Class Donations


of $1000.00 or more


2016 Grants:     $26,353.99 for 12 grants


2015 Grants:     $10,377 for 6 grants


2014 Grants:     $18,094 for 6 grants


2013 Grants:     $28,000 for Capital                                        Improvements given                                    instead of individual                                      teacher grants


2012 Grants:    $11,304 for 8 grants









As of the end of 2016,


over $297,424 


has been awarded by


the Foundation. 


Seven  scholarships/awards established in honor of alumni are administered by the PHS Foundation.


The Ella Adair Roberts Award  honors Ella Miller Adair, class of 1914, and was established in 2007 by her late daughter Katherine Adair Roberts. The scholarship is awarded to a promising student in drama and English

       2016 Recipient: Sidney Ankrom ($1000)

       2015 Recipient: Emily Biles ($1000)

       2014 Recipient:  Morgan Argabrite ($1000)
       2013 Recipient:  Christopher Kyer ($1000)
       2012 Recipient:  Rachael Freeman ($1000)

     
The Classes of 1943 Academic Award was created in 2011 by an agreement between the PHS Foundation and the officers of the Classes of 1943.  It is awarded yearly to a top student with financial need.


    2016 Recipient:

    2015 Recipient: Holly Ackerman ($1000)

    2014 Recipient:  Isabella Velez ($1000)
    2013 Recipient:  Jennifer Riffle ($1000)
    2012 Recipient:  Elizabeth Segrest ($1000)

   
The Wade Hampton McLean Football Award  honors the late 1941 graduate and was created by his wife, Joy L. McLean, a 1956 graduate.  The award established in 2006 is given annually to an outstanding member of the football team with high qualities of personal character and team leadership.


    2016 Recipient:

    2015 Recipient: Joshua Trembly ($1000)

    2014 Recipient : Thomas Martin ($1000)
    2013 Recipient : Austin Alatorre ($1000)
    2012 Recipient:  Jeremy Bell ($1000)

 
The J. Madison Jackson Scholarship-Athletic Award has been awarded since 1929, although the PHS Foundation did not assume responsibility for the award until 2003.  The prize is presented to three students with the highest academic average among male and female athletes, two boys and one girl. Lack of sufficient funds has prohibited this award from being granted in recent years.


The Blubaugh Prize, established in 1928, is awarded to three outstanding athletes.  The fund was conveyed to the PHS Foundation in 2003.  Lack of sufficient funds has prohibited the awarding of this prize is in recent years.


The Jack H. Rector Capital Improvement Fund honors Gene Rector Rouse, class of 1939, and Jack H. Rector, class of 1945.  The fund may be used for capital improvements at PHS only.

      2013:  Replacement of Auditorium Stage Curtains  ($8000)

      2011   Replacement of Christmas lights and creation of storage unit  ($3800)



The PHS Foundation Summer Student Advanced Study Scholarship was created in 2010 for students interested in attending a workshop, summer program or advanced study. Application is made through the Guidance Office.   $1000 is yearly allotted for this program and  selection is made by the PHS Foundation Board of Directors.

    2016 Recipient: Trisha Clark

    2014 Recipient: Brianna Hayes

    2013 Recipient:  Elliot Clark, Elizabeth Creeger,  Teri Tucker

    2012 Recipient:  Elliot Clark and Madison Osbourne
    
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Scholarships

Donations

The PHS Foundation accepts donations through the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation.

You may send in donations to:
Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
PO Box 1762
Parkersburg, WV 26102

Memo line: PHS Foundation

Graduation Class              $ Gifted

1912                                  1200
1914                                10000
1926                                  1000
1930                                33324
1931                                  1185
1933                                  1675
1935                                  2536
1937                                29107
1938                                  4435
1939                                14207
1940                                40411
1941                                31077
1942                                16225
1943                                  8285
1944                                  7475
1945                                52795
1946                              264067
1947                                11002
1949                                  4200
1950                                  2836
1952                               36122
1953                                 7288
1954                                 1245
1956                                 7085
1957                                 1025
1958                               18508
1959      
                         57585
1960                                3825
1961                               29298
1962                               10655
1963                                 3253
1964                               16216
1965                                 2190
1966                                 2158
1968                                 4040
1969                                 5895
1970                                 2600
1973                                1601
1974                                4118
1975                                1425
1980                                1269
1987                                1000
1989                                5075
1992                                4300
1996                                2250

Teacher Grants 

​​​Since 1988 there have been many Endowment Gifts made to the Parkersburg High School Foundation resulting in a fund of over $800,000.  Our Permanent Endowment Fund is maintained within the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation.  The amount of money generated by the invested funds support all projects, grants and scholarships selected by the Foundation.  






Grants & Scholarships

Parkersburg ​High School


Foundation