• Welcome MTS Alumni! 

    The Michael T Simmons Parent Teacher Organization (MTS PTO) would like to announce our Academic Scholarship to any former Michael T Simmons Elementary student scheduled to graduate from Black Hills High School, Tumwater High School, or New Market Skills Center this year.


  • The MTS PTO focuses on enriching the educational experience at MTS by promoting educational activities for students, parent involvement in children’s education, and social activities for families; the MTS PTO is focused on building community. With this in mind, we offer this scholarship to a former MTS student who has continued to foster a sense of community in their endeavors after leaving Michael T Simmons and will do so into the future. We wish you luck in your future as you take the next step in your education.

    • Attended Michael T Simmons Elementary for four (4) or more years
    • Graduating from BHHS, THS, or NMSC Class of 2021
    • Have achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater
    • Completed minimum community service requirements (30 hours)
    • Plan to attend an accredited college/trade school in the Fall of this year
    • Current transcripts
    • Letter of recommendation
    • Complete and submit the linked application with attachments before published deadline

    This scholarship is a one-time scholarship worth $500.
    Winner will be notified within two weeks of submission deadline.


    If you have questions, please email us at!