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Scholarships are available through the Avondale Education Foundation for Avondale Seniors. Please contact the high school guidance office for a complete list.
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AVONDALE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (AEA) SCHOLARSHIP
The intent of the Avondale Education Association (AEA) Scholarship is to provide a scholarship for a graduating Avondale High School or Avondale Academy senior who has both (1) attained at least a 3.0 GPA, and (2) plans on attending a two or four year college or university.
The Avondale Education Association is an organization of teachers employed by the Avondale School District. It is the mission of the AEA to facilitate learning by students of the Avondale School District. With this in mind, the association wishes to encourage students to continue their education beyond high school in a concrete way by providing a scholarship to a worthy student.
REID FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Reid Family Foundation Scholarship has been established to encourage graduating seniors at Avondale High School to pursue advanced degrees and certifications. Priority will be give to those students who are interested in engineering related fields.
JAYNE SHEARER EDUCATIONAL FUND
The intent of the Jayne Shearer Education Fund is to provide support for the Avondale School District reading programs and/or educational scholarships for graduating seniors.
Jayne Shearer attended Central Michigan University and graduated in 1947 with a degree in education. She majored in English and physical education. She was a teacher in the Saginaw area for a local middle school, and later married her husband Tom. Tom was a lifelong resident of Amy and what was then called Auburn Heights. She taught in the Pontiac and Keego Harbor school districts for three years, until she left the profession to raise her children. She and Tom raised four daughters: Susan, Janice, Carolyn and Nancy. All four of the Shearer girls attended and graduated from the Avondale School District. Both Jayne and Tom greatly valued and stressed the importance of education to their children.. All four Shearer children attended college an today they continue to work in professions that relate either to helping others and/or education.