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Curriculum Guide 2020-21

MATTHEW FITZSIMMONS
PUPIL SERVICES COORDINATOR

SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 11-12 (A-L)

KASEY GRIBBLE
SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 11-12 (M-Z)

RENEE CHERNIN
SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 9-10 (A-L)

RACHAEL PALKO
SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 9-10 (M-Z)

JOSEPH TOTSKY
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR
7TH & 8TH GRADE

LISA JACQUES
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR

ANNA CULKIN
EVERGREEN SCHOOL COUNSELOR

TARA MORCOM
EVERGREEN SCHOOL COUNSELOR

ERICA GERMANI
RDW SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Current Students: When prompted for a username, type wwsd\ and then your school computer username.

Scholarship Criteria Due Date Application Online
Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens Scholarship If you have demonstrated a commitment to farming, are presently a high school senior living in the Upper Delaware River Basin, and have made a commitment to furthering your educational ambitions in agriculture. April 10, 2020 See Guidance for details.
The 109th INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY: Child/children or legally adopted child/children of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the United States Armed Services for active duty personnel of the United States military and those guardsmen who are present or past members of the 109th INFANTRY BATTALIONS. Must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for this scholarship. April 15, 2020 http://www.109thinfantry.org/includes/109th%20Inf%20Reg%20Assoc%20Legacy%20Scholarship%20Program.pdf

 

Jeremy J. Hiller Scholarship Criteria
• Complete an application.
• List all activities, achievements, volunteerism, employment and extracurricular involvement throughout your high
school career.
• List the 2 or 4 year college or technical school you plan on attending post high school.
• Essay Questions. Attach short answer essay responses to the application (1 paragraph minimum per essay. Essays
should contain detailed and meaningful responses.)
April 15, 2020 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNdw0hCrO7Ypiarcz54SxuUSAPTJdHRI3yaqier9m1AhU_rw/viewform
Road to Safety Scholarship Contest Enter Metzger Wickersham’s Road to Safety Scholarship Contest by submitting a creative project that educates people about the perils of dangerous driving. In your own creative way, tell us how teens can drive with safety in mind, all the time.

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Metzger Wickersham’s Road to Safety Scholarship Contest is open to graduating, college-bound high school seniors in Pennsylvania.

 

RULES

High school seniors may enter the contest by submitting a creative project that sends a memorable message about the dangers of drunk driving or distracted driving.

 

Students may submit no more than one entry. All entries must be submitted with a completed 2020 Entry Form. If emailing entry form, please submit in PDF format.

 

An entry must fall under at least one of the following categories:

 

Poster/Billboard

Painting/Drawing

Digital Design/Illustration (ex: t-shirt design, or any other artistic concept created using a computer)

Video or Audio PSA

Song and/or Dance Composition

The more creative, the better! We are no longer accepting essays.

 

All projects must be the original work of the entrant.

April 15, 2020 https://arrivealivepa.com/
Rotary Club of Hamlin/Lake Ariel Scholarship 2020 (Post-Secondary School) $1,000 Rotary Club of Hamlin/Lake Ariel Scholarship 2020

Eligibility List:

• Open to a senior that resides in the Western Wayne School District

• Will attend a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2020

• Demonstrates commitment to community services

 

Priority given to Interact Club members and First Generation College Students

April 15, 2020

(Due Date Changed)

Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Sonya Verton at

vertonfitness@gmail.com

 

Rotary Club of Hamlin/Lake Ariel Scholarship 2020 (Trade School) $1,000 Rotary Club of Hamlin/Lake Ariel Trade School Scholarship 2020

Eligibility List:

• Open to a senior that resides in the Western Wayne School District

• Will attend a post- secondary institution in the fall of 2020 to pursue a post-secondary education in the trades such as but not limited to plumbing, electrical, cosmetology, dental hygiene, respiratory therapy, petroleum technician, carpentry, mechanics, etc.

