October 15, 2017-The Parking Solutions Scholarship is a $1,000 award for the student who suggests the most innovative, yet practical parking solution. High school seniors are eligible to apply, and must write a 500 word essay that is original, creative and persuasive on the subject of technology innovation in parking solutions, specifically from the perspective as a student. For more information and to apply, visit https://parkingboxx.com/parking-solutions-scholarship-parking-boxx/.
October 18, 2017-Participate in the Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway! Eligible students must be 18 and have a Facebook account that has not been suspended, and must write a 350 word essay on how you will change the world. To enter, visit https://www.drpeppertuition.com/program-details.
October 31, 2017– The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 29th class in 2017, the Foundation has provided over 5,850 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $63 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Applicants must be:
A) Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools)
B) U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
C) Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
D) Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
Go to the scholarship application at http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/#programs
November 30, 2017-The Styleman Young Professionals Scholarship of $1,800 is available to students who can write an essay of 1000-1500 words on “How Fashion Industry Changed E-Commerce And Its Impact on Us”. For further details and to apply, go to http://stylemann.com/stylemann-young-professionals-scholarship/
December 1, 2017– Texas Farm Credit will continue to award five Marsha Martin Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each for graduating seniors who are involved in FFA or 4-H and are pursuing a college degree in an agriculture-related field of study. These five scholarship recipients will be selected from the monthly AgStudent of the Month winners.
Information related to both programs is attached and can also be downloaded from the website at https://www.texasfcs.com/news/scholarship-programs
May 1, 2017– The American College Foundation is offering their annual Visionary Scholarship Program, which will award scholarships which will range in amounts from $1,000 to $5,000.All high school students- Freshmen- Seniors are eligible to apply. Visit https://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/home.aspx to apply.
TVCC has created an online Dual Credit Student Orientation at https://ecourses.tvcc.edu/enroll/EMG3LD. This is designed to be helpful to those students taking an online dual credit course.
I have 2 designated times each week to visit with juniors and seniors about planning for college, scholarships, etc., much like the monthly senior meetings I have had in the past. Seniors meet with me every Monday during A block lunch in room 104,and Juniors meet with me as needed in my office every Tuesday during A block lunch. This does not mean that I am not available at other times- I invite students to visit with me anytime at their convenience