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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 retired Washing/Keithley teacher and her husband)

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1,000. It is available to one Washington High School graduate 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.
(1 at Washington High School)



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

This one-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to both a boy and a girl. It is available to Washington High School graduates who attended Elmhusrt Elementary for at least one full academic year.. The recipients must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 and must have demonstrated evidence of involvement in service to the greater community.
(2 at Washington High School)



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

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $250.  The 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. 
(1 at Washington High School)


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 recipient may be graduating from Washington High School and must have attended Brookdale Elementary School for at least one full academic year, have a record of good attendance, and is entering into training in a vocation-technical training program or a professional/technical program at a community college in Washington State.
(2 at Washington High School)


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

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



Parkland Light and Water Scholarship


This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1,500.  It is available to a Washington High School graduate 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. 
(1 at Washington High School)


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. 
(1 at Franklin Pierce High School)



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.
(1 at Washington High School)



Principal's Family Scholarship


This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1,000.  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. 
(1 at Washington High School)



Sam Schiller Band Performance Scholarship 

(In memory of a 1977 graduate of Washington High School)

This one-year scholarship in the amount of $500 and 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.
 (1 at Washington 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. Each scholarship will be awarded to someone who has shown perseverance in overcoming obstacles to their education. 
(1 at Washington High School)


Albert T. Reihs Memorial Scholarship
 
(In memory of a former principal)


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. 
(1 at Washington High School)


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. 
(1 at Washington High School)