James T. “Tom” Russell Memorial Scholarship Application
Amount awarded: $500 - $1,000 Number of awards: up to 4
This award for future teachers is administered by FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools and is currently accepting applications, due by March 29, 2023.
Winners will be announced in April 2023.
Developed by FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools, Tomorrow's Leaders is a leadership training program designed for high school juniors. Through a series of structured activities and events, Tomorrow's Leaders participants get to meet and interact with community leaders who share their thoughts, concerns and hopes about current issues, community resources and various factors impacting the future of Volusia County. Tomorrow's Leaders prepares students for constructive leadership, responsible citizenship and active participation in the affairs of Volusia County and beyond.
As part of Volusia County School's drop-out prevention program, the Turn Around program recognizes middle and high school students who have demonstrated a marked improvement in school involvement and citizenship.