Scholarships 2016

Congratulations to Angie Tovar, Amber Horvath, and Heidi Matias

Northern Fairfield Country 
Retired Teachers Association 

Mary Edgett was the oldest retired teacher in Connecticut until her death in 2010. She spent 48 years as a teacher, almost all in this local area. She taught at Hawleyville School in Newtown and at three Danbury Schools (Starrs Plain, Morris Street, and Broadview). She was known as a great teacher, touching thousands of lives, class by class, student by student. She retired in 1971.

  1. 1.NFCRTA honors Mary Frances Edgett by giving a $1500 scholarship in her name each year to a high school senior who plans to become a teacher.

  2. 2.The Memorial Scholarship honors NFCRTA members who passed away this year and the $1000 scholarship is awarded to a high school student who plans to become a teacher.


        Contributions to the scholarships can be sent to:

  1. NFCRTA Treasurer

  2. Libby Kasimer

  3. 88 Hillandale Road

  4. Danbury , CT 06811

  5. We ask for your continued support!

  6. Scholarship donations can be included with your luncheon and dues payment.

Northern Fairfield County Retired Teachers, an affiliate of the Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut.

Jun 5, 2016

Northern Fairfield County Retired Teachers Association

Scholarships Application 2017

Open to students from Bethel High, Brookfield High, Danbury High, Henry Abbott Tech, New Fairfield High, Newtown High, Redding High and Ridgefield High.

These awards are open to 2016 graduates from area high schools who plan on a career in teaching and have been accepted for college admission in September 2017.

Applications must be received no later than May 1, 2017.

Scholarship recipients and their parents will be guests at the NFCRTA Spring Luncheon on June 1, 2016.

Click here to download the 2016 application.