Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

St. Pat’s Ramble Athletic/Community Scholarship

$1000 Male / $1000 Female


Tyler Adkins Memorial Fund Scholarship- Varsity Lacrosse

Tyler Adkins Memorial Fund Scholarship Application

This scholarship program was established in 2024 to assist high school seniors on Valley Central’s girls and boys varsity lacrosse teams in pursuing higher education and continuing their lacrosse careers.

Tyler was a Valley Central High School student and was set to graduate in 2023. He was a member of Valley Central’s Varsity lacrosse team as well as other local lacrosse organizations. He valued the lessons he learned from the game and the friends he made along the way. He was accepted into a Business Marketing program and was committed to play lacrosse as an LSM for a DIII university.

Requirements for Consideration:
• Applicants must be residents of the Valley Central School District.
• Candidates must be seniors currently playing lacrosse for Valley Central High School.
• Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time post-secondary program (college, university or technical
school) and are committed to playing lacrosse for that program and will start in the Fall of 2024.
• An essay with approximately 500 words and 2 letters of recommendation must accompany the
• Award amount will be one $500 scholarship to a male lacrosse player and one $500 scholarship
to a female lacrosse player.
• Applications will be reviewed by the Tyler Adkins Memorial Scholarship Board of Directors and
winners will be selected and announced at the Valley Central High School Athletics Awards Night.
• Deadline to submit is May 15, 2024.

Completed Applications must be sent to:
Tyler Adkins Memorial Fund OR VCHS – Guidance Office; Melynda Kane
15 Old Coldenham Road, Walden, NY 12586


VC Viking Football Booster Club Scholarship

Applicant must have participated on the Varsity Football Team in their Senior year and plan to attend college in the fall.  Applicant must be committed to a team to continue playing football in college at an NCAA D1, DII, DIII, or NAIA program (intermural or flag football does not count).  Essay required on how football has impacted your life.  Contact Person:  Tory White – 845-239-1042,


VC Girls Swim and Dive Team Scholarship

Applicant must have participated on the Girls’ Varsity Swimming and Diving Team in their Senior year and have received a Varsity Letter.  Applicant must plan to attend college in the fall and be committed to a team to continue with swimming and diving in college at an NCAA DI, DII, DIII, or NAIA program (club swimming or diving does not count).  Applicant must write an essay on how swimming or diving has impacted their life.   Contact Person:  Tory White – 845-239-1042,