High School Scholarships Announced from The Westwood School

For immediate release: 5/1/18
Debra Giorgini The Westwood School (972) 239-8598 DGiorgini@WestwoodSchool.org

High School Scholarships Announced from The Westwood School

Incoming 9th, 10th & 11th grade students invited to apply for 2018-2019 school year

Dallas, Texas (5/1/18) – The Westwood School International Baccalaureate (IB) Program for high school students is accepting applications for The Pam Butler High School Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Incoming 9th, 10th and 11th grade students are invited to apply for this scholarship by the May 25, 2018 deadline. Scholarships recipients will be notified by June 1, 2018.

Newsweek has recognized The Westwood School’s IB program among the best in the nation noting, “There is no ‘academic elitism’ at Westwood for the school believes that every student should be exposed to the holistic richness that is the Diploma Program. Their academic results and college acceptances confirm that the inclusivity of Westwood is a successful educational model.”

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. To qualify for the scholarship, students must be first time applicants to Westwood. The scholarship will cover Westwood tuition for up to 4 years of the IB high school program.

First-time Westwood high school applicants who complete the scholarship application by the May 25 deadline will be considered for the scholarship based on their demonstrated abilities in these 6 areas

  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Team player
  • Positive influence
  • Community service
  • Inquisitive
  • Leadership

“We invite students who want to join our community and prepare to positively impact their world community to apply for The Pam Butler High School Scholarship,” notes Heather Lourcey, Head of School for The Westwood School.

About The Westwood School (Westwood)
Located in North Dallas, Westwood is a non-profit private school community that serves families of high school and Diploma Programme students with an authorized IB “World School.” The School also serves families of Pre-K through 8th grade students with Montessori programs. Established in 1986, Westwood expanded to include a high school in 2008.

Recognized by Newsweek as a top IB school in the nation, the School encourages students to apply what they’ve learned Vs simply acquiring knowledge. With a low student/teacher ratio, Westwood teachers work with each student individually preparing them for life. Everything centers on the balanced development of character, community, personal life skills and academic excellence.

About International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
The International Baccalaureate (IB), a high school diploma recognized world-wide, empowers students to solve global challenges through inquiry, action and reflection. IB was established in the 1960s. The Westwood School blends IB and Montessori academic approaches that build intellectual curiosity and personal responsibility.

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