BLANCHE SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP presented by the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce will be presented to a graduating senior who is planning to further their education beyond high school. This scholarship is for $1,000, which is to be used for enrollment at the school of the recipient's choice. Applicant will be judged on their overall areas of academics, school, and community activities. The major area we will evaluate is a students work experience during high school. The student should provide three letters of recommendation. One letter should come from the student's current or past employer.
CHARLES A. WALKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP will be presented to a senior to help them further their education at any accredited school. Special consideration will be given for a student going into the field of agriculture. This scholarship is open to any senior who can demonstrate good character, extra-curricular participation and a good scholastic record. The scholarship is $500. One scholarship will be awarded.
DYKE SCHOLARSHIP is presented to a senior by the LHS Student Council in honor of their former sponsor, Mr. Bob Dyke. This scholarship will be given to a student who ranks in the upper 1/2 of their class and has demonstrated leadership skills and good citizenship during their high school years. You may use this scholarship at any school of your choice. This scholarship is $500. Financial need will be considered but will not be a top priority.
HURLESS TRADE SCHOLARHSIP was created to provide an opportunity for a graduating senior at LHS to pursue a career in a skilled labor field at a technical or community college. This scholarship was established to honor the lifetime work of Mr. Cliff Hurless. Applicants should plan to acquire a degree in a skilled labor field, have good moral character, excellent school attendance and be a responsible citizen. Student's employment record will be considered. Only available on odd numbered years. $1000/ renewable for second year.
JAMES D. MILLER SCHOLARSHIP will be presented to a high school senior who is a child of a farm/ranch family that is still active in some area of agriculture. Preference may be given to students enrolled in The University of Nebraska -Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences, the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis or other post secondary schools leading to a career in agriculture. The amount of this scholarship is $1,000 and is renewable up to four years.
L.E.A. ROBINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP will be presented by the Lexington Education Association to a senior who is planning to pursue an education degree in the field of education. Two scholarships will be given this year in the amount of $1000 each. Applicants will be judged on leadership, character, people skills, and moral character.
LEXINGTON ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP was established by the Athletic Booster Club to honor one male and one female graduating Lexington High School athlete. Each scholarship is $1,200. Recipients must have participated in at least two athletic activities each year grades 9-12. Consideration will also be given to participation in extra-curricular activities and leadership skills displayed through community involvement.
LEXINGTON COSMOS SCHOLARSHIP is offering three (3) $1,000 scholarships to be given to any high school senior who shows qualities of good character, work ethic, citizenship and financial need. The scholarships will be paid to the institution on behalf of the student after verified first semester grades and proof of second semester enrollment.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP was established to recognize An outstanding member of the Lexington National Honor Society. The student must be a member in good standing in the National Honor Society. The scholarship will be in the amount of $500.
LEXINGTON OPTIMISTS SCHOLARSHIP is a scholarship to be presented to two seniors who are planning to further their education at an accredited post secondary institution. The amounts of the scholarships are $1,000. One scholarship can be used at any college or university and the other scholarship should be used at a two-year or technical college. Payment will be made upon the successful completion of 1st semester classes. Applicants will be judged on community involvement, service to youth, leadership, character and citizenship.
LEXINGTON PLUMCREEKERS KIWANIS CLUB will present the GENE RANSDELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP to a senior who is planning to attend a Vocational Technical School. The amount of the scholarship is $500 payable to the technical school of your choice. Applicants will be judged on the quality of their ability to express and describe their future goals and plans and their attached letters of recommendation. You must be of sound moral character and a credit to your school and community. 1/2 of this scholarship will be paid at the beginning of each semester depending on successful registration and grades.
LEXINGTON ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP will be presented to a senior who is planning to further their education beyond high school. There will be three scholarships. Each scholarship will be for $1000. The 3rd scholarship will be $1000 and the student must be enrolled at a Technical College. Any senior may apply for this scholarship and you will be judged on your scholarship and citizenship.
LEXINGTON VFW will present a scholarship to a senior who is planning to continue education beyond high school. This scholarship is for $600. You must be a graduating senior whose parent is a Veteran of the Armed Services. You will be judged on the qualities of scholarship, citizenship and financial need.
LILIAN HANSEN APPRECIATION SCHOLARSHIP will be given to a senior who is planning to further their education beyond high school. This scholarship is for $500 and will be paid upon proof of registration and acceptance for the 1st semester. You will be judged on the basis of character, leadership and scholastic ability. Financial need will be considered.
LIONS INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP will be presented to a senior who is planning to pursue a degree in a post secondary educational institution. The amount of this scholarship is $500, to be paid upon the successful completion for the 1st semester. Any graduating senior may apply and you will be judged in the areas of scholarship, citizenship, and financial need. Some extra consideration will be given to a person who is planning a career that includes working with handicapped, but this in not of prime importance.
MORTON ELEMENTARY SCHOLARSHIP The PTO and faculty of Morton Elementary has established a scholarship of $500.00. The student who receives this scholarship needs to be a student who attended Morton Elementary. Refer to local scholarship instructions and use the common application.
NORMAN W. AND SHIRLEY A. REYNOLDS SCHOLARSHIP will be presented to a senior who exhibits good citizenship skills and has earned three varsity letters in any extra-curricular or co-curricular activities during their freshman through senior years at Lexington High School. The amount of the scholarship is $750.
HOMESTEAD BANK is offering a $700 scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to be a Business or Agra Business major in college. Other students that are planning on attending college will be considered. This scholarship will be paid in two installments. The first half will be paid upon proof of first semester registration. The second installment will be paid upon proof of a "B" average first semester and enrollment in second semester classes.
PLUM CREEK MARKET PLACE SCHOLARSHIP Priority will be given to any students employed at Plum Creek Market Place and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited institution. The $500 scholarship will be paid upon proof of registration with an accredited institution for second semester classes.
RAYMOND (IKE) NEFF SCHOLARSHIP will be presented to a senior who is planning to attend any school of their choice beyond high school. You will be judged on your ability to do further work and on your financial ability to pay for this additional education. This scholarship for $500 will be paid upon proof of registration and acceptance for the 1st semester.
RICHARD A. BROWN SCHOLARSHIP will be presented to a senior who has participated in the wrestling program throughout their high school years. You must be planning to enter college or any other tech school and be registered and accepted at that school. Students will need to obtain at least one letter of reference from an outside source and two can be from school sources. The amount of this scholarship is $500, which will be paid upon successful completion of 1st semester and proof of registration for the 2nd semester with verified grades of 2.5 GPA. You must be present at Senior Honor night to accept award.
RON MURDOCK UNL SCHOLARSHIP will be presented to a Lexington High School senior who will attend UNL. The student needs a GPA of 3.00 and be able to demonstrate financial need. Other criteria that will be considered are: involvement in community service, school activities, desires to learn and be self-motivated. The Scholarship amount will be around $600-700 depending on interest.
SHIRLEY TRAUTMAN SCHOLARSHIP will be awarded to a Lexington High School graduating senior who has overcome a learning difficulty through assistance in a special need program. Students who are planning on becoming a special needs teacher are also eligible to apply. The $500 scholarship will be paid after completion of the first semester or term of the freshman year with a grade point average of 2.5 or better based on 4.0 grading.