The following list describes the scholarships that are available to students through the Lisbon Alumni Association. (Not all scholarships are awarded in every school year.)
LAA Scholarship – $1,250
The Lisbon Alumni Association was established to provide scholarships to eligible graduating seniors for DAHS. Eligibility is based on achieving a minimum grade point average of 3.2 for seven semesters, class rank and references. The selection is done by the LAA board.
J.J. Patsey Scholarship – $1,000
The scholarship is presented to two graduating seniors who are pursuing a career in the healthcare field. Selection is made by the LAA board from applications submitted for LAA Scholarship.
Kauffman Scholarship – $1,500
The scholarship is awarded to the graduating senior who may have encountered adverse circumstances beyond his or her control but was able to overcome those issues and emerge successful. The scholarship is given by Dr. Scott Kauffman, a member of the DAHS Class of 1970, and represents his belief that each student has a special talent and deserves the opportunity to pursue that talent. Selection is made by: school counselor, school nurse, high school principal and president of the LAA board.
Marvin White Scholarship – $5,000
The Marvin White scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduating senior on the basis of extensive school and community involvement as well as high academic achievement. Selection is made by the LAA board based on application and submitted recommendations
McPherson/Lederle Scholarship – $2,000
The McPherson/Lederle Scholarship given by Larry McPherson, Class of 1963, and Charlene Lederle McPherson, Class of 1962, recognizes a well-rounded student that exhibits outstanding character. The selection is made by a panel that includes: a teacher, school counselor, LAA board member and community leader.
Lisbon Retired Teachers Scholarship – $1,000
The scholarship is presented to two graduating seniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and will pursue a career in education. The selection is made by the LAA board based on recommendations and student essays.
Class of 1967 Scholarship – $1,000
The Class of 1967 Scholarship recognizes a well-rounded student that is respected by his or her peers, exhibits impressive and stylish excellence and is a community builder. The scholarship is funded by member of the DAHS Class of 1967. Selection is made by: school counselor, Class of 1967 LAA board members and assistant high school principal.
Class of 1961 Scholarship – $1,100
The Class of 1961 Scholarship is awarded to a student who has exhibited good citizenship and a seriousness of purpose. The awardee must have a GPA appropriate for the intended field of study, exhibited good citizenship and leadership; have a record of service to others; possess a seriousness of purpose toward higher education and have financial need. Selection is made by a panel of one high school teacher, the high school guidance counselor, the high school principal or assistant principal, and a member of the LAA Board based on application and essay.
Borch Scholarship – $1,250
The Borch Scholarship recognizes an outstanding Columbiana County Career & Technical Center student that plan to continue his or her education. The selection is made by the LAA board based on an essay and submitted recommendations.
Bruey Pioneer Scholarship – $1,000
The scholarship is given by David Bruey (Class of 1961) in recognition of a first-generation college student. The awardee must be first generation in his/her immediate family to attend higher education, have worked to help finance his/her higher education, have a financial need, have demonstrated service to others in school and/or community, exhibited a strong desire to pursue higher education and is likely to succeed. Selection is done by panel of one high school teacher, the high school guidance counselor, the high school principal or assistant principal, and a member of the LAA Board based on application and essay.