Message from the President
2020 is off to a great start!   Due to the efforts of our Board, Annual Awards Dinner Honorees, and supporters, Tri-County was able to help even MORE K-12 th  grade students for the second semester of this school year – totaling a record 560 scholarships   for the 2019-20 school year! Our supporters have made it possible for these children to attend better, safer values-based schools.   Thank you!
Please join us for these inspiring and fun upcoming Tri-County events:   
  • April 2: The 8th Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon 
  • May 19: Our 7th Annual Lawyers for Tri-County Dinner 
  • June 1: The 28th Annual Tri-County Golf Invitational at Morris County Golf Club
  • October 26: Tri-County's 39th Annual Awards Dinner
Stay tuned for exciting honoree announcements!
With appreciation on behalf of our grateful students,

Prudence Pigott
Tri-County High School Students Setting Sights on College:
Tri-County juniors and seniors from Mary Help of Christians Academy and Paramus Catholic High School learned about the educational and financial aid opportunities at Rutgers University, on November 20 for a special visit hosted by the Rutgers Admission Office, and by the Douglas College at Rutgers, which, through the generosity of Tri-County Co-Founder, Edward L. Hennessy, offers an endowed, annual Douglas scholarship for a female Tri-County graduate.
The Fairleigh Dickinson Metro campus at Teaneck, NJ, hosted Tri-County juniors and seniors for a campus tour and admissions visit on November 6. Students from DePaul Catholic, Morris Catholic and Paramus Catholic High schools attended.   
Visiting and Mentoring Our Students
at Their Schools
Tri-County Trustees and friends enjoyed meeting scholarship students at two recent school visits, to: St. Gerard’s Majella School in Paterson where Tri-County currently provides scholarships for 105 students, and to Paramus Catholic High School where 46 students are receiving Tri-County scholarships.
Tuesday Evening, May 19 th

The Park Savoy
Ridgedale Ave, Florham Park

benefiting scholarships for
Tri-County's Freedom Scholars
academically accomplished high school students
Career Day at Morristown Medical Center
Pictured here with Trish O’Keefe, President of Morristown Medical Center, Tri-County high school scholarship students from De Paul, Morris Catholic, American Christian, Delbarton and Oak Knoll high schools were hosted for a “Careers in Healthcare Day” at Morristown Medical Center on October 4. Career topics and speakers areas included Sports Medicine, Nursing, Cyber Security, Government Affairs, Communications, and Pet Therapy.       
Golf with Us on
June 1st
at the Morris County Golf Club
A great day on a beautiful course, all for a great cause! 

Thank you to our 28 th  Annual Golf Invitational corporate sponsors, 
Bank of America  and  PWC
Mark Your Calendars!
Monday, October 26, 2020

39th Annual Awards Dinner

Stay tuned for exciting honoree announcements...
38th Annual Awards Dinner Breaks All Records!
On October 28, a sell-out crowd of over 650 guests came out to support scholarships and celebrate three inspiring honorees:  Eric Andersen,  Co-President of Aon; Douglas Kennedy,  CEO of Peapack Gladstone Bank; and  Ray & Cathy Donovan and the Donovan Family,  longtime supporters of innercity children and Catholic education.  Thanks to our terrific honorees and supporters, the Dinner raised  a record-breaking $1.3 Million for scholarships!  
Click to Watch Tri-County student, Kevin Vizcarra's Inspiring Remarks from the Chili Bowl II
Bowls of Fun Super Bowl Weekend
Over 200 gathered on January 31 for the  2 nd  Annual Tri-County Chili Bowl Cook-Off , at the Chatham Fish and Game Club in Chatham, raising funds for scholarships, and hearing inspiring remarks by student speaker, Kevin Vizcarra, a Tri-County senior at Paramus Catholic High School. 
Meet our newest
Tri-County Staff
Kim Lopez, Communications and Website Director
Jody Varvaro, Administrative and Corporate Internships Coordinator 
Mission and Purpose
Tri-County Scholarship Fund provides opportunity for financially needy New Jersey children - without regard to race or religion - by offering scholarships to better, safer and values-based independent schools that help students to reach their full potential.