The Frank Mooney Memorial Prize is a $150 award given annually to a Colonie High School student chosen by the faculty in recognition of excellence in
- vocal music as demonstrated in performance and class work, and in
- English as demonstrated in creative writing and oral communication.
The award is named in honor of Frank Mooney, former outstanding English teacher at Colonie High School and a past vocalist with the Colonie Town Band.
The Prize is supported by donations the Colonie Town Band receives from performances.
- 2012—Taylor Zelka
- 2011—Monica Rosenberg
- 2010—Sarah Mele
- 2009—Jenna McPadden
- 2008—Casey Kalica
- 2007—Jessica Steve