SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

Bay Port Senior Scholarship

There are two $1,500 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors at Bay Port High School in the Howard-Suamico School District. No restrictions apply for students applying for the scholarships. Scholarships are awarded by committee regarding the following criteria; GPA, class rank, extracurricular activities, community service, work experience and leadership abilities.

Monies are granted upon completion of the first semester at university provided completion of the first semester of studies, and a minimum  2.0 or 2.5 GPA is achieved.

Please see the application form attached for consideration of the H-S Optimist Club scholarship.

Applications must be submitted by April 5, 2020

Contact Paula Pyle with any questions at:
Paula.Pyle@associatedbank.com or 920-680-9101

2020 Optimist Essay Scholarship Competition    

Topic this year is: “Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you iMagine?”

There will be three Howard-Suamico Club level winners with first place receiving a $250 scholarship and 2nd and 3rd place each receiving a medallion. 1st place will advance to district competition where a $2,500 college scholarship will be awarded.

  • The contest is open to students under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2019 and not enrolled as a degree seeking student at a post-secondary institution. There is no minimum age.
  • Student must be enrolled in school within the Howard-Suamico School District boundaries.
  • Each contestant must prepare his or her own essay.
  • Essay must be between 700 and 800 words.

Please see complete contest rules on the application form.

Essays must be submitted by Friday, February 7, 2020

Contact: Diane Schmidtke at gdschmidtke@gmail.com

2020 Optimist Oratorical Scholarship Competition

Topic:  Just iMagine a World without Boundaries

Two competitors will win $250 Howard-Suamico Club Scholarships and advance to the Optimist district competition at Tundra Lodge in Green Bay on May 2 (zone competition may be required prior to district)

Three competitors will win scholarships at district competition. District scholarships: 1st place – $2,500, 2nd place – $1,500, 3rd place – $1,000. First place advances to regional competition.

One contestant will win a $5,000 scholarship at regional competition July 15 in St. Louis, Missouri. Winner will advance to international competition also in St. Louis on July 16-17.

International competition scholarships are $5,000, $10,000 and $15,000.

  • The contest is open to students under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2019, and not enrolled as a degree seeking student at a post-secondary institution. There is no minimum age.
  • Student must be enrolled in school within the Howard-Suamico School District boundaries.
  • Each contestant must prepare his or her own speech.
  • Speech must be between four and five minutes.

Please see complete contest rules on the application form.

Application deadline is March 6, 2020

Contact: Diane Schmidtke at gdschmidtke@gmail.com

Howard-Suamico Club Competition

Wednesday March 18, at 3:15 p.m. at Bay Port in room D114

Two $250 scholarships will be awarded

District Competition

Saturday, May 2, at Tundra Lodge, Green Bay

Three district scholarships will be awarded: $2,500, $1,500, $1,000

Optimist Club Officers  2019-2020

Club President: Jeff Devroy
Past President: Rebecca Agamaite
Vice President: Paula Pyle
Vice President: Alex Peterson
Club Secretary: Rebecca Agamaite
Club Treasurer: Ray Suennen
Sergeant at Arms: Bob Hansen

Club Meetings

Meets Weekly: Tuesday Noon at:  1951 West/Rock Garden, 1951 Bond St, Green Bay, WI 54303