The Harper Zuefle Memorial Scholarship

The Harper Zuefle Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a Laurel Oaks senior.  Harper was a young student in the Acorn Center who was tragically killed.  The recipient of this special honor not only meets high standards in both academic and career skills, but is also an individual who “lights up a room” just as Harper’s presence always did.


Scholarship Criteria for the Harper Zuefle Memorial Scholarship

  1. Meets the overall criteria for the Great Oaks Education Foundation Scholarships.
  2. Applicant attends Laurel Oaks.
  3. Applicant is a student with a disability/504 plan. In the event that no student with a disability/504 plan applies or is eligible, then a typical student is eligible.
  4. Essay Prompt:  Minimum of 500 words

The World Would Be a Better Place If…

“If you could change one thing to make the world a better place, what would it be?” Think about things you would change.  Think about reasons you would change them.  Choose one thing to change and tell your readers several reasons why it is the most important thing to change in order to make the world a better place.  Remember to use specific details to support and explain your reasons.  Use interesting adjectives and descriptions to make your essay interesting to read.