Who Can Apply: Cheryl Abraham was a School Counselor at Fairmont High School from 2002-2014. She loved high school students and dedicated her life to helping them navigate their way, however divergent the path, to choices that would positively shape their futures.
She offered students her mindful-presence and total acceptance. Cheryl worked hard to create opportunities for students to succeed and was a tireless advocate for students whose life path was not straight or clear.
This memorial scholarship in her name will be awarded annually to a student who has overcome personal, environmental, or other challenges and needs a helping hand to pursue his or her college goal. Applicants must be graduating seniors from Kettering Fairmont High School who are planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college or university. Students may plan to major in any field, but preference may be given to an applicant planning to major in education. Financial need must be demonstrated.
Submission: Please write an essay explaining how you have overcome a personal, environmental, or other challenge. If your general essay shares your challenge, please provide additional information to the selection committee. The essay should be a maximum of two pages, double-spaced.
Deadline: March 6, 2020