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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

Scholarship Criteria Due Date Application Online
Eric Enslin Memorial Scholarship Pursuing a career working with children with disabilities. May 8, 2020 https://banno.com/a/cms/api/site/www.hnbbank.bank/asset/wPBzwC31

 

Email completed applications to Mr. Fitzsimmons at mfitzsimmons@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

 

Email completed applications to Mr. Fitzsimmons 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

 

Sydney Fahrenbach Memorial Scholarship The 2020 Sydney Fahrenbach Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship worth $1,000 awarded by Sydney’s family to a senior female athlete of good academic standing, and who upon high school graduation will continue her education. May 15, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Mr. Fahrenbach at jfahrenbach@westernwayne.org

 

Jake Burkhardt Scholarship – Offered through SEEDS of NEPA SEEDS of Northeastern Pennsylvania will award a $1,000 Sustainability Scholarship to a college-bound

high school senior (Pennsylvania resident) for the best essay addressing the following topic:

How can people from rural places, like Wayne or Pike Counties, contribute to a sustainable future both locally and globally? How would one balance the trade-offs between sustainability and economic development? Provide

examples where sustainability is working or missing in your county. Please be comprehensive and specific.

This scholarship is made to honor the memory of Michael “Jake” Burkhardt,

Western Wayne Class of 2015. Jake loved life, his family, his community and

the environment and worked with SEEDS as a high school student.

May 24, 2020 (by 8:00 PM) Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to

scholarship@seedsgroup.net

 

LHTC Broadband Scholarship Open to seniors who will be pursuing their education May 29, 2020 Email Mr. Fitzsimmons if you need an application at mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

 

Email completed applications to Kim Amorine at kamorine@lhtc.net

(Please put Western Wayne Scholarships in the Subject line of your email()

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