Janet E. Keady Memorial Scholarship


Janet Keady was the mother of four Pleasant Valley High School graduates. Mrs. Keady wanted to help Pleasant Valley students with strong scholastic accomplishments and demonstrated financial need by creating a scholarship for use in public postsecondary education. Her belief that financial need not be a deterrent for a bright, hardworking student’s college aspirations was a driving force in creating her memorial scholarship. Janet Keady lived a very short life after a courageous battle with cancer, but has had a lasting impact on the lives of her scholarships’ recipients. 

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