The Centennial Educational Foundation offers scholarships to
Centennial High School and Centennial Park School graduating seniors.
Dr. George Benson Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers: $2,000.00
This scholarship is for students who plan to pursue a career as a teacher. It is given in memory of Dr. George Benson, a co-founder of the Foundation and Centennial School's first superintendent.
Centennial Educational Foundation General Scholarship: $2000.00
This scholarship is funded by the Centennial School District employees and community members. They are open to all majors at any
accredited college or university.
Larry Kato Memorial Scholarship: $2,000.00
This scholarship is in memory of Larry Kato, a longtime member of the Centennial Educational Foundation who was passionate
about the success of all students.
Ron Pennington Memorial Scholarship: $2,000.00
This scholarship is for students who have contributed significant amounts of time to community involvement and volunteer activity. It is offered in remembrance of Ron Pennington, co-founder of the Centennial Educational Foundation and exceptional Centennial School District volunteer.
Earl Blumenauer Leadership in Education Scholarship: $2,000.00
Applicants for this scholarship must show commitment to their education, demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and show a passion for making a difference in their school and community. The scholarship is funded by Centennial graduate and current Congressman, Earl Blumenauer and the Foundation. Blumenauer has spent 40 years making a difference in Oregon with his Leadership skills and sense of community.