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Senior Awards & Scholarships

The Pulaski Academy & Central School District has an extensive Student Recognition Program. The goals of this program are to recognize excellence, achievement, improvement, and effort; to provide incentives for and promote quality performance; and to encourage goal setting, a focus on academic achievement, and the perseverance to reach those goals.

We are fortunate to have a large number and wide variety of community groups, school groups, civic organizations, and dedicated individuals who contribute to the Recognition Program. Students are rewarded for their accomplishments throughout their high school career. The table below shows those awards and scholarships that are available to our graduating seniors each year.

 

Award
Basis
Amount
Principal's Award
To a senior boy and girl who have shown dedication and hard work in their high school career.
$100.00 ea.

Howard "Bill" Bettinger Memorial Conservation Award 
By the Albion Fish and Game Club
Given to a senior who plans to continue his or her education in the field of conservation.
$150.00

National Honor Society
To seniors who exemplify the traits of the NHS. Students must apply in the spring of their senior year; deadline dates vary; please check with your counselor.
$100.00 ea.

Joyce Watson Memorial Award
To a senior boy and girl who have achieved both academic and athletic success during high school, through hard work and dedication.
$100.00 ea.

PACS Math Department Faculty
To senior(s) with the highest three year average in math regents examinations.
amount varies

James J. Martin Memorial Award
To two seniors who have demonstrated a genuine interest in Technology and have shown a high degree of resourcefulness and craftsmanship.

$100.00 ea.


Pulaski Teachers' Association
Given to worthy students planning to enter the field of teaching or a profession involving social services. Students must apply in the spring of their senior year; deadline dates vary; please check with your counselor.
amount varies

Donald Hoenow Memorial Award
Given by friends & family
To two seniors who have demonstrated outstanding creativity in Art.
$250.00 ea.

Class of 1959 Memorial Scholarship
An award to a senior who will be going to college and has exhibited in his/her school years concern for other students and a strong will to succeed.
$250.00

Rodney W. Jennings Memorial Scholarship
To a senior boy or girl who has demonstrated an "above & beyond the call" commitment to the band throughout high school and has been accepted to an institution of higher education
$500.00.

Justin Nassoiy Memorial Award
Given to a graduating senior going on to higher education.
$500.00

Harold Robinson Award

To a senior choosing an environmental career.
$50.00

Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma
To encourage a promising young woman to realize her potential in careers and in leadership positions.
amount varies

Traci Zimmer Memorial Scholarship Awarded to To two seniors who plan to continue their education in art, art education, graphics, painting or in an art related field
$500.00 ea.

Brian Barrett Memorial 
Mr. and Mrs. R. Barrett
To a senior who has demonstrated interest and an aptitude for writing and composition.
amount varies

Clarence & Mary Hilton Award
Presented to worthy students who will be attending Syracuse University to enable them to receive a college education. Scholarships continued for 4 years to students who demonstrate industriousness and achievement. Application required; please see your counselor.
Up to $16,000.00

Pulaski Lions Club
To encourage promising young people to continue their education.

$400.00
$200/sem.


Elliot F. Cavellier Memorial Award
By Vida Cavellier
Salutatorian.
$550.00

Pulaski Student Government
 
Valedictorian.
$400.00

Henry N. Mathison Award
Given to a senior who has demonstrated interest in and an aptitude for the social sciences.
$500.00

Darcy Hilton Scholarship Given in celebration of the life of Darcy Hilton, Class of 2003, who challenges life with supreme courage and inner strength while maintaining a positive attitude and a cheerful heart.
$800.00

Robert N. and Aleta J. Holbrook Memorial Scholarship Recognizes two students in the areas of musical performance and career or technical training or apprenticeship.
$100.00 ea.

John L. Schneider Memorial Scholarship 
Given by the Pulaski Lions Club

To a senior attending a two-year technical school in the field of auto or civil mechanics.

$1,000.00
$500/yr.


The Fulton Companies Awarded to graduating seniors who have demonstrated Fulton values of honesty and integrity, while being respectful, considerate and effective team players.  Preference given to students demonstrating a commitment to the Pulaski community and interested in engineering or the skilled trades.
$250.00 ea.

George Kline Memorial Scholarship
To a college bound senior with outstanding qualifications in musicianship, participation, leadership and loyalty to band and school.
$500.00 ea.

MaryLee Kondratowicz Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a graduating senior who has shown diligence while working towards completing the Mathematics requirement for graduation with the support of additional services.
$200.00

Arthur P. Haynes Memorial Award To the student who is singular in purpose and resolve, a leader by action and example, and able to laugh when laughter is needed.
$500.00

Oswego County Board Of Realtors
To assist a senior in his/her college studies.
$300.00

Fulton Savings Bank Scholarship
To the highest ranking graduating students attending SUNY Oswego and Cayuga Co. Community College.
$500.00/yr.

