MMHA Scholarship Fund Update

Carlene Byrne of Bridgewater, MA is attending UMass Dartmouth. Her accomplishments included maintaining a job for her 4 years in HS; Best of the Bunch award and Captain of her cheerleading team. In her narrative she expressed her hardworking nature; and importance of her education. She is paying for most of the college tuition herself. She works 15 hours per week while attending school.

Liam McIntyre of West Wareham, MA received “top shop” in information technology while in high school. He received a Silver Medal in Skills USA district competition and was #6 in his graduating class out of 153 students. He attends UMass Dartmouth studying Computer Science. He knew “from the age of 6” that this was his love. He outlined in his narrative his desire to help fund his education and the importance of scholarship support.

Both candidates wrote about the high cost of education and outlined their appreciation to MMHA for this opportunity. Help us continue this effort by sending a check to MMHA Scholarship Fund.
(P.O. Box 73, Halifax, MA 02338). We need your SUPPORT dollars to GROW this scholarship fund.

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Congratulations to Zack Manyak of Bolton one of the three 2015 Scholarship winners. Zack is attending UMass Amherst, and is a sophmore.



September 2015 -Thank you to Pocasset MHC for a partial scholarship donation to the 2016 MMHA Scholarship Fund.

August 2015 -Thank you to Pine Hill Estates of Raynham, MA for a generous donation to the MMHA Scholarship Fund. This donation will fund one full or two partial scholarships for 2016.


Consider a donation …in honor of, or in memory of…or help us by co-sponsoring a partial or full stipend. Currently we provide $250 to a deserving student, sponsored by a member.

Congratulations to 2015 Scholarship Winners!

Faith Richard of Acushnet, MA (2015) attending Lyndon State College.

Carlene Byrne of Bridgewater, MA (2015) attending UMass Dartmouth.

Zackary Manyak of Bolton, MA (2015) attending UMass Amherst.

CONTRIBUTORS needed for the 2016 Scholarship Campaign: Send a check to “MMHA Scholarship Fund” c/o Melissa Caron, Oak Hill MH Park, 1 Beech Street, Taunton, MA  02780.

To date, $2,000 has been distributed to eight deserving youth since 2012. Donors this spring of partial scholarships included Mary McBrady, MMHA Executive Director ($150) and Don McCarthy of DFM Insurance ($100) Congratulations to our previous scholarship winners!  Amazing candidates one and all!

Ellis Badger of North Attleboro, MA (2014) Sacred Heart University, Fairfield CT –Sponsor/s: Becky Badger of Waters Edge MHC

Noah Burgess of Phillips, ME (2014) Centre College –Sponsor Pat Gaudette, Whispering Pines MH Park

Thomas Greve, East Falmouth MA (2012) Pace University NYC – Sponsor/s: Tom & Pat Gaudette, Whispering Pines MH Park

Taylor Besse, of Holden MA (2012) University of Vermont –Sponsor: Bonnie Besse, Bigelow Mobile Homes

Alysha Slater, of North Dighton (2012) Roger Williams University – Sponsor: Nancy Fallon, Hometown America – Leisurewoods Taunton

Recent Donors: Full Scholarship – $250 Lannan Company, Nashua, NH; Partial Scholarship $125 – Meadow Acres MHC of Leominister (Marc Foster) and G.L. Fisk, Inc. (Badger Family);  Friends of the Scholarship Fund – ProGuard/Powderhorn Agency and several anonymous donors.

Download a Scholarship Application. (PDF) -Deadline for Application is April 1st. Must have an MMHA sponsor!