Numerous scholarships are given out annually at the WHS Graduation Ceremony. Below, are the scholarship listings and who this year's recipients were:
THE LOOFBOURROW EDUCATIONAL TRUST was established by Marvel Loofbourrow. The awards are based on moral character, scholastic achievement and economic need and are available to deserving graduating students of the accredited high schools of Sumner County. This year’s recipients from Wellington High School are: DEVIN DICKINSON, TANNER DILLON, DAKOTA LYNNES AND NEILY MAAROUF.
THE SICILY EVELYN ZEKA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established to recognize Sicily’s valiant fight against pediatric cancer. It is awarded to a student who intends to pursue a career in the medical field. This year’s recipient is: TAYLOR MEYER.
THE STEWART CHARITABLE TRUST SCHOLARSHIPS were established by Trustees, Linda B. and John T. Stewart III and are given to seniors who rank high in scholarship, leadership and citizenship, both in and out of the classroom. The recipients for 2019 are: CHASE PFALZGRAF AND BRADEN STRUBLE.
THE ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his or her education at a college, university or junior college. Consideration is given to citizenship, academic potential and financial need in selecting the recipient. The award goes to: JULIETTE HYER.
MR. AND MRS. A.L. CHASE EDUCATIONAL TRUST was established by A.L. Chase, former Justice of the Peace of Wellington. The awards are based primarily on scholastic achievement and are available to deserving graduating seniors of the accredited high schools of Sumner County. This year’s recipients from Wellington High School are: ALEXIS TRACY, REESE HEASTY AND ELLIE BURESH.
THE SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to assist a senior in furthering her education in the healthcare field. The scholarship funds were raised through a purse auction fundraiser held at the Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Ladies’ Night Out event. Through a collaboration of community organizations and the support of local businesses and individuals this scholarship is made possible. This year’s recipient of the scholarship is:. ABIGAYLE HIBBS.
THE KATHY HUBBARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established to carry on Kathy's passion for education and her positive influence on student's lives. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior to further their education in a teaching or a counseling career. This year's recipient of the Kathy Hubbard Memorial Scholarship is: ADRIENNE NORRIS.
THE LENA M. RUSH SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually to graduating Wellington High School Seniors who have demonstrated good citizenship and the scholastic ability to perform the requirements of a college or university education endeavor. This year’s recipients are: CALEB REICHENBERGER AND BROOKE MCCORKLE.
THE CHRIS GLAMANN SCHOLARSHIP is given to a deserving senior to further his or her education. This year the recipient is: JOSEPH YBARRA.
THE WELLINGTON LIONS CLUB annual scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who is average or above average academically and above average in citizenship and who intends to further their education at the school of their choice. This year’s recipient is: CIELO MARTINEZ.
THE DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his or her education at a college, university, junior college or vocational/technical school. Consideration is given to academic potential and financial need in selecting the recipients. The 2019 recipients are: MCQUAY BONGATO, PEYTON TUTTLE, JAYDEN WOLF AND ALLIE WRIGHT.
THE FRENCH SCHOLARSHIP FUND, created over fifty years ago by the late Mrs. Cora B. French. This year the scholarship goes to: DRAKE HENDRIX.
THE JEFF BEVAN SCHOLARSHIP has been established in memory of Jeff Bevan who graduated in 1993. Reflections on Jeff’s life teach us the importance of friendship, hard work, and perseverance. This year’s scholarship recipient is: SKYLAR TROUTMAN.
THE W.H. SCHWINN AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually. This year the American Legion award goes to: DAKOTA DRY.
THE KENNETH C. LARIMORE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, endowed by member of the Larimore family and friends, goes to: SIERRA RADAMACHER.
THE FLORA E. AND BASIL MARTIN AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP is given in their memory to a student who intends to further his or her education at a college of their choice or to a Vocational School that would result in a licensed trade. This year’s recipient is: ALLY WESTMORELAND.
THE FLOSSIE KOONTZ SCHOLARSHIP is given this year to a deserving senior. This year’s recipient is: JACELYN BUCK .
GLADYS CLARK was the Home Economics teacher at Wellington High School from 1967-1977. She believed in education, hard work and determination and the results achievable from young people willing to combine the three. This memorial scholarship established in her name through the generosity of family, friends and former students is awarded to just such a student who is especially interested in teaching or related field. This year we are pleased to give two students the GLADYS CLARK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: ISABELLA METZEN AND ERIC KOP.
THE G.J. ROBERTS, ALICE ROBERTS AND ROBERT H. ROBERTS SCHOLARSHIP, created by the late Mrs. Alice Roberts, is given annually to a senior girl or boy who ranks high in scholarship and citizenship. The recipient is: DELANEY PARKEY.
LEILA COBB SCHOLARSHIP was established for a graduate from Wellington High School. This scholarship is given to a graduate who secures a college education based on financial need, scholastic record and general aptitude. The recipient is: TYLER CHALMERS.
THE DICK AND ALICE WILSON SCHOLARSHIP is given to a deserving senior to further his or her education. This year’s recipient is: KAYLA BILLINGTON.
RCB BANK SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to assist a senior in furthering his or her education at a university, college, junior college of technical school. Consideration is given to community service, academic potential and financial need in selecting the recipient. This award goes to: GREY HATFIELD.
STEPHEN JAMERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP is awarded in memory of Stephen Jamerson, a 2019 graduate to be, who was tragically lost in an accident at the beginning of his Junior year at Wellington High School. This award goes to TIMBERLY HEARLSON AND EZEKIEL REBOLD.