Rev. Richard Burchell Educational Fund

 

The Rev. Richard K. Burchell Educational Fund celebrates the legacy of our fourth pastor, Fr. Burchell (2005-2020).

Saint Rita Parish is pleased to announce the new Rev. Richard K. Burchell Scholarship!

 

The Rev. Richard K. Burchell Educational Fund celebrates the legacy of our fourth pastor, Fr. Burchell (2005-2020) and his passion for Catholic education. Each year, Saint Rita Parish will award a $500 scholarship to an 8th grade student who has committed to attending a Catholic high school in the fall. 

To be considered for the Rev. Richard K. Burchell Scholarship, an applicant must be a parishioner or Saint Rita school student, a current 8th grader, and must be committed to continuing his/her education at a Catholic high school in the fall of 2021.

To apply, please do the following:

1. Download and complete the application form.

2. Complete a 500 to 600-word essay that describes what your Catholic faith means to you, and why it is so important to continue growing in your Catholic faith in high school.

3. Email your completed application and essay (PDF ONLY) to Michelle Petitti at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before Friday, April 2, 2021.

4. A panel of three judges will determine the award winner based on the essay submitted.

5.The recipient will be announced on Monday, May 3, 2021. 

Each year, the Rev. Richard K. Burchell Educational Fund will provide $500 for a youth Faith Formation education activity in addition to supporting the Saint Rita Merit Scholarship program.

For more information, contact Michelle Petitti at 440-248-1350 ext 115 or email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .