Tom St. Clair Memorial Scholarship
Tom St. Clair was a charter member of the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation which was organized in 1990. He served as the Foundation’s President from 1994 until his death in March of 1998. His two sons are graduates of PVHS. Chris graduated in 1990 and Jeff graduated in 1993.
Tom was a strong advocate for the Foundation and its goal of supporting educational excellence.
Each awardee will demonstrate the following:
1. Needs to be well prepared by their K-12 experiences and to pursue some form of post-secondary 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 – individually or in groups
4. Professional Behaviors – responsibility and dependability
5. Community Mindedness – a commitment to being involved
Criteria to Apply:
- This scholarship honors the senior applicant who has one of the highest cumulative GPA’s after seven semesters of course work
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
2021 Cassandra Smith
2020 Dilan Nair
2019 Bailey Edwinson
2018 Sophia Xiao
2017 Hannah Humes
2016 Rishi Wagle
2015 Nicholas Staver
2014 Deepon Sarkar
2013 Lakshmi Karuparthy
2012 Samantha Staver
2011 Jacob Britz
2010 Madison Jensen
2009 Susan Rodriguez
2008 Kathryn Wendt
2007 Laura Suh
2006 Mythri Reddy
2005 Jayashree Gowda
2004 Gautum Reddy
2003 Jason Mueller
2002 Carrier Claussen
2001 Robert Kline
2000 Pat Campion
1999 Kim Soenksen
1998 Andam Kunkel