Dooley Memorial Scholarship


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Posted Online: April 19, 2013, 2:43 pm
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Press release submitted by Davenport Community Schools


DCSD to Award Dr. Thomas Anthony Dooley
Memorial Scholarship April 22, 2013

Davenport, Iowa – The Davenport Community School District will award the annual Dr. Thomas Anthony Dooley Memorial Scholarship to a DCSD senior at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013 at Central High School. Please come to the main office at CHS by 9:50 a.m. The name of the scholarship recipient is released at the event.
The Dooley Scholarship is awarded each year to a DCSD senior in the upper 10% of their class, who has shown a continued interest in the field of medicine, and plans to become a medical doctor. Four students have applied for this year's scholarship. The $20,000 scholarship can be used at any accredited college or university. The Dooley Scholarship, began by the late Dr. Walter Neiswanger, has been awarded annually since 1965.
In addition to their class rank, ACT scores and Advanced Placement classes completed, each applicant is interviewed by a panel of principals, counselors, director of curriculum, the president of the Scott County American Medical Association, and a local university official.




















 



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