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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
PENNSYLVANIA JCI SENATE                                                                         SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The Pennsylvania JCI Senate annually sponsors a scholarship program for senior students who are residents of Pennsylvania and plan to continue their education at an accredited college, university or vocational school.  We will be awarding two $750 scholarships this year.  The applications of these two PA recipients will then be forwarded to the United States JCI Senate Foundation for consideration to receive an additional national grant of $1000. 

The scholarship application is available on the U.S. JCI Senate website.  Go to www.usjcisenate.org and click on “Scholarship Program” in the top header/drop down box for the link to the 2019-2020 Foundation Scholarship Application

January 24, 2020 (postmarked by) www.usjcisenate.org

 

PA Elk State Association Open to students who are a child or grandchild of a living Elk member. Accepting students who are furthering their education. January 31, 2020 http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy/rules.cfm

 

The Jackie Robinson Foundation No one succeeds in college alone. That’s why The Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students not only a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college, but also a full support network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in school and beyond. February 1, 2020 https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?SFMC_cid=EM222207-&rid=47525211
Society of Women Engineers – Lehigh Valley Professional Section Scholarship Program Since 2001 a major focus of SWE-LV has been to distribute scholarships for high school senior women who intend to major in engineering at their respective college or university. Scholarship funds are provided by area businesses and all of the work for administration of the program is provided by SWE volunteers. Evaluation is based on academic achievement, extracurricular and leadership activities, an evaluation form, and an original essay.  A one-time award of up to $5,000 can be granted to the successful applicants February 2, 2020 (by 5:00 PM) http://lv.swe.org/scholarships.html
McDonald’s® HACER® National Scholarship Program Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply to any of the scholarships offered through this Program.

 

Must be a current high school senior who is eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school.

 

Must be a legal U.S. resident.

 

Must be less than 21 years of age.

 

Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

 

Must be of Hispanic/Latino heritage.

 

Hispanic/Latino is an ethnic category, not a racial category; student applicants may be of any race. Applicants must be from a family that came from at least one of these countries/territories: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Spain, Uruguay, or Venezuela.

February 5, 2020 https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

 

The National Scholarship We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial need. While we consider your GPA and test scores, we place great emphasis on your demonstrated commitment to community service and your ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that DREAMers face each and every day. February 27, 2020. https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/
2020 Blair E Caboot Memorial Scholarship The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics annually presents a $750 scholarship to a deserving senior student from northeastern PA. The scholarship is in memory of Blair E. Caboot, a past president of NPCTM and mathematics educator in the Abington Heights School District and Keystone College. The scholarship applicant should excel in mathematics in high school and have future plans in a mathematics-related field. March 2, 2020 www.npctm.org
Wayne-Pike Farm Bureau Scholarship The Wayne-Pike County Farm Bureau offers the “Agriculture, The Heart of Growing Wayne-Pike County” Scholarship to deserving high school seniors as a way to heighten a long term interest in agriculture and its varied positive impacts in our area. March 2, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Masonic Scholarships A resource guide is available to students who have a family member in the Masons. March 15, 2020 http://pmyf.org/scholarships/
United Steel Workers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program Applicant must be son or daughter or legal ward of a member of the United Steelworkers, District 10 (Eastern) in good standing with the local union participating in the Scholarship Program; or the son or daughter or legal ward of a disabled or old age retiree or deceased member of an affiliated local union who was in good standing with the United Steelworkers at the time of their retirement or death. March 15, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Mike Munchak Community Service Scholarship The United Way of Lackawanna & Wayne Counties has established a scholarship to assist high school students from Lackawanna & Wayne Counties, who plan to pursue a post-secondary education.  Students must be involved in community service activities in programs funded by this United Way, full time resident of Lackawanna or Wayne County and be accepted by and accredited university, college, or trade school, in a 2 or 4-year degree program for 2020-21. March 31, 2020

 

See Guidance for details.

 

or

 

https://www.uwlc.net/mike-munchak-community-service-scholarship

 

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program Eligibility

The following requirements apply to all applicants:

  • Must be legally blind (PDF) in both eyes.
  • Must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.
  • Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution in the fall of the year of application (one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time).
  • Must participate in the entire NFB National Convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities (finalists will receive assistance to attend the national convention).

 

March 31, 2020 https://www.nfb.org/programs-services/scholarships-and-awards/scholarship-program
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 1, 2020 See Guidance for details.
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 1, 2020 See Guidance for details.
Perry/Westgate Memorial Scholarship Open to any student entering a 2 or 4 year college under and agricultural, conservation, or environmentally oriented college curriculum. Only open to Wayne County students for $1000. April 3, 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
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.

April 15, 2020 See Guidance for details.
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.

 

April 15, 2020 See Guidance for details.
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.
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 See Guidance for details.
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.
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

 

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
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