George Creighton Scholarships

The Falmouth Commodores award scholarships to high school seniors who are residents of Falmouth. This scholarship is awarded each year in memory of George Creighton, a long-​time volunteer and past president of the Falmouth Commodores. Mr. Creighton was very active in youth sports and baseball in particular.

The scholarships are awarded in recognition of student sports participation, academic achievement, volunteerism and financial need.

Falmouth Commodores Scholarship Application

If you have any questions or need more information, contact Sean Gallagher (

2018 Scholarship Winners

Emma Shank

Emma Shank is a graduate of Falmouth High School. She will be attending Villanova University in Pennsylvania next fall. She will be an applied mathematics major and will be minoring in statistics. In high school, she played soccer, lacrosse and ran winter track all four years. She was a member of the Honors Wind Ensemble band and was chosen for the All Cape and Islands Band/​Orchestra each year. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Math Honor Society and Music Honor Society. She was also the Senior Class Secretary/​Treasurer this past year. For several seasons, Emma has worked the Concession Stand at the Falmouth Commodores games.

Ian Melkonian

Ian Melkonian is a graduate of Falmouth High School. In the fall of 2018 he will be attending Suffolk University in Boston, Ma. He will be in the Honors Business Program at the Sawyer Business School, where he will major in Business Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies. At Falmouth High School he was a two year member of the National Honor Society, graduating with Honors, and a member of National Art Honor Society. He was the recipient of the Horatio Algers National Scholars Award and the recipient of a Digital Art award in the Boston Globe Art competition. Ian was a four-​year member of the Falmouth High School Baseball program and was the 2016 recipient of the Coach’s Award for his high school baseball team. He was also a member of the Falmouth High School winter track team. As a youngster, Ian was a Falmouth Commodores Bat Boy for three seasons while playing Falmouth Youth Baseball.

Bridget Birmingham

Bridget Birmingham is a graduate of Falmouth High School. This fall she will be attending Boston University where she will be swimming division 1 and studying business. She graduated from Falmouth High School with honors from the National Honor Society, the Math Honor Society, and the National Art Honor Society. She has also been an honor roll student for the entirety of her academic career. She has volunteered in and around her community to help make Falmouth a better place! Throughout her whole life she has been involved with the Commodores. Her family has previously been corporate sponsors and she has even had the honor of throwing out the first pitch when she was younger.

Tyler McKenzie

Tyler McKenzie is a graduate of Falmouth High School. In the fall he will be attending Southern New Hampshire University where he plans to major in sports management. At Falmouth High School Tyler was an honors student. He was a member of the Varsity Hockey Team and the Varsity Golf Team. As a youth Tyler participated in the Falmouth Commodores Summer Camps and for several years his family has been a host family for Falmouth Commodores Players.

2017 Scholarship Winners

Chloe LeBoeuf — Lewis & Clark College
Conner Peters — Lasell College
Sabrina Gillis — Westfield State University
Jared Martino — Florida Golf Coast University
Jacob Hartzler — Roger Williams University
Arthur Robichaud — Westfield State University

2016 Scholarship Winners

Ashley Estrela – Wake Forest University
Matthew Russell – Boston University
Haley Schorer – Willamette University

2015 Scholarship Winners

Elizabeth Palmer — Fitchburg State University
Margaret Palmer — UMass Amherst
Justin Zmuda — University of New England

2014 Scholarship Winners

Lily Josephs — University of New Hampshire
Emily Turner — Trinity College