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Colleen & Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund

The 2012-2013 Annual Report of Donors


Congratulations to 2013 Scholars

7,642,800 Yards of golf played by

participating in the Shamrock Open since 2002

23 15.4 Schools





average years


of teaching


service in





$480,000 Scholarship dollars awarded since the Fund’s inception




number of hours donated

he Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund marks another successful year of helping worthy students and their families and is so pleased to honor the

ministry of teachers in the Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic Schools. A Catholic education is a precious gift and in today’s economy a true sacrifice of love. A recurring theme of the essays students write for the scholarship application is the love and respect they have for their parents. “My mother is my role model or my dad is my hero,” are typical of the words they use to show their appreciation of the sacrifices their parents make to send them to Catholic Schools. The 2013 Colleen & Erin Marlatt Scholars pictured with Mrs. Patricia and Mr. Patrick Marlatt: (from left) Benjamin Cannon, Sam Lipsky, Emily Christ, and Delaney Link.

annually by Fund volunteers



of wines at the 2013 wine tasting


38 Total


Silent auction gift

items at 2013 Wine Tasting


Current board members

colleen & Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund Mission The mission of The Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund is to recognize the significant contributions of teachers and administrators in Catholic Schools by supporting the education of their dependent children. In some cases, the Scholarship Fund provides up to 25% of the total of their high school education cost and almost 20% of the yearly tuition at the University of Maryland College Park.

Erin and Colleen, sisters and best friends

about the scholarship fund

Ways to give

This scholarship fund has become a focal point for


family and friends of Colleen and Erin to share in the

A large number of gifts are made with outright

celebration of two lives well lived. Catholic education

cash contributions. These gifts can be made by

was a central part of their lives, and the purpose of the

check or cash by using the remittance envelope.

Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholarship is to give thanks


to those teachers or administrators who have selflessly

Appreciated securities are an excellent asset to

embraced the call to the ministry of Catholic education.

use in making a charitable deduction for the fair market value of the appreciated securities.


“Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I hope Sam will do you

Become an Event Sponsor of the annual Wine &

proud. Because of the Marlatt Scholarship I hope Sam goes on to

Beer Tasting or Golf Tournament.

become a psychologist and help other children along the way.�


- Barbara Lipsky, parent of College Park scholar recipient, Sam Lipsky

Register to golf in the Shamrock Golf tournament scheduled for May 2, 2014. Join us for the annual Scholarship Wine & Beer Tasting scheduled for October 10, 2014. Contact Maggie Schorr at

join us to purchase tickets.

Last year, over $70,000 was raised through individual and corporate gifts and the net proceeds from the Wine Tasting, the Golf Tournament, and other fund raising activities.





commitment to Catholic education and acknowledges the dedication and hard work of Catholic school teachers. 2

VISIT THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND WEBSITE You are invited to make a gift online by visiting our website,

The Colleen And Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund is a 501(c)(3) Charitable Non-Profit under IRS Designation and therefore all donations are tax deductible.

Marlatt Scholars 2013-2014 marlatt Scholars

Thanks to your

Generosity Marlatt

2006 - 2007 continued...

Sara Cordell: Notre Dame Preparatory

Matthew Love: University of Maryland

Joseph Ruppert: University of Maryland

John Carroll McHugh: University of Maryland

Ana Tobin: Archbishop Spalding High School


Abigail Baker: Mercy High School

Stephanie Diegel: Maryvale Preparatory

David Winters: Archbishop Spalding High School

Victoria Motsay: Institute of Notre Dame Colleen O’Brien: University of Maryland

over thirty students in their

Jackie Lee Selba: University of Maryland




Meghan Norwood: Saint Mary’s High School 2010 - 2011 Courtney Lanasa: Catholic High School

Allison Mohler: Mount de Sales Academy

Max Massa: University of Maryland

Kathleen Selba: University of Maryland

John-Paul McNamara: Saint Mary’s High School

2005 - 2006


2011 - 2012

Grace Belz: University of Maryland

their time, talent, treasure, and/or

Wolfgang Hofacker: University of Maryland

Amanda Baker: Mount de Sales Academy

and support of the many who

Jillian Baker: Mercy High School

Caroline Abrams: Mercy High School

were able to do this only


2009 - 2010

2004 - 2005

quest for education. We


Brooks Phelps: University of Maryland

2003 - 2004

Fund has been able to assist


2008 - 2009

Abby Wellen: Seton-Keough High School

Since 2002, the Colleen and Erin

2002 - 2003

Timothy Hufford: University of Maryland

Kirby Gaddy: Institute of Notre Dame

Dominic Fuecker: University of Maryland

Michael Love: University of Maryland


Madison Vicendese: Maryvale High School

John Wortman, III: Calvert Hall High School

Scholarships represent over

Hannah Krehely: The Catholic High School

2006 - 2007

$480,000. Thanks to all our

Tayor Bechtel: Archbishop Curley High School

benefactors for their caring

Patrick Hahner: University of Maryland

Charles Urrutia: University of Maryland Emma Rose Moore: St. Mary’s Annapolis

Colleen Curry: Maryvale Preparatory School


2012 - 2013

William Tokarski, Jr.: John Carroll High School

Past Scholars Where Are They Now?

