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The following scholarship programs are currently accepting applications between now and the end of January. Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.
1. Happy New Year Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000) - Click Here
2. Spread Positivity in your Community Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $3,000) - Click Here
3. SP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (10 Awards - $10,000) - Click Here
4. VIP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $5,000) - Click Here
5. YDI Scholarship - January 29, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000) - Click Here
Click the scholarship tab on the right side of Guidance Department webpage to find a list of all current scholarship opportunities.
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Guidance Brag Board
Congratulations to our November Students, Artist, and Athlete of the Month
Congratulations to the October Care Card Winners
Haley Peelman Buddy Lukens
Principal for a Day Lunch with a Teacher
and a Friend
Congratulations to our October Students, Artist, and Athlete of the Month
Congratulations to the Care Card Winners:
Aundres Sanchez- Lunch with a friend and Tarin Wood- Principal for the day
Congratulations to the September Artist and Athlete of the Month:
Trevor Smith- Athlete of the Month & Mallory Kubala- Artist of the Month
Congratulations to the September Students of the Month:
Logan Turner - 7th / Rachel Holaday - 8th / Sophia Halfhill - 9th
Jaylin DeBruler - 10th / BJ Bacak - 11th / Levahye Buckner - 12th
Congratulations to the Class of 2016! Forty nine students graduated with the highest honors being awarded to the Valedictorian, Caitlin Mcvey and Salutatorian, Jacqueline Blades. Over two million dollars in scholarship money was offered to these graduating seniors and they were accepted to 45 different colleges and universities. These graduates are going on to pursue associates and bachelors degrees at various colleges and universities, enlisting in the Army, Army Re-serves, Marines as well as trade apprenticeships .
Local Scholarship Winners:
Elizabeth Masminster - Ruth Cox Peelman Scholarship, Campbell Family Scholarship, NKASSP Scholarship
Kaitlyn Lowery - Jack and Phyllis Moreland Memorial Scholarship, DHS School Scholarship
Megan Tumler - Jack and Phyllis Moreland Memorial Scholarship, DHS School Scholarship
Danielle Hubbard - Kersten-O'Day VFW Post 2899 and Ladies Auxilary Scholarship, Henry Barnes Masonic Lodge Scholarship, DHS School Scholarship
Qing Zheng - Kersten-O'Day VFW Post 2899 and Ladies Auxilary Scholarship, DHS School Scholarship, Dan Ridder/Steve Dapper Hard Work Scholarship
Jacqueline Blades - DHS Scholarship Fund, Inc. Scholarship (4 year)
Cailtin McVey - DHS Scholarship Fund, Inc. Scholarship (4 year)
Lindsey Trimnell - DHS Scholarship Fund, Inc. Scholarship (2 year)
Katie Tillman - Bill Volter Memorial Scholarship, Virginia Lingerfelger McKiernan Scholarship, Dayton Education Association Scholarship, DHS Athletic Boosters Scholarship
Harvest Gifford - Pat "Spider" Doyen Memorial Scholarship
Devin Bright - Mike Campoamor Memorial Scholarship, John Wooden/NKYAB Scholarship, Teachers/Staff Memorial Scholarship - DHS Class of '65, DHS Athletic Boosters Scholarship
Alex Hayes - "Let Us Never Forget" Scholarship
Allison Blackburn - Veterans Memorial Scholarship - DHS Class of '65
Congratulations to the DHS NaviGo Scholars
Summer Key - Skyward SD1NaviGo Scholar
Priscilla Michaels - Skyward SD1 NaviGo Scholar
Brian Williams - Toyota Engineering NaviGo Scholar
Jordan Robbins – Toyota Engineering NaviGo Scholar
Stephanie Morris – Duke Customer Service NaviGo Scholar
Makala Buchanan – Duke Customer Service NaviGo Scholar
Joey Feltner – Duke Customer Service NaviGo Scholar
Jessica Lambert - Duke Customer Service NaviGo Scholar
Dual Credit Students
Dayton's Dual Credit Students (Student enrolled in the Dual Credit Program
are taking classes at Gateway Community and Technical College which
count as high school as well as college credits).
Eden Rittenhouse, Jude Stitzel, Andrew Stewart, Priscilla Michaels,
Buddy Lukens,Jacqueline Blades, Katie Tillman, Noelle Brooks,
Phillip McDaniel, Sam Brewer
College and Career Ready Students
Dayton's Career and College Ready Students (These students have
achieved specific academic benchmarks as well as technical benchmarks).
From left to right: Devin Bright, Alex Hayes, Krista Ackerson, Michelle Eddy, Harvest Gifford, Caitlin McVey, Andrew Stewart, Kaitlyn Lowery, Phillip McDaniel, Chris Miller, Danielle Hubbard, Kayla Johnson, Jacqueline Blades, Qing Zheng, Jazmin Kilgore, Elizabeth Masminster, Megan Tumler, Michaela Navarre, Katie Tillman, Cheyenne Foster, Haley McElfresh, Cheyenne Smallwood, Allison Blackburn. NOT PICTURED: Chris Foster and Lindsey Trimnell
Polly Carr has been named Dayton’s “University of Kentucky Rising Scholar!” High School sophomores are awarded this honor based on academic success, demonstration of leadership, and community service. As a UK Rising Scholar, Polly will be invited to an exclusive event at UK this summer. Congratulations, Polly!!
Jude Stitzel has been awarded the 2016 Timothy Crane Day Award. The Mercantile Library of Cincinnati presents this award to one student in the junior class who demonstrates superior writing skills. Congratulations, Jude!!
Congratulations to Noelle Brooks who was named a 2016 Governor's Scholar. Noelle has been accepted to the 2016 Governor's Scholar Program. The Governor's Scholar program is a 5 week, residential summer program for outstanding Kentucky studends completing their Junior year in high school. Students are selected yearly based on a thorough application process detailing their academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, volunteerism, and personal integrity. Congratulations on a Well-Deserved Achievement!
Emma Rogg has been selected as a member of the Regional Youth Leadership Class of 2017! Since 1995, Regional Youth Leadership (RYL) has been preparing our community’s most important resource… our future leaders! RYL is a non-profit, leadership development program for high school juniors in the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati area. During the eight-month program, students explore complex issues and challenges faced by the region through interaction with leaders from businesses, government agencies, and civic organizations in the community. RYL uses the community as the classroom to provide participants new challenges and opportunities for intellectual, creative, social and personal growth. Graduates are motivated and empowered to assume leadership roles and influence the direction of our region’s future. Congratulations, Emma!!
Congratulations to senior Katie Tillman who received the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award. She was recognized at a luncheon and received a certificate, a pin, and will receive money towards college tuition.
Congratulation to Jazmin Kilgore who received the "Against All Odds" award. This award is given to a student who faces incredible odd, and perseveres.
Congratulations to the following students who received 2 free tickets to a Cincinnati Reds game for making straight A's in the second quarter:
7th grade 9th Grade 11th Grade
Angel Patterson Alexis Gardner Noelle Brooks
Brian Raleigh 10th Grade Priscilla Michaels
Amyti Stephens Traelyn Asher Jude Stitzel
Ciara Young Jessica Bell 12th Grade
8th Grade Pauline Carr Allison Blackburn
Kimberlie Ballard Catherine Drake Jacqueline Blades
Trenton Downard Mallory Michaels Cody Hess
Madison Gifford Emma Rogg Phillip McDaniel
Additional Information and Links
Mission Statement, Vision, and Goals
2016 DHS Scholarship Application
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions