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The Marion J. Connors Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded annually by the Connors family in the amount of $1000 to an 8th grade student who is planning on attending St. Bernard’s Central Catholic High School. The scholarship honors St. Bernard’s Class of 1939 graduate and long time school secretary, Marion J. (McTighe) Connors. Scholarships will be awarded to one student from each of the following parochial schools: 

St. Bernard’s Elementary and St. Anthony’s in Fitchburg,
 St. Leo’s and St. Anna’s in Leominster 
and Holy Spirit in Gardner. 

The candidates will be nominated by members of the faculty at each elementary school as the student who best exhibits a commitment to family, friends, school and community as Marion J. Connors exemplifies in her life. Scholarship winners will be decided by January 15th of the students 8th grade year. Students must matriculate to St. Bernard’s Central Catholic High School in the fall following graduation from 8th grade. The award will be received in the form of a credit on the student’s tuition bill.