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WWSD Curriculum Guide

MATTHEW FITZSIMMONS
PUPIL SERVICES COORDINATOR

SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 9-12 (A-L)

mfitzsimmons@westernwayne.org

KASEY GRIBBLE
SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 9-12 (M-Z)

RENEE CHERNIN
SCHOOL COUNSELOR – GRADES 9 – 12 (IEP AND 504)

JOSEPH TOTSKY
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR 504S,
7TH & 8TH GRADE

Lisa Jacques
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR

ANNA CULKIN
EVERGREEN SCHOOL COUNSELOR

RACHAEL PALKO
EVERGREEN SCHOOL COUNSELOR

ERICA BOOTH
RDW SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Wildcats Acting Kindly

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Scholarship Criteria Application Online Due Date
AXA Foundation Open to seniors who have demonstrated ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family, and community, and ability to succeed in college. www.axa-achievement.com December 15, 2017 or first 10,000 applicants (whichever comes first)
The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship Application information can be found online at the Lead Roster website. To apply for this award, applicants must create and submit an original video. $1000 https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/the-lead-roster-b2b-sales–marketing-scholarship/1006764?utm_source=Unigo+Members&utm_campaign=64c977df57-EMAIL_ourscholarship_2017_12_05_counselor&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7902ca422c-64c977df57-183888233&mc_cid=64c977df57&mc_eid=60520a9d0a

 

December 15, 2017
Foster Care Grants (Chafee Education & Training Grant Program) Open to students who will be pursuing their education. Criteria is based on youth who are likely to remain in foster care and those who have aged out of foster care up to 21 years of age. https://www.pheaa.org/funding-opportunities/other-educational-aid/chafee-program.shtml

 

December 31, 2017
NSSAR George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution:

The national awards are distributed as follows: the first-place winner will receive $5,000, a winning recognition plaque, airfare and a one night hotel for two at the annual congress; the second-place winner will receive $2,500; and the third-place winner will receive $1,000. All awards are made on an annual basis and are non-renewable.

Deadline Info:

The applicant must submit an essay on an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the U.S. Constitution.

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/nssar-george-s-and-stella-m-knight-essay-contest/3705?utm_source=Unigo+Members&utm_campaign=64c977df57-EMAIL_ourscholarship_2017_12_05_counselor&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7902ca422c-64c977df57-183888233&mc_cid=64c977df57&mc_eid=60520a9d0a

 

December 31, 2017
UNIGO $10K SCHOLARSHIP

 

Applicants must:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online written response to the question:
“Surprise! You just got elected president. What’s your first tweet?” (140 characters or less, including spaces)

The Unigo $10K Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around March 31, 2018.

 

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship?utm_source=Unigo+Members&utm_campaign=64c977df57-EMAIL_ourscholarship_2017_12_05_counselor&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7902ca422c-64c977df57-183888233&mc_cid=64c977df57&mc_eid=60520a9d0a

 

December 31, 2017
PSECU Scholarship Program Open to seniors who are immediate family of PSECU members, residents of the household of PSECU members, with other criteria available in guidance. Applicants must also complete a 350-500 word essay. www.psecu.com/scholarships

 

December 31, 2017 (see application for other deadlines)
Unigo $10K Scholarship Applicants must be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Submit an online written response to the question:
“Surprise! You just got elected president. What’s your first tweet?” (140 characters or less, including spaces)
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship?utm_medium=cpa&utm_source=collegexpress&utm_campaign=Unigo$2010k%20Scholarship

 

December 31, 2017
RiSE Scholarship Foundation Open to students with learning disabilities that have overcome challenges, achieved academic success in their formative school years and will continue their educational journey by pursuing an undergraduate degree at a college or university. http://risescholarshipfoundation.org/rise-award/apply-now/

 

January 2018
Mensa Education & Research Foundation Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date.

Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.

 

http://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/us-scholarship-process/?src=footer

 

January 15, 2018
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. http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy/rules.cfm

 

February 2, 2017
Sterling Civic Association (SCA) Scholarship Requirements

 

•Must be a resident of Sterling Township

•Must be a high school senior or already enrolled in a college or technical/trade school

•Scholarship will be awarded no later than March 30, 2018

 

 

See Guidance for details February 28, 2018
Masonic Scholarships A resource guide is available to students who have a family member in the Masons. http://pmyf.org/scholarships/ March 15, 2018
Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics

 

2018 Blair E. Caboot Memorial Scholarship

 

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NPCTM) annually presents a $750 scholarship to a deserving senior student from northeastern Pennsylvania. 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.

 

https://sites.google.com/ctclc.edu/npctm/scholarship-information

 

March 16, 2018
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

· 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.

 

See Guidance for details. April 12, 2018
Feel Good Charities Scholarship Application 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.

See Guidance for details. April 30, 2018
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. http://pafirefighters.org/scholarships/

 

June 15, 2018
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship Be planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US no later than the Fall of 2017. Applicants must also have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page. https://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php

 

June 15, 2018
Lift Parts Express Scholarship Open to any current senior in high school expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2017 at any college/university in the US or Canada. Applicants must submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline. https://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php

 

June 30, 2018
Console & Hollawell’s Legal Scholarship Students must have a high school diploma or GED and currently pursuing a law degree. Or be a senior and intend on pursuing a law degree. http://www.myinjuryattorney.com/legal-scholarship-2017-2018/

 

July 15, 2018
American Legion Scholarships Many different scholarships available. https://www.legion.org/scholarships

 

Check website for deadlines
Pennsylvania American Legion Scholarships Many different scholarships available https://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/scholarships/

 

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

 

Check website for deadlines.
PA New Economy Tech. Scholarship Program Pennsylvania offers two scholarships; the SciTech Scholarship which provides up to $3,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years to students enrolled in a bachelor degree program as a full time student in an approved science or technology program. Both scholarships require the student to begin employment in the state within one year for each year that they scholarship was received. www.pheaa.org Check website for deadline.
PROFS Scholarship Fund A scholarship fund we developed for foster children pursuing higher education or trade credentialization. http://www.childpromise.org/profs-scholarship-fund-providing-resources-and-opportunities-for-future-stand-outs-profs/

 

Check website for deadlines.
SAE Engineering Scholarship Open to seniors pursuing their education in engineering, or related area. (Computer Science is included) www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm Varies
Student Scholarships A variety of scholarships are open to different grade levels. www.studentscholarships.org

 

Varies

 

 

Wayne Memorial Educational Reimbursement Program This program is designed to encourage enrollment in education programs for positions that are difficult and/or considered career shortage areas (example nursing).  Some educational costs can be forgiven in return for full time employment. Call the Wayne memorial Hospital Resources Department at 570-253-8989 for details.