Mary Filano Memorial Scholarship
Mary Filano was a lifelong resident of Bennett’s Valley Area. She was the valedictorian of her class at Huston Township High School in Penfield in the early 30’s. Ms. Filano was employed by the U.S. Postal System for many years and also served as the volunteer secretary to the St. Joseph’s Parish in Force for a long time. Seniors from Elk County Catholic or St. Marys Area High Schools who reside in Bennett’s Valley are eligible for this scholarship. The applicant must demonstrate exemplary participation in school and community activities throughout their high school years. Applications are available through the guidance counselor’s office of each school.