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2018 James Wood HS Scholarships


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1. Philip Banning Scholarship
 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • Be enrolled in a college preparatory program at JWHS. 
  • Be a major contributor in an athletic program at JWHS and have earned a letter in the program in which he/she participated. 
  • Be of good moral character and have no major discipline record at the high school. 
  • If two student athletes have the same scholastic average, the selection committee will determine the recipient based on the criterion in item #1. 
  • If the student athlete with the highest scholastic average receives a substantial scholarship from another source, the student athlete with the second highest scholastic average will receive the award provided the criteria for the scholarship have been met. 
  • The recipient shall have been accepted to college and must enter in the fall following graduation. The money will be given to the student upon enrollment.

2.  Brumback Family Agricultural Scholarship 
 
Available to: James Wood High School and Sherando High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • Be a graduating senior from either James Wood or Sherando High School; 
  • Attend an accredited institution of higher learning offering a two- or four-year degree, including a vocational institution; 
  • Intend to study in an agriculture related field; 
  • Have studied agriculture for at least two years in high school, preferably in his/her junior/senior years; and 
  • Have a grade point average of at least 2.5.

 

3. Jim and Eleanor Casey Scholarship 
Available to:  James Wood, Millbrook, and Sherando High School
The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • An athlete of good character..  

4. Eugene B Cooper Scholarship
Available to:  James Wood, Millbrook, Sherando High School
The recipient must meet the following criteria:
  •   A graduating student in good standing

  •       The student has been accepted by an accredited college, university, or trade school

  •      The student must possess good character traits

  •     The applicant must include an original essay (no more than two pages in length() to address the reason they are worthy of the scholarship

  •  If the student selected is awarded a full scholarship apart from this award the scholarship shall be returned to the Foundation and replaced in the Eugene B Cooper fund

5. Hunter T Crane Memorial Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School and Millbrook High School, and Sherando High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • A graduating student in good standing 
  • Has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school 
  • Must possess good character traits 
  • Must include an essay, no more than 2 pages in length, entitled “My Life Rules”


5. Crosen Family Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School and Millbrook High School and Sherando High School 

The recipient mush meet the following criteria: 
  • Participated in Athletics 
  • Financial Need 
  • Work and/or Community Participation/Volunteerism

6. Alan Devers Memorial Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • Graduating senior from James Wood High School who is preferably a key club member, 
  • Is service-minded, 
  • Is in good academic standing, 
  • And who has demonstrated community service participation acknowledged by school staff.

7. P. Wendell Dick Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The Recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • Highly motivated – will attend and complete college 
  • Good character 
  • Sets a good example for others 
  • Honest 
  • Positive attitude 
  • Financial need 
8.Philip Dale Shutters Farley Memorial Scholarship

Available to:  James Wood High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         Overall 2.5 GPA or higher as verified by JWHS administrators.

·         Proof of need with family income not to exceed $60,000 unless special conditions apply

·         Priority given to qualified FULL-TIME students attending (in this order)

1.    Virginia Tech

2.    WVU

3.    Fairmont State3 University

4.    Any other 4 year VIRGINIA university

5.    Any non- Virginia  university

·         Field of Study (in this order)

1.    Mining Engineering

2.    Any other Engineering course

3.    Business Administration

4.    Accounting

5.    Pre-Med

6.    Nursing

7.    Education

 

9. Rhett Martin Goldizen Art Memorial Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • James Wood graduating senior in good standing 
  • Has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university or trade school to study visual arts 
  • Must possess good character traits

10. Amy Walker Harlow Memorial Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:
  • A graduating James Wood High School student 
  • Demonstrated financial need 
  • Active in the Pony Club, 4-H, or FFA.
11. Bailey Huffman Memorial Scholarship

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         A graduating student  in good standing

·         The student has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school

·         The student must possess good character trait


12. James Wood High School Class of 1963 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • Student shall be of good character 
  • Student shall have demonstrated leadership qualities 
  • Student shall have maintained a minimum grade pt average of 2.5 
  • Student shall have applied and been accepted to an institution of higher education or continued learning 
  • Student shall have financial need

13. James Wood High School Class of 1964

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 

·         Graduate from James Wood High School

·         Attendance at an institution of higher learning, including a vocational institution

·         Consideration shall be given to any descendant from the members of the James Wood Class of 1964


