Pleasant View Elementary Achievement Scholarship
Pleasant View Elementary serves students in parts of Bettendorf. Pleasant View was originally a part of the LeClaire Township School District before joining the Pleasant Valley School district in 1962. Thousands of students started their pursuit of excellence at Pleasant View Elementary. This scholarship honors such a student and is chosen by the Administration/Counseling Office. 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.
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:
- Administration/Counselors will select the senior applicant who attended Pleasant View Elementary School and 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:
- In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us why you've chosen your field of study.
- In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us what your plans are after your post-secondary education is complete.
- In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us about one of the following: your ability to problem solve, work with others, and/or your dedication to the community.
- In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us how you've overcome an obstacle.
- In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us anything else about yourself you think the selection committee would like to know.
Past Scholarship Recipients
2022 Sidney Brockmann
2021 Alex Knaack
2020 Carly Lundry
2019 Jacob McCredie
2018 Robert Border
2017 Alexander Wong
2016 Caleb Good
2015 Benjamin Whigham
2014 Hunter Sickels
2013 Megan King
2012 Brandon Kane
2011 Nick DeLessio
2010 Cassondra Batz
2009 Megan Doyle
2008 Brett Bueker
2007 Caitlin Pryor
2006 Carolyn Messman
2005 Kelsie Knutsen
2004 Tyler Guth
2003 Mark Fitkin