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The purpose of the Howard D. Mast Memorial Scholarship is to provide an annual award to one of the scholarship applicants. The annual award will be given for the sole purpose of paying college expenses.
















The Howard D. Mast Memorial Scholarship honors the late Howard D. Mast, his life, and his incomparable contributions to thousands of children. Through sports, public parks and recreation, and his personal example, Mr. Mast positively impacted generations of young people. Tax deductible donations to the Memorial Scholarship are invested through the Suffolk Foundation. One Scholarship has been awarded every year starting in 2008 to a Suffolk-area student who needs assistance to attend college and in 2016 we awarded two mast Scholarships. In January 2007, when the Howard D. Mast Memorial Scholarship Fundraising Committee chaired by Robert Blair was established, the goal was for donations to be preserved and to grow as an endowment. We survived the stock market collapse in 2008, but the ensuing Great Recession eroded the endowment and made that goal nearly impossible. Fortunately, Chairmen Blair has been spearheading the Committee's aggressive, successful 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017/2018 efforts to raise additional funds to ensure that the Howard D. Mast Scholarship is awarded annually in perpetuity to honor the life and legacy of the incomparable Howard D. Mast. We have had a successful fundraising.

he separate Howard D. Mast Memorial Scholarship Award Committee chaired by Robert Blair (previously chaired by Bill Peachy 2008-2012) was established to advise the Foundation on the selection of Scholarship recipients. The Award Committee wanted the Foundation to award Scholarships each year starting in 2008, the stock market collapse and the Great Recession notwithstanding. The Fundraising Committee has enabled the Foundation to do just that. The Scholarship Endowment as of November 10, 2018 is at approximately $315,000. Our goal remains that the endowment will grow and a portion of those earnings will fund Mast Memorial Scholarships in perpetuity. It will be a fitting legacy for Mr. Mast to continue to help current and future generations of children through the Scholarship named in his honor.

Checks made payable to:
The Suffolk Foundation
Memo Section: Howard D. Mast Memorial Scholarship

Mailing Address:

Howard D Mast Memorial Scholarship
C/O Robert A. Blair
4936 Rodman Street NW
Washington, DC 20016


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"I guess it is kind of shocking. But I figured he's already taught some of the best in the area. I'm sure he can teach me, too."

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