2023 CHS Student and Teacher of the Year Scholarships

  • Annually since 1999, the CHS Foundation has honored a Student of the Year and a Teacher of the Year.

    Student(s) of the year:The DeEmmett Bradshaw Zerbe, CHS 1943, and Mason Speltz Zerbe, CHS 1948, Central High School Student of the Year Scholarships are named after two brothers who were model students who embodied what it means to be an Eagle at Central High School. Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to one Central High School senior male student and one Central High School senior female student who plan to attend a college, university, or trade school and who have spent the past four years demonstrating the same academic, leadership, community and school spirit that Mason and DeEmmett represented during their time at Central.

    Teacher of the year: Will receive $1,000 for use on tuition, professional development, or other related classroom activity.

    The Foundation Board of Directors begin review of all nominations shortly after the submission deadline, carefully considering each nominee according to the award criteria.  Nominees are notified by the Central High School Foundation in April and are invited to the Senior Recognition Ceremony in May. The scholarship recipients will be announced at the Senior Recognition Ceremony.

    To download a 2023 Student of the Year and/or a 2023 Teacher of the Year Nomination form click here:   https://chsfomaha.org/events/senior-recognition-ceremony/

    All nominations must be received by the foundation office by Monday, March 27, 2023. 

CHS Scholarship

  • The CHS Scholarship is due December 2nd, 2022, by 3:00 PM.  Please turn the application into room 134.


Scholarship Handbook

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