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UICC Leo T. Walsh Scholarship Program

Since 1994, the UCCC Leo T. Walsh Scholarship Program has awarded more than 600 scholarships to eighth graders and high school seniors entering the next level of their education. Through the hard work of volunteers, community support and loyal donor generosity, the program has grown immensely over the years.

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UICC Leo T. Walsh Scholarship Program
2700 45th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94116

2021 Leo T. Walsh Scholarship Finalists

~ High School $1,000 Scholarship ~

LEO T. WALSH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (3)
DONATED BY MRS. PATRICIA WALSH
WILLIAM DENNING – JUNIPERO SERRA HIGH SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
KAELIN KINGHAM – ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL – LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO
JOSEPH MURPHY – TERRA NOVA HIGH SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

MIKE & NANCY WALSH SCHOLARSHIP (3)
DONATED BY MR. & MRS. MICHAEL WALSH
BRIAN MCKEON – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY – ST. MARY’S COLLEGE
CAROLINE CALLAGY – MERCY HIGH SCHOOL, BURLINGAME – UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
RACHEL GAUER – CASA GRANDE HIGH SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS

SEAN NOONAN MOYLAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2)
DONATED BY MR. & MRS. FRANK NOONAN
BRIDGET HICKEY – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY – PURDUE UNIVERSITY
LIAM MERRIGAN – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY – CAL POLY, SAN LUIS OBISPO

JIM & SHEILA LUCEY FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2)
DONATED BY THE JIM & SHEILA LUCEY FAMILY
ERIN MANNING – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY – UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
SHANE DUFFY – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY – CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO

NANCY & TOM MCGARVEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MR. TOM MCGARVEY
LUKE VEIT – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY – STANFORD UNIVERSITY

CATHY & GREG LIVY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MR. TOM MCGARVEY
ELLEN SPIERS – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY – PURDUE UNIVERSITY

LYNCH MCGUIRE IRISH AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MS. MONICA E. MCGUIRE
CLAIRE AMBRE – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY – TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN

MARY LOONEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MRS. MARIE WOODS
DECLAN O’FLYNN – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY – DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY

KATHLEEN GARGANO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY  MR. ROGER GARGANO
JACK BARNES – ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO

KATHLEEN “KATIE” ENGLER WINTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MS. KATHLEEN DALY
MICHAEL CONEFREY – SONORA HIGH SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

TOM & PATRICIA HAYES FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MRS. PATRICIA A. HAYES
ADRIAN FULLERTON – ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL – CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN MARCOS

SAN FRANCISCO YOUTH GAELIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
CAOIMHE LYONS – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY – LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY

THOMAS J. & FELIPA CAHILL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY JOHN & JO ANN CAHILL
LEILA HENNESSY – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY – DARTMOUTH COLLEGE

LYNN & RODGER BURKART FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MRS. LYNN BURKART
EMMA RICE – SAN MARIN HIGH SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA

TOM & PEGGY MYLETT FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MRS. PEGGY MYLETT
JACK BYRNE – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY – CAL POLY, SAN LUIS OBISPO

MARTIN & ELIZABETH HORAN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MR. & MRS. JIM HORAN AND MR. & MRS. MARTIN MADDEN
O’CONNOR KNOPF – MARIN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL – CAL POLY, SAN LUIS OBISPO

JOHN PATRICK BROSNAN JR. & DANIEL JEREMIAH BROSNAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MS. PATTY HAYES
CAITLIN FLAHERTY – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY – CAL POLY, SAN LUIS OBISPO

KOLPING SOCIETY OF SAN FRANCISCO SCHOLARSHIP
MATTHEW CANDLER – ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL – SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY

RAY & MARY TOOLIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY KAY & GEORGE GULBENGAY
ASHLYN FILIPPONE – LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL – UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

JOHN MOYLAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY NEW DEAL ADVISERS – MR. CHRIS GRUWELL
SAWYER LIVSEY – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY – CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY

MARGARET KEOHANE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MR. MICHAEL KEOHANE & KEOHANE FAMILY
MARGARET O’BRIEN – NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL, BELMONT – UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

THOMAS J. DONOHOE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MS. ANDREA DONOHOE
CLAIRE MANNION – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY – LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO

~ 8TH Grade $750 Scholarship ~

NANCY & TOM MCGARVEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP (4)
DONATED BY MR. TOM MCGARVEY
CONOR MAGUIRE – French American International School – International High School
EOIN MCLOUGHLIN – St. Cecilia School – Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
PRESLEY LIVSEY – St. Gabriel School – Mercy High School, Burlingame
ELIZABETH SAVAGE – St. Veronica School – Archbishop Riordan High School

MARY & JERRY LUCEY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP (3)
DONATED BY FRIENDS & FAMILY OF MARY & JERRY LUCEY
EOIN BURKE – St. Cecilia School – Archbishop Riordan High School
MEGAN SCHORR – Our Lady of Mount Carmel School – Mercy High School, Burlingame
CONNOR O’REILLY – St. Veronica School – Junipero Serra High School

JOHN FRANCIS CORRY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2)
DONATED BY MRS. NOREEN CORRY, MS. LINDA BARNES & MRS. TERESA YOUNG
JOSEPH MCKEON – St. Cecilia School – St. Ignatius College Preparatory
AIDAN SWEENEY – St. Cecilia School – St. Ignatius College Preparatory

JOSEPH P. DRISCOLL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY CARMELLE & DAVE REISER
SHANE MOLINARI – ST. BRENDAN SCHOOL – St. Ignatius College Preparatory

