Daily Bulletin

White Mountains Regional High School Bulletin for Friday, December 14, 2018

Scholarships: New England Red Sox Foundation Scholarship Reminder: The deadline to apply is January 11, 2019 http://www.redsoxfoundation.org/servicescholarships/#Application -- Destination College Speech Contest 20th Annual Destination College - New Hampshire's Statewide College Planning Event Saturday, March 30, 2019 Hosted by Plymouth State University (PSU) Are you graduating from high school in 2019? If so, we encourage you to submit a three to five (3 to 5) minute speech for our DC Speech Contest. By submitting this short narrative about your path to college and navigating the college admissions process, you can win a $1,000 scholarship and have the opportunity to share the stage with VIPs like New Hampshire’s governor, the Plymouth State University president, and even the CEO of NHHEAF! All speeches should be received by Friday, February 15, 2019, at 5 p.m. Finalists will be notified the week of February 18 and will be scheduled to meet with the DC Speech Committee on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The winner will be notified by Friday, March 8, 2019, and is required to read their speech at Destination College Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Plymouth State University and we will also ask the winner to serve as a panelist during a Destination College workshop that day. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10817/foot_locker_scholar_athletes_scholarship.php#sthash.Pg3mY6Vx.dpbs The deadline is December 14, 2018 The Littleton Elks Club has offered four different types of scholarships that have different requirements, different applications and different due dates. The scholarships range from $500 at the local lodge level, to $50,000 at the national level. Legacy Award scholarships are available to the children & grandchildren of current Elk members. Applications are available online at enf.elks.org/leg. Completed applications must be submitted online by 11:59 am on 2/1/19. All students that win one of the awards are now required to come in and volunteer at the lodge at least once during the year to claim their award. This could be done by helping at bingo, lodge clean-up, or assisting at the Mother's Day or Memorial Day breakfast. BPOE Littleton Lodge 1831 local scholarships offer a $500 scholarship. Please use the Littleton Elks Scholarship form which will be available March 15, 2019 from Ms. Daigle in room 118. The completed form must be returned to the lodge by April 15, 2019 along with an essay entitled "How I have helped to make my community a better place to live". Only the current application form will be accepted. College Scholarship Opportunity Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship - 100 Awards of $5,000 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: 1. Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 2. Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the summer and winter Olympic Games Applications can be found by going to: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/application-scholarship-rules/ For a list of other scholarship opportunities, such as the one above, visit: https://studentscholarships.org/#sthash.wmzdsT33.dpbs United States JCI (Junior Chamber International) Senate Foundation Scholarship is now being offered. If interested in applying please visit www.usjcisenate.org to fill out an online application. The Find A Cure program has established an annual scholarship for high school seniors pursuing a bachelor degree in Science with the intent of earning their PH.Ds or MDs in fields related to medical science, pre-med, chemistry or biology. An individual is eligible to apply for a one-year scholarship of education-related expenses if he or she meets the established criteria: Must be a US citizen, must be accepted into an accredited college/university as a full-time student and enrolled stated as above, and must be a permanent member of one of the following NH counties: Coos, Grafton, Carroll, or VT counties: Calendonia or Essex. If you meet these qualifications and would like to apply, please see Ms. Daigle in room 118 for an application. Scholarships and research opportunities for Biotechnology students! We are pleased to announce a great opportunity for first-year students interested in Biotechnology major: The Millyard Scholars Program. WHAT IS THE MILLYARD SCHOLARS PROGRAM? The Millyard Scholars Program prepares students for careers in the high-demand field of biotechnology. Millyard Scholars will have access to research projects and internship opportunities with regenerative medicine industry experts like Dean Kamen, as well as scholarships ranging from $5000 to $15000 a year. APPLYING FOR THE PROGRAM Students applying to UNH Manchester's Biotechnology program via the Common Application will be considered for the Millyard Scholars Program. Phillips Scholarship This year, Phillips’ new and renewal awards total over $3.3 million, including $285,000 to 38 New Hampshire students for the 2018-2019 academic year. This fund offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to students from New England with financial need. Successful candidates are those who display academic achievement, service to others, good character, leadership qualities, and a history of part-time employment. Also valued are demonstrated grit and resiliency in students who have faced significant challenges. Applicants may be high school seniors, recent high school graduates or current college students 2019-2020 Application Process: * New applications will be posted on the website www.phillips-scholarship.org in December 2018. * The New High School Application and New College Application are due at noon on May 1, 2019. * The Early Response Option for High School Students Application is due at noon on April 3, 2019. * Recommenders will receive an email from them with the link to the recommendation forms. Guidance counselors will be asked to upload their letter of recommendation, a transcript, and fall senior grades. * They welcome questions! Please call 978-744-2111 or email staff@spscholars.org. Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors Interested in Nichols College If you are interested in attending Nichols College in the Fall, this information is for you. Nichols College is offering the NEPLA scholarship program, a great way for counselors to recognize a leader in their school with a $72,000 Nichols College Scholarship, to one deserving high school senior who meets the following criteria: · A cumulative secondary grade point average between 2.5 and 3.5 · SAT of 900+ (verbal and math) or 17+ ACT · Involvement in their school and local community If this sounds like you, and you would like to attend Nichols College, please see your counselor for more information. With other incentives, this scholarship is valued at $73,500. AXA Achievement Scholarship - $25,000 - 52 Awards Deadline: December 14, 2018 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico B) Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9591/axa_achievement_scholarship_scholarship.php Burger King Scholars Program - $50,000 - 10 Awards Deadline: December 15, 2018 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Have graduated from high school within the last three years or be a full-time student who is a senior at a high school or home school in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico, Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12666/burger_king_scholars_program_scholarship.php ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS! Red Sox Foundation will be awarding $1,000 service scholarships to graduating seniors this spring! YOU COULD BE ONE OF THEM! Online applications and guidelines are available at redsoxfoundation.org/servicescholarships Application deadline: Friday, January 11, 2019 Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts is proud to be home to talented students from 40 U.S. states and 70 countries around the world—including many from right here in our region. Which is why they have created the New England Scholars Program, to recognize and reward well-rounded students from Maine to Connecticut who are ready to make a difference. Wheaton is offering the following New England scholarships: 5 New England Scholars at $40,000 5 New England Scholars at $35,000 30 New England Scholars at $30,000 To be considered for the New England Scholars Program, simply apply to Wheaton using the Common App. All New England applicants will be eligible for these scholarships, which will be based on a combination of academics, extracurriculars, service, and other contributions. Awards are renewable for the full four years at Wheaton based on full-time enrollment and good academic and social standing. https://admission.wheatoncollege.edu/apply/?utm_source=bm23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Applying+to+Wheaton&utm_content=Wheaton+scholarships+for+New+England+residents&utm_campaign=ADM-18-NEscholars-HSCounselors


