Latest Marblehead Excessive College graduates Sophia Bentley and Charlie Titus are the recipients of the 2021 Sterny’s Means Scholarships. These $1,000 scholarships are given yearly in reminiscence of David Stern, a former Marblehead youth sports activities teaching legend, who was additionally a supporter of the humanities.
Bentley, a member of the Nationwide Honor Society and Nationwide French Honor Society, in addition to pupil organizations comparable to College students and Seniors, Workforce Concord and Work together, obtained the Sterny’s Means Arts Scholarship. Sophia will attend the College of Michigan this fall, and can main in artwork and design.
Exterior of her college and group actions, Sophia has pursued quite a lot of creative passions, comparable to portray, drawing, embroidery, writing, collaging and guitar-playing, most of which she plans to proceed in faculty. She additionally established a web based Etsy store, by means of which she designs, creates, sells and packages customized embroidery work. Her ardour for creating artwork, beginning with and operating a web based retailer has additional propelled the MHS graduate’s need to pursue a profession within the arts.
Titus, an excellent member of the baseball and hockey groups at Marblehead Excessive College all through the previous 4 years, obtained the Sterny’s Means Sports activities Scholarship.
Charlie was additionally an honor roll pupil, who has been fairly lively locally, collaborating within the Finest Buddies Membership, Particular Olympics, Marblehead Boosters, the Animal Wellness Membership and the Peer Mentor Program, in addition to volunteering at Lifebridge, the Youth Plummer Promise and Marblehead All-Sports activities Boosters.
As a teen, Charlie participated within the Marblehead Youth Baseball program, and when he was 12 he was coached by David’s son, Jeff, a 2016 MHS graduate. He’ll attend Elon College in North Carolina this fall, and is undecided on his area of examine
The mission of the Sterny’s Means Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) charitable group, is to offer annual scholarships of $1,000 to a MHS graduate who has proven dedication within the Arts (music, dance, fantastic arts, and so forth.), and to a MHS graduate who was a Marblehead Youth Softball or Marblehead Youth Baseball participant.
The Sterny’s Means Scholarship Committee raised roughly $40,000 in 2019 by means of varied fundraising initiatives to fund the annual scholarships of $1,000 to a pupil who has proven dedication within the Arts (music, dance, fantastic arts, and so forth.), and a second scholarship to a former Marblehead Youth Softball or Marblehead Youth Baseball participant.