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:

  • Discuss briefly in 50 words or less what you see yourself doing in 10 years.

Click here to Apply for a Scholarship


Past Scholarship Recipients

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