Sara Cordell

Patrick Hahner

Allie Mohler

Sara E. Cordell, PT, DPT studied

Thanks to the Marlatt Scholarship,

Allie works as an AmeriCorps

Physical Therapy at Ithaca College

Patrick graduated from University

Service Learning fellow at The



of Maryland in 2010 with a degree

Choice Program, which is run

of Physical Therapy in 2012.

in Logistics. He is presently living

out of The Shrivet Center at

Dr. Cordell works at Brookhaven

in the Canton area of Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore




County. Allie is grateful for the

experience in sports medicine, as

Chain Analyst for McCormick &

opportunities provided to her as

well as outpatient orthopedics and

Company in Hunt Valley.

a recipient of the Colleen & Erin




inpatient rehab.






Marlatt Scholarship. 3

News & Notes Congratulations, Chuck!

Wine tasting Extravaganza a Savory Success

Mr. Charles J. Bieberich, Ph.D. is a

Despite stormy weather, this

longtime board member and was recently

year’s wine tasting event

ordained by Cardinal Donald Wuerl,

was well attended. Guests

Archbishop of Washington, as a Deacon


in the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.


Chuck is a member of St. Peter’s Parish in Olney, MD. He and his wife, Beth, have two sons and two daughters. Chuck is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where he teaches and does cancer research.







different regions throughout

Guests enjoying the 2013 Wine & Beer Event.

the world. There were many highlights this year, a silent auction, Chinese raffle items galore, fine jewelry from Craig Coyne Jewelers, chocolate tastings from Parfections, LLC and of course, an amazing spread from Zeffert & Gold. Jazz music by Marissa Muro









Diane Croghan and Tom Marlatt for organizing another wonderful night.

The Scholarship Fund is Grateful for our

Generous Corporate Donors Whether it’s through monetary gifts, in-kind donations or volunteering, our corporate sponsors have been a vital part of helping us with our mission. Corporate contributions are critical to Chuck Bieberich (right) and his wife, Beth (left), at St. Louis Church Anniversary Mass with Pat and Pat on Sept. 24, 2013, the 12th anniversary.

making every event a success, we are grateful to businesses who lend their support. They have not only helped to fund our scholars, they have given the gift of their time, products, and expertise, and we thank them.

“NDP is so enjoyable and I love it so much! I received

Thanks to longtime and dedicated supporters Madison Mechanical

second honors in the first quarter and I am on track

and Engineering, Inc., Highland Wine & Spirits, and Craig Coyne

to receive first honors for the second quarter. I am

Jewelers, Inc. “Not only do I enjoy contributing to the Scholarship

also on the newspaper committee and junior varsity

Fund, my business grows because of the friends I make at the

basketball. I love NDP and all the traditions, teachers,

events,” said Sam Coyne, owner, who recently moved his store

and other students. I am so grateful to have received

location to 8133 Main Street in Ellicott City.

the Colleen & Erin Marlatt Scholarship.” -Emily Christ, 2013 Scholar


News & Notes Golfers enjoy '13 Shamrock Open Over 100 golfers signed up to play 18 holes during the 2013 Shamrock Open in May at the College Park Golf Course. Raffle tickets were sold for the wheel barrow of cheer. Almost everyone competed for the longest hole and closest to the pin contests. The winner of

2014 Iron Girl Team Colleen & Erin August 17, 2014 .62 mile swim 17.5 mile bike 3.4 mile run

Centennial Lake Park Ellicott City, Maryland

the putting contest went home with a big screen TV. Thanks to our sponsors and to Marlene Marlatt Haslam and her committee for planning a wonderful event. Sign up for next year’s May 2, 2014 tournament at

Any Marlatt Scholarship Friends interested in joining over 2,000 women in next summer’s Iron Girl should contact Maggie School at by March 1, 2014. Be a part of Team Colleen and Erin! “My first triathlon experience was an amazingly positive one. Twelve weeks of training was a daunting task but I was proud Father Martin Burnham, Johnny Young, Bob Weiss, and Kevin Murphy have a great time on the course!

to be well-prepared on race day, and by the time it was over I was ready to do it again. The best part was knowing that I was doing it in honor of Erin and Colleen, my cousins.” - Caitlin Rettaliata

Barrel of Cheer raffle prize at the 2013 Shamrock Open.

