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Scholarships & Upcoming Events

8 days ago

Upcoming Events

WITC is offering ACT Prep sessions at the Ashland campus on January 28 (English), January 29 (Reading), January 30 (Science) and January 31 (Math). There is a fee, so please stop by the counselor's office for more information.

The ACT will take place on February 20th and 21st, 2019 for Juniors. More information will be added about this test. 


The Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin offers multiple state-wide scholarships. For more information, please visit The deadline is December 17, 2018.

The Wisconsin Professional Police Association is offering scholarships to individuals enrolling in a course study leading to a degree in police science or criminal justice. Deadline is February 1st, 2019. Please stop by the Counselor's office for more information.

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation is offering a scholarship to individuals pursuing an education in fields related to the restaurant and hospitality industries. Deadline is April 1, 2019. Please stop by to see Ms. Brittanie for more information.

Bayfield County is offering a scholarship to seniors who must attend a municipal meeting and a county board meeting between December 1st, 2018 and April 22, 2019. Other requirements apply. Please stop by Ms. Brittanie's office for more information.

Northwoods Community Credit Union is offering 2 $1,000 scholarships to seniors who have an account or their parents/guardian has an account and are a Prime Member for one year. Visit for more information. The dealine is April 15, 2019.

Dunwoody College is offering their Youth Career Awareness Program to High School Juniors and Seniors. It is a 6-week summer program resulting in a large scholarship upon completion. Click on the brochure listed below under "files" on this page. Deadline is May 1st, 2019

The Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation Scholarship applications are available in Ms. Brittanie's office. The deadline is May 10, 2019. Please stop by for qualifications. is offering several awards to Wisconsin residents. Please visit their website for deadlines and information. Each scholarship has a different deadline, so be sure to visit frequently.

The local Joint Apprenticeship Committee has opened applications for Plumber/Pipe fitter apprenticeship year-round. Please see Ms. Brittanie for more information. 

The Duluth/Superior Area Community Foundation is offering several scholarships. Follow this link

2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Visit Awards available for grades 7-12. 

Attention all seniors: Applications for the Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship are now being accepted. The Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship recognizes student leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement. Each year the foundation awards $10,000 scholarships to 100 Wisconsin high school graduates. To be eligible you must be a graduating high school student intending to enroll in a post-secondary institution. This can include public or nonpublic universities, colleges, vocational/technical colleges, or certificate programs. This scholarship competition is highly competitive. To apply, go to

For more information please see this website, or Ms. Brittanie.

The School District of Washburn does not discriminate in the awarding of scholarships or other awards on the basis of sex, color, handicap, race, religion, national origin, homeless status, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability.  Discrimination complaints shall be processes in accordance with established procedure.


2 months ago

Brittanie Pierce | (715) 373-6188, x 137 | Email  
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WHS Counseling Mission Statement

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The Washburn High School Counseling Department strives to serve the students at WHS, focusing on their social/personal, academic, and career development. In addition, the WHS school counseling department adheres to the ASCA national school counseling model to best serve all WHS students. The WHS school counseling department also supports the district's mission of enabling students to enter the global society with the knowledge, skills, habits, and attitudes required to be contributing citizens. 

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