Holy Trinity Catholic Church announces scholarship award winners

Jane Fortna

Recipients of the 2020 Holy Trinity Parish Scholarship Award will begin giving witness talks this weekend at the Sunday 8:30 a.m. Mass, which is also broadcast live on WDOE. One student will speak each week of Advent, beginning November 29th and continuing through December 20th. Jane Fortna, Julia Fortna, Kelly Gullo, and Nick Wittmeyer, all June 2020 Fredonia High School graduates, were awarded $500 scholarships following graduation.

Kelly Gullo will speak Nov. 29, the first Sunday of Advent. Kelly attends Duquesne University and is majoring in Nursing.

Nick Wittmeyer will speak Dec. 6, the second Sunday of Advent. Nick attends Penn State Behrend and is majoring in Finance.

Jane Fortna will speak Dec. 13, the third Sunday of Advent. Jane attends Cornell University and is majoring in Biology and Society.

Julia Fortna will speak Dec. 20, the last Sunday in Advent. Julia attends Cornell University and is majoring in Biometry and Statistics.

Julia Fortna

The Holy Trinity Parish Scholarship is awarded to active parishioners of Holy Trinity Catholic Church who are high school seniors at the time of application and who have served the parish in various capacities, such as Altar Server, Choir Member, Religious Education Teacher or Aide, Greeter, Usher, Eucharistic Minister, Lector, or who have assisted the parish with other activities. The award is also based on the submission of an essay explaining what their Catholic faith means to them, how it has helped them in their life, how they experience God’s love in everyday life, and how they plan to give back to God and to their community.

Every 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass at Holy Trinity is broadcast on the radio at WDOE 1410AM and 94.9 FM.

Kelly Gullo

Nick Wittmeyer


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