Monthly Archives: November 2017

American Legion scholarships

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This just in: The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. Each year, the Legion facilitates the awarding of millions of dollars in scholarships to high school students. There are opportunities for everyone. The American Legion, Department of Nebraska will award up to four (4) Jim Hurlbert… Read more »

LSW Holiday Boutique

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Eat, Shop & Be Merry!!! On December 14th, stop by the LSW Holiday Boutique LSW Holiday Boutique for a variety of tasty treats as well as dining at the soup supper, shop for your holiday gift giving, & enjoy some merry holiday music from Dr. Simpson-Kirkland and the LSW Jazz Band & Show Choir Concert. The LSW Holiday Boutique will be… Read more »

For (potential) future Wildcats…

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And from the friendly folks in the “Little Apple,” Manhattan, KS: FAFSA Priority Deadline: Students that will be submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are encouraged to submit by the December 1st Priority Deadline. Student Financial Assistance has many resources to give students and families confidence as they complete the FAFSA. Information and contact information can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/sfa…. Read more »

For (potential) future Jayhawks…

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From the friendly folks down the road in Lawrence, KS: Upcoming KU Deadlines and Reminders Upcoming Deadlines KU’s FAFSA priority date is Dec. 1 – encourage admitted students to file the FAFSA if they have not already. They can continue to apply after this date. For students interested in the Legal Education Accelerated Degree program (LEAD), encourage them to apply… Read more »

News from out-of-state colleges…

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A couple of tidbits from non-Nebraska schools, for your information: Columbia (NY), Colgate (NY), and Swarthmore (PA) are among a growing number of selective schools that will now, as of the Class of 2018, accept self-reported ACT/SAT scores (click the link if you don’t know what that means :)). Only admitted students will be required to submit official scores through… Read more »

New Opportunities @ TCA!

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Seniors: Get a head start on your next year’s college classes by enrolling in general education or pathway courses second semester during TCA’s new 11:10-12:15 time slot. Seniors can enroll in SCC psychology, sociology, English or math courses for Academic Transfer to four-year colleges or for SCC programs. Apply to TCA this week at http://wp.lps.org/tca/. Contact Mrs. Lohmeyer, TCA school counselor,… Read more »

GoPo Community Service Hours: Opportunities & Information

Needing hours? For seniors looking to get connected with an approved organization/opportunity for their 20 volunteer hours, such a list for the 2017-2018 school year is available here. Needing information? Here’s the 411 on GoPo and its community service requirement: In order to meet graduation requirements, students must complete 20 hours of community service. To count, these hours must be:… Read more »

Scholarship application available for students interested in NCC

For any considering Northeast Community College, their scholarship application is open and available here. See below for a full listing of scholarship opportunities, as well as a number of others that require an additional application beyond the form above. Happy (scholarship) hunting! Scholarship Opportunities: General Scholarship Listing  The following Northeast scholarships require a separate application: Merit Awards for Freshmen Additional… Read more »

Creighton Global Scholars (program for seniors interested in CU)

Cool new program at Creighton that incorporates multiple study abroad experiences :). From Creighton: This is a unique international study opportunity unlike any other in the nation. It is a four-year academic and professional development program that includes four international experiences in four years. Creighton Global Scholars will live, study, and learn in Sydney, Australia, Santiago, Dominican Republic, and two additional… Read more »