GACF is pleased to announce the newly established Pomeroy-Wolverton Family Scholarship Fund. The fund was created by Greenville resident and GHS alumnus Maureen Wolverton to honor the memory of her late parents, Patricia Pomeroy and Mort Pomeroy.
Patricia graduated from Elyria Catholic High School and went on to earn her Nursing degree (RN) from St. Vincent’s School of Nursing in Toledo, Ohio. She married Morton Joseph Pomeroy and moved to Greenville in 1974. She helped with the business of owning/operating McDonald’s. During her time in Greenville, she was involved with Southside Child Study Club, Girl Scouts, and various activities at St. Charles Catholic Church.
Morton Pomeroy was born in Detroit, MI and was the owner/operator of five McDonald’s restaurants in Michigan for 22 years. Before getting into the restaurant business, he was a police officer in Southgate, Michigan. He was also a veteran of the Michigan Air National Guard from 1959 until 1966. His hobbies included antique cars and boats and flying airplanes.
Scholarships will be awarded to graduating GHS seniors pursuing higher education with a GPA of 3.5 or higher pursuing higher education by attending an accredited community college, college or university, trade school, or apprenticeship program. Preference given to applicants who work at McDonald’s. Preference given to applicants who have been accepted to and planning to attend Grand Valley State University. Preference given to students who are interested in Nursing.
The first scholarship from the fund will be awarded to a graduate from the Class of 2024. To make a gift to the Pomeroy-Wolverton Family Scholarship Fund, click here, and select the GACF Division of Funds.