Loveland Schools Foundation offers scholarships to graduating seniors of Loveland High School
Posted Monday, March 10, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the eight scholarships being presented to graduating seniors by the Loveland Schools Foundation. Scholarships will be awarded to seniors to continue their education at a two or four year accredited university or college or at a vocational school.
Foundation scholarship giving is based on the applicant’s demonstrated ability to succeed in the course anticipated, character, determination to complete the course, grades, participation in school and community activities and financial need. All considerations being equal, financial need will be the determining factor. The recipient must meet any specific scholarship requirements.
Fred A. Bingaman, Sr. Scholarship - $1,000.00 for one year. No specific major stated. Mr. Bingaman was a loving father and enjoyed children of all ages. He would be delighted to know that a scholarship in his name was helping a student achieve his/her goals. This scholarship is given by Mrs. Carolyn Binganan in memory of her husband.
Let Us Never Forget Seth Mitchell Scholarship - $3,000.00 for one year. No specific major is stated but a personal interview is required. This scholarship is sponsored by the Yellow Ribbon Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Steve Mitchell. Seth Mitchell was a 1997 graduate of Loveland High School who demonstrated the qualities of loyalty, selflessness and friendship and worked hard to achieve his goals and to serve others. He died in Afghanistan in 2009 serving his country as a Marine pilot. This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who has demonstrated the same qualities as Seth during his/her high school years.
Captain Seth Mitchell Memorial Scholarship - $3,000.00 for one year. No specific major is stated but a personal interview is required. This scholarship is presented by classmates of Seth Mitchell who sponsor a 5K Race each year to raise money to honor their friend and classmate. The graduating senior who receives this scholarship must exemplify the qualities of determination, selflessness, friendship and loyalty as Seth did.
John J. Ogg Scholarship – two $1,500.00 scholarships for one year. Specific major listed: chemistry, physics, engineering, or other physical science. John Ogg was a beloved Loveland high school teacher of the physical sciences and a principal. This scholarship is presented by many of Mr. Ogg’s former students on whom his influence has had a lasting impression.
Smith/Shannon Scholarship – three $1,000.00 scholarships for one year. No specific major stated. Sponsored by Dr. Michael B. Shannon, this scholarship honors Mr. Virgil Smith whom Dr. Shannon credits with teaching him the work ethic he needed to follow his dreams of becoming a neurosurgeon. Dr. Shannon is a 1967 Loveland High School graduate and has presented this scholarship since 2002. He is a 2008 inductee into Loveland Schools Foundation’s Hall of Fame.
Students should check with their high school guidance office for further scholarship information and updated deadlines.
Loveland Schools Foundation is a 501 © (3) not for profit organization established in 2000 to support the academic programs of the Loveland City School District. The scholarship program began in 2001 and has run consecutively for 14 years. To learn more about the Foundation email LSF@lovelandschools.org, phone 513-774-6228 or check our website at www.lhstigersalum.com.