Laurel Alumni Scholarship Foundation
Announces 2013 Scholarships
The Laurel Alumni Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce that the scholarship forms for 2013 are now available. An applicant for the Laurel Alumni Scholarship does not have to be graduating from Laurel High School, but must be a graduating son or daughter of a member, in good standing, of the Laurel Alumni Association for at least three years prior to June 2013. To become a member of the Laurel Alumni, you can call 875 2503.
The Laurel Alumni Scholarship Foundation also administers these additional scholarships:
The Helen Kirk Deputy Ellis Scholarship. This scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Ellis, a dedicated teacher in the State of Delaware for 42 years. She taught 33 years in Laurel as a Latin instructor. This scholarship is awarded to a Laurel High School graduate who is attending a four year college or university and has met the other requirements. This year’s scholarship is $3600.
The George Schollenberger Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship has been established by former students and athletes who were taught or coached by “Coach Schollenberger”. This scholarship is awarded to a Laurel High School graduate who has lettered in football for two years and has met the other requirements. The recipient must be attending a two or four year college or university or trade school and has met the other requirements. This scholarship is $1500.
The Carolyn L. Calio Scholarship has been created by the Calio family to honor Carolyn Calio who had been very active in the support of the Boys and Girls Club and the Laurel Alumni Association. This scholarship is awarded to a Laurel High School graduating senior who is attending a two or four college or trade school. The applicant must meet the other requirement outlined in the application. This scholarship is $1500.
New this year, the Evelyn Messick Scholarship has been created by the “girls” of the Class of 1954. This scholarship for the amount of $500 is offered to a Laurel High graduating senior who is also a resident of the Laurel School District. The applicant does not have to be a son or daughter of an alumni member.
Tax deductible donations, for either scholarship, can be mailed to the Laurel Alumni Association Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 382, Laurel, DE 19956.
The application forms are available from the Laurel Guidance Office or by calling 875-2503. All completed applications are due back to the Foundation by April 1st.