Montesano School District

Excellence in Education

Montesano is a community where people learn,
grow and work together.  With high-quality
instruction, every student, regardless of race, class,
language, or disability, can succeed. 

Susan Houtby Lawrence Memorial Scholarship

Susan Lawrence was a Special Education Teacher at Montesano Junior Senior High School for 31 years. She was a devoted teacher who loved her students and worked hard to help them reach their goals both in high school and in planning for their lives after graduation. Mrs. Lawrence felt great joy in the successes of her students, and she would be so touched to know that her legacy will continue in the form of this scholarship as it will help a deserving student follow his or her dreams.

               Criteria for Scholarship Recipients:

1)    A special education student who has received services for at least two of the four years in high school;

2)   Has maintained a 2.0 grade point average;

3)   Plans to attend either college or trade school after graduation.

Scholarship Requirements:

1)     Complete the Susan Houtby Lawrence Scholarship Application;

2)    Attach a current transcript;

3)    One essay of 250 words or more answering one of the two prompts:

a.    What has been an important lesson you have learned in high school?

b.    What are your goals for life after graduation?

4)   A scholarship award of $250 will be issued to the chosen recipient upon proof of enrollment in college or trade school.

Application   Due May 1st in the Counseling Center by 3pm