The Orchard Park Central School Alumni Organization currently administers four scholarships. The association’s scholarship program was initiated in 1998 as part of the school district’s Century of Excellence program.

  • Three scholarships are provided by the Orchard Park Central School Alumni Association. These are funded by your generous donations. Two scholarships are allocated for students pursuing college or university education. One scholarship is dedicated to a student pursuing community college or trade school further education.
  • The Elmer Handel Memorial Scholarship is awarded in honor of the former superintendent of schools. It is sponsored by his children, Millicent Handel Wilson and Geoffrey Handel.

If you would like to donate to this fund, please use the accompanying online sign-up form.

You can also send a check to:

Orchard Park Alumni Association
PO Box 928
Orchard Park, NY 14127

If you have questions, please email us at

Donor Recognition 2022

OP Alumni Scholarship Donor Recognition

Thank you to our growing list of generous donors to the OP Alumni Association’s Scholarship Fund.  We appreciate all contributions at all levels to support graduating seniors who apply and are awarded one of our scholarships.

2022 Contributions

Benefactors – $500 +

  • Victoria D’Angelo (Class of 1968), in tribute to Grace D’Angelo Tutton
  • Mike Stedem (Class of 1968)

Boosters – $100 to $499

  • Grant Brekke (Class of 1975)
  • Barbara Brott Myers for Class of 1951
  • Joyce Brown Bartholomew (Class of 1968)
  • Guy P. Devitt (Class of 1968)
  • Alice Marquart for Class of 1957
  • Nancy Rassiga Trip (class of 1968)
  • Rae Ann Reese, in memory of Ronald G. Reese (Class of 1956)

Supporters – $50 to $99

  • Jack Warning (Class of 1953)

Friends – $25 to $49

  • Priscilla Pirozella
  • Dorothy Schram Margonis (Class of 1968)