All current eighth grade students who are members of Prince of Peace Catholic Parish and who are planning to attend John Carroll Catholic High School in the 2019/2020 school year are invited to apply for the Patrick Francis Werszner Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded based upon the student’s character and service to others. (An essay will not be required as in the past.) Find the application here.
The winner receives a $1,000 award toward their freshman year tuition, which is then renewable for $500 annually for the following three years as long as the student remains in good standing at John Carroll. The application will be available on the chuch website soon. The application deadline is April 26, 2019. The winner will be announced May 22, 2019.
The Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus established this scholarship four years ago to honor Patrick Francis Werszner who passed away on September 6, 2015 at the age of 19. Patrick was a member of the POP Knights of Columbus Council 11537, a 2010 graduate of Prince of Peace Catholic School, a 2014 graduate of John Carroll Catholic High School, a student at UAB and a member of both Prince of Peace Catholic Church and St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Chapel at the time of his death. Donations to this scholarship fund are welcome (and tax-deductible) and can be mailed to the Knights of Columbus Council 11537, Attn: Patrick Francis Werszner Memorial Scholarship, 4600 Preserve Parkway, Hoover, AL 35226.