Buffett P.T.O $500 Scholarship Information

To be eligible for any O.P.S. middle school/PTO scholarship offered, the student must meet the following O.P.S. criteria:

1.      Attended the O.P.S. middle school for at least two (2) years.

2.      Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

3.      Be a graduating senior from an O.P.S. high school and plan to attend a college, university, vocational-technical, nursing, business, or other school of higher learning in the summer or fall term following graduation.

DIRECTIONS: Download a copy of the scholarship application from the link below. Print out and complete the cover sheet. FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY. Please omit or white out all identifying information on Sections II, III, and IV ahead of time for the evaluation committee, including your name and the name/staff of your high school. List only your student ID at the top of each page. Letters of recommendation should not be included. ACT/SAT test scores are not needed. Transcripts should include grades 9 through 12 - semester one. Submit the cover sheet, essays II & III, and IV-resume to your OPS high school counselor by the end of February. Applications will be mailed by high school counselors to the Buffett Counseling Office Team Leader during the second week in March. Buffett PTO members will then select TWO scholarship recipients and mail out notification letters by the end of April. Thank you for your interest and good luck to all applicants!



Jon Lloyd

2009 Omaha Central High School


Emmalee Fishburn

2010 Omaha Central High School


Amie Long

2010 Burke High School


Ashley Bodfield

2011 Burke High School


Devin Larsen

2011 Burke High School

Bridget Claborn
2012 Omaha Central High School

Brett Newkirk
2012 Burke High School

Maya Gogoi
2013 Omaha Central High School


Avery Zaleski
2013 Omaha Central High School


Angie Cook

2014 Burke High School


Lasha Goodwin

2014 Omaha North Magnet High School


Sarah Kort

2014 Burke High School


Aisha Udofia

2014 Omaha Central High School

Gina Comstock
2015 Omaha Central High School

Melissa Comstock
2015 Omaha Central High School

Elyssa Gray
2016 Northwest Magnet High School

Hannah Kirby
2016 Omaha Central High School

Ian Ritchie
2017 Omaha Central High School

Brooke Schmidt
2017 Burke High School


Serena Moore

2014 Omaha Central High
A'lece Moore
2015 Omaha North High
Tia Spears
2015 Omaha Central High
Award discontinued  during the 2015-2016 school year.


Sara Doghman

2011 Omaha Central High


James Forsythe

2011 Burke High

Tony Manna
2012 Omaha Central High

Kayla Timm
2012 Omaha North High

  The Bobcat Athletic Booster Club was discontinued 
during the 2012-2013 school year.