14. James Wood High School Class of 1965 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • Attendance at an institution of higher learning including a vocational, training, or technical institution. 
  • Student shall be of good character 
  • Student shall have maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.5 
  • Student shall have applied for and been accepted to an institution of higher education or continued learning 
  • Student shall have demonstrated leadership qualities 
  • All else being equal, financial need should be considered

15.  James Wood High School Class of 1967 Memorial Scholarship

Available to:  James Wood High School

 The recipient must meet the following criteria: 

·      Student shall be of good character

·      Student shall have maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.5

·      Student shall have applied for and been accepted to an institution of higher or continued learning

·      Student should have financial need



16. James Wood High School Classes of 1974-75-76 Scholarship

Available to:  James Wood High School

 The recipient must meet the following criteria: 

·         Attendance at an institution of higher learning learning, including a vocational institution

·         A James Wood High School graduate based on financial need who has demonstrated a desire to further his/her education


17. James Wood Class of 1984 Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • Attendance at an institution of higher learning learning, including a vocational institution 
  • A James Wood High School graduate based on financial need who has demonstrated a desire to further his/her education 

18. James Wood Class of 2014 Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • GPA of 2.75 or greater 
  • Active in a school club or sport (minimum of one year) 
  • Essay of NO MORE than two pages on “What Being A James Wood Colonel Means To Me”

19. James Wood Class of 2015 Scholarship 
Available to: James Wood High School 
The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • GPA of 2.75 or greater 
  • Active in a school club or sport (minimum of one year) 
  • Essay of NO MORE than two pages on “How Does Optimism Benefit my Community?”

     

    20. R. Thomas Malcolm Scholarship

    Available to: James Wood High School (2018)
    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
    • a student who has made a positive difference in his/her high school as a result of involvement in activitiesk clubs, or position(s) that have resulted in an improved school climate.
    21.  Mueller-Peluso Memorial Scholarship

    Available to: James Wood High School 

    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
    • student must be attending a 4 year college or university
    • must be majoring in Mechanical, Electrical, Structueral or Industrial Engineering
    • based on financial need
    • must have demonstrated a desire to further his/her education
    22.  Parkinson Memorial Scholarship

    Available to: James Wood High School 

    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 

    ·            The recipient will be a graduating senior from James Wood High School with a “B” average

    ·            The recipient must be entering college in the upcoming fall in a service-related field such as teaching, nursing, social work, etc.

    ·            The scholarship is to be awarded after proof of enrollment is verified

    23.  Joseph P. and Barbara Roby Memorial Scholarship

    Available to: James Wood, Millbrook, and Sherando High School
    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 

    ·   Financial need

    ·   A one page essay entitled “What Defines Christian Character”

    24. Winifred Whitacre Rogers Memorial Scholarship 

    Available to: James Wood High School 

    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
    • The recipient will be a graduating senior from James Wood High School 
    • Plans to enter the field of education. 
    • The student should show a strong desire to excel

    25. Donald H. Shirley Scholarship 

    Available to: James Wood High School 

    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
    • Highly motivated graduating senior from James Wood High School. 
    • Must be entering a college or university in the upcoming fall 
    • Must be of good character 
    • Set good examples for others, be honest, and possess a positive attitude. 
    26. Chanel Stokes Memorial Scholarship
    Available to:  James Wood High School
    The recipient must meet the following criteria:
    • financial need
    • must have been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school
    • must possess strong Christian character
    • applicartion mus include an essay (no more than 2 pages in length) entitled " How I would inspire someone to choose JOY in their most discourage of times"

    18. Patricia and Douglas Whitacre Memorial Scholarship (Scholarship #1) 

    Available to: James Wood High School and Millbrook High School and Sherando High School 

    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
    • Graduate of a Frederick County High School 
    • Attendance in a degree program at a Virginia institution of higher learning, including vocational, training, and technical institutions 
    • Exhibits academic ability 

    19. Patricia and Douglas Whitacre Memorial Scholarship (Scholarship #2) 

    Available to: James Wood High School and Millbrook High School, and Sherando High School 

    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
    • Graduate of a Frederick County High School 
    • Attendance in a degree program at a Virginia institution of higher learning, including vocational, training, and technical institutions 
    • Financial need and a strong desire to excel 

    20. Melton F. Wright Distinguished Service Award 

    Available to: James Wood High School 

    The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
    • A graduating senior who has distinguished himself/ herself through unselfish service to school and community. 
    • The recipient does not have to be at or near the top of his/her class; service is of greater importance than scholarship in selecting the recipient.