Seniors: FILE A FAFSA appointments will be available for parents on Monday, December 17. Please call the School Counseling office at 837-2528 for an appointment.


TOYS FOR TOTS Spartan Culinary & Hospitality will be holding a toy drive to benefit Toys For Tots. Accepting new and unwrapped toys or monetary donations to benefit children of the North Country. Please drop items off between Dec. 3 and 17th in the donation bin in the Media Center. Thank You!


Seniors: Please come in to the School Counseling office and let us know where you have been accepted for college or the military and please be sure to update your Naviance accounts!


Need Drivers Education? Northern Driving School has openings for the next session. Please contact Terri Larcomb, 586-9850 or e-mail at Northerndrivingschool85@gmail.com


Seniors: There's still time to apply to Keene State College for free. The deadline for applying for free has been extended to December 15.


Spartan Gear for Sale: Spartan Gear is for sale! Contact Ms Glidden (sglidden@sau36.org) or Ms Roy (abbyroy@sau36.org) to check our inventory!


Ugly Sweater Day Friday, December 14, 2018 --- the WMRHS boys basketball will be holding the Ugly Holiday Sweater Day -- $1.00 donation and wear your ugly Holiday Sweater. All proceeds benefit the Jim Caterino Colonel Town Playground Fund.


American Legion Oratorical Contest: The American Legion Oratorical Contest will be held on 14 February at the WMRHS. All high school students are encouraged to participate. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners. The purpose of the contest is to provide students with a better understanding of the United States and our form of government. Participants will be required to deliver a 8-10 minute speech about the US Constitution and a 3-5 minute speech on an assigned topic. Interested students can contact LTC Gearhart in the JROTC office or see the following link for additional details: https://legionnh.org/view/document/tal_2019_high_school_oratorical_pkg.pdf


Attention Parents of Seniors- Parent volunteers are needed to begin the fundraising and planning of the 2019 Chem Free celebration. If you are interested, please e-mail Jennifer L. Bean at beancrazyx4@gmail.com.


SPORTS: Girls Basketball vs Mascoma JV-5:00 Varsity-6:30 Boys Basketball @ Mascoma Players dismissed @ 2:30 Bus departs @ 2:45 SATURDAY: Wrestling @ Londonderry (Bus departs Shaws 5:00 am) Attention Wrestlers ** Important Time Change- the Bus will depart Shaw's in Lancaster at 5 a.m. for the Saturday meet JV Basketball @ Colebrook Girls - 11:00/ Boys-12:30 (Bus departs Whitefield Common @ 9:15) Indoor Track @ Dartmouth (Van departs 9:00am from high school)


Volunteers Needed: The Lancaster Rotary Club presents the Lancaster Snow Derby at the Lancaster Fairgrounds. Volunteers wanted. Jobs include: Parking attendants, Flaggers, Race Scorers -- Qualify for Service Hours!! Availability for race dates: January 12, 26, February 23 and March 9. For more information, please contact Cayden Kilby 603-631-5894


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