Two scholarships are named for Herbert B. Lenze who was a dedicated teacher at the Ridgway Area School District. From 1967 to 1997 Mr. Lenze taught 5th grade. Herb touched the lives of many Ridgway students over those 30 years. He was involved with numerous booster clubs. He acted as the treasurer for several of the booster organizations and also kept score for the boys' basketball team, both while employed and after his retirement. Besides the boys' basketball team, Mr. Lenze was also dedicated to the marching band program. His scholarships are for students involved in either basketball or marching band.
Amount: $1,000 per year for 4 years, determined annually
Eligibility: Ridgway Area High School
Category: Marching Band Participant
- Awarded to a graduating senior from Ridgway Area High School
- Student has been an active member in the marching band program for their 9th through 12th year
- Applicant must play an active role in their school and community
- Applicant must be in top 50% of class