TCA Information Sessions

Applications for current sophomores interested in attending The Career Academy (TCA) will open September 20th. Information sessions listed below will be held at TCA (88th & O Street) at the dates/times listed below. Students and their families will have the opportunity to learn about career pathways, tour the facility, and experience what TCA is all about.

  • Tuesday, September 27 & Thursday,  October 6th
    • 7-8 pm
    • Ag/Bioscience, Culinary, Food Science, & Health Science Pathways
  • Thursday, September 29th & Tuesday,  October 11th
    • 7-8 pm
    • Business, K-12 Education, Early Childhood Education Pathways
  • Tuesday, October 25th & Thursday, October 27th
    • 7-8 pm
    • All Pathways

For more information, please click here.

Channel 8|Runza Student Athlete of the Month

Good morning! Balancing schoolwork, athletics and one’s personal life is a difficult challenge in high school. Some students do this so well we feel they should be recognized. KLKN TV Channel 8 and Runza® Restaurants created a partnership to honor senior student-athletes for their achievements in the classroom and in the community & provide them with a $500 scholarship for college.

The “Runza® KLKN Student Athlete of the Month” will be interviewed by Sports Director Brett Edwards in a special monthly segment on the 6 and 10 o’clock news broadcasts.

Applications for FALL sports are due September 23rd and can be emailed, faxed or mailed. Please click here to download an application. For more information, please call Becky Perrett at 402-423-2394 Ext 122.

Kaplan’s PSAT Prep Live: FREE PSAT Practice

Kaplan is providing a unique, exciting and free program to help students feel prepared and confident on this milestone, PSAT Prep Live. Beginning October 1st, Kaplan’s highly-rated faculty will cover the most important PSAT content and tackle practice problems in 8 livestreaming, one-hour lessons.  In addition, students will have access to online study content and detailed explanations to the official PSAT practice test.

For more details and to register, please visit www.kaptest.com/psatpreplive.

American Heart Association’s Sweethearts

The American Heart Association is accepting applications for their Sweethearts program through September 2nd, 2016. Requirements are listed below:

  • Must be a sophomore, junior or senior in high school during 2016-17
  • Submit application to American Heart Association by September 2nd, 2016 by 5 pm
  • Minimum GPA of 3/0
  • Provide letter of reference from non-family member
  • Strive to maintain a “heart healthy” lifestyle by attending all Sweetheart activities and events
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and responsibility toward keeping commitments
  • Contribution of $,1500

For more information, please click here or contact Kerry Massey (Corporate events Director) at 402-875-7375 or Kerry.Massey@heart.org.

Rotary District 5650 Study Abroad Scholarship

The Rotary District 5650 Study Abroad Scholarship, valued at $35,000, covers exchange arrangements, orientation, room, board, tuition, allowance, and Rotary support. Scholarships are available to students, ages 15-19. The student/family pays for airfare, insurance, plus other reasonable fees/costs.

Interviews will be held in September, October, and November. Orientation will be held November 19th-20th in Lincoln. For more information, visit www.rotarydistrict5650.org or contact Bob Rauner at brauner@healthylincoln.org or Steve Gerdes at yeo1@rotarydistrict 5650.org

National College Colors Day

You are invited to join the LSW Counselors in celebrating National College Colors Day on Friday, September 2nd. This day is celebrated annually by wearing your favorite college team’s colors and college or university apparel. Use #CollegeColorsDay to post on social media and spread the word.
Visit http://www.collegecolorsday.com/#signup for a chance to win 2 tickets and a trip to the 2017 College Football Playoff™ National Championship!
The Contemplating Man

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AFROTC Scholarship Program

The link for the HQ AFROTC website which provides all the details regarding the scholarship program is as follows: https://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/  Any full time student at UNL can enroll in the AFROTC program, which is typically the case and then they have the opportunity to compete for in-college scholarships beginning their second semester of their freshman year and during their sophomore year.

For additional information, please contact:

BRIAN L. RIGGS, Major, USAF

  • Assistant Professor Aerospace Studies
  • Recruiting Flight Commander, AFROTC Detachment 465
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • (402)472-8342
  • briggs2@unl.edu