The Alumni Association is dedicated to assisting scholarship donors provide our graduating Seniors with financial assistance to further their education. The Alumni Association with the USD 248 Education Foundation is a 501(c) not-for-profit organization. Donations are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. You will be sent a receipt for any donation that you make.
Girard School's Guidance Counselor, Marilyn Hey, along with assistance from the Scholarship Committee, coordinates many of the scholarships that will be awarded at Senior day this year. This Scholarship Committee is looking forward to an exciting year of renewed scholarship donors, as well as new donors looking to assist in our GHS future alumni higher education. Much of the work contacting scholarship donors and accounting for the individual scholarship amounts will be distributed among the Scholarship committee members this year. So, expect to hear from one of our hard working volunteers regarding your scholarship commitments.
Seniors use a common scholarship application when applying for awards. No person will be considered for a scholarship through the Scholarship Committee without completing the common scholarship application. Last year there were approximately 40 scholarships awarded totaling nearly $38,000.00. Seniors should contact Mrs. Marilyn Hey for an application.
One of the goals of the Scholarship Committee is to see that all students that apply get some scholarship award. If you have any desire to help by sponsoring a scholarship, be it for $10.00 or $10,000.00, either contact one of the committee members simply go to the link and create a gift that will last a lifetime and benefit not only the recipient, but everyone throughout that recipient's life!