Dual Credit at LNE: Southeast Community College Dual Credit deadline is this Wednesday, August 27. Turn in both forms signed and complete with your Social Security Number and email address to you teacher. Financial aid is available through the Learn to Dream Scholarship and the Nebraska ACE scholarship. Pick up your Learn to Dream Application in the Counseling Center or go on-line to apply for the ACE Scholarship.
The United States Senate Youth Program is a unique educational experience for outstanding juniors and seniors in high school who are Stu-Co members and interested in pursuing careers in public service. The annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 7 – 14, 2015. Two student leaders from each state will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. Each student delegate will receive a $5,000 undergraduate college scholarship, in addition to an all-expenses paid trip to the nation’s capital. Application are available from Mrs. Lohmeyer or Mr. Brooks or Mrs. Moore and are due October 8.
Community Service/Volunteer Hours Option at Dawes and Lefler Middle Schools: 4-H Tech Wizards. It’s Small-group mentorship with up to four youth using hands-on technology curriculum to engage youth and increase their involvement in their education. Volunteer 2-3 hours at a time with flexibility. Great way to serve the future work force of our community. It’s a great opportunity for future teachers to accrue hours and build a resume. Contact Julie Kreikemeier , 4-H Mentoring Program Coordinator, UNL at 402-472-9020 or Jkreikemeier5@unl.edu
Attention students needing volunteer hours for GoPo this semester or next semester or for the purpose of sprucing up your Scholarship Resume. Contact Volunteer Partners Youth Volunteer Program at www.volunteerpartners.org.
Seniors: Now’s the time to schedule your campus visits! Go to the college websites, click on Admissions and schedule a visit on-line. You can also call the college’s admissions office to schedule a visit.
LNE high school students wishing to take a class on-line at the UNL High School (Nebraska Virtual Scholars Program) need to apply for a scholarship at www.highschoool.nebraska.edu/NEscholars. Contact Barry Stark, UNHS principal at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sinclair Hille Architects is beginning it’s 13th year of offering high school students an architectural job shadow program. There are four dates scheduled on Fridays in October, December, February and April. Check out more information on the LNE Counseling Website under Useful Links/Opportunities
Upcoming Opportunities for LNE students:
• Monday, September 29 Kansas State College of Engineering Scholars Day
• October 3 Lincoln Area Dream It! Do It! Manufacturing Day
• Friday, October 10, 9:00 – Noon Sinclair Hille Architects Job Shadow Program
• Saturday, October 11, 8:30 – 3:15 UNL Chemistry Day 2014
Please see Opportunities page for more detail
• American Legion Oratorical Contest – $1,500
For more scholarships visit ScholarshipQuest at www.educationquest.org