All-College Honors Students Earn Griffin Scholarships

October 6, 2011

BUFFALO, NY - Abigail V. Fronckowiak ’14 and Arianna E. Opper ’13 are the recipients of Canisius College Griffin Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to All-College Honors students who assume year-long leadership roles on campus and/or in the community. Students receive a $1,000 tuition waiver per semester. 

Griffin Scholars recipients for 2011 -- 
Abby Fronckowiak (left), 
Arianna Opper (right)
Fronckowiak, a sophomore adolescence education and history dual major, is an intern at the St. Monica’s Scholars Program of The Nativity Miguel Middle School of Buffalo. She developed and coordinates three afterschool programs at St. Monica’s, including a review course for the Catholic high school entrance exam. 

Opper, a junior biology major, serves as chair for the 2012 Canisius College Relay for Life, which benefits the American Cancer Society. She leads fundraising efforts, organizes committee meetings, coordinates volunteers and is responsible for all event logistics. 

Canisius College is one of 28 Catholic Jesuit colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders – intelligent, caring faithful individuals – able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.