D211 Post: Palatine Booster Club Announces 2020-2021 Scholarships
The Palatine High School Booster Club has announced that they are accepting applications for their 47th annual scholarship program. The program will award scholarships of $1,000 to approximately 14 members of the Palatine High School Class of 2021.
To qualify for the scholarship, the applicants must be attending either community college, a 4-year college or university, or a certified trade or vocational school and must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average. If an applicant does not meet the GPA requirement, but has extenuating circumstances, they are encouraged to apply and include a statement explaining their situation. All applications must be submitted to Marla Morrissey in the PHS main office no later than 3:45 p.m., March 15, 2021.
The booster club’s scholarship committee stated that they are looking for students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, academic excellence, and have a history of service and volunteerism both at PHS and surrounding community.
Among this year’s scholarships are the Charlotte M. and Robert C. Donahue Millennium Scholarship, which as donated by Palatine alumni Andy and Patrick Donahue in honor of their late parents; the Legacy Scholarship, which was donated by the Palatine High School Class of 1979; and 12 scholarships which have been named in honor of Mr. Fred Zajonc, a long time community leader, village trustee, and long-time member of the Palatine Booster Club.
For more information and to download the application visit https://tinyurl.com/PHSBoosterScholarship2021.