The Valentine A. Lehr ’58 Scholarship
La Salle Academy proudly honored Mr. Valentine A. Lehr ’58 with a scholarship in his name in May 2017. One of La Salle’s most dedicated alumni of his generation, Mr. Lehr spent an extraordinary eight years in his role as Chairman and many more years as a member of the Board of Trustees. Under his conscientious and principles leadership as Chair, La Salle was put on firm financial footing once again. This scholarship will help give this generation of Brothers’ Boys the opportunities to become men of character, faith and integrity like Mr. Lehr.
The Brother Carl Malacalza FSC Scholarship
Established in 2015 in honor of La Salle’s first President, Brother Carl Malacalza FSC. This scholarship will be awarded to financially disadvantaged students with superior academic achievement and a proven record of leadership. These scholarship recipients will possess the same ideals and values that Brother Carl Malacalza, FSC, instilled in all of his students.
Monsignor Neil A. Connolly Scholarship
Established in 2017, the Monsignor Neil A. Connolly Scholarship was named in memory of Monsignor Neil A. Connolly, pastor of St. Mary’s parish on Grand Street in Lower Manhattan for nearly three decades. An advocate for the poor and underserved in his community and one of the first recipients of the Buen Pastor Award of the National Association of Hispanic Priests, Monsignor Connolly’s legacy will live on through this scholarship. The Monsignor Neil A. Connolly Scholarship will be a partial scholarship awarded to high-achieving student from the Grant Street Housing Complex. He should have a strong will for community service. Upon receiving this scholarship, the student must maintain a B-average for the four years of high school.