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Welcome to the District 205 PTA Council

The Elmhurst District 205 PTA Council is comprised of PTA Presidents from each of our local PTAs, including York High School's PTSA. 

The PTA Council provides an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and information between the local PTAs within District 205.  The Council disseminates Illinois and National PTA updates, sponsors an annual community forum in conjunction with the District 205 Board of Education, organizes an annual open house of area summer camps for children, and raises funds for scholarships awarded to York High School graduating Seniors each year. 

PTA Council Scholarships

The District 205 PTA Council works hard to raise funds throughout the school year in order to award a number of scholarships to graduating York High School Seniors.

The Elmhurst Council of PTA's Scholarship is a one-year, non-renewable award, given to York Community High School (York) seniors.  Awards are $750.00.  

Applications are due to the York College & Career Resource Center by March 5, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from York planning to enroll in an accredited college, university, community college, trade or technical school in the fall. There are 3 scholarship criteria Academic, Commended, and General.

SELECTION   

Members of the Elmhurst Council of PTA Scholarship Committee will award scholarships based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the Student Statement
  • Involvement in school activities and positions of leadership
  • Participation in non-school activities
  • Public services, hobbies, work experience
  • Other interests
  • Scholastic ability

NOTIFICATION

Determination of the scholarship winners is made in mid-April.  Recipients will receive an invitation to the York Scholarship Awards Night.

MONETARY DISBURSEMENT

This scholarship will be payable upon receipt of proof of enrollment.  Payment will be made directly to the educational institution.

Type

Description

Academic

GPA of 3.965 or higher

Commended

GPA of 3.964 - 3.3

General

GPA of 3.29 or lower

 

NEXT PTA COUNCIL MEETING:

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: District 205 Center 
162 S York, Elmhurst

PTA Council Officers

President Jennifer Rosenberg
President-Elect Tara Renier
Treasurer Casey Braun
Corresponding Secretary Margaret Rask
Recording Secretary Jen Baxa
VP Programs Christine Juneman
VP Scholarship/ Ways&Means Danelle Achepohl, Kristin Boxall, Jill Riecker

Summer Recreation Open House Information (SROH)