Senior Guidance Newsletter
December 12, 2006

Make sure you are signed up for the necessary classes during the second semester for graduation and/or athletic eligibility.

Check our web site http://dukes.stark.k12.oh.us All daily announcements, school newsletters, senior newsletters and scholarships are available. All scholarships can be downloaded or linked from our web site.

DATES TO REMEMBER
Dec. 13 Please return the Information for 2007 Diploma/Graduation Form to Mrs. Buck the Guidance Secretary. You can mail it to her or have a sibling drop it off to her at the high school. Please fill it out completely and neatly.
Dec. 22 - Jan. 1 WINTER BREAK
Jan. 10 Jostens will be doing a presentation for caps, gowns, and accessories. Ordering packets will be distributed and available in the main office after this date. All seniors should order! If for some reason you do not graduate, Jostens will refund any item that does not have a name or initials.
Jan. 17 *Financial Aid Night - 7 p.m. (Snow date - Jan. 22)
Jan. 24 and 31 Jostens will take orders during the lunch periods. If you are NOT here at that time, please make arrangements with Mrs. Packey in the main office. She will process your order.
Jan. 25 End of 9 weeks/1st semester
Feb. 3 WINTER SPORTS DANCE

*GETTING STARTED ON FINANCIAL AID...........

1. Get PIN number for yourself and parent, unless parent already has one.

2. Stop by the Guidance Office to pick up FAFSA on the Web Worksheet and the additional information sheet.

3. Mark your calendar for January 17th. Marlington's Financial Aid Night is at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria (snow date is Jan. 22nd).

Name of scholarship/ deadline Amount Criteria
The Duke Scholarship (L)
January 13
$1,000 Impeccable work ethic
The Ramser Scholarship (L)
January 13
$1,000 Character, pursuing a foreign language.
Ford C. Davis(L)
January 13
up to &2,000 Character, math or science major

Jim Krabill Scholarship(L)
January 13

up to &2,000 Character, pursuing an Ag/Horticulture career

Cincinnatus XI(S)
January 15

up to full tuition; room & board Going to the Univ. of Cincinnati

Ohio JCI Senate(S)
January 17

$1,000

Category 1
Academic based
Category 2
Need based

SCSCA(C)
February 10
$500 GPA 3.0, pursuing a career in education
Monsanto Image(N)
February 15
$1,500

Farm youth pursuing careers in Agriculture.
www.nafb.com

First Merit/Cavaliers(S)
February 23
$1,000 Essay, transcript, ACT scores, Activities, community involvement

Philomatheon Society of the Blind(C)
March 1

$1,000 Must be "legally blind" going to college
Marlboro Elementary P.T.O. Book Grant
April 1
$500 Senior, 3.0 GPA, activities, from Marlboro Elementary
Winners Club(C)
April 15
$1,000 pursuing a degree in Education, 3.5 GPA (opens February 1)
Canton Student Loan(C)
June 1
up to $3,000 LOW INTEREST LOAN
(N) - National (S) - State (C) - County (L) - Local

 

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