The 2024 Alumni Association Senior Awards Application

Due March 31—apply for the James Madison High School Alumni Association’s senior scholarships!

The 2024 Alumni Association Senior Awards Application

Updated: March 10, 2024

March 08, 2023

Seniors—college is around the corner. Although the year seems to have just started, it is soon coming to a close. Financially preparing for college is important for success. The James Madison High School Alumni Association is offering awards to seniors who stand out in one or more of a multitude of scholarly categories. These awards from James Madison Alumni Association’s awards are granted by some of Madison’s most accomplished alumni.

Students may visit this link to apply.

The application requirements include:

Students can apply for the following awards:

The Aldo F. Luca Catalyst ‘37 Award – A graduate continuing on to college, showing leadership skills and has done something tangible that made a positive difference in the school or the community. (Field of study, student government, civics, etc.) -$1,000.

Howard Feldsher ’63 Award - A graduate who has overcome significant challenges– for college or trade school- $5,000.

Dr. Lawrence Z. Stern ‘57 - Academic Achievement and a demonstrated need for financial assistance - $5,000

The Wayne L. Goldner MD ‘70 - Scholarship to be awarded to a graduating student who has shown excellence in Math/Science and who will be attending a four-year college and demonstrates a financial need. One award of $1,800.00

IMO Larry Gold ’70 - Given by his HS sweetheart Robin and children - a graduate, who, by personal example, has emerged as an inspiration to fellow students in the pursuit of selfless service to the school and community. - $1,000

In Memory of Matthew Sadi 2015 - A graduate who has a passion for and excels in Mathematics and would benefit from financial assistance.- $800

Suzanne Osterweil Weber ’57 – A graduating senior of exemplary character who has been an inspiration and role model to his/her peers. - $500

Eugene Schloss ’58 Award for Academic Achievement and Financial Need - $500

Paul Oliveri ’83 NYPD, A 9/11 Cancer Survivor - Please submit an essay on how you think 9/11 affected your family or your community - $500.

Dr. Allen Hyman ’51 - Award for Musical talent - $500.

The Alumni Association is also offering the following awards:

Thelma Kaplan Stevens President’s Award for Scholarship and Citizenship - $1,000

Jane Castorina Gordon President’s Award for Outstanding Educational Leadership - $1,000

Sandra Goldberg Roche President’s Award for Academic Achievement - $1,000

Richard Kossoff Alumni President’s Award for Civic Leadership - $1,000

Martha Weinstein Alpert President’s Award for Achievement Under Extraordinary Circumstances - $1,000

The offered subject-based awards include the following:

School Service - $1,000

Social Studies - $1,000

Political Science - $1,000

Computer Science - $1,000

Scholar Athlete - $1,000

RBG Award -Outstanding in Moot Court, Mock Trial, Debate, a student who plans to go on to college as pre-law - $1,000.

Applications should be emailed to Marty Weinstein Alpert at