Student Scholarships

 

 May 17, 2017

Xenia Community Schools Foundation Announces Annual Scholarships

The XCSF awarded two $1,500.00 scholarships at the Xenia High School Scholarship Assembly on May 12, 2017.

The two recipients are Cheyann McGee and Ian Jones. The scholarships are funded with proceeds from the Xenia Community Schools Hall of Honor Dinner and Induction Ceremony.  A minimum GPA of 3.75 is required for consideration.

Cheyann is the daughter of Carrie McGee and Patrick McGee. She has been active in Xenia Women’s Soccer, Chemistry Club, NHS and Renaissance. Cheyann plans to attend Malone University and to major in Education.

Ian Jones is the son of Tim and Beth Jones. He has been active in Varsity Baseball, Varsity Football, NHS, Student Council and Prom Committee. He will attend Wilmington College and major in Secondary Education.

The Scholarship Subcommittee of the XCSF also chose the recipient for the Dale Louderback City Councilman Scholarship, which is administered through the Foundation. 2013 was the first year for this $500.00 annual scholarship. The scholarship was awarded to Spencer Titus, son of Erin and Chris Adams. Spencer has been active in Xenia Men’s Tennis, Chemistry Club, and NHS. He will attend the University of Cincinnati and major in Chemical Engineering.

The Foundation also administers the Mary Dickerson Scholarship. Ms. Dickerson was a math teacher at Xenia Community Schools. 2012 was the first year this annual scholarship was offered to a graduating senior who has plans to attend college at Ohio State University and major in education.  The scholarship of $1,000.00 is sponsored by the family. This year the scholarship was awarded to Jodie Collier. Jodie’s parents are Jennifer and James Collier. Jodie will attend Ohio State University and major in Science and Mathematics Education

2017 marks the second year for the Shirley R. Ellis and X*ACT Theater Scholarship.The$500.00 scholarship was established to honor the memory of Shirley R. Ellis. It is awarded annually to a Xenia High School senior, who will attend an institution of higher education and participated in theater or attended theater classes. The X*ACT Selection Committee chose Leah Stewart as the second recipient of this award.

The John Meyer II Memorial Scholarship is funded, by the sponsor, through the Xenia Community Schools Foundation. The $2,000.00 scholarship was awarded to Alani and Aleeya Young at the annual XHS Scholarship Awards Assembly.

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation provides $3,000.00 in scholarships to a graduating senior(s). Students interested in applying for the scholarship should follow the scholarship application process adopted by the Guidance Office at Xenia High School. The Foundation Scholarship Committee reviews the applications, conduct interviews and make the final selection. The scholarship is announced at the annual awards assembly at Xenia High School. This year the assembly was held on May 12, 2017.

 

May 16,2016

Xenia Community Schools Foundation Announces Annual Scholarships

Mikal Porter, son of Karissa Porter, is the recipient of the annual scholarship sponsored by the Xenia Community Schools Foundation (XCSF). The scholarship is funded with proceeds from the Xenia Community Schools Hall of Honor Dinner and Induction Ceremony.  A minimum GPA of 3.75 is required for consideration. The scholarship amount is $3,000.00.

Mikal has been active in FFA, Soccer, Renaissance Club and Chemistry Club. He also attended Buckeye Boys State. Mikal plans to attend Wilmington College and major in Animal Science and Chemistry.

The Scholarship Subcommittee of the XCSF also chose the recipient for the Dale Louderback City Councilman Scholarship, which is administered through the Foundation. 2013 was the first year for this $500.00 annual scholarship. The scholarship was awarded to Andrew Worthington. Donna Worthington is Andrew’s guardian. Andrew has been active in Business Professionals of America, Global Leadership Project, Renaissance, Football, Track and Field. Andrew will attend Sinclair Community College

The Foundation also administers the Mary Dickerson Scholarship. Ms. Dickerson was a math teacher at Xenia Community Schools. 2012 was the first year this annual scholarship was offered to a graduating senior who has plans to attend college at Ohio State University. The scholarship of $1,000.00 is sponsored by the family. This year the scholarship was awarded to Alyson Ray, daughter of Patty Edwards and Phil Ray. Alison will attend Ohio State University and major in Physical Therapy.

2016 marks the first year for the Shirley R. Ellis and X*ACT Theater Scholarship.The$500.00 scholarship was established to honor the memory of Shirley R. Ellis. It will be awarded annually to a Xenia High School senior, who will attend an institution of higher education and participated in theater or attended theater classes. The X*ACT Selection Committee chose Jordan Fletcher as the first recipient of this award.

The John Meyer II Memorial Scholarship is funded, by the sponsor, through the Xenia Community Schools Foundation. The $2,000.00 scholarship was awarded to Hannah Wright at the annual XHS Scholarship Awards Assembly.

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation provides an annual $3,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior. Students interested in applying for the scholarship should follow the scholarship application process adopted by the Guidance Office at Xenia High School. The Foundation Scholarship Committee reviews the applications, conduct interviews and make the final selection. The scholarship is announced at the annual awards assembly at Xenia High School. This year the assembly was held on May 13, 2016.

