Dr. Tami Wegener
402-362-6655, ext. 224
Mrs. Dana Schmid
402-362-6655, ext. 225
Mrs. Deb Stuhr
402-362-6655, ext. 226
ACT Test Date ahead:
Apr 7 — All-junior ACT testing at YHS – CANCELLED
June 13 — registrations are due by May 8
July 18 — registrations are due by June 19
Honors Night — April 20 at 7:PM (postponed?)
Upcoming Campus visit:
Hastings College and York College – 9th graders – April 7, 2020 CANCELLED
On to College ACT Test Prep is available to students at YHS for a one-time fee of $75. Please bring your payment to the Counseling office or contact the Counseling staff for more details. We will do sessions during lunch again before the April ACT testing date.
ABATE (American Bikers Aiming Towards Education) is awarding scholarships for approved Beginners Motorcycle Rider Safety Courses. Students must be 15 years of age or older. Applications are available by emailing email@example.com. Deadline April 24, 2020.
CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS …
Nebraska State Volunteer Firefighter’s Association Auxiliary is offering a scholarship to a Nebraska high school senior or college student. College enrollment applications must be submitted prior to applying for this scholarship. Application is here. Neb State Vol Firefighters 100-word essay explaining future goals required and should be included with the application. Mail application and essay to: Kathy Horn, Secretary, NE State Volunteer Firefighters’ Assn. Auxiliary, 515 Banner St., Schuyler, NE 68661-2434 Deadline April 10, 2020.
HORATIO ALGER CAREER and TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP –Must be enrolled to start at a community college in Fall 2020, 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 April 15, 2020.
James M. Cox Foundation offers a $1,000 scholarship to a student who has a good academic record, financial need, and possibly extenuating circumstances for family. Must be attending a Nebraska-based institution of higher learning. Click the following for application. (Cox, James M form) Two letters of recommendation from teachers and/or counselor and essay required. Deadline is April 15, 2020 …….. deadline now extended to June 15.
Nebraska Coaches Association Scholarship open to any senior who is in upper 25% of class or 3.75 GPA, at least two-year participant in two sports, earned varsity letter in two sports, minimum ACT of 24. Short essays required as well as two recommendation letters from high school coaches. Application form and other information can be found at https://ncacoach.org/lincoln-country-inn-suites-scholarship-award/ Deadline is April 15, 2020 …. has now been extended to June 12, 2020..
JIM JOHNSON Scholarship – The High Plains Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association established a scholarship for a student pursuing a career in one of the physical sciences (e.g. chemistry, physics, astronomy, soil science) or the teaching profession in the physical sciences. Applicant must provide proof of acceptance to a college with a physical science major; applicant must write a one-page essay stating what they plan to do in the physical sciences once their degree is received…and how it will contribute to their discipline. The format of the essay should be 12 point font, double spaced. Mail applications to: Mike Reed, 6365 Osborne Drive West, Hastings, NE 68901-9163. If you have questions, please contact Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline is April 20, 2020.
2020 Student-View Scholarship program invites senior students to complete an application survey to be eligible for a random drawing of scholarship monies. Go to www.student-view.com Deadline is April 22, 2020.
Burke Scholarship through the Upper Big Blue NRD is now open for applications. Student must be pursuing careers in natural resources related fields. The online application is available at upperbigblue.org/education Deadline is April 24, 2020.
Norden Club of Lincoln is awarding a scholarship or grant-in-aid to an applicant who wishes to pursue an educational experience or project pertaining to any of the five Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. See Counseling office for more details and for the application. Deadline is May 1, 2020.
PB&J Scholarship is now open for applications. This scholarship is directed toward students who have experienced challenges in their lives and have the drive to succeed. Must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college in the fall of 2020. Application may be found http://bit.ly/pbjscholarship Deadline is May 31, 2020.
UNL-bound students who are STEM focused, the Robert W.Brightfelt Triangle Fraternity Scholarship is now open for applications at www.triangleunl.org Triangle is a national fraternity, and applicants will be interviewed by members of this chapter based on grades, character, involvement in school and community activities, job experience and timeliness of scholarship application. Joining the chapter is not a requirement. Questions may be directed to email@example.com First come, first served, so earlier applications are encouraged. Deadline is June 9, 2020.
AES Engineering Scholarship — to be eligible you must answer the essay question in 500-1000 words, When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? There is no application packet. Do not send a resume. Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of your school you are attending this year and your plans for next year. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 5, 2020.
BLUE & GOLD SCHOLARSHIP FORMS…
The following forms (all the same form — just different formats) may be used to apply for local Blue & Gold scholarships:
- Blue & Gold Scholarship Form (Word doc.)
- Blue & Gold Scholarship Application Form (PDF)
- Blue& Gold Scholarship Application Form (Google doc)
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.
SCC Dual Credit Students …. You may request your transcript at this link OR you may complete the paper copy request which Mrs. Stuhr has in her office. If you wish to order online, log into the HUB at https://thehub.southeast.edu , then select Web Adviser for Students, select Academic Profile, select Transcript Request and complete the information. You should receive a confirmation after hitting the Submit button. 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. At this point, there is no charge for requesting your transcript from SCC.
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!
- 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/
- College Bound Nebraska http://www.collegeboundnebraska.com NSCS Advantage http://www.nscs.edu/nscs-advantage.htm
Nebraska Universities and Colleges
- Chadron State College http://www.csc.edu/
- College of St. Mary http://www.csm.edu/
- Creighton University http://www.creighton.edu/
- Doane University http://www.doane.edu/
- Grace University http://www.graceuniversity.edu/
- Hastings College http://www.hastings.edu/
- Midland University http://www.midlandu.edu
- Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture http://ncta.unl.edu
- Nebraska Methodist College http://www.methodistcollege.edu/
- Nebraska Wesleyan University http://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/
- Peru State College http://www.peru.edu/
- Union College http://www.ucollege.edu/
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln http://http://www.unl.edu/
- University of Nebraska–Kearney http://www.unk.edu/
- University of Nebraska–Omaha http://www.unomaha.edu/
- Wayne State College http://www.wsc.edu/
- York College http://www.york.edu