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 high school seniors highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Asian American, Latina and Native American students. Participants in this three-day program will explore Smith College and determine whether it might be an appropriate college choice for them. Students will live in campus houses, experience the academic and social life at Smith and attend panels and workshops on student life and the college admission process. Admission to Women of Distinction is a competitive process based on academic and personal qualities. Smith will provide round-trip transportation, meals and accommodations for all selected participants.The program is for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who reside in the U.S. or a U.S. territory. International students and U.S. citizens abroad are not eligible to apply. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 21, 2012.
Wendys Heisman Awards
- Seniors who have at least a “B” average & participate in at least one school-sponsored sport can apply online in a just a few easy steps for the Wendy’s High School Heisman awards. Visit WendysHesiman.com for details on how to apply.
Heartland Latino Leadership Conference Scholarship
2012-13 American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program
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
The Senior Family Meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 28th @ 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers from EducatioQuest & UNL will assist counselors in providing info about preparing for the senior year.