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Scholarships & Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

WITC Start College Now representative will be here on May 6th at 1 p.m. to help students participating in the Start College Now program for fall 2019 semester register for their classes. 

The Middle School Awards Night ceremony will be Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Middle School/High School gym.

The High School Awards Night ceremony will be Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the High School/Middle School gym.

April 24, 2019 the ACT Aspire will be given to 9th and 10th grade. 11th and 12th grade will not be in attendance that day. Middle School students will have a regular school day.


The Common Scholarship Application for graduating seniors is available in Mrs. Pufall's office or by clicking 
You may need to copy and paste the link if clicking does not work in your browser or click on the .pdf below under "files". Deadline is April 30, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. to Counseling office.

If you have been accepted into UW-Madison for 2019 Fall Semester, follow this link for a scholarship opportunity: 

The Chequamegon Area Retired Educators is offering two $250 scholarships to senior students going into the education field. Please stop by Mrs. Pufall's office for an application.

The Ashland Police Department is offering a $500 scholarship to seniors planning to go to school for Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement. Please stop by the counseling office for an application.

The Tony Woiak Scholarship is available to students attending school for history, journalism, video/music production or similar career. Deadline is April 21, 2019. Stop by Mrs. Pufall's office for more information.

Hansen's IGA is offering a scholarship to graduating seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or higher and attending a college or university in the fall of 2019. Stop by Mrs. Pufall's office for an application with more details. Deadline: Must be postmarked by May 1, 2019.

Friends of the Washburn Area Ambulance Service is offering a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors entering the medical human service field. Deadline April 29, 2019.

The AFS International Club Scholarship is available to students who have demonstrated a commitment to the Washburn International Club and have hosted AFS student's or traveled abroad through an exchange program. Deadline May 3, 2019

The Ab Nicholas Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships to Wisconsin graduates state-wide. Students must be a basketball program participant in their senior year and plan to attend a UW system school. Deadline is April 30, 2019. Stop by Mrs. Pufall's for more information.

The Ashland/Bayfield County Sportsmen are offing a $500 scholarship to qualified graduating seniors. Stop by Mrs. Pufall's office for more details and an application. Deadline is April 26, 2019.

The Dream Pool Foundation is offering several scholarship awards for graduating seniors attending college with an Art Major. Please stop by Mrs. Pufall's office for requirements and application.

Wisconsin Towns Association along with Rural Mutual Insurance is offering several scholarships to graduating seniors who write and enter an essay about "Please explain the importance of high speed broadband access to town economic and community development". Deadline is May 31, 2019

The Chequamegon Bay Arts Counsel will be awarding scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing a higher education in the fields of music, drama or art. Stop by Mrs. Pufall's office for an application or go to and click on grants and scholarships for the application and more information. Deadline is April 30, 2019

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 Mrs. Pufall's office for more information.

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 Mrs. Pufall'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 Mrs. Pufall for more information. 

For more information please see this website, or Mrs.Pufall.

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.

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. 

What We Offer?

  • Groups
  • Individual Counseling
  • Academic Support
  • Parent Concerns
  • Help with Resources
  • FAFSA Help
  • Career Help
  • College Help


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Rachel Pufall | (715) 373-6188, x 137 | Email  
Laurie Pipgras | (715) 373-6188 x 102 | Email