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  • Central High School
    Principal: Jon Flynn
    1120 Main Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 723-5400
    Fax: (563) 445-5952

  • Hall of Honor Scholarship

    Please click on the scholarship application and evaluation form links below to print copies. To be considered for a scholarship a completed application, a photo of yourself, 1 guidance counselor evaluation form, and 2 teacher evaluation forms should be turned into Ms. Patty Currier, secretary to the principal, in the main office of Central High School by Friday, February 24, 2017. If you should have any questions, please see Ms.Currier or email her at currierp@davenportschools.org.

    Word Document Forms   PDF Forms
    Hall of Honor Student Scholarship Form Hall of Honor Student Scholarship Form
    Guidance Counselor Evaluation Form Guidance Counselor Evaluation Form
    Teacher Evaluation Form Teacher Evaluation Form
    ** Please note that Word document forms can be filled
    out electronically and sent as an attachment to currierp@davenportschools.org
    ** Please note that PDF files must be printed out and filled out by hand.

     

    Hall of Honor Scholarship

    The Hall of Honor Scholarships were established in 1992 with a $5,000 gift from the Bechtel Charitable Trust and has been continued through generous donations from reunion committees, individuals, community organizations, businesses and industries and as memorials to past DHS/CHS graduates.  An endowment fund through the Davenport Schools Foundation was established in 1997 to accept donations.

    Each spring, the Hall of Honor Committee selects CentralHigh School students for scholarship awards.  Recipients are seniors whose personal and scholastic profiles are consistent with the criteria for selection to the Hall of Honor.

    Detailed Information

    Welcome to the information page for the DHS/CHS Hall of Honor Scholarship. These scholarships were established as a tribute to the Davenport High School/Central High School Hall of Honor and will be awarded to students whose scholastic profile and involvement in school and community demonstrate the qualities that could lead to the personal success and service that exemplify the Hall of Honor. Eight scholarships will be awarded in 2015 under the umbrella of the Hall of Honor. All are of equal value and all have the same general criteria.

    • The Jim Hester Scholarship- This scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who is a minority student.

     

    • The Russell and Ellen Meyer Scholarship-This scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who demonstrates significant financial need.

     

    • The Keith Jurgens Scholarship-This scholarship focuses on candidates’ active voluntarism.

     

    • The Kneipp Family Scholarship-This scholarship was  established in 2014 by Stanley (’60) and DiAnne Kneipp of Houston and his sister, Sharyn Kneipp (’62) of St. Louis. The winner of this award should have an intent to major in nursing or a related health care field and have a history of extracurricular activities in his/her church.

    The remaining four scholarships will be awarded on an at-large basis, including a new one-time award honoring the late CHS teacher Orson Bauder.

    Eligibility

    Any senior at Davenport Central High School who has at least a 3.0 grade point average or is in the scholastic upper half of his/her graduating class is eligible to apply for this scholarship.

    Description of Scholarship

    Scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors for his/her tuition and/or other related college costs. Payment of the award will be made to the recipient after verification of enrollment/registration has been given to the high school Principal. Recipients shall agree to send verification of academic achievement to the Central High School Principal following their first term of college work.

    Criteria For Award

    The Hall of Honor Scholarship Committee’s decisions in the final selection of scholarship winners will be based on the applicant’s total school and community record, including scholastic achievements and extra-curricular activities, moral character, community involvement and career plans. Ethnicity and need will also be considered. Recommendations from the applicant’s guidance counselor and teachers will be reviewed and personal interviews may be required. The Committee shall have the whole discretion with respect to the awards and all of its decisions regarding the awards shall be final.

    Payment of the Award

    Payment of the award will be made directly to the recipient after verification of enrollment/registration at a college or university has been given to the Central High School Principal.