English Department Achievement Scholarship

The Pleasant Valley Language Arts Department turns our students from readers and writers to thinkers. PVHS offers more than a dozen Language Arts courses from American Literature to Creative Writing to Public Speaking, along with AP Language and AP Literature. This scholarship honors a student who has excelled in this field of study. The awardee is chosen by the Language Arts Department faculty. This scholarship is one of 11 scholarships awarded and financed solely by the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation, which raises funds through several events throughout the year.

This scholarship is one of 12 scholarships awarded and financed solely by the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation, which raises funds through several events throughout the year. This scholarship honors a student who has excelled in this field of study. The awardee is chosen by the faculty of the English 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:

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

Scholarship Personal Statement/Essay:

  • Honors, Awards, Leadership Positions
  • Describe Post-Secondary Plans
  • Discuss briefly in 50 words or less what you see yourself doing in 10 years.

 

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2017     Julia Said
2016     Theodore Sergesketter
2015     Christina Meadows
2014     Hannah Griggs
2013     Elizabeth Berger
2012     Kimberlyn Stoddard
2011     Stephanie Yang
2010     Beau Westlund
2009     Kelsey Francis
2008     Bradley Albertson
2007     Elizabeth Gibson
2006     Kevin McMullen
2005    Kelli Sutterman
2004    Michael Nelson
2003    Steve Berge