• Demonstrates commitment to community services

 

Priority given to Interact Club members and First Generation College Students

April 15, 2020

(Due Date Changed)

Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Sonya Verton at

vertonfitness@gmail.com

 

Wayne Pike Building Industry Association Scholarship The Wayne Pike Building Industry Association wants to recognize young adults who have demonstrated a desire to excel in our community thus by furthering their education with a scholarship. April 15, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed application to Nicky Paterson at info@waynepikebia.com

 

Northeasters Barbershop Chorus Scholarship A $350 or larger graduation award will be given to a student who will be pursuing further education in the field of music at a college, junior college or special arts school. April 17, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Waymart Lions Scholarship To a Western Wayne senior who is looking to further their education. April 17, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Collins Memorial Scholarship Open to seniors furthering their education after graduation with an emphasis on community service. April 24, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 114 Scholarship Need a 3″ x 5″ card with:

– Senior’s name

– Name of their parent / grandparent that is a Disabled veteran (and what branch of service),

– High school’s name

– Name of intended college, university, trade school, etc. the student plans to attend (and major/focus of study)

 

We were forced by a new regulation that the parent/grandparent must have been disabled (military service connected) in some way.

 

April 24, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Kelly Sledzinski Memorial Scholarship Open to seniors furthering their education after graduation. April 24, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Lake Ariel Lions Club Scholarship Open to seniors furthering their education after graduation. April 24, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Waymart Lodge 542 Masonic Scholarship Open to seniors furthering their education after graduation. April 24, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Feel Good Charities Scholarship Through this scholarship opportunity, Feel Good Charities will honor one

graduating senior student, in each of fifteen different local school districts,

who exemplifies the concept of “Paying It Forward” by being kind to others and

making others in the community “feel good” about life. This scholarship is

intended for a student of good moral character, who exhibits a desire for helping

others and has a positive impact on his/her community. The student must also

attend a two-year or four-year college, vocational/technical school or enlist in

military service next year.

 

A scholarship of $500 will be awarded to each student selected by the committee.

 

April 30, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society Scholarship This college scholarship is open to all high school seniors in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne and Pike Counties of Pennsylvania who will be attending a two or four-year college full time and majoring in one of the following curricula:

  • Forestry
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Fish, Game, or Wildlife Management
  • Ecology and/or Environmental Studies

The scholarship is awarded in increments of $1,000 per year for each year of the degree program.

 

April 30, 2020 http://www.nepaaudubon.org/about/scholarships/
The Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship To qualify for the $1500 scholarship, students must be accepted to a Forestry, Arboriculture, or related field of study at a technical school, college, or university. April 30, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Pleasant Valley Grange #1074 Scholarship Scholarship(s) totaling $150 to a student(s) to further his education.

Eligibility:

·         Wayne County resident

·         Currently enrolled as a senior in high school

·         Must state reasons for applying for the scholarship

·         Preference will be given to applicants that are planning on a future in agriculture or some related field such as, but not limited to:  Forestry, Environmental Science, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Tech, Technology Program, Natural Gas Industry

April 30, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Wayne County Business & Professional Women Scholarship To a senior who is continuing their education at a college majoring in health, business and the academic field along with one senior who is continuing their education at a trade school. April 30, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship To a graduating senior who is looking to further their education in Nursing April 30, 2020 See Guidance for details.
The Northern Tier Hardwood Association Community Forests Scholarship To qualify for the $1500 scholarship, students must be accepted to a Forestry, Arboriculture, or related field of study at a technical school, college, or university. April 30, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Fraternal Order of Police Northeast Lodge #63 Memorial Scholarship The Fraternal Order of Police, Northeast Lodge # 63 is proud to continue the tradition of awarding two $500.00 annual Scholarships to two eligible high school seniors who wish to pursue a career in the criminal justice field. This Scholarship is open to any eligible high school senior who intends to pursue a career in Law Enforcement, either by majoring in criminal justice in college or entering the Act 120 municipal police academy. May 1, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Jennifer Killam Memorial Scholarship Presented by The Honesdale Area Jaycees, this scholarship is awarded to a student looking further their education on the post-secondary level. May 1, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Mr. Rowe at jrowe@westernwayne.org

 

 

 

John P. & Elizabeth Knash Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a graduating student, who is a resident of Wayne County and interested in pursuing a field in horticulture/floral design or a related field such as agriculture, agribusiness, etc. May 1, 2020 See Guidance for details.
WWEA ACE Application To a Western Wayne senior who is looking to further their education. May 1, 2020

(Due Date Changed)

Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Mrs. Jacques at ljacques@westernwayne.org

 

 

 

Forest City Rotary Scholarship The graduating senior should have demonstrated ambition and self-drive as evidenced by community service or work-related activities. The student will have excelled in volunteering/service with the goal of helping others.

