2016 Scholarship Grant Winners
The South Boston Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Trust Fund board of trustees announced the scholarship grant awardees for 2016, the 22nd year of our successful program. Due to the outstanding support from South Boston Hall of Fame members, business and fraternal groups, educational foundations, friends of the South Boston community and the success of our annual “Bob Nichols Memorial Golf Tournament”, the “Board” approved eleven (11) two thousand dollar ($2000.00) grants for 2016. One of the grants was funded by the Massachusetts Port Authority Charitable Giving Program, one by the “L” Street Brownies, one by the Folan Waterproofing and Construction Co. of South Easton in memory of deceased members of the Folan and Feeney families, one by Sona Nichols in memory of Bob Nichols her late husband and co-founder of the trust, one by the South Boston Youth Hockey Association in memory of John Cunniff, one by the Ed Sheehy family in memory of Ed Sheehy and five (5) by the Scholarship Trust Fund. Since our inception in 1995 we have awarded total grants of two hundred and eleven thousand dollars ($211,000.00).
L-R: Moss Lynch (Trustee), James Lydon (Awardee), Carol Lydon (Mother).