Now accepting 2019 WEA Scholarship Applications

The WEA Scholarships to be awarded in 2019 are:

  • The Michael Landsberry Memorial Scholarship, for $1,000, is awarded to a high school senior who plans on attending a 2-4 year college or vocational school. The applicant must have attended Sparks Middle School in 7th & 8th grades.
  • The Ernie Johnson Vocational Scholarship, for $1,000, is awarded to a high school senior who plans on attending a two-year college or vocational school. The applicant must be the child of a WEA member.
  • The Marilyn Owen Academic Scholarship, for $1000, is awarded to a high school senior who will be attending a four-year college or university. The applicant must be the child of a WEA member.
  • The Kathy Powell/Thelma Davila Scholarship, for $1,000, is awarded to a high school senior of Hispanic descent who has an interest in pursuing a career in education.
  • The Lancaster Family Memorial Scholarship, for $2000, is awarded to a high school senior who is pursuing a career in elementary education. The applicant must be a child of a WEA member.

Scholarship applications are due back in the WEA office by Friday, April 12th, 2019.  They can be submitted via mail, fax, email, or in person. If you have questions, please contact Earl Spriggs, the WEA Office Manager, at 393-2967 or earl.spriggs@washoeschools.net.

The scholarships will be presented to the winners at the annual WEA-EACT Recognition Day Ceremony May 15, 2019 at 5:00pm located in the McKinley Arts Center Auditorium