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    GRADUATION AWARDS 2022

    ALL seniors are encouraged to apply!

    The following awards are available to graduating seniors.  Please carefully read the requirements and submit your applications by the due date.  ALL awards are subject to change and dependent upon student participation.

    For the following awards, students must submit

    1. Letter of Intent                                     
    2. Resume  (in guidance file)
    3. Two letters of recommendation  
    4. College acceptance letters 

     These scholarships are due by APRIL 1, 2022

     

    1. ROBERT KELSEY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD – Interested students who plan to further their education in a medical field. Letter of intent should be addressed to the attention of the Superintendent’s Office for committee selection.  This is a $50 award, which is subject to change and is paid at the graduation ceremony.  Submit letter of Intent to Mrs. Irwin in the Guidance Office by April 1, 2022.
    2. GERTRUDE AND LEWIS DILLE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD - $500 awarded to a student who will be continuing their education in a career that will benefit children, such as teaching or social sciences. Student must demonstrate financial need.  Preference will be given to students that have participated in the school music program.  This award is selected by the school committee.  Submit letter of intent to Mrs. Irwin in the Guidance Office by April 1, 2022.
    3. THE HICKER FAMILY SCHOLAR/ATHLETE AWARD – established in 2001 by George Hicker, Class of 1964. Scholarship amounts will vary.  Letter of intent should be addressed to Mr. Hicker.  Submit your letter of intent to Mrs. Irwin in the Guidance Office by April 1, 2022.
    4. ALANSON CROSBY 214 – WOMEN’S RELIEF CORP. AWARD – Interested students who plan to further their education a medical field. Letter of intent should be addressed to the organization.  They will make the selection of the winner.  This is a $100 award, may be two (2) awards, which is subject to change and will be paid to you at the graduation ceremony.  Submit letter of intent to Mrs. Irwin in the Guidance Office by April 1, 2022.
    5. FRANKLINVILLE TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION – Amount varies each year; selected by Association. Submit letter of intent to Mrs. Irwin in the Guidance Office by April 1, 2022.
    6. EARL KOTTWITZ SR. /HUEY KOTTWITZ MEMORIAL AWARDLetter of intent should be addressed to the Kottwitz Family. They will make the selection of the winner. Your letter must include information about yourself, your hopes and dreams.   Submit letter of intent to Mrs. Irwin in the Guidance Office by April 1, 2022.
    7. WEIGEL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD Letter of intent should be addressed to the Weigel Family. This award will be given to a student who demonstrates academic achievement, extracurricular and sports involvement, and has been accepted into a place of higher education.  Submit letter of intent to Mrs. Irwin in the Guidance Office by April 1, 2022.

    Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation offers several different scholarship opportunities for Franklinville students.  Please go to the following website to review the criteria for these scholarships www.cattfoundation.org – the deadline for these awards is April 1, 2022.  A list of scholarships with the criteria is also available in the Guidance Office. The portal opens February 1st.  Here is a sample of some of the scholarships offered to Franklinville students only:  There are plenty more listed on the website as well.

    1. WALTER F. AND JULIA A. DZIEKONSKI SCHOLARSHIP
    2. JOSEPHINE S. PEPPER MEMORIAL AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP
    3. WILLIAM H. SCHWIER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    4. NANCY ALLEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
    5. JEN DELONG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

     THE FOLLOWING AWARDS MUST BE APPLIED FOR - APPLICATIONS ARE IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE:

    1. FRANKLINVILLE P.T.O. – The amount varies. Deadline is April 30, 2022
    2. FRANKLINVILLE VETERANS’ OF FOREIGN WAR – Deadline is April 30, 2022
    3. IOOB SCHOLARSHIP AWARD(S) – Amount varies – ($500-$1,200) – Deadline is April 30, 2022
    4. MAPLE FESTIVAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS – Deadline is May 14, 2022

    THE FOLLOWING AWARDS ARE SELECTED BY A COMMITTEE – STUDENTS NEED NOT APPLY FOR THEM.

    AMERICAN LEGION ATHLETIC AND CITIZENSHIP AWARDS     

    CATTARAUGUS COUNTY BANK

    DAVID BURGASSER AWARD                                                                    

    GORDON AIMES MEMORIAL AWARD

    LIPPERT GUARDIAN ANGEL FUND                

    FRANKLINVILLE VETERANS’ OF FOREIGN WARS AUXILLARY AWAR D

    JACQUELINE TYNDA MEMORIAL AWARD                                     

    T.B.A. SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT AWARD                                                                                                               

    SHANNON BIELA MEMORIAL AWARD                                           

    WILLIAM GOSS MEMORIAL AWARD

    VIRGINIA WATKINS MEMORIAL AWARDS                                        

    The above award amounts vary.  Benefactors adjust the amounts up or down, depending on the economy and other financial considerations.  Interest rates paid by financial institutions may also necessitate an adjustment in the award amount.