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 DFS Scholarship Information
for
2017-2018 Seniors

Seniors, we have provided two (2) links to help you with the DFS Scholarship application process.

Click here for Dollars for Scholars 2017-2018 Tips for Lake Worth High School Seniors.

Click here for Dollars for Scholars 2017-2018 Scholarship sign-up process.

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2017 DFS Golf Tournament

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Palm Beach National Golf Course
7500 Saint Andrews Road
Lake Worth, FL 33460
8:00am Start

Click here for more information.

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BARRY GRUNOW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
5th Annual Golf Tournament
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Location:
SANDHILL CRANE GOLF CLUB
1401 Northlake Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens
Registration:  
Pre-registration by Saturday, October 14:   Foursome $375.00
Post October 14 and Day of Tournament: $100.00 per player/ $400.00 per foursome
Registration includes: Breakfast, golf cart and fees, luncheon, beverages, awards and prizes.

Tee Off Time: 8:30 am

Contact Maryanne Hedrick for information at 561-543-5541.
Thank you for your support.

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$1,000,000.00 DINNER

The LWHS Alumni Foundation sponsored a dinner to celebrate Dollars for Scholars awarding $1,000,000.00 in scholarships since 1999. The grand gala was held at Atlantis Country Club on May 23, 2017.

For the complete story, please CLICK HERE to read the article in the Alumni Spring Newsletter.

A video of the $1,000,000.00 Dinner is now on You Tube.

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Scholarship Committee Report
Dollars for Scholars Meeting
August 10, 2017

The due date for submission of scholarship applications was extended to March 17, 2017 to insure the completion of the application process on line with the inclusion of the guidance counselor portion. The review, evaluation and selection process was completed April 6, 2017  by the Scholarship Committee consisting of:  Paul Blockson, Mike Woods, MaryAnne Hedrick, Maggie Cooper and Doris Welsh.

66 General  Academic Applications received:        11 Grunow Memorial Applications received:
43 General Recipients selected                                               5 Recipients selected

20 Vocational/Technical Applications received
5 Recipients selected                                  

72 Total Applications were submitted for evaluation & selection
53 Total 2017 Scholarship Recipients Selected

Click here to read the complete Scholarship Committee Report.

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Scholarship Committee Report August 11, 2016 – click here for Word Document
Scholarship Committee Report August 11, 2016 – click here

Scholarship Committee Report August 13, 2015 – click here

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Lake Worth Dollars for Scholars (DFS) became only the third DFS chapter in Florida in 1999. Since then, we have awarded scholarships each year totaling:

*YEAR = # OF RECIPIENTS = TOTAL $ AWARDED

1999 = 15 = $10,000                                       2009 = 54 = $59,000
2000 = 25 = $17,000                                       2010 = 55 = $66,000
2001 = 28 = $31,500                                       2011 = 62 = $74,750
2002 = 62 = $54,500                                       2012 = 54 = $62,000
2003 = 47 = $51,000                                       2013 = 69 = $75,000
2004 = 58 = $57,000                                       2014 = 49 = $87,000
2005 = 52 = $57,400                                       2015 = 43 = $68,000
2006 = 46 = $47,500                                       2016 = 47 = $67,000
2008 = 44 = $50,500                                       2017 = 53 = $104,000
2009 = 57 = $63,500