The Pam Butler High School Scholarship

The Pam Butler High School Scholarship, named for Westwood’s founder, has been established to recognize students who want to pursue a well-rounded, challenging, international education. The scholarship is dedicated for students in our High School program (Grades 9-12).

First-time Westwood High School applicants who complete the application by the published deadline will be considered for the scholarship based on their demonstrated abilities in these 6 areas:

  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Positive influence
  • Inquisitive
  • Team player
  • Community service
  • Leadership
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Application for The Pam Butler High School Scholarship
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The Pam Butler High School Scholarship is part of the School’s scholarship program which began in 2008 when the first scholarship was awarded to a Farmers Branch, TX community member.

Meet Pam Butler – Founder of The Westwood School

As a young high school teacher, Pam realized that troubled students were often missing essential life skills. She imagined a school that would prepare kids for real life. More than 4 decades later, Pam’s vision for cultivating young adults with character, caring hearts and an inspiration to succeed is alive and well at The Westwood School.

An educational trailblazer, Pam established Westwood’s Pre-K – 8th grade Montessori school in 1986. She led the high school expansion in 2008 making Westwood the first Montessori School in North America to embrace the International Baccalaureate (IB) in both middle and high schools. Pam is also a charter member of MACTE, a Montessori accrediting body. Pam has attended Level II International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) Administration and Level II International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) Administration training.

An expert in the field of education, Pam’s experience spans both traditional, Montessori and IB classrooms. She has a B.S. degree in Secondary Education as well as master’s level work in Montessori education, certifications in the Montessori Method at the Primary, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary and Middle School levels. A nationally recognized Montessori speaker and author, Pam has also managed Montessori teacher training centers and lectured at local colleges.

Pam is currently a member of The Westwood School’s Board of Directors and has served on several school boards.

To apply, click here.

For more information, contact us at or 972-239-8598.

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—T. Kurtz