Three scholarships will be awarded: one scholarship winner will be chosen from each school: Forest City Regional, Mountain View, and Western Wayne.

Requirements:

1.        Fill out the application.

2.        The student should be in good academic standing and provide official high school transcript.

3.        One letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or community leader.

4.        Letter of acceptance from attending college

5.        The winner will provide proof of commitment to college (e.g. deposit info)

6.        Write an essay (500 words maximum) describing their community service, why they chose the project/service, and how the community service has impacted others and their own lives.

7.        Applications must be handed in to the guidance office by deadline: Friday, May 8, 2020.

May 8, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Richard Van De Linde, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Student pursuing a career in the trades. May 8, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Mrs. Field at kfield@westernwayne.org

 

The Lackawaxen River Conservancy Scholarship The Lackawaxen River Conservancy Scholarship is open to all college-bound twelfth-grade students who

attend school in the Lackawaxen Watershed.  (The high schools in the Lackawaxen Watershed are Honesdale H. S., Wallenpaupack Area H.S., Western Wayne H. S., and Canaan Christian Academy H. S.), intend to pursue a career supporting environmental conservation and plan to major in college in a subject area that will lead to the achievement of this career goal.

The amount of the award is $500.

May 12, 2020

(Due Date Changed)

Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Christine Folanda at folandca@verizon.net

 

 

Betty Phillips Nursing Scholarship To a Western Wayne senior who is looking to further their education in Nursing. May 15, 2020

(Due Date Changed)

Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Mrs. Gribble at kgribble@westerwayne.org

Laurel Chapter Order of the Eastern Star Educational Scholarship Laurel Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, awards three $500 scholarships to high school seniors in the local communities who exemplify good citizenship and high moral character; one to a student at Forest City, one to a student at Wayne Highlands, and one to a student at Western Wayne. May 15, 2020

(Due Date Changed)

Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Heather Hess at hesshe@wallenpaupack.org

 

Robert D. Wilson PTA Annual Scholarship Two scholarships will be awarded to two Western Wayne High School Seniors.  The selected graduates must have attended Robert D. Wilson Elementary for a minimum of two years.

The purpose is for the student to continue his or her education after high school at a college, junior college, trade or business school.

May 15, 2020

(Due Date Changed)

Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Mrs. Miller at mmiller@westernwayne.org

 

PB&J Scholarship The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed. May 31, 2020 https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship?utm_source=notification&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pbj2020

 

Wayne County Grown Scholarship Letters of recommendation: (1) an academic recommendation from a teacher or adviser who knows your work and (2) a personal recommendation from someone who knows your character and personal attributes.

An essay on the topic: Why sustainability is important for the future of our local communities and how sustainability will influence my career choice.
Note: Please write a minimum of 800 words, or as many words above that as you wish.

This scholarship (a minimum amount of $500) will be awarded to students who plan to study for careers related to sustainability in Agriculture, Conservation, Renewable Natural Resources, the Environment, Science and Science Education occupations, for example but not limited to: plant scientist, soil scientist, watershed scientist, etc. Preference given to Agriculture and Conservation.

May 31, 2020

(Due Date Changed)

Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Anita Avvisato at

anitaavvisato@yahoo.com

 

School Counselors of NEPA Scholarship  Scholarship Requirements:

1. Applicant must submit a fully completed application requesting a scholarship

**An opportunity to provide information on any extenuating circumstances impacting a fully completed application will be provided and considered only this year.

