The Leonard Frank & June Rose Klein Memorial Scholarship was established as a way of giving
back to the Tipton community and seeking to encourage graduates from THS to continue their
education at a college/university or technical school.
The scholarship seeks to recognize graduates of Tipton High School who demonstrate: (a)
scholastic achievement in relation to ability, (b) need for financial assistance in obtaining college
or university training, (c) strength of character, (d) leadership qualities, and (e) personality.
Applicants may be current seniors at Tipton High School, or current college students who
graduated from THS within the past 4 years. At least 2 years of schooling must have been
completed at THS.
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Virginia L. Thomas, widow of Webster Thomas, upon her death on March 18, 1999, left a trust naming the Tipton R-VI School District Board of Directors as trustees. It was the desire of Webster and Virginia that the income from the trust be used as scholarships for residents of the school district to further their education. Webster Thomas was a teacher, coach, administrator, and counselor for the Tipton RV-I School District, retiring in 1973.
This scholarship is open to:
1.Be a permanent resident within the Tipton R-VI school district boundaries as determined on March 4, 1998 or a Tipton High School graduate from the Latham or Clarksburg school district and a permanent resident in said school district. A permanent resident is anyone who1)physically lives in the school district, 2) is a single student enrolled fulltime in a post-secondary educational institution since high school graduation and lives with parents in the school district while home from school or 3) single and has been enlisted in the military since high school graduation and stays while home on leave with parents living in the school district.
2.Graduate of accredited high school or equivalent. Applicants not meeting this requirement will be considered on an individual basis.
3.Planning to continue his/her education with specific educational goals in mind.
Application is due April 15, 2023