Roger P. Howland
Senior Class Memorial Award
This award is given in memory of Roger P. Howland, who was the senior class advisor at PACS for 25 years. It is presented to the senior who exemplifies Mr. Howland's loyalty, sense of humor, and dedication to the senior class.
$100.00

The Roberta Edick Award
Proudly presented to two former graduates of Charlie Brown Nursery School, who exemplify the attitudes and ideals as promoted by Roberta Edick in her teachings and other valuable contributions to those attending the school.
$100.00 ea.

Spanish Award 
Given by DeEtte Marshall
To any Spanish IV or V student who has maintained high academic achievement and has expressed a genuine interest in learning about the Hispanic people.
$150.00

Daniel B. Meacham Award
To a worthy senior to further his or her education.
amount varies

Oswego County Counselors' Association
To a senior pursuing a career related to education.
$300.00

George Roykouff Memorial Scholarship
Given by the Pulaski Lions Club

Awarded to a senior who demonstrates a commitment to community service.
$200.00

Edna Wisenburger Hatton and Alexander M. Hatton Community Life Award 
Given in loving memory by his daughter and family
To a college bound senior whose active participation in community activities has made a lasting contribution to Pulaski, enriching its community life and spirit.
$50.00

H. Bernice Halsey Memorial
Given by her daughters and friends
Given to a senior entering a social service.
$100.00

Deaton's Building & Home Center Scholarship
The Deaton's Building and Home Center program is founded on a deep desire by the Deaton family and employees to show their appreciation to the communities that provide the continuing support that enables their business to thrive in northern Oswego County.
amount varies

Am Vets-Local Chapter Post 89
To a deserving senior entering a branch of the military service.
$100.00

Pulaski V.F.W. Post 7289
Awarded to an outstanding senior man or woman continuing into a military field.
$500.00

Kathy A. Ellis Scholarship Awarded to individuals entering a program or continuing education in the field of nursing.
$500.00

Perry Hastings Community Service Award 
Presented by The Pulaski Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons
To a senior who has made a difference in the local community through service and inspiration.  Student needs to be pursuing a post high school education or military service.
$500.00

John Yates Mahaffy Citizenship Award Given in recognition of good citizenship and active community interest and spirit.
amount varies

Christopher Gaffney Memorial
Given by family and friends
Awarded to three seniors who are entering the armed forces or who have excelled in athletics.
$500.00 ea.

M.W. Rhea LaVeck Memorial Scholarship To a college bound senior who is pursuing their education in the field of music.
$500.00

Jeffery Woolson Scholarship Award To a senior who plans to pursue a career in the Criminal Justice field who exhibits leadership, dedication and communication skills, qualities exhibited by Officer Jeff Woolson duriing his tenure with the Division of Parole.
$1000.00

Oswego Teachers' Employees Federal Credit Union
To a graduating senior who has shown outstanding academic and extracurricular accomplishments.
$250.00

Frederic Luther Scholarship
Awarded to a graduating senior who will be attending an institution of higher education to study in the performing arts. Preference will be given to the student who has demonstrated high academic achievement, has outstanding attendance, has demonstrated good character, and has demonstrated involvement and aptitude in the performing arts. Students must apply in the spring of their senior year; deadline dates vary; please check with your counselor.
$2000.00

Nettie D. Plummer Scholarship
To a senior going on to higher education. Special emphasis for students with interest in a business related field.
$1,325.00

Art Club    amount varies

R. Burkett and Kathleen Curtiss Scholarship
Awarded to a graduating senior who is of good moral character, has exemplary academic performance, will be furthering his/her education by attending either a two year or four year college, and who is in need of financial assistance to permit his/her attendance at an institute of higher education. Application required; please see your counselor.
$5,000.00

Dr. Edward W. Sprague Scholarships
The purpose of this scholarship fund is to assist students of good character who have capabilities and desire to obtain a college education. Students must rank in the top third of the class; applications are given to students; deadline dates vary.
amount varies 

John Ben Snow Memorial Trust Academic Achievement Awards
To students for use in higher education based on personal standards, school citizenship, extra-curricular activities and personal motivation. Students must rank in the top third of the class; applications are given to students; deadline dates vary.
$10,000.00 ea.

John Ben Snow Community Service Scholarships
Awarded to two Pulaski high school students who demonstrate an interest in community service and have financial need.
$6,400.00

John Ben Snow Alumni Association Scholarship
Awarded to seniors who have shown consistent academic achievement, are responsible, motivate and well-rounded individuals with good attendance during his/her four years of high school and are entering an institution of higher learning regardless of number of years.
$500.00 ea.

Harold Youker Athletic Award Awarded to the deserving varsity letter-winning senior boy and girl athlete. Selection is based upon sportsmanship, attitude, improvement and character
$250.00 ea.

Pulaski Alumni Association Scholarship
Awarded to seniors who have shown the greatest overall improvement in high school and who will profit from furthering his/her education.
$500.00 ea.

Lura M. Sharp Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student who shows a specific interest and ability in any field of science to further his or her education with consideration given to personal need.
$1,500.00

Litts Foundation Scholarship
Given in memory of Lura M. Sharp. Application required; please see your counselor.
$1,500.00
 

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Mr. Tom Jennings - Superintendent

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