Ironton High School

The Dick Griffith Scholarship Fund was established to provide a scholarship(s) for seniors from Cabell or Wayne County, West Virginia; Lawrence County, Ohio; or Boyd County, Kentucky. The scholarship is awarded to an individual who best exemplifies Mr. Griffith’s dedication to tennis as a life-long endeavor. While the scholarship is not limited to a competitive tennis player, non-tennis players must have a connection to the tennis community at large. Selection criteria includes, but is not limited to, sportsmanship, moral character, citizenship and satisfactory academic standing. Financial need may be considered. Candidates must also plan to attend an accredited two- to four-year year college, university, community college or technical school.

Applicants must be dependent children of employees of Huntington Steel & Supply Company entering their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year as a full-time student at any four-year accredited college, university or technical school.

Each scholarship recipient shall be chosen on the basis of an evaluation of his or her academic performance, leadership abilities, demonstrated and potential contributions to school and community and financial need compared to costs of the institution at which they intend to enroll after expected family contributions and other grants and scholarship assistance have been considered. Applications are available through the Human Resource Department of Huntington Steel.

The Iron City Auto Club Scholarship is for students at Collins Career Center and Ironton High School who plan to enroll in a two or four-year automotive degree or certificate program at a non-profit college or technical school.  Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA to qualify.

The Ironton Area Kiwanis Club Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for students who are graduating high school in Lawrence County, Ohio, and who are members of the Key Club or Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Program or who excel in community service.

The Jamie Sue Barker Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 by the Friends of Ironton Inc. to provide scholarships for seniors at Ironton High School who will be attending Ohio University Southern Campus. Eligible candidates must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Selection criteria also includes, but is not limited to, community service and financial need.

The Lacey Parnell Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 by the Friends of Ironton Inc. to provide scholarships for seniors at Ironton High School who will be attending Ohio University Southern Campus. Eligible candidates must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Selection criteria will also include, but is not limited to, community service and financial need.

This scholarship provides assistance to students graduating from public and private schools in Boyd and Greenup counties in Kentucky, Cabell and Wayne counties in West Virginia or Lawrence County, Ohio. This scholarship is payable over two years, provided that the student maintains at least a 2.5 GPA in the first year of college/technical school.

Each scholarship recipient shall be chosen on the basis of application and subsequent acceptance and enrollment into a nursing program at a college or technical school. Applicants will be chosen on the basis of demonstrated financial need, solid academic performance, involvement in school and volunteer activities and quality of essay and letters of recommendation.