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York Public Schools | June 22, 2017

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Counseling Center

 

Dr. Tami Wegener
School Counselor
402-362-6655, ext. 224
tami.wegener@yorkdukes.org

Mrs. Dana Schmid
School Counselor
402-362-6655, ext. 225
dana.schmid@yorkdukes.org

Mrs. Deb Stuhr
Admin. Assistant/Registrar
402-362-6655, ext. 226
deb.stuhr@yorkdukes.org


LATEST NEWS…

 

FAFSA TIME!  Seniors and parents, just a reminder the window opened October 1 to complete your FAFSA for the 2017-18 school year.  Parents and students will each need to create a FSA ID at studentaid.gov/FAFSA .  Check out the EducationQuest website for more information and contact them if you wish to set an appointment to meet for them to help you complete it.  This is a FREE service!  call 800-303-3745 for Lincoln office.

 

BLUE & GOLD SCHOLARSHIP FORMS…

 

The following forms (all the same form — just different formats) may be used to apply for local Blue & Gold scholarships:

CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS …

 

B. Davis Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any post- secondary institution. The application can be found at  http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm  Essay is required.  Deadline is May 22, 2017.

 

Omaha Chapter of the Assn. of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) is offering scholarships to those who will be continuing their education in the field of Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field.  Applications can be made at www.aitpomaha.org  Questions may be directed to jane.hindman@bellevue.edu   Deadline June 1, 2017.

 

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants  offers scholarships to juniors and seniors, and the deadline is June 12, 2017.  Visit their website at

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm to learn more about this opportunity.  If you have any questions, please direct them to scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

 

HORATIO ALGER CAREER and TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP –Must be enrolled to start at a community college in Fall 2017, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit community college, critical financial need, perseverance in overcoming adversity, United States citizen.  Apply online at application.horatioalger.org   See Counseling for further details.  Deadline June 15, 2017.

 

2017 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship application now available online to any senior pursuing education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, AND and BSN programs.  Go to http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/  to complete the short application and the essay.  Deadline June 30, 2017.

 

JAMES P. COMEFORD MEMORIAL scholarship is open to any male planning to attend Univeristy of Nebraska, Kearney (UNK) in the fall of 2017.  The high school senior must have a 3.0 GPA, active service participation and holding a job.  Future membership in the sponsoring fraternity is not required.  See Mrs. Stuhr for application and details.  Deadline July 31, 2017.

 

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PERU STATE COLLEGE – DUAL CREDIT STUDENTS .. All transcripts will now be ordered online.  Current students will order transcripts through their myPSC account and former students will submit transcript requests following the ordering instructions at http://www.peru.edu/studentrecords/transcript and follow the instructions listed in Option 2 to ‘Create Account’. There is a charge for all transcripts requested.  Please note:  If you are a current high school student and requesting a transcript prior to your semester ending, be sure to note “HOLD FOR GRADES” on your request.  See Mrs. Stuhr if you have questions.

 

TRANSCRIPTS FROM CURTIS  (NCTA) may be obtained by going to their website ncta.unl.edu, current students, academic resources, transcript request.  Forms are also available in the Guidance office.  

 

Let’s work together for a great school year!  


GUIDANCE LINKS

Educational Planning

  • Education Quest : Free College Planning Services.   Eduquest is based out of Lincoln, NE http:///www.educationquest.org/
  • KnowHow2Go: A slick site for planning your college education no matter what grade you are currently in.  Helpful tips for students in middle school, as well as high school. http://www.knowhow2gonebraska.org/

Nebraska Universities and Colleges


GUIDANCE FORMS

Transcript Release Form
Graduation Information Form