WHS Awards and Scholarships

WHS Awards and Scholarships
May 27, 2021
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Excellence in Extracurriculars (EXEC) Scholarship - EXEC (Excellence in Extracurriculars) SCHOLARSHIP - one recipient will be selected for their outstanding impact on extracurricular clubs (not music, athletics or outside community service) at Wilton High School.  The student selected will have demonstrated outstanding leadership, achievement and mentorship in their club and will have strived to make an impact in multiple extracurricular clubs at WHS.  Email all materials to at by 3:00 pm on Monday, April 12.  

The Karin Venditti Memorial Scholarship - Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Agents will award a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving Wilton High School Senior who is interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Please complete this application and return it with a 250-word essay relaying what has led you to decide that you want to become a nurse. GPA is not a determining factor. Please complete the application and return is as follows no later than April 12, 2021 to Peg Koellmer at

Kiwanis Club of Wilton Community Service Award - KIWANIS CLUB OF WILTON COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD - Must be a member of the WHS Key Club.  Essay on an impact you have made in the community and how community service has impacted you.  Application, essay and recommendation due to Jeff Turner at by Monday, April 12.

Melissa McFadden Scholarship- Awarded to a senior that has demonstrated an interest and desire to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and physical challenges in the town of Wilton.  Email application and 2 recommendations to Christina Rikhoff Foley at by Wednesday, April 14.

WILTON GO GREEN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD - Their mission is to help Wilton become the most sustainable town in Connecticut by engaging and educating the community in initiatives that advance and support a culture of sustainable practices in all areas of our lives.  Email written essay or video essay to Tammy Thornton at  The deadline is Monday, April 12.  

Wilton RTC (Republican Town Committee) Scholarship Awarded to 1 graduating senior.  A 500 word essay describing the following, "As a high school senior and knowing what I know now, what would I tell my freshman self?" must be emailed no later than April 10, 2021 to A waiver (located on Naviance Student Scholarship page) must be signed and emailed with your essay and contact information.

 Wilton Rotary Club Scholarship - ROTARY CLUB OF WILTON "SERVICE ABOVE SELF" SCHOLARSHIP - Two scholarships will be awarded for community service.  Application and brief 250 word essay on "what you have done in your high school career to improve the Wilton community or make someone else's life better."  Email completed application to Mrs. Mangan at no later than Monday, April 12 at 3:00 pm.

WILTON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT JOHN J. CAHILL AWARD - Based on community service in and out of school.  Application must be emailed to Mrs. Mangan at no later than 3:00 pm on Monday, April 12.

Wilton Woman's Club: Elizabeth Sternad Scholarship -WILTON WOMAN'S CLUB, ELIZABETH STERNAD SCHOLARSHIP - Criteria are outstanding and on-going service, leadership and character.  GPA is not a determining factor.  Females only should email their essay to Liz Salguero at by Monday, April 12.