This fund was established in 2015 in memory of Mary Jane Snyder and in honor of Roy Snyder. Mary Jane graduated from Alvernia College in 1975 at the age of 39. She went on to teach third grade at the Womelsdorf School in the Conrad Weiser School District for 27 years where she was a caring, creative, conscientious, highly respected, and much loved teacher.

Roy taught physical education, was athletic director, and coached swimming at Wilson High School for more than 50 years, leading the Bulldogs to many individual and team successes.

A scholarship will be awarded to a senior graduating from Conrad Weiser High School who intends to major in education, with a preference for elementary education. Preference will also be given to applicants who plan to attend Alvernia University or Penn State University, however, all applicants who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this scholarship, apply between January 15th and March 15th. All applicants will be notified in May.

To apply, click on “Apply for a Scholarship” under the “Scholarships + Grants” section of the website menu.