Julia Webb and Elizabeth Garver Receive Monsignor Jerome E. Schmit Youth Foundation Scholarship

Notre Dame Academy junior Julia Webb and sophomore Elizabeth Garver each received a Monsignor Jerome E. Schmit Youth Foundation Scholarship at a dinner to celebrate and introduce the winners.  The evening’s featured guest speaker was Jason Candle, University of Toledo’s Head Football Coach.

President Kim Grilliot attended the dinner in support of Elizabeth (left) and Julia (right).

Julia is an International Baccalaureate student, as well as completes AP coursework.  At NDA she is a member of the varsity basketball and soccer teams, treasurer of the Asian Club and is a member of the Spanish Club, and S.E.A.L. Team.

Elizabeth will also be a recipient of the $1,200 scholarship award. At NDA she is a Spanish tutor, student council representative, member of the tennis, lacrosse, and diving team, an Assistant Sound Manager of NDA theatre productions, and a Campus Ministry FIAT Retreat Team Leader.  Elizabeth, an honors student at NDA, received the Jefferson Youth Award Foundation Winner in 2018 for her dedication to public service, leadership, and as a Toledo YES Project volunteer.

The Youth Foundation was established in 1991 to perpetuate the work of Monsignor Jerome E. Schmit who worked with the young people of the Toledo diocese.  Through the Monsignor Jerome E. Schmit Youth Foundation, scholarships are presented to eligible Metro-Toledo Catholic High School students who demonstrate financial need, as well as keeping a solid grade point average.