Becky Nicks' Junior Pioneer Scholarship

Get on the wagon for the 25th annual Becky Nicks Junior Pioneer Scholarship Contest! One local high school student will reign over the event as “Junior Pioneer.” This essay contest is open to all junior and senior Shawnee residents. The winner will receive a $1,000 college scholarship!

To apply, please complete the application below. The deadline for submissions is Friday, May 5 at 12 p.m. 

For more information, please e-mail OSD Junior Pioneer Scholarship chairperson.

Becky Nicks Scholarship Application
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Please address the following topic with a 500-word Essay- Turn the page: "Every hero has a story: What is your hero's story?" 


We are asking applicants to identify who their hero is, why they chose this person, and how this person has influenced their own life over the past year.

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