This suburban Hartford community is home to the Wilsons and various Wilson companies are headquartered there. Farmington High School, with an enrollment of approximately 1350 students, rounds out students’ experiences with a variety of courses and co-curriculum opportunities in music, visual arts, drama, culinary arts, technology, and writing. Over 50% of their junior and senior class students are enrolled in some college credit courses. It is consistently listed on Newsweek Magazine’s list of the best high schools in the country.
The REACH Foundation offers an $8,000 scholarship to high school seniors who are planning to attend a 4-year college upon graduation. These scholarships are awarded in Farmington, Bristol, and Plainville, CT; Gideon, MO; and Texarkana, AR. Applicants must have shown leadership qualities and demonstrated a desire to become involved in school and community activities.
The scholarship is paid on a semester basis ($1,000 for each of eight semesters). Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2017 and mailed to:
The REACH Foundation
1027 Farmington Avenue #202
Farmington, CT 06032