St. Jude Eighth Grade GraduatesAwaded Atty. Gary Yenkowski Memorial Scholarship
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS-St. Jude eighth grade graduates Tea Amerise and Dominic Alberti are the recipients of the Attorney Gary F. Yenkowski Memorial Scholarship. Shown, from left, are Sister Ellen Fischer SCC, principal of St. Jude School; Mrs. Janet Jones, sister of Gary and presnter of the awards; Tea Amerise and Dominic Alberti, Mrs. Amm Yenkowski, and Mr. Lester Kempinski, eight grade faculty member.

Tea Amerise and Dominic Alberti, eight grade graduates of St. Jude School, are the 2017 recipients of the Attorney Gary F. Yenkowski Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is given by Atty. Yenkowski’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Yenkowski.

The scholarship is given to two eighth grade students entering Holy Redeember High School who demonstrate academic excellence, dedication to school and community service, and hold the highest averages in English and Literature. Each recipient received $500 towards their first year tuition at Holy Redeemer High School.

Tea is the daughter of Marlene and Daniel Amerise, and Dominic is the son of Jennifer and Michael Alberti.

Attorney Gary Yenkowski was a 1974 graduate of St. Jude School and the first recipient of the Peter Fiaski Student Athlete Award. He was also a 1978 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School. He continued his education at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, Williamsbusrg, Virginia. At the time of his death, Gary was a Partner at the law firm od McNees, Wallace and Nurick, Harrisburg.