WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools recently announced this year’s WCS School Board Scholarship awardees.
Recipients of this scholarship for WCS staff will receive $4,000 toward their education pursuing a post-baccalaureate degree in education, administration or other content areas specific to their career fields with WCS.
Scholarship awardees include David Burden, STEM instructional coach; Crystal Kreider, Leesburg Elementary fifth-grade teacher; Chantel Sorenson, Warsaw Community High School world languages teacher; Leah Sprunger, WCHS science teacher; and Brad Gutwein, technology manager. Each awardee will receive $4,000 annually and will be required to reapply each year for a maximum of three years toward their graduate degree.
The WCS Leadership Academy Board Scholarship provides recipients with financial assistance for an approved program through Western Governors University or another approved accredited university. To be eligible for a scholarship, recipients must have a bachelor’s degree or higher; have completed at least three years of education experience within Warsaw Community Schools, have received evaluations of effective or highly effective for the past three years; be in good standing with the school district; be accepted into an education, administration or content-specific master’s program; and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
The scholarship can be applied to tuition and/or books. Scholarships cannot be applied to expenses retroactively.