Monthly Archives: August 2012

Aviation Career Day 2012

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Aviation Career Day 2012 Duncan Aviation is hosting Aviation Career Day 2012 this Fall. The event will be open to all Nebraska high school students. Where: Duncan Aviation (3701 Aviation Road, Lincoln, NE, 68524) When: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m Students will have the chance to explore many facets of the aviation industry and career… Read more »

Exploring College Options

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Exploring College Options is a special recruitment program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of five of the country’s leading universities: Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford University. During the spring or fall of each year, the Exploring College Options group will visit all 50 states, Puerto Rico, USVI and the District of Columbia…. Read more »

New Student Opportunities & Scholarship Updates

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2012 National College Match The National College Match program connects seniors with admissions & full scholarships to leading colleges. Eligible applications are strong academic students from low-income families (approximately $60,000 or less for household income). Qualified students should work with their counselors to complete the online referral form. Smith College’s Women of Distinction Program The Women of Distinction Program  for… Read more »

Heartland Latino Leadership Conference Scholarship

Now available: Heartland Latino Leadership Conference Scholarship. Deadline to apply for the $1,000 Heartland Latino Leadership Conference Scholarship is September 23, 2012. Link to information is available at the LSW Counseling Center’s website on the Scholarship Opportunities page. For questions email: Johnna Martinez atscholarship@HeartlandLatino.org  

Senior Family Meeting: New Date!

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The Senior Family Meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 28th @ 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium! Please note this new change in date. Guest speakers include Delmer Esters, College Planning Specialist at EducationQuest and Pat McBride, Associate Dean of Admissions at UNL. Guest speakers and counselors will provide seniors and their families with information on post-secondary planning. Topics include… Read more »

Jackie Robinson Foundation

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Once again, the summer months brought both adventure and opportunity for JRF Scholars and alumni. Under the Rachel Robinson International Fellows (RRIF) Program, JRF partnered with The American Ireland Fund to send four Scholars to Northern Ireland to attend a 2012 session of the Summer School at the Clinton Centre for International Peace in Enniskillen. Watch a video of their experiences here. Other JRF… Read more »