Dave Skelly, first President of Methuen Community Television

Dave Skelly, first President of Methuen Community Television

Dave Skelly was the first President of Methuen Community Television as it was called until 2021. Under his leadership, MCTV established a legacy of community service through the production of local television media that is still our mission today.

This scholarship in his memory is open to Methuen residents only, graduating high school this year or or currently attending college or university, post-secondary institution, or CTE program. The following criteria has been established.

  1. Strong preference will be given to Applicants who have previously volunteered or worked with Methuen Community Studios, including members of their family. This is a preference, not a requirement.
  2. In lieu of previous experience with MCS, preference will be given to Applicants demonstrating a commitment to community service, civic engagement or media creation.
  3. Preference may be given to Applicants studying media or public service-related fields, but all majors are welcome.

Please Submit this application with one letter of recommendation. Applications without a letter will be considered incomplete.

Harrison Chase, (left) a student majoring in Sports Media at Merrimack College, was the winner of the 2021 Dave Skelly Memorial Scholarship.

Harrison Chase, (left) a student majoring in Sports Media at Merrimack College, was the winner of the 2021 Dave Skelly Memorial Scholarship.

AND if a Communications or Film Major- please provide a link to or listing of production work for the Committee to view. Work can also be uploaded to methuentv.org/upload
Be certain the video has your name in the file name.

Send the materials to:
Karen Hayden, Executive Director, MCTV
VIA Email to: info@methuentv.org
Or in person at MCS offices, 20 Aegean Drive, Unit 11, Methuen, MA 01844
By 5:00 pm on April 26, 2022 – Late applications may not end up being considered as the committee will be making its decision in early May.