World Language Department Achievement Scholarship

Students taking World Languages at Pleasant Valley can focus on French, Japanese, Spanish or American Sign Language. The World Languages department not only teaches the fundamentals of fluency, but also about the cultures of our world. 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 World Language Department faculty.

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
4. Professional Behaviors – responsibility and dependability
5. Community Mindedness – a commitment to being involved

Criteria to Apply:

  • World Language 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:

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

 

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2017     Abigail Schaller
2016     Peter Molyneaux
2015     Shannon Crawford
2014     Alexandra Korndorf
2013     Kathryn Leidahl
2012     Ava Lynn
2011     Payton Strawser
2010     Emily Myers
2009     Kyle Woollums
2008     Jeffrey Ryder
2007     Anna Westlund
2006     Courtney Bohn
2005     John Westlund
2004     Laney Belk