2013 Team Colleen & Erin participants, Caitlin, Joanne, and Meghan. 5

Scholarship Donors December 1, 2012 through November 30, 2013 A sincere THANK YOU to everyone who supported the Scholarship Fund this past year! The generosity of each donor enables the fund to provide scholarships to talented and deserving students. We could not help these students without help from you! Dear Family and Friends, This year marks the 12th year since Colleen and Erin were

provide information about upcoming events, applying for

so tragically taken from us in the tornado and yet we still

scholarships and making donations to the fund. We are so

feel their presence in our daily lives. On September 24, the

grateful for your faithful and loving support of Colleen’s and

anniversary of their deaths, I received a beautiful phone

Erin’s Scholarship Fund. We have been able to assist so many

message from a dear young woman reminding me that “the

families and students in their pursuit of a quality education

girls will never be forgotten and continue to help her make

in Archdiocesan high schools and at The University of

better choices in her life.” What more could parents want

Maryland College Park. We could not have done this without

from their children than that they could have a positive effect

your faithful and generous support.

on others? We do plan to continue placing our emphasis on the wonderful young people who have been our scholars and

Thank you all for helping us to support these students

who are finding their places in the world today. Our newly

and their parents and at the same time remembering our

renovated website reflects this intent as it allows you to see

wonderful girls!

and read about our Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholars. Please visit the site at, which will also

Gratefully, Pat, Pat, and Michael

The Harp Club $500 & Above Marcia & Howard Amos Claire & Pedro Arrabal Michael Blasi Thomas Bonner Kathryn & Sidney Colen Dawn Cooke Diane Croghan & Tony Kidwell Mary Dan & David Helfrich Maureen & Tim Dell Jim & Mary Ellen Eicholtz Julianne & William Farmer Marianne Murphy Faulstich Kimberly Anne Fisher

Karen & RL Gladden Regina & Dwight Good Joan & Fred Gossage, Sr. Helen & Regis Griffin Elizabeth Hartman Marlene & Glenn Haslam Mary & Dan Helfrich Mr. & Mrs. Robert Helm Mr. & Mrs. James Holden Jimmy Holden Mary & Ed Hobbs Jonathan Kates Miji Kim

Anne & Eugene Kidwell Monsignor Joseph L. Luca Marty Madden Joe Marlatt Judy & Jack Marlatt Michael Marlatt Patricia & Patrick Marlatt Robin & Tom Marlatt Dave Moynihan & Emily Kendall Mary Alice & Fred Mauser The McNeece Family Karen & Kevin Murphy

Michael & Jacquelyn Pechin Mr. & Mrs. Robert Reese James Rudy Oren Saltzman Christine & John Scarzello Timothy Stehman Patricia & David Thomas Mildred Todd Bethanne Turen Marie M. Wiedefeld Family Trust Jean & Bob Weiss

Dirk Leu Lucia & Robert Love Edward Maginnis Thomas & Robin Marlatt Timothy McIntyre John & Elizabeth McNeece Billy Mister Kevin & Karen Murphy Frances Murray Randall Osteen Patricia Puglisi

Daniel Regan Erin Regan Stuart & Elise Rubenstein James & Laura Rudy Vanessa Schenk Jhonna & John Seifert Julia Stamerro Jeffrey & Jeannie Stark Robert Sturgess Terry & Lyle Weiss Robert Weiss

The Claddagh Club $100 - $499 Donna & John Adams Todd & Sarah Adams Chad & Jessica Beck John & Mary Bieberich Michael Blasi Robert & Janette Blee Clifford Boehm Charles & Sue Boyd Kathleen Caswell Kenneth & Emily Cugle Steve DeBoy 6

Timothy & Maureen Dell James Devine William Eicholtz Paul & Marie Edmeades Ryan & Ann Fitz-Patrick Jorge Fleming Helen Hufford Raymond Kane Megan Kieffer G M Leitner Carol & Martin Lepore

The Shamrock Club Gifts up to $99 Charles Ackerman Andrew & Heather Adelsberger Denise & Samuel Agnew Marian & Frank Altoz Daniel Andersen Fortin & Claire Arrabal Thomas & Joellen Badik Joseph & Catherine Baker Erik Barvir Sue Battye Albert & Patricia Biondo Gerald & Carol Boyer Marlene Brescia David & Elizabeth Brigham Bruce & Meredith Buhr Jack & Ellen Carmody John & Cecilia Coliton Joseph Costello Dwight & Tonda Crone Katherine Curran Col. James Davidson Jerry & Jacqueline Decaprio Christopher & Lisa Doro David & Donna Douglass Suzanne Eagles Jeffrey Elseroad