Xenia Community Schools Foundation Announces Annual Scholarships for 2015

Mary Beam, the daughter of Nancy Beam, is the recipient of the annual scholarship sponsored by the Xenia Community Schools Foundation. Mary has been active in Chemistry Club, Volleyball, Softball, Swim Team, National Honor Society and Renaissance. She will attend Eastern Kentucky University and major in Criminal Justice.

The scholarship is funded with proceeds from the Xenia Community Schools Hall of Honor Dinner and Induction Ceremony.  A minimum GPA of 3.75 is required for consideration. The scholarship amount is $3,000.00.

The Scholarship Subcommittee of the XCSF also chose the recipient for the Dale Louderback City Councilman Scholarship, which is administered through the Foundation. 2013 was the first year for this annual scholarship. The criterion is that the student has a 3.0 or higher GPA.  The scholarship amount is $500.00. The scholarship was awarded to Grace Huffman. Grace is the daughter of Craig and Kelly Huffman. She has been active in Marching Band, Leadership Team, Pep Band, Jazz Band, Chemistry Club, Renaissance and National Honor Society. Grace will attend Wittenberg University and plans to major in History.

The John Meyer II Memorial Scholarships are scholarships are funded, by their sponsor, through the Xenia Community Schools Foundation. Two $1,000.00 scholarships were awarded this year. One went to Anthony Ellsworth and the other was awarded to Adrianna Young.

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation provides an annual $3,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior. Students interested in applying for the scholarship should follow the scholarship application process adopted by the Guidance Office at Xenia High School. The Foundation Scholarship Committee will review the applications, conduct interviews and make the final selection. The scholarship is announced at the annual awards assembly at Xenia High School.

 

Xenia Community Schools Foundation Awards Annual Scholarship

Taylor Benge, daughter of Sharon Rice and Steve Benge, is the recipient of the annual scholarship sponsored by the Xenia Community Schools Foundation. The scholarship is funded with proceeds from the Xenia Community Schools Hall of Honor Dinner and Induction Ceremony.  A minimum GPA of 3.75 is required for consideration. The scholarship amount is $3,000.00.

Taylor has been active in Chemistry Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, Choir, Musical and Renaissance. She will attend Wright State University and major in Biology.

The Scholarship Subcommittee of the XCSF also chose the recipients for two other scholarships administered through the Foundation.

Dale Louderback City Councilman Scholarship -This is sponsored by Dale Louderback. 2013 was the first year for this annual scholarship. The criteria is that the student have a 3.0 or higher GPA and the scholarship amount is $500.00. The scholarship was awarded to Makayla Pullins who will attend Tennessee State University and major in Biology.

Ohio Association of School Board Officials Scholarship -This $500.00 one-time scholarship was designated to be awarded in 2014 to a female student entering the field of education administration or business administration.  The scholarship was part of the recognition award Christy Fielding, Director of Business and Technology at Xenia Community Schools, received as the 2013 Outstanding Business Operations Manager of the Year. The Scholarship was awarded to Haley Fite.

A number of other scholarships are funded, by their sponsors, through the Xenia Community Schools Foundation. These include:  Jim Fleisher Memorial Scholarship, John Meyer, II, Memorial Scholarships, Mary Dickerson Memorial Scholarship, Apple Family Renaissance Scholarships and Apple Family Vocational Scholarships. Those totaled $11,000.00 this year.

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation provides an annual $3,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior. Students interested in applying for the scholarship should follow the scholarship application process adopted by the Guidance Office at Xenia High School. The Foundation Scholarship Committee will review the applications, conduct interviews and make the final selection. The scholarship is announced at the annual awards assembly at Xenia High School.

The Foundation Scholarship criteria is based on a minimum 3.75 GPA and a demonstration of school and/or community involvement, leadership or service. There is also an essay required.

Recent Recipients

2013- Rekia Salter-Tuskegee University
2012 -Sarah Middlebrooks-The Ohio State University
2011- Taylor Ferguson-Morehead State University

The Foundation administers funds for additional scholarships  annually. Find a list of those scholarships below.

Dale Louderback City Councilman Scholarship – This is sponsored by Dale Louderback. 2013 was the first year for this annual scholarship. The criteria is that the student have a 3.0 or higher GPA. The scholarship amount is $500.00

Mary Dickerson Scholarship – Ms. Dickerson was a math teacher at Xenia Community Schools. 2012 was the first year this annual scholarship was offered to a graduating senior who has plans to major in education at Ohio State University. The scholarship of $1,000.00 is sponsored by the family.

Apple Renaissance Scholarships – Bob Apple is a Xenia graduate who has been inducted into the Hall of Honor. He funds two $2,500.00 scholarships each year. One must be awarded to a member of Renaissance who demonstrates academic success and leadership and plans to pursue higher education.  The second scholarship, The Vocational Apple, must go to a student planning to enter a two year program or college or accredited institution. (On Hold)

John Meyer Scholarship – The Meyer recipient must have a physical handicap or disability and plan to pursue higher education. This $2,000.00 scholarship is funded via earnings on a restricted investment account managed through the Foundation.

Shirley J. Ellis and X*ACT Theater Scholarship – This scholarship is being initiated for 2016. This is an annual scholarship for $500.00. Applicants must have participated in theater or attended theater classes and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.