


Jordan Jones ‘27 from Archangel Gabriel School is the recipient of the Sr. Mary Christopher Moore Endowed Scholarship, awarded to an incoming freshman who demonstrates a sincere desire to be known, transformed, and inspired as a student at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School.

Abigail Mackin ‘27 from St. Ambrose Academy received the Sr. Mary Pulcheria Saukaitis Endowed Scholarship, which was established in honor of Sr. Mary Pulcheria Saukaitis ‘39, former OLSH teacher and principal. It is awarded annually to an incoming freshman student who shows an enthusiasm for learning, especially in STEM subject areas.

Carter Wilson-Reilly ‘27 from St. James School was awarded the Sister Mary Denise Bernas Scholarship, which is given annually to a well-rounded incoming freshman boy who manifests good character and judgment through a spirit of volunteerism in a school, parish, or community.

Nathaniel Monti ‘27 from Sto Rox Jr./Sr. High School received the St. Therese of Lisieux Annual Scholarship which benefits a student who has been personally impacted by chronic illness and exemplifies resilience in the face of adversity.

Aiden Curry ‘27 from Archangel Gabriel School was selected to receive the St. Felix Service Scholarship which is awarded annually to an incoming freshman boy who displays academic achievement, exemplifies a life of true Christian presence, and a commitment of service to parish and community.

Marco Buzzard ‘27 from Archangel Gabriel School and Hannah Hayes ‘27 from Guardian Angel Academy were awarded the St. Francis and St. Clare Scholarships, which are given to a well-rounded, motivated incoming freshman boy and girl who displays academic achievement, demonstrates leadership potential, exemplifies a life of true Christian presence, and is involved in extracurricular activities and community service.

Maggie Kline ‘27 was awarded the Michael McNally '07 Endowed Scholarship, which is given to a student who has experienced a life-changing personal or family challenge or hardship and has demonstrated perseverance and courage to overcome and/or an acceptance of their circumstances with faith, hope, and love.

Shae Trombetta ’27 was awarded the inaugural Tavon Lane Memorial Scholarship, which is given to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated an altruistic nature during their primary school years, with motivation to inspire kindness and positivity in their class while attending OLSH. This scholarship honors the life of OLSH student Tavon Lane, whose heartwarming smile and charisma brought goodness to the Class of 2025 and to all those around him.


The OLSH Merit Scholarships are awarded to students in the current 9th, 10th, and 11th grades whose academic performance during the previous school year placed them among the top ten in their respective classes. The following will receive this scholarship for the 2023-2024 school year:

Ellie Baker ’24, Madeleine Banaszak ’24, Meghan Cavender ’24, Brayden Douglass ’26, Emily Funka ’25, Elizabeth Gallick ’25, Mary Grace Gauntner ’24, Isabella Glevicky, Wesley Goshen ’26, Annabeth Grayson ’26, Lucca Grisafi ’25, Veronica Ingros ’25, Jake Johnson ’26, Grant Kalich ’26, Solomiia Masovets ’25, Rachel McDevitt ’25, Sophia Muoio ’26, Jenna Nastal ’26, Morgan O’Brien ’24, Nathan Polidora ’24, Mark Russell ’24, Jack Samchuck ’25, Sophia Smith ’26, Alexa Taylor ’24, Olivia Taylor ’26, Kieran Tyler ’25, Lucas Vittorino ’24, Noah Wheeler ’25, Bailey Ye ‘25


We are so proud of all of our scholarship recipients and their accomplishments that have led to their selection for these awards! To learn more about these and other scholarships offered at OLSH, please visit our Scholarships page.