SHS Students Awarded Scholarships
Graduation weekend for the Sacred Heart School Class of 2023 included a Senior Luncheon at the Sedalia Country Club for graduates and their parents.
During the program, five graduates each received $1,000 from the McCarthy Toyota Scholarship. Recipients included Caitlin Carrico, Cade Brown (both attending the University of Central Missouri), Kate Carney (attending Kansas State University), Laura Granados (attending the University of Missouri), and Jaden Velando (attending State Fair Community College). The McCarthy Toyota Scholarship was established in 2015 to recognize and financially support deserving Sacred Heart School graduates.
Mariana Restrepo (attending the University of Missouri) and Tanner Damlo (attending the University of Central Missouri) were each awarded $2,500 from the Jim and Barbara Cooney Scholarship. The late Jim and Barbara Cooney both graduated from Sacred Heart School and were part of the inaugural class of inductees into the Sacred Heart School Hall of Fame.
Granados also received $1,000 from the Devon Grose Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established to honor Devon Grose, a 2015 SHS graduate who passed away in 2016. Abby Tippie (attending the University of Missouri) received $500 from the Devon Grose McCarthy Toyota Scholarship. McCarthy Toyota partnered with the Grose family to establish this scholarship to honor Devon, who was one of the first SHS recipients of the McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.
The Class of 2023 was awarded $1,638,064 in total scholarships and accepted $528,084. The average GPA for the class of 2023 is 3.5 on the 4.0 scale and 12 of the 22 graduates (nearly 55%) posted a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher.
PHOTO_GROSE – Shawn Grose and Dan Grose (pictured left) award Laura Granados with the Devon Grose Memorial Scholarship and Abby Tippie with the Devon Grose McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.
PHOTO - The 2023 recipients of the McCarthy Toyota Scholarship (pictured from left): Caitlin Carrico, Laura Granados, Cade Brown and Jaden Velando.