2. Applicant must be a high school senior who will graduate during the year of their application.

3. Criteria for the scholarship (see attached rubric):

❏ Biographical Cover Page

❏ Personal Essay

❏ Involvement/Leadership (Employment, Leadership, Awards, Community Service, Extracurriculars, etc.)

❏ Letter of Recommendation from School Counselor

(must be an active member of SCofNEPA as of February 7, 2020)

❏ High school transcript (an unofficial copy, as well as senior year report cards will be accepted this year)

❏ Proof of Acceptance to any post-secondary program or institution (all majors considered)

4. The award is non-renewable.

5. The decision by the SCofNEPA Recognition Committee is final.

June 1, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Dawn deQuevedo at ddequevedo@lakelandsd.org

 

Firemen’s Association of the State of Pennsylvania Open to seniors furthering their academic education through college level courses in the Fire Sciences or related academic programs. Two annual scholarships will be offered in each of the sic sections of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as prescribed by the F.A.S.P. as follows: One $1,000.00 Scholarship Toward a Bachelor Degree; One $500.00 Scholarship Toward an Associate Degree. June 15, 2020 http://pafirefighters.org/scholarships/

 

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship To be eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship a student must:

1) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US no later than the Fall of 2019.

2) Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.

3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada.

 

June 15, 2020 https://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php

 

Lift Parts Express Scholarship To be eligible for the Lift Parts Express Scholarship a student must:1) A Current Senior in High School or2) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University3) Be a legal resident of the United States or Canada4) Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 20195) Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline. June 30, 2020 https://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php

 

GDS Fair Scholarship ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

1. Students must be a graduating high school senior who is enrolled in either an associate or bachelor degree level program or a post-secondary trade or technical school.  Students must be starting their courses in the summer or fall semester of the current year.

2. Applicants must have contributed to community service locally or in school.

3. Applicants must meet at least ONE of the following requirements:

•Be a member of the GDS Fair.

•Be a child or grandchild of a member of the GDS Fair.

•Have contributed significantly to the preparation and/or conduct of the GDS Fair in the past 3 years.

•Be a graduating senior in any of the following school districts:  Delaware Valley, East Stroudsburg North, Forest City, North Pocono, Wallenpaupack, Wayne Highlands or Western Wayne.

July 31, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship Detailed description: To help provide more individuals with the opportunity to get a solid education, Capital Auto Auction is awarding a scholarship to support students pursuing STEM-related degrees.

Value of scholarship: $1,000 (1 winner), $250 (2 runner ups)

Qualifications: To qualify, undergraduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university.

August 15, 2020 https://www.capitalautoauction.com/about-us/scholarship/
Future Educator Scholarship Mrs. Prindables is offering a 2020 Scholarship opportunity for incoming or current college students majoring in education. We believe that educators have the power to spark positive development in student’s lives and their futures.

Whether you are an incoming freshman or current student majoring in education, we want to encourage you to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. Fill out the form below and upload either your transcripts or acceptance letter. Then tell us why you want to be an educator. What do you believe you have to offer the students of our future?

August 20, 2020 https://www.mrsprindables.com/news/education-scholarship/
Crestline Custom Promotional Products Scholarship U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript. November 6, 2020 https://crestline.com/c/2020-crestline-custom-promotional-products-scholarship
2020 One Source Process, Inc. Scholarship At One Source Process, Inc., we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree within the legal field. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree. December 15, 2020 https://www.onesourceprocess.com/scholarship/
American Legion Scholarships Many different scholarships available. Check website for deadlines https://www.legion.org/scholarships

 

Discover Nursing Open to seniors pursuing the field of nursing. Will help you find scholarships. Check website for deadlines. http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarships#levels=high-school

 

Student Scholarships A variety of scholarships are open to different grade levels. Varies

 

 

www.studentscholarships.org

 

Discover Nursing Open to seniors pursuing the field of nursing. Will help you find scholarships. Check website for deadlines. http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarships#levels=high-school

 

Student Scholarships A variety of scholarships are open to different grade levels. Varies

 

 

www.studentscholarships.org