Arconic Science Achievement Scholarship

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Arconic is a global leader in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing, innovating multi-material solutions. The company is based in the Pleasant Valley Community School District and has been a tireless supporter of the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation.  The Pleasant Valley Science Department offers 16 courses, including AP Physics 1 and 2, as well as AP Chemistry.  Our students take part in hands on experiments that focus on problem solving and discovering what the building blocks of our world can do to advance humankind.  This scholarship honors a student who has excelled in this field of study. The awardee is chosen by the faculty of Science Department. Each awardee will demonstrate the following:

1. Needs to be well prepared by their K-12 experiences and to pursue some form of postsecondary education to expand and refine their skills and background
2. Academic Preparation – the ability to reason, solve problems, apply knowledge, and communicate effectively
3. Interpersonal Skills – the ability to work effectively with others
4. Professional Behaviors – responsibility and dependability
5. Community Mindedness – a commitment to being involved

Criteria to Apply:

  • Science faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program.
  • Plan to attend a college or vocational school upon graduation.

Scholarship Personal Statement/Essay:

  • Science faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program.
  • Plan to attend a college or vocational school upon graduation.

 

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2019     Tristan McMillan

2018     Daniel Romans

2017     Emily Suen
2016     Austin Thompson
2015     Mary Sears
2014     Anna Rodriguez
2013     Louis Redmond
2012     Emma Thompson
2011     Lindsey Jipp
2010     William Horvat
2009     Daniel Morse
2008     James Pastrnak
2007     Emily Batkie
2006     Deidre Gordon
2005     Alex Lambert
2004     Kristen Derhaag
2003     Jill Seeba