Gregg & Sheila Fowler Anna Fowler John & Christina Garbart Bernard & Mary Katherine Geiman Lynne Gerber-Smith Michael & Joan Grasso Richard Harmon Joseph & Cynthia Herr Sadie & Albert Jackson Michelle Kakel James & Lynda Kellan Michael & Wanda Kemp Stephen Kimball Harvey & Giselle Ko Mary Kutcher Marjorie Lesho Gabriel & Dana Lewullis Emily & Rob Lowe Thomas & Mary Lynch Cindi & Robert Maguire Mark & Anne Marais Mariann & Drew Clarke Marie Denissen John & Judith Marlatt Daniel & Barbara Marlatt

Dennis & Vicki Marlatt John Marlatt Catherine Marlatt Daniel & Barbara Marlatt Richard & Kathleen Mason Amir & Debra Matityahu Matthew McGlone Kimberly & Patrick Miller Stephen & Mary Jo Moxley Chirantan & Rosemary Mukhopadhyay Lynda Mules Christopher & Maria Nauman Craig & Patricia O’Brien Sarah O’Leary Megan O’Malley Jay & Elvira Panico Jeanette & John Parmigiani Kay Partridge Daniela Petchik Terrence Powers Bernard Punte Stephen Quinnan Erin Regan Bernard & Justina Reinckens Margaret Rettaliata

Linda Rettaliata Douglas & Marilyn Rhodovi Paul & Karen Riesner George Russell Louis & Barbara Salas Claire Sargo Patricia Schratz Walter & Claire Schwartz Joan & John Scornaienchi Fred & Melanie Semko Paul & Carol Shannon Vincent Shemansky Jennifer Szczesniakowski Patricia Tatar Erin Thiel Anne Thompson Dorothy Titherington David & Nicole Twilley Anthony Valeri Charles & Sue Vanhuysen Wayne & Donna Vanwie Margaret Walton Johnny & Petronella Young Joanne & Dogan Yuvanc

Corporate, Foundation & community Supporters AL Gleeson Electrical Co Inc American Property Advisors, Inc Andelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler APL Federal Credit Union Apple Ford Applied Power Solutions AST Serpents Balearic Beverage Basignani Winery Bay Training Consultants Bill Kidd’s Toyota Boarman’s Market Bond Distributing Browning Reagle & Murphy, LLC CB Flooring Chesapeake Systems Coale Pripstein & Assoc Craig Coyne Jewelers, Inc. DOPS DS Pipe & Steel Supply Duvel Moorgat USA, LTD.

Gleeson Electric Global Express Good Enterprises Griffith D Jones Insurance Harkins Builders, Inc Highland Wine & Spirits J. Vinton Schafer & Sons James R. Eicholtz Prop JPB Partners Katcef Brothers Kent General Medical Staff Kenwood Care Corporation Kirby Insurance Agency Inc. Madison Mechanical, Inc. Maryland Carpet Cleaning Maryland Fire Services McDowell’s Complete Chimney Services, Inc. McIntyre Properties MFSPQB Milford Memorial Hospital Miller Brothers Properties

Mount de Sales Academy Mueller Homes Narcissus Salon Old Dominion Supply, Inc. Orthopedic Spine Pollard Towing Reliable Churchill Republic National Robin’s Hair Roman Company, Inc Rubling & Associates Saint Pius X School Site Resources Slack Funeral Home St. Louis Catholic Church St. Louis School SunTrust Bank Tower Federal Credit Union Troy Ventures Westshire Associates, LLC

Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy and give proper acknowledgement to our contributors. Please contact to report any changes in this list. 7

Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund, Inc. P.O. Box 321 Clarksville. Maryland 21029

2014 Fund raising Events mark your Calendar may 2014 2

August 2014


October 2014 10

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Shamrock Open Golf Tournament Friday, May 2, 2014 8:00 AM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Rev. Msgr. Joseph L. Luca Mildred D. Todd

University of Maryland College Park Golf Course

Team Colleen and Erin Sunday, August 17, 2014 2014 Iron Girl Centennial Lake Park

Charles J. Bieberich, Ph.D. Edward W. Hobbs Marianne M. Faulstich Thomas Q. Marlatt Oren D. Saltzman, Esq.

Ellicott City, Maryland

Diane Croghan MiJi Kim

Wine and Beer Tasting Event Friday, October 10, 2014 7:00 - 11:00 PM Clarksville, Maryland

Visit the site at for information about upcoming events, applying for scholarships, and making donations to the fund. •

Louis P. Ruzzi, Esq. Honorable Steven J. DeBoy, Sr.

Ten Oaks Ballroom •


Fran Murray Patricia A. Marlatt Michael P. Marlatt F. Patrick Marlatt

Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund, Inc. •

Maggie Schorr


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