RHS PTSA Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 26!

2021 RHS PTSA Senior Scholarship Summaries and Basic Criteria –Reference

Basic Criteria: Applicant must be a graduating senior who is a member of the PTSA by March 26, 2021 and must answer 2-6 specific questions tailored to each scholarship, write an essay using the prompt and obtain two formatted recommendations: one from a teacher and one from a moderator/employer/coach and upload all necessary documents to the online application site by 5pm, March 26, 2021. 

Apply here: https://bit.ly/2021RHSPTSAScholarshipApplication

(Scholarship Reference: to send with Rec A and Rec B to your recommenders)  

The Dede Rehkopf Performing Arts Scholarship                                   $1500        
sponsored by members of the PTSA and Dede Rehkopf        
The Dede Rehkopf Performing Arts Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who excels in the Performing Arts. All Performing Arts are considered for this scholarship including, but not limited to: all aspects of theatre work, band, chorus, orchestra, and dance. 

 Mrs. Dede Rehkopf, a parent of a 1989 RHS Hornet and grandparent of a 2023 Hornet started the school newspaper in the late 1980s. Still actively involved in local schools, Mrs. Rehkopf funds $1000 of this scholarship and RHS PTSA Members fund $500.
The Visual and Literary Arts Scholarship                                   $1000
sponsored by The Scene is Set, LLC  and the Nitzken Family     
The Visual and Literary Arts Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who excels in the Visual or Literary Arts. All Visual and Literary Arts are considered for this scholarship including, but not limited to: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Ceramics, Jewelry, Textile, Photography and Film and all writing including but not limited to non-fiction/journalism, fiction and poetry. 

Dr. Michael and Mrs. Pamela Nitzken celebrated the graduation of two Hornets from Roswell,  Emma ’17 and Abby ‘19. Pam, RHS Communications Team’s Brand Manager, developed the brand identity of RHS that was adopted in 2018.
The Robert J. Boyd Academic Excellence Scholarship                                   $1000          
sponsored by members of the PTSA and Atty Kathryn Mulkey
The Robert Boyd Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who excels in academics and who has made positive contributions to the school and community. The recipient of the Academic Excellence Scholarship must have demonstrated bold choices in coursework and has performed in leadership roles on and off campus. 

The PTSA created this first scholarship to honor Robert J. Boyd who served as RHS principal from 1982 to 1989. Kathryn Mulkey, Attorney at Law is a Roswell High School graduate, class of 1994. Her children currently attend RHS.
The Hard-Working Hornet Scholarship                                   $1000
sponsored by Lisa Gallagher/Angela Freeman, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services 
The Hard-Working Hornet Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who demonstrates good character through their hard work on and off campus.

Local Realtors Lisa Gallagher and Angela Freeman have served on many RHS PTSA and sports booster club committees.  Lisa’s daughter Delaney ’18 and son Cole ’21 are RHS Hornets, as are Angela’s daughters Emily ’16 and Lindsay ’19.
The Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship                                   $1000 + mentoring
sponsored by The Curtin Team, Keller Williams Realty
The Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who has demonstrated tenacity and an entrepreneurial aptitude on and off the RHS campus. The student commits to staying involved after graduation by reporting back to the PTSA on entrepreneurial pursuits within the year of award receipt and meeting with The Curtin Team at least once for a mentoring workshop.

Tom Curtin, RHS class of 1991, and his wife Joanne own and operate The Curtin Team, a local real estate sales team in Roswell. They established this scholarship to encourage students who demonstrate a high level of entrepreneurial spirit, who value the way business success can positively impact society, and who are willing to create their own opportunities. 
The Excellence in Technology Scholarship                                   $1000
sponsored by Game Theory College Planners
The Excellence in Technology Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who excels in their educational pursuits of any aspect of technology. All technology avenues will be considered including but not limited to:  
robotics, programming, 3D modeling, architecture, web development, information technology, cyber security, computer science, engineering.
The CTAE Scholarship                                     $500
sponsored by Tutor Doctor Roswell 
The CTAE Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who excels in their studies in a CTAE Study: Architectural Drawing and Design, Broadcast Video Production, Construction, Engineering and Technology, Food and Nutrition, JROTC, Personal Care Services -Cosmetology and Web Digital Communication. 

Tutor Doctor Roswell’s Carey and Doug Grucza’s children are all Roswell High School graduates
The Service to Others Scholarship                                     $500
sponsored by Southern Sprinkler Systems, LLC  
The Service to Others Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who has tirelessly served others volunteering their time and talent in the community and the world.

Southern Sprinkler Systems, LLC owners Ed and Silvinia Klaas’s two children attend RHS. Ed serves as one of the RHS PTSA Co-presidents.

Scholarships not applied for but selected by Scholarship Review Panel or Student Services

The RHS PTSA Student Stand-Out Scholarships $1000
sponsored by Turf Masters Lawn Care   
The Stand-Out Student Scholarship is awarded to the candidate/s who scores the next highest in the evaluation process from the first six scholarship applicant pools.
 
Turf Masters Lawn Care’s owners Sally and Andy Kadrich have three RHS graduates Elizabeth ’12, Michael ’14 and Julia ’18. Sally is also the Committee Chair of Backpacks of Love, a Student Services Program.
The RHS PTSA Student Stand-Out Scholarships                                   $500 
sponsored by Applerouth   
The RHS PTSA Student Stand-Out Scholarships                                 $500 
sponsored by Tutor Doctor Roswell        
The RHS PTSA Jerome Huff Inspiration Scholarship             $500 
sponsored by Turf Masters Lawn Care (chosen by Student Services)       
The Jerome Huff Inspiration Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who has overcome difficulty but who has not let it deter their path for success. 
 
This scholarship was created by RHS PTSA to honor Principal Jerome Huff upon his retirement in 2017. He served as Principal for six years.
The RHS PTSA Vocation Scholarship                                                      $500
sponsored by Turf Masters Lawn Care  (chosen by Student Services)   
The Vocation Scholarship is awarded to a Roswell High School graduating senior who shows relentless drive and determination to gain the knowledge and expertise to succeed in a vocation after graduation.