Senior Meeting; Scholarships; Dual Credit Parent/Student Meeting

A senior meeting was held on Thursday, November 3, and the following items were discussed:

  1. Students were reminded to complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The application opened on October 1 this year, and this document is necessary to be eligible for any grants or financial aid for college. There are varying deadlines for colleges and universities, so students need to get this taken care of ASAP.
  2. I am using the Reminder app to make communication with seniors easier. Directions on how to join the Seniors 2017 class on the app were handed out, and seniors are encouraged to join. Texts coming from (717) 208-8824 are messages from me, so do not delete these without reading them.
  3. TVCC College Day on Nov. 10
  4. Be sure to get resume completed and be asking for letters of recommendation
  5. A limited number of Compendiums are available, and I have a copy that I will loan out. The Compendium contains college information as well as scholarship information.
  6. Senior T-Shirts- Mrs. Moultin asked that seniors come up with a design by November 7.

March 1, 2017– The Henderson County Retired School Personnel Association is offering a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors who plan to attend a college or university to pursue a degree that leads to a teaching certificate. Students must provide a current transcript, three references( two of them from teachers and one personal ), a description of school/community activities, a one page essay on “The Importance of Learning My Role as a Teacher”, and a copy of college acceptance letter, if available. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.

March 31, 2017– The EHS Aggie Spirit Scholarship is a one-time, competitive scholarship designed to encourage EHS graduates to continue pursuing a world class education by attending Texas A&M University and joining the Aggie Family. To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Graduate from Eustace High School, having attended at least their junior and senior year
  • Have been accepted to Texas A&M  and plan to enroll as a full-time student

Consideration will be given to current acceptance status at A&M, financial need, extracurricular activities, good standing at EHS with faculty and staff, outstanding academic performance, leadership attributes and other superlatives. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.

Eustace High School will hold a meeting for parents and students who plan to register for dual credit classes for the Spring, 2017 semester. Kelley Townsend, the Director of Dual Credit at TVCC, will be here to give information regarding the dual credit program. The high counselors will also be on hand to provide information regarding district policies as well. You are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting, as it will be in the best interest of you and your student. The meeting is set for Monday, December 12 at 6pm in the high school auditorium.

 

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