2021 Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021 in events | 0 comments

The Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Fund seeks to assist Dallastown High School seniors who have strength of character, a strong academic record, commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, and a desire to contribute to society. AMOUNT:  The scholarship in the amount of $5,000 for tuition and books will be paid out as a lump sum award. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: The eligibility criteria for the Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship are as follows: Enrolled full time as a high school senior progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021, with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. A strong commitment to pursuing and completing a post-secondary program at an accredited institution. Involvement in co-curricular and community service activities. Past and continued good behavior, both in and out of school. United States citizenship. APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for the Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship all documentation must be postmarked or emailed by March 26, 2021. Students must submit the Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship application. Be as complete as possible while filling out this application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Forms must be typed or neatly printed. Students must submit their official high school transcript. Students must submit two recommendation letters from either a teacher, coach, principal. guidance counselor, or employer. Each applicant will be evaluated based on following areas: High School WGPA Strength of recommendation letters Applicant’s extra-curricular activities and honors, work experience, leadership positions and distinguishing qualifications Career aspirations based on content, and clarity of ambitions Please mail all supporting documents to the following address: Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship 1664 Sky Blue Drive Sun Prairie, WI 53590 Email:  tribute2daren@gmail.com The scholarship award will be presented at the 2021 Dallastown Senior Awards Ceremony or through email notification if the event is changed due to the Coronavirus...

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2020 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship Award

Posted by on Jun 14, 2020 in events | 0 comments

The 2020 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship recipient is Joel Staub of Dallastown Area High School (DAHS).   Joel was a French Horn player and High Brass Captain for the marching band.  During his last three years of high school, he worked as private violin teacher and did numerous paid events in the Jubal String Quartet.  Joel was a member of the National Honor Society during his last two years in DAHS.  He will be pursuing a degree in music education at Ithaca College in New York.  Joel is the tenth recipient of the $5,000 Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hidalgo family was not able to present the award  in person.  We wish Joel nothing but success as he embarks on his college...

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