For the 2016-2017 school year, 24 scholarships totalling $18,500 were awarded to students enrolled in 6 Archdiocesan high schools. Tuition checks were distributed July 20 and July 21. Thank you for all you do to keep Daniel alive in our hearts.
2016 Daniel Sweeney 5K Run/Walk
5k run 2016.jpg
4th Annual Bowiling Night to Benefit The Daniel Sweeney Memorial Scholarship Fund
4th Annual Daniel Sweeney Bowling Night 04-30-16.pdf
2nd Annual FF Daniel Sweeney Memorial Scholarship Fund 5k Run/ 1 Mi Walk- Sunday Oct. 4, 2015
2015 FF Daniel Sweeney 5k Race Oct. 4, 2015- RESULTS
2015 FF Daniel Sweeney 5k race 100415.pdf
FIREFIGHTER DANIEL SWEENEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
To Parents and Students:
Daniel Sweeney graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School in
2005. After deciding that he did not want to attend college at that
time, he applied for the Philadelphia Fire Department and began the
Fire Academy in July 2006. In February, 2007, he was assigned to
Ladder 10 at Kensington and Castor Avenues.
Early on Easter Monday morning, April 9, 2012, Ladder 10 was
dispatched to a 5-alarm warehouse fire. After the fire was declared
under control, Daniel and his company were checking the interior of
a furniture store. While they were in the store, the warehouse wall
collapsed, killing Daniel and his lieutenant.
The Daniel Sweeney Memorial Scholarship Fund was established
when kind-hearted citizens sent the family money. The purpose of
the fund is to assist families whose children are attending an
Archdiocesan high school.
The Firefighter Daniel Sweeney Memorial Scholarship is open to all
students, without regard to race, sex, national origin or religious
beliefs. Our only intent is to help families with the education of their
A selection committee has been established and all scholarships
will be awarded based on the financial need and merit of the
FF DANIEL SWEENEY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.pdf
David and Marian Sweeney
Scholarship awards have been granted to students attending the following schools:
Bishop McDevitt---Father Judge---Ryan---Little Flower---St. Huberts