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Merit Scholars Booster Club Meeting Dates 2018-2019

(2nd Monday of every month) 

Sept 10th        

Oct 8th          

Nov 26th (Moved due to Veterans' Day)          

Dec - No meeting needed       

Jan 14th               

Feb 4th (Moved due to President’s Day)

Mar 11th

Apr 8th

May 13th

Jun 10th (If needed) 

Merit Scholars Liaison Teachers
Contact Jonathan Brandts  Jonathan Brandts English
Contact Victor De La Loza  Victor De La Loza Science
Contact Melinda Jordan  Melinda Jordan ex: x3259 Teacher
Contact Nichole McDaniel  Nichole McDaniel Foreign Language
Contact Michael Vitale  Michael Vitale Department Head English 11/12

Merit Scholars Booster Club

Merit Scholars Boosters Scholarship

Scholarship Amount TBA


1. Graduating as a Merit Scholar

2. Typed essay on: As you anticipate your college career, how has the Merit Scholars Program prepared and supported you?

3. Resume including:

AP Courses taken

Community Service/Volunteer Hours

Extracurricular Activities

Work Experience

4. A letter of recommendation from a Lakewood teacher

5. Sealed current transcript

To be included as a finalist, please submit your typed essay, resume, letter of recommendation, current transcript, and this form, all in a sealed manila envelope. Please write your name and your English teacher’s name on the outside of the envelope. Place the envelope in the Red Merit Scholars Mailbox in Ms. Busch’s room (2204) by: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 3:00 PM.

FAQ about the Merit Scholars Booster Club

What is the Merit Scholars Booster Club?

The Merit Scholars Booster Club is a dedicated group of parents that have students currently enrolled in the Merit Scholars Program at Lakewood High School.  These parents meet on a monthly basis to plan fundraisers, offer support to the teachers that teach our Merit Scholars and provide scholarships for the Merit Scholars.

What types of fundraisers do the Merit Scholars Booster Club have?

The Merit Scholars Booster Club has a number of fundraisers throughout e

each school year.

  • See's Candies fundraiser (twice a school year, Christmas and Easter)
  • Amazon-Smile (Shop on Amazon and select Lakewood High School Merit Booster Club
  • Snap-raise Fundraiser
  • Driving School fundraiser (All year long) 
  • Donation Letters (to local businesses and corporations interested in donating money, gift cards, or items)

What is the fundraiser money used for?

The fundraiser money is used to:

  • Provide scholarships for Merit Scholars.
  • Finance the Merit banquet and Awards ceremony.
  • Provide items from teacher wish lists.
  • Help finance field trips for the Merit Scholars.
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Merit Scholars Booster Club Board 2018-2019

President: Diana Sanchez

Secratary: Alvina Heard

Treasurer: Virginie King 

CommunicationsCharlotte Shane

Fundraising: Ashanti Casey

Merit Scholars Booster Club Locker