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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 Location
FCCLA Scholarship Senior looking to further their education with an FCCLA major. The FCCLA career fields include: Human Services, Hospitality and Tourism, Education and Training, and Visual Arts/Designs. May 13, 2022 See Guidance for details.
Lake Ariel Lions Club Scholarship Open to seniors looking to further their education. May 13, 2022 See Guidance for details.
Rotary Club of Hamlin/Lake Ariel Memorial Scholarship The Rotary Club of Hamlin/Lake Ariel will offer two Memorial Scholarships in 2022. $1,000 will be awarded to an individual attending a post-secondary school, and $1,000 will be awarded to an individual attending a trade school. May 15, 2022 See Guidance for details.
Thorpe Merit Scholarship The Thorpe Merit Scholarship is a $300 award given to a graduating Western Wayne senior that demonstrates academic

excellence as well as community involvement or extracurricular activities. Eligibility is limited to graduating seniors

planning on attending a four year college/university. The recipient of the scholarship will be notified by May 30th

May 15, 2022 See Guidance for details.
Andrew Mazza Diesel Jam Scholarship Available To:  A graduating senior of The Western Wayne School District, who will be attending a Trade School.

Award Amount: $500.00

Requirements:  An essay of approximately 500 words regarding ‘Character’.  Prompts may include but not be limited to…  What does character mean to you?  How would you define character?  The importance of character in our lives and in our community.  You may also include any personal examples of character.

May 16, 2022 See Guidance for details.
Richard Van De Linde, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Open to a senior pursuing a trade career. May 16, 2022 See Guidance for details.
School Counselors of NEPA Scholarship Scholarship Requirements:

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

2. Applicants 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 your current and assigned school counselor
    • (must be an active member of SCofNEPA as of February 4, 2022)
  • 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.

6. Deadline for submission of completed application is Monday, May 16th, 2022

May 16, 2022 See Guidance for details
Waymart American Legion Post 889 Scholarship Applicant who has a relative (Parent, Grandparent, sibling, aunt or uncle) (hereafter known as the Sponsor) who is a member of the Waymart American Legion (If sponsor is deceased, please indicate so when you list his/her name as well as date of death). OR Applicant is a military member in good standing and in the Waymart American Legion. May 18, 2022 See Guidance for details.
PB&J Scholarship The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.

Examples of personal challenges include, but are not limited to:

  • medical issues
  • peer issues: bullying, change of school, minority status, etc.
  • family issues: divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc.

When in doubt, students are encouraged to apply; this scholarship is meant to be inclusive.

May 31, 2022 https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=counselor_PBJ_Oct28

 

GDS Fair Association 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, 2022 See Guidance for details.

or

https://gdsfair.org/

 

Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship The Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship is open to any high school or University student in the world. December 15, 2022 https://www.certalaw.com/certa-law-personal-injury-wrongful-death-scholarship/

 

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

 

Opportunity Scholarships – College Board View more details on College Board website varies www.collegeboard.org

 

Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship The Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship is open to any high school or University student in the world. December 15, 2022 https://www.certalaw.com/certa-law-personal-injury-wrongful-death-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

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