ETC Foundation Awards $60K in 2017 Scholarships

ETC Foundation Awards $60K in 2017 Scholarships

News, Scholarships
During the scholarship award dinner for the sixth annual Edward Taylor Coombs Foundation Golf Outing, the Foundation distributed $60,000 in scholarships to 25 students, bringing the total amount of scholarships awarded the last six years to a whopping $360,000. Scholarship recipients are: Hatboro-Horsham High School [caption id="attachment_1035" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hatboro-Horsham 2017 scholarship award winners are (from left) Brian Acquaviva, Michael Willison, Brynn Griffith and Megan O'Keefe. (Photo by Paul Coker Photography)[/caption] Brynn Griffith: $5,000 HH Scholarship Michael Willison: $3,500 Scholarship Megan O’Keefe: $2,500 Commonwealth Scholarship Brian Acquaviva: $2,500 Scholarship Kaitlyn Wallace: $1,000 Book Award Daniella Slowak: $1,000 Book Award Archbishop Wood High School Johnny Mallozzi: $3,000 Edward Taylor Coombs Legacy Scholarship Strath Haven High School Emma Cormican: $4,000 Scholarship Mary Kent: $4,000 Scholarship Joe Shiba: $4,000 Scholarship Claire Van Duyne:…
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ETC Foundation Awards More than $60K in Scholarships!

ETC Foundation Awards More than $60K in Scholarships!

News, Scholarships
Since its inception in the fall of 2011, the Edward Taylor Coombs Foundation has prided itself on "supporting the visionary leaders of tomorrow who display exceptional promise today" via scholarship awards. For 2016, the ETC Foundation distributed a record-breaking $60,500 in total awards during the Foundation's scholarship awards dinner, following the 5th annual golf outing on June 27. ETC Foundation Executive Board Member and spokeswoman Erin Coombs attributed the upswing - from $45,000 in scholarships in 2015 - to finding a "rhythm." "We know what works," Erin said. "We have a very solid support base. People know we're not going anywhere." The Foundation is looking at ways it can expand its reach from the local suburban Philadelphia community where its roots were first planted. Recently, the nonprofit organization began awarding scholarships…
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ETC Foundation Awards $45K in 2015 Scholarships

ETC Foundation Awards $45K in 2015 Scholarships

Scholarships
The Edward Taylor Coombs Foundation distributed $45,000 in scholarship awards this year. To date, the nonprofit organization has distributed more than $145,000 in its four years of existence. The ETC Foundation provided the following scholarships in 2015: ETC Foundation Scholars — $16,000 Casey Swezey Jaime DiQuattro Sarah Theurer Natalie Ford-Hodges.......Commonwealth Book Scholarship Alan Sonntag .....................ETC Book Award Kevin Barron .......................ETC Book Award Strath Haven High School Scholarship: $10,500 Sam Capalto Dalton Leach Corey Ziring Marist College Freshman Lacrosse Scholarship: $10,000 COMTO Graduate School Scholarship: $4,000 IbnDevin Uqdah Sokhengly Non Montgomery County Links, Inc.: $1,000 Jazmine Jervis, Spelman College Jack & Jill Montgomery County, PA: $3,500 Brendan Gee
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ETC Foundation Awards $19K in Scholarships

Scholarships
The Edward Taylor Coombs Foundation in June presented $19,000 in scholarships to eight members of the Hatboro-Horsham High School class of 2014. Scholarship winners are as follows: Jake Cresta: $5,000 Lauren Baumeister: $3,500 Melissa McNeil: $2,500 Nichole Pellechia: $2,000 Rachel Rausa: $1,500 Jane Henry: $1,500 Kelsey Dool: $1,500 Kelly Hogan: $1,500 Since its inception in the fall of 2011, the Edward Taylor Coombs Foundation has raised more than $80,000 that it has put back into the community. In addition to granting more than 50 scholarships, the foundation has sent students to leadership conferences. The nonprofit organization has also visited 10 high schools to engage with youth about its mission to encourage responsible decision-making.
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Hundreds Run, Walk in Memory of Two 2010 Hatboro-Horsham Alums

Events, News, Scholarships
[caption id="attachment_464" align="aligncenter" width="819"] Runners begin the third annual Team EC/RN 5K on May 17 at Hatters Stadium in Horsham Township.[/caption] Hundreds of community members gathered at Hatters Stadium under partly sunny skies Saturday morning to put their feet to the pavement for a 3.1-mile run/walk in honor of Edward Coombs and Robert Nagel, who died in a car crash in August 2011. Proceeds from the third annual Team EC/RN 5K, which was organized by Hatboro-Horsham High School seniors Mary Strehl, Montana Morris and Kimberly Hench and coordinated through the nonprofit Edward Taylor Coombs Foundation, will fund scholarships for local high school graduates. Since its inception in the fall of 2011, the foundation has raised more than $80,000 that it has put back into the community. In addition to granting…
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2013 Scholarship Winners

Scholarships
Edward Taylor Coombs Scholarship Award Winners for 2013 Julie Carlin, awarded $5,000.00, is an honors student with a stellar academic record and outstanding leadership in sports, service to her school and volunteer activities. Her involvement includes the Captain of the Tennis team, Team captain of Relay for Life, Editor and Webmaster for the Key Club and a member of the National Honor Society . She also has worked consistently and volunteered in her community. Meghan Pellechchia, awarded $3,500.00, is also a member of the National Honor Society with an outstanding academic record. Megan’s leadership includes Captain of the Swim team and involvement in a number of activities including the Student Council. She lives out her passion through work experience at a local hospital and serving as a swim instructor for…
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2012 Scholarship Winners

Scholarships
We are happy to announce that  the TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS for 2012:  $31, 145.00 On Behalf of the Edward Taylor Coombs Foundation we are honored to bestow upon the following student a scholarship in honor of our Son and brother Edward Coombs. The ETC foundation was founded to not only continue the legacy of Edward Taylor Coombs but also to support visionary leaders of tomorrow who display exceptional promise today. A second goal of the Foundation is to work with high school students around the issues of "responsible decision making", whether we are discussing safe and healthy peer relationships, appropriate usage of "social media", as well as the consequences of drinking and driving, the ETC Foundation hopes to be on the front line of teenage and young adult education and empowerment This has…
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