NCHS Counselor's Report – April 11, 2018

NCHS Counseling Office

Nashville Community High School
Phone: (618) 327.8286 Fax: (618) 327.4513
Web Address: Nashville-k12.org
Tesha Maschhoff X250; Becky Luessenheide X381;
Susan Boosinger X251

Scholarships:

As we receive information on scholarships, a complete list will posted on the Counseling Office webpage at: https://sites.google.com/a/ nashville-k12.org/scholarships/
Below is a partial list of available scholarships:
GROWMARK SCHOLARSHIP (Fifteen $1,500 Scholarships): Applicants must be pursuing a career in agriculture. Areas that will be looked at will be academic achievement, community involvement, and essay responses. The application can be found online at the Growmark website (https://form.jotform.com/ 73054195671156). Deadline for turning in the application is April 13, 2018.
GUTZLER-WILDER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants for this scholarship must have a seven semester class rank in the upper half of their class, have sound character and morals, and fill out an applications and answer some short essay questions. If interested in this scholarship, please visit the guidance office to pick up a copy of the application. Deadline to turn this application back into the guidance office is April 13, 2018.
WASHINGTON COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSN. SCHOLARSHIP ($500): Applicants must be pursuing a career in education and have a 7th semester rank in the upper 1/4 of their class. They must also have demonstrated good citizenship and character. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please pick up a copy of the application from the guidance office. Deadline for returning the application to the guidance office is April 15, 2018.
LON MCHANEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Two $200 Scholarships) – This scholarship is available to all high school seniors looking to enroll at an accredited two/four year university, trade, or vocational school. Applicants themselves need to be a member or have a parent/guardian who is a member of the Kaskaskia Valley Community Credit Union. Applicants need to show that they have maintained a “B” average or better for the first seven semesters of high school and have shown positive leadership and character in school and out. To pick up a copy of this scholarship, please visit the guidance office. Deadline for this scholarship is April 27, 2018.
ARCH CITY GRANITE & MARBLE INC. SCHOLARSHIP ($1,000) – Applicants must be high school seniors from Missouri or Southern Illinois. Preference will be given to those with financial need. Deadline for filling out the application is April 30, 2018. To learn more, click https://www.archcitygranite.com/scholarship/
KIDS’ CHANCE INC. OF ILLINOIS SCHOLARSHIP – This scholarship opportunity is open to those students who have had a parent seriously injured or killed in a work related accident and this has led to financial need for the family. If you meet this criteria, please visit https://www.kidschanceofillinois.com/scholarships.html for more information and to find the application. Deadline for this scholarship is April 30, 2018.
ACT Testing Dates: The next ACT test with open registration is June 9. Registration is due by May 4. An additional ACT testing date is July 14. Registration is typically due 5 weeks before the testing date. Students may register at www.ACTStudent.org. Our high school code is 143-110.
SAT Testing Dates: The next SAT test with open registration is May 5. Registration is due April 6. Additional SAT testing date is June 2. Registration is typically due 5 weeks before the testing date. Students may register at www.collegeboard.org. Our high school code is 143-110.

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