LYNCH MCGUIRE IRISH AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MS. MONICA E. MCGUIRE
KYLE HAETTENSCHWILLER – ST. CECILIA SCHOOL – Archbishop Riordan High School

DAVID J. O’CONNOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MR. DENNIS O’CONNOR
MARTIN SPIERS – ST. GABRIEL SCHOOL – ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL

IAN MCGREW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MRS. VALERIE MCGREW
JOSEPH MAGUIRE – ST. CECILIA SCHOOL – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY

DIARMUID & MARYANN PHILPOTT SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MR. DIARMUID PHILPOTT
LILY MCGUIRE – ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE SCHOOL – MERCY HIGH SCHOOL, BURLINGAME

BUD & MADELINE DUGGAN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY DUGGAN’S SERRA MORTUARY
AOIBHE KIELY – ST. VERONICA SCHOOL – MERCY HIGH SCHOOL, BURLINGAME

JIM & HELEN FITZPATRICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY THE FITZPATRICK FAMILY
ALEXANDRA HARLAN – ST. STEPHEN SCHOOL – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY

JOHN & CATHERINE RING FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MR. JOHN RING, MS. MER RING & MRS. ANNETTE HAGAN
MEAGHAN MANNING – ST. CECILIA SCHOOL – ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY

STEVE & ADRIENE ROCHE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY ADRIENE & STEVE ROCHE
DECLAN O’CONNELL– ST. MATTHEW SCHOOL – JUNIPERO SERRA HIGH SCHOOL

SAN FRANCISCO YOUTH GAELIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
PATRICK CONNOLLY – ST. GABRIEL SCHOOL – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY

JOAN KIERNAN COYNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MR. MARTIN COYNE
BRADY CALLAGY – CHARLES ARMSTRONG SCHOOL – JUNIPERO SERRA HIGH SCHOOL

LYNN & RODGER BURKART FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MRS. LYNN BURKART
MEGHAN BOYCE – MILLER CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL – MARIN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

WILLIAM “BILL” KELLEHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
DONATED BY MRS. MARY KELLEHER & FAMILY
NATHANIEL PORTER – ST. CECILIA SCHOOL – SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL PREPARATORY

KOLPING SOCIETY OF SAN FRANCISCO SCHOLARSHIP
MACKLIN LANGRIDGE – OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL – JUNIPERO SERRA HIGH SCHOOL

FRIENDS OF THE UICC LEO T. WALSH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
DONATED BY LOYAL SUPPORTS OF THE LEO T. WALSH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
MOLLY TELLEZ – ST. PHILIP NERI SCHOOL – BISHOP O’DOWD HIGH SCHOOL

Our Leo T. Walsh Scholarship Donors ~ We Love You!

* Linda Barnes * Neily Brosnan * Dennis Brosnan Trust * Lynn Burkart * John & JoAnn Cahill 

* Kevin & Kathy Callaghan

* Dennis & Carol Callaghan * Tom & Debbie Carey * Bill & Juna Carle * Mary Casey * Gerrard & Sally Cassidy

* Catholic Kolping Society of America * Noreen Corry * Martin Coyne * Kathleen Daly

* Randy & Marlene DeVoto

* Andrea Donohoe * Duggan’s Serra Mortuary * Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick * Mr. & Mrs. Jack Fitzpatrick

* Brian Fitzpatrick

* Brendan Fitzpatrick * Pete & Cathy Franceschi * William Roger Gargano * Margaret Gavney

* Google-Matching Donation

* Tom & Christine Greene * Kay & George Gulbengay * Annette Hagan * Patricia G. Hayes * Patricia A. Hayes

* Jeffrey P. Holl * Rose & Jim Horan * Mike & Cris Johnston * Kate Kaminski * Mary Kelleher * Rita Kelly

* Michael Keohane * Madeleine Licavoli * Julie Lucey * Con Lucey * Jimmy Lucey * Willie Lucey

* Eileen & Martin Madden * Tom & Margaret McCarthy * Tom McGarvey * Valerie McGrew

* Monica McGuire

* MaryAnne McGuire-Hickey * Kathleen & Michael McKeon * John & Mary McKeon * Geraldine Murchison

* Rick Murphy * Peggy Mylett * Pam Naughton * Peggy & Dan Nevin * John & Paula Nevin * Joey Nevin

* New Deal Advisers, Chris Gruwell * Frank & Lois Noonan * Jack & Peggy O’Brien

* Tom & Barbara O’Connell

* Joann M. O’Connell * Dennis O’Connor * Joannie & Francis O’Leary * Joan Pailhe * Dominic Panina

* Diarmuid Philpott

* Dave & Carmelle Reiser * Eric Reiser * Libby Reiser * Stephanie Reiser * John Ring * Mer Ring

* Adriene & Steve Roche

* Pat Ryan  * Katherine Scanlon * Jim & Margaret Sell * SF Youth Gaelic Athletic Association * Suzie Sheedy

* MaryKate Sullivan * Ulster Social Club * Marian Waddell * John Walsh * Nancy & Mike Walsh

* Mrs. Patricia A. Walsh

* Abbie Wishart * Marie Woods * Maureen Woods * Teresa Young

A big thank you to the 2021 Scholarship Program donors.

Our success is attributed to your continued support and generosity. 

Thanks for Paying-It-Forward.

–  With gratitude, Peggy Nevin & Carmelle Reiser, UICC LTW Scholarship Co-Chairs

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