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2017 James Wood HS Scholarships

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James Wood High School 2017

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. Henry & Gladys Brumback Agricultural Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood 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 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • An athlete of good character.

 

4. 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

 

12. 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 

13. 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”

14. James Wood Class of 2015 Scholarship 

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?”

     

    15. 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 

    16. 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. 

    17. 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

    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.