Gabrielle Mohutsky, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mohutsky, was awarded the Lorraine Button Tracy Scholarship at the Holy Redeemer Awards Ceremony. The scholarship of one thousand dollars will be credited for the next year to continue her studies at Holy Redeemer.
The scholarship was established in memory of Lorraine Button Tracy who attended St. Jude School, graduating in 1966. She was a 1970 graduate of St. Ann’s Acaemy, Wilkes-Barre and graduated from Bucknell University cum laude where she was a National Honor finalist.
Lorraine was hired by Electronic Data Systems, and her whirlwind career took her to Iran, Holland and finally Belgium.
During a vacation to Euro Disney, Paris, with her husband, Michael, Lorraine had an allergic reaction to horses that triggered an asthma attack, She died suddenly at age 40.
In addition to her husband, Lorraine left behind two young sons, Max and Eamon. Max died just 11 months later of an asthma attack triggered by a milk allergy.
The Max & Lorraine Foundation was formed along with the American Lun Association, sponsors Camp AsthmaCadabra, the only camp where children with asthma can go to enjoy the camping experience.
This year will be the 16th year for the camp. For more information please call 570-474-6282 or the American Lung Association at 570-346-1784.