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York Public Schools | June 23, 2018

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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
402-362-6655, ext. 226
deb.stuhr@yorkdukes.org


LATEST NEWS…

 

ACT Test Dates ahead:

June 9 — registrations are due by May 4.

July 14 — registrations are due by June 15

Sept. 8 — registrations are due by August 3

 

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION will be held at York High School on August 2 and 3, 2018.

 

 

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, 2018.

 

Thrasher announces an opportunity for a Redefine Scholarship.  Applicants must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.  Applicants must create a 2-4 minute video telling your story of “What does it mean to challenge the status quo in your community, school or workplace?  How do you feel fulfilled and create an impact on those around you?”  Deadline is May 30, 2018.  See Counseling office for details and further application information.

 

Divorce Matters Scholarship is a new scholarship that is available to high school seniors and current college students who have either had parents go through a divorce or have gone through a divorce themselves.  This is a one-time $2,500 award.  Student must be attending college in the Fall of 2018.  Essay required.  See Mrs. Stuhr for application and details.  Deadline May 31, 2018.

 

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 brdnkeller@hotmail.com   First come, first served, so earlier applications are encouraged.  Deadline is June 10, 2018.

 

HORATIO ALGER CAREER and TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP –Must be enrolled to start at a community college in Fall 2018, 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, 2018.

 

UNK-bound males — The James P. Comeford Memorial Scholarship is now open for application, and it is sponsored by Phi Delta Theta on the UNK campus.  Requirements include 3.0 GPA, active service participation, having attained a leadership position within an organization or holding a job.  See Counseling office for application. Questions may be directed to Octavio DeSantiago at 308-370-1745 or Colton Nisley 207-240-9822.   Deadline is July 31, 2018.

 

CardRates.com is offering a scholarship to students majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry.  Requirements include: minimum GPA of 3.5, U.S. resident and major as listed above.  Essay required.  Deadline July 31, 2018.  Application can be found at http://www.cardrates.com/scholarship/

 

2018 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship is now open for applications.  Seniors must have a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, as well as a passion for the nursing profession and overall field of health care and have plans to pursue college education in nursing.  See Mrs. Stuhr for application information, which includes a 500-word essay.  Deadline August 31, 2018.

 

AES 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 scholarships@aesengineers.com by October 6, 2018.

 

BLUE & GOLD SCHOLARSHIP FORMS…

 

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

 

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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