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Washington High School Scholarships

The following scholarships are available to graduating Washington High School seniors.  For more information on these scholarships please stop by the Career and Counseling Center.



Denise and Dave Allen Scholarship
(Funded by a former Washington/Keithley teacher and her husband)

 This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1000. It is available to one Washington High School graduating senior who has a record of good attendance. Grade point average is not a factor in the selection however the student should exhibit responsibility, dedication, and perseverance. The recipient may attend a college, university, vocational, or technical school.


 

Dr. Shaun Carey Scholarship
(Honoring a former principal of Elmhurst Elementary School)

 This one-year scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to both a boy and a girl. It is available to Washington High School graduating seniors who attended Elmhurst Elementary for at least one full academic year. The recipients must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 and have demonstrated evidence of involvement in service to the greater community.


 

Evergreen Oral Surgery Dental Scholarship

 This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1000. The recipient must be a graduating senior planning a career in the dental field. The student must have a GPA of 3.3 or higher. This requirement may be waived if, in the opinion of the Scholarship Committee, the student’s grades in their junior and senior years exhibit hard work and focus on high school academics and they believe the student has an excellent chance for success in their pursuit of a career in the dental field.


 

Emerson and JoAnne Memorial Scholarship
(In memory of former school board members)

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $300. Each scholarship will be awarded to someone who has excelled in written communication or creative writing, has a minimum GPA of 3.0 and showed well-rounded participation in school and community activities.



Donald and Geraldine McCaskie Memorial Scholarship
(In memory of two former teachers in the Franklin Pierce District)


This one-year scholarship in the amount of $750 will be awarded to both a boy and a girl. The recipients must be graduating from Washington High School and have attended Brookdale Elementary School for at least one full academic year, have a record of good attendance, and are entering into training in a vocational-technical training program or a professional/technical program at a community college in Washington State.


 

Officer Ronnie Owens Memorial Scholarship
(In memory of a Washington High School graduate who was one of four Lakewood police officers killed in the line of duty)

 This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $500. It is available to a Washington High School graduating senior who intends to pursue a career in law enforcement or as a first responder. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, be a person of integrity and good moral character, and must have documented active involvement in service to the community.


 

Parkland Light and Water Scholarship

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1500. It is available to a Washington High School graduating senior who is the son or daughter of a Parkland Light and Water Company member, or a student residing in the home of a Parkland Light and Water Company member, for the duration of their high school education. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the last 3 years of high school, shown good citizenship, and have participated in school and community activities. Financial need is also a consideration. 


 

John Pedroso Memorial Scholarship
(In memory of a former teacher and community leader)

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1000. The recipient must have documented active involvement in service to the school and/or district and the greater community.



Jason Peterson Memorial Scholarship
(In memory of a 2000 graduate of Franklin Pierce High School)

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1000. The recipient must be a graduating senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, exhibit hard work and focus on high school academics/vocational studies. The student must have shown good citizenship while in school and exhibited a positive influence on friends and classmates.


 

Princess Bowl Scholarship 

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $500. The recipient must have participated in the Princess Bowl as a member of their respective team. The young woman must have demonstrated leadership and a positive influence on others as well as a willingness to serve her community through the event.


 

Principal's Family Scholarship

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1000. This scholarship will be awarded to one Washington High School graduating senior. Priority will be given to students with financial need. It is hoped that the recipient will increase racial/ethnic diversity at their chosen post-secondary institution. The student must have attended Washington High School for all four years of high school. 


 

Pamela Kay Raynor Memorial Scholarship
(In memory of a long-time special education teacher in the district)

 This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $500. The scholarship will be awarded to someone who has shown perseverance in overcoming obstacles to their education. Obstacles may include, but not limited to, special needs that required an IEP or 504 plan, long-term or chronic illness or injury, and personal or family hardships.



Albert T. Reihs Memorial Scholarship
(In memory of a former teacher and principal in the district)

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1000. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for the last three years of high school, must have demonstrated good citizenship as evidenced by well-rounded participation in student activities, and must be of good moral character.



Sam Schiller Band Performance Scholarship
(In memory of a 1977 graduate of Washington High School)

 This one-year scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to one Washington High School graduating senior. This scholarship is performance based. After having competed in League Solo & Ensemble Contest, the finalists will be nominated by the band director. A committee of three will listen to their performances and determine the recipient.


Superintendent's Scholarship

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $500. It is awarded to a graduating senior who has not received a scholarship but is considered a hard-working student. It is intended to encourage students to continue the education beyond high school. Financial need is a consideration. Minority students will be given priority consideration.