Donations to GRAD. FUNDS

     JEMAA has several ways you can assist us raising funds to give awards to deserving students at graduation each year.

     The Jules E. Mastbaum Alumni Association, effective July 18, 2014, is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.  As such, it is exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and contributions to the organization are, therefore, tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


1.  Alumni Graduation Awards (55% of JEMAA membership dues goes to fund this award)  

 

A monetary award (the amount voted on by the Executive Committee) given annually to a student maintaining a 3.0 GPA and continuing their education in college.


2.  Alumni Memorial Graduation Award (this award is funded by donations in memory of deceased classmates)

 

A monetary award (the amount voted on by the Executive Committee) given annually to a student maintaining a 3.0 GPA and continuing their education in a technical school.


3.  Nuncio Cali Graduation Award        

 

Mr. Cali taught Physics at Mastbaum from 1959 until 1993.  This is a monetary award (the amount voted on by the Executive Committee) given annually to a student who showed the most school spirit during their time at Mastbaum.  They must have maintained a 3.0 GPA and continue their education in a college or technical school.


4.  Dr. Charles E. Clarke Memorial Graduation Award       

 

Dr. Clarke was Principal at Mastbaum from 1984 to 2001.  He was a very good friend to JEMAA over the crears.  This is a monetary award (amount voted on by the Executive Committee) given annually to a student who showed excellent leadership and communication skills during their time at Mastbaum.  They must have maintained a 3.0 GPA and continue their education in a college or technical school.


5.  John Lauriello Memorial Graduation Award      

 

Mr. Lauriello attended Mastbaum, graduating in 1965 June, as a Commercial Art major.  He participated in many school activities such as captain of the stage crew, locker committee, library aide, editor of the JEMS yearbook staff and performed in many theatrical products of the JEMS.  He taught Commercial Art at Mastbaum from 1975 to 1999.  .This is a monetary award (amount voted on by the Executive Committee ) given annually to a student who is continuing their graphic arts education in a college or technical school.  They must have maintained a 3.0 GPA..


6.  Ralph "Bones" Schneider Memorial Graduation Award      

 

Mr. Schneider taught Physical Education at Mastbaum from 1957 to 2002.  He coached basketball, baseball and soccer.  He was president of the public league's coaches association for 14 years.  His basketball team won the public league title in 1982.  In baseball his team captured championship in 1979.  This is a monetary award (amount voted on by the Executive Committee) given annually to a student who excelled in sports and maintained a 3.0 GPA continuing their education in a college of technical school.


7.  Mary Sprague Memorial Graduation Award      

 

Ms. Sprague taught English at Mastbaum from 1959 to 1985.  She enjoyed painting and writing.  This is a monetary award (amount voted on by the Executive Committee) given annually to a student maintaining a 3.0 GPA and continuing their education in college.