Harford Day School announces Mannion Scholarship for middle school



Harford Day School has announced the availability of a scholarship in memory of alumnus Frederick Mannion that pays half the tuition of an incoming sixth grader through middle school. For information on how to apply, contact Ellen Kelly, Director of Admissions at 410-879-2350 or ellenkelly@harfordday.org. Here are the details:



Harford Day School Announces Mannion Scholarship for Middle School



Harford Day School in Bel Air is announcing the availability of the Mannion Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded every three years to an incoming 6th grade student. The award provides 50% of tuition through middle school with the possibility of additional financial aid based on need. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of grade point average, standardized test scores, teacher recommendations, a writing sample, and a personal interview.


The Mannion Endowment was originally established in memory of Frederick Mannion, an alumnus of Harford Day School, who was killed in a bike accident in 1986. Following graduation from Harford Day in 1966, Mannion attended high school in Florida where he was a National Merit Scholar. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Miami where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. In 1975 he received his medical degree in ophthalmology from Baylor College of Medicine. His professional accomplishments included the introduction of two types of lasers for eye surgery at Cadillac, Michigan’s Mercy Hospital.


Families interested in considering Harford Day School for their son or daughter entering 6th grade in 2014-2015 and who wish to apply for this scholarship, are encouraged to contact Ellen Kelly, Director of Admissions at 410-879-2350 or ellenkelly@harfordday.org.


Harford Day School was founded in 1957 and is a fully accredited pre-kindergarten through eighth grade independent day school. It is located on a 12-acre campus  on Moores Mill Road and welcomes children without regard to race, religion, or ethnic background.