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Andrew Paul Hoy of Mansfield recently received a $1,000 tuition grant from The Holy Family Society of the USA. Hoy, a junior at the Xaverian High School in Westwood, was nominated for the award by his grandmother, Margaret M. Hoy of Nanuet, N.Y. He is the son of Paul and Kimberly Hoy. The Holy Family Society is a Catholic fraternal benefit organization with its home office in Joliet, Ill. Each year the society awards ten $1,000 scholarships to students attending Catholic high schools under its Joseph and Jean Konrad Catholic High School Scholarship Grant Program.