Senior Guidance Newsletter
April 10, 2007
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SENIORS - THINGS TO REMEMBER

  • Have you ordered your cap and gown for graduation? See Mrs.Packey in the main office for info on how to order if you have not done so.

  • Have you paid all your fees? All fees must be paid to participate in the graduation ceremony. See Mrs .Wallace between 12:00 noon and 3:30 p.m. daily in the attendance office to make your payments.

  • Graduation practice will be Saturday, June 2 at 9:00 a.m. You must be present to go through the ceremony.

  • Do you know what Baccalaureat is? (It is a church service for graduation.) It is Wednesday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Local ministers organized this service and many seniors are staffing this program. Seniors wear your cap any gown and march in. All community members are invited.
Scholarships
Each scholarship has the application linked to it, just click the application you would like for a printable version of it. Be sure to send all applications in by the deadlines!
Name of scholarship/ Deadline
Amount
Criteria
Mile Branch Grange (C)
??
Grange members or parents/grandparents are grange members, 2.5 GPA, need
Sommer Long (L)

$500

*application in guidance office

2.5 GPA, character, leadership, service to family & community
Alliance Music Club (L)
$1000
Pursuing a music major in college
Grinders (C)

$1000

*application in guidance office

3.0 GPA, full-time student working toward a degree in a food service related field.

Quota International (C)

see Mrs. Graham

$1000
students with hearing loss or students pursuing a field
MEA (L)
$500
pursuing a field in education
Greater Stark County Urban League
??
2.5 GPA
ASM International
$1000 direct enrollment in an ABET Accredited College of Engineering
Berdine A. Folk Memorial
Sept. 1
Carnation City Players
 
May 1
(N) - National
(S) - State
(C) - Country
(L) - Local

End-of-year college planning checklist:

The end of the school year means seniors are wrapping up college plans and juniors are kicking things into gear.

Following are items from ACT's college planning checklist for students. To see more suggestions and resources for all high school students, visit:

www.actstudent.org/collegelist.html

Seniors

  • If you haven't completed the FAFSA, do so (right away!) and submit it for financial aid consideration
  • Watch the mail for your Student Aid Report (SAR)- it should arrive four weeks after the FAFSA is filed
  • Visit colleges that have invited you to enroll
  • Keep track of important financial aid and scholarship deadlines
  • Compare financial aid packages from different schools
  • Decide which college to attend, and notify the school of your decision
  • Keep track of and observe deadlines for sending in all required fees and paperwork
  • Notify schools you will not attend of your decision
  • Continue to look for scholarship opportunities
  • Read, sign and send in the promissory note if you are borrowing money
  • Notify your college about any outside scholarships you received
  • Have the guidance office send your final school transcripts in May or June to the college you'll be attending

 

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