Two Wayne Central Students were awarded the Murphy-Doyle Scholarships on behalf on the Ontario Fire Company.
One of the students was Hannah Ruffell who is a senior at Wayne Central and has a 95 out of 100 GPA. She’s a part of the National Honor Society, World Language Club, and Varsity Club. She’s the Vice President of the World Language Club. Her sports participation included Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Track, Varsity Soccer, and Varsity Volleyball, along with being Captain of the Varsity Softball team. Hannah was a member of the Rochester Police Department Explorer Post 655, worked as a Casey Park Camp Counselor and Child Care Watch, and is a Cashier at Tops Markets. Hannah plans to attend the University at Albany, majoring in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Forensic Science. Her goal is to become a law enforcement officer.
The second student to win the award was Emma Holgado, also a senior at Wayne Central and who has a 91 out of 100 GPA. Holgado was a Class Officer for three years, National Honor Society member, and a member of the Safety Patrol and Spanish Club. Her athletic participation included soccer, basketball, and track. Emma was a part of Girl Scouts, Flower City Work Camp, and Browncroft Youth Ministry. Holgado and her family were involved in preparing dinners and raising collections for the Ronald McDonald House. She has worked at Cam’s Pizzeria since 2019 and has been named “Employee of the Month” 4 times. Holgado was accepted to 8 different colleges and chose University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She plans to earn a degree pursuing Journalism and Electronic Media.