PRAIRIE MEADOWS, Altoona, IA—Prairie Meadows has announced the names of 38 central Iowa high school seniors to receive this year’s $2,500 Prairie Meadows Scholarship.
Each spring, Prairie Meadows offers two $2,500 scholarships to every public and private high school in Polk County. Prairie Meadows also offers two scholarships to graduating high school seniors that are children of Prairie Meadows employees, or who are employed by Prairie Meadows. Since 2001, Prairie Meadows has awarded 506 scholarships to central Iowa students to help them further their education in Iowa.
Qualified applicants must be graduating high school seniors enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) in the fall at an accredited, post-secondary Iowa institution, and they must maintain a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale), or greater. Applicants must also be United States citizens, or permanent residents for at least two consecutive years. In addition, applicants must provide written essays on pre-selected topics along with letters of recommendation.
Prairie Meadows – 2014 High School Scholarship Recipients
Matthew McGill Mallory Petsche Ankeny Centennial High School High School
Amy Huynh Skylar Wetzel Ankeny High School High School
Christina Dimit Shelby Hormann Bondurant-Farrar High School High School
Jessia Connelly Zachary Goodrich Dallas Center-Grimes High School High School
Jesse Coleman Joshua Schmitz Dowling Catholic High School High School
Kathryn Garcia Margaret Long East High School High School
MacKenzie Kasal Rachel Ramsey Harbor Alternative High School
Julie Penton Tommy Vuong Hoover High School High School
Jeremy Caracci Jonathan Caracci Johnston High School High School
Kayla Bates Amy Luong Lincoln High School High School
Mackenzie Gray Javier Solis North High School High School
Kalena Meyer Rachel Reinke North Polk High School High School
Zachary Ammann Hannah Mason Roosevelt High School High School
Isaac Matheny Randa Patrick Saydel High School High School
Gayla Taylor Manuel Terrazas Scavo High School High School
Nathaniel Collins Sidniann Rummans Southeast Polk High School High School
Brian Carrier Ashley Norem Urbandale High School High School
Amanda Brown Eastyn Fitzgibbon Valley High School High School
Sarah Beck David Hieb Walnut Creek Campus High School
Baylie Cooper Stacia Tinker Southeast Polk High School Employee
Applications for the 2014-15 Scholarship Program will be available on the Prairie Meadows website in September 2014. The application deadline is Friday, April 3, 2015.