Parents and students who plan to take dual credit classes through TVCC this Summer or in the Fall of the 2017-2018 school year are invited to attend a meeting at Eustace High School on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 6 pm in the EHS auditorium. Kelley Townsend, Dual Credit Director at TVCC, will be on hand to present information on the dual credit program, as well as answer any questions. Parents and students are strongly encouraged to attend, as this is an opportunity to receive pertinent information to make your child’s college educational experience successful.
April 25, 2017- The Heather Musselwhite Memorial Scholarship is a $750 scholarship awarded to an area graduating senior who has overcome an obstacle and pushed through to graduation and plans to pursue higher education. This scholarship is not based on academics, but rather the fact that a student has completed graduation despite challenges. The application is located in the counselor’s office. NOTE: The application shows the due date of May 9, 2015, and that it is a $250 scholarship. This is last year’s information and the information above is correct and the due date is April 25. This application must be mailed to the address on the scholarship application.
May 5, 2017- The Eustace ISD Board of Trustees Scholarship is now available for application, The Board will award two $800 scholarships to two graduating seniors. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
May 5, 2017- The E.L. Kirk Memorial Scholarship is now available for application for graduating seniors who plan to pursue furthering their education at either a college or vocational school. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
May 5, 2017- The ATPE (Association of Texas Professional Educators) is offering scholarships to graduating seniors. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
May 5, 2017- The J.W. Wallace Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who plan to further their education by attending a vocational or technical education program. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
June 2, 2017- The WSGC College Transfer Scholarship is available for U.S. or Washington citizens who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) and have a minimum GPA of 3.3.
The WSGC Scholarships will worth award range from $2,000 to $5,000. You can get more information by visiting WSGC College Transfer Scholarship.
EOC Tests are scheduled as follows:
May 2-Algebra 1
May4- US History
April 15, 2017- The TVCC Scholarship application is available to graduating seniors who plan to attend TVCC in the Fall 2017. This application is attached and is also available in the counselor’s office. The application must be mailed and received at TVCC by April 15, 2017.
TVCC is offering a Dual Pathway Scholarship to sophomore and junior students who plan to take dual credit classes in the fall. As Eustace ISD pays for all tuition and books for dual credit students during the regular school year, we would like all potential dual credit students to apply. Fall TVCC students were called to a meeting on March 29 to fill out the form, but an essay and letters of recommendation are also required. See the attached form for specific instructions. The essays and letters of recommendation need to be turned in to the counselor’s office by APRIL 10, so that they can be sent to TVCC by their April 15 deadline. April 15 is a Saturday, and April 14 is Good Friday, which is a holiday for Eustace ISD.
If your student missed the meeting, please have them come by my office to get a copy of the form.
Tulsa Welding School holds an annual High School Senior Welding Competition, looking for the best high school senior AG students in the country. This yearly event is a great way to showcase your welding skills and win tuition scholarships to attend Tulsa Welding School. Last year over $245,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded, so if you’re considering a future in welding this is one event you won’t want to miss.
The competition is open to High School Seniors who have taken a welding class in high school or at a vocational technical institute. The grand prize is a full tuition scholarship to Tulsa Welding School, with partial tuition scholarships going to the top runner-ups. There are other welding related prizes given out, as well as a $500 tuition scholarship to Tulsa Welding School for everyone who participates.
Grand Prize: Full Tuition Scholarship to TWS.
Top Runner-Ups: Partial Tuition Scholarship to TWS.
$500 Scholarships: To TWS for all participants.
The event will be held in Houston on April 1, 2017. To register, visit https://www.weldingschool.com/admissions/the-tws-high-school-weld-to-win-competition/
April 17, 2017- The Cedar Creek Lake Parrot Head Scholarship application is now available to graduating seniors who have given back to their community in the last two years. Up to six students will be awarded a scholarship of $1,500 to use towards tuition and books at an accredited college. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
April 19, 2017- The First State Bank Mary Helen Myrick scholarship is now available for application. Graduating seniors are eligible to apply if their families have a moderate to low income and are planning to attend a college or technical school. Students will need to provide income tax information. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
March 31, 2017- The Daniel McMahon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, are offering a $500 scholarship to a Henderson County graduating senior who continues his/her education at TVCC. TVCC will match this scholarship with an additional $500, for a total award of $1,000. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
April 14, 2017- The Cedar Creek Country Club Women’s Golf Association is offering graduating seniors the opportunity to apply for their annual scholarship. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
April 21, 2017- The Tri-County Soccer Association is offering a scholarship to graduating seniors who have participated with the association as a player, referee or coach at some time during the last four years (of high school). Applications are available at www.tricountysoccer.us.
April 28, 2017- The Sons of the American Legion of Gun Barrel City is offering their annual scholarship to graduating seniors who:
- Have at least a 2.75 GPA cumulative GPA
- Can document active participation in extracurricular activities in church, school and community
- Provide proof of school attendance for past two years
- Can document acceptance into a college, university or seminary
Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
March 31, 2017-Delta Kappa Gamma Epsilon Epsilon Chapter of Athens, is offering a Scholarship to graduating female students who are planning to enter the teaching profession. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
June 12, 2017- Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their scholarship program for the 10th year. Scholarship amount(s) will be up to $1,000. Students must submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website at http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
July 31, 2017-Redfin Real Estate Brokerage is offering a $2,500 scholarship to a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit an essay. For further details, visit https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship
January 29, 2018- Healthcare Leaders Scholarship, sponsored by Nurse.org, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who have been accepted to or are currently attending a nursing or medical related program at an accredited institution, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and are pursuing a degree related to healthcare. For further details and to apply, visit www.nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/.
April 13, 2017- The Eustace Athletic Booster Club Scholarship applications are now available to graduating seniors who have participated in athletics and have met the requirements for working athletic events. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
The Texas Nursery and Landscape Association (TNLA) is now accepting applications from students interested in the fields of Horticulture and Agriculture.
April 1, 2017-The Grow Texas Scholarship Program was established to increase educational opportunities for individuals committed to advancing the Texas agriculture industry. The standard Grow Texas Scholarship award is $1,000 or more one-year scholarship award. The $1,000 award is divided into a $500 payment per semester for the next two consecutive semesters. To apply, visit www.growtexasprogram.org and click on Scholarship Application on the right side of the page.
May 1, 2017- The Texas Nursery and Landscape Association Education and Research Foundation established a scholarship program for students interested in the field of horticulture. The standard TNLA Scholarship award is a $1,000 one-year scholarship award. The $1,000 award is divided into a $500 payment per semester for the next two consecutive semesters. To apply, visit www.tnlaonline.org and click on Scholarships and Career.