White Mountains Regional High School Bulletin for Saturday, October 21, 2017
October College Representative Visits: University of Maine - Fort Kent: Monday, Oct 23 11 am – 12 pm Johnson & Wales University Visit: Tuesday, Oct 24 12:45 pm University of Maine at Farmington Visit: Monday, October 30 10:30 am – 11:30 am **See Lisa Daigle in the Counseling Office for a pass, if you would like to attend any of these College Visits.
November College Representative visits: Empire Beauty School will be visiting our school on Wednesday, November 1 at 10:30 am Northern Vermont University - College: Monday, Nov 6 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Stockbridge College Visit - With Cody Gillespie: Tuesday, Nov 21 9 am – 10 am
Seniors: 2018 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest Special Awards from $100 to $10,000 For complete guidelines, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest DEADLINE: January 4, 2018
New England Culinary Institute A Chef representative from New England Culinary Institute in Vermont will be with us in Culinary and Hospitality to do a demonstration and talk about their programs and opportunities at NECI on October 24th from 8am to about 9:30am.
SCHOLARSHIPS: United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship - Open to graduating seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities, or vocational schools. For more information or to apply, go to www.usjcisenate.org and find the scholarship link. The scholarship award is $1,000. If you are interested in a Leadership in Service career and would like to attend the University of Dayton, please see us in the Counseling Office for a scholarship application. Deadline is November 11, 2017 The American Legion High School Oratorical Contest is open to all students grade 9-12. Students will be required to speak for no more than 10 minutes on some phase of the U.S. Constitution. Top prize at the National level is an $18,000 scholarship. Top prize at the state level is $1,000 plus local district prizes. If interested, please see Colonel Gearhart in the JROTC classroom. Deadline: February 25,2018 The Voice of Democracy is the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording a 3-5 minute audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, American History: Our Hope for the Future. The Voice of Democracy is open to students in grades 9-12. The application can be found at : https://www.vfw.org/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Community/Youth-and-Education/Voice-of-Democracy-Student-Entry-Form-and-Brochure.pdf?la=en If interested, please see Colonel Gearhart in the JROTC classroom. Deadline: October 31, 2017 MVS - Most Valuable Student scholarships are available to ALL high school seniors that are US citizens. 500 scholarships are awarded throughout the US based on scholarship, leadership & financial need. Applications are only available online at enf.elks.org/mvs. All applications must be submitted online by 11/27/17. No applications will be accepted at the lodge! Emergency Educational Grants are available to children that are under the of 23, of deceased or totally disabled Elks. Applications are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 773-755-4732. All requests must be submitted by 10/31/2017. Hagan Scholarship Foundation will award 350 new scholarships in April 2018. Two-thirds to finalists interviewed are awarded scholarships. Each finalist interviewed and not awarded a scholarship will receive $1,000. Funds are provided for travel and lodging to the interview site. For more information, including the scholarship application, please visit www.hsfmo.org. The application deadline is November 15, 2017. This is a need-based scholarship. The 2018 GE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program is now open for applications. Click the link below to start the application process. https://www.scholarsapply.org/ge-reagan/
Pink Wednesdays Wear pink and donate a dollar on Wednesdays in October to support breast cancer awareness-- all proceeds go to the Brooke Ramsdell Fund!
WMCC -- Heavy Equipment Technology: WMCC will be here on Wednesday, November 16 at 8 am for a presentation on heavy equipment technology. If interested in attending, and you're not already in Mr. Grima's or Mr. Graham's block 1 class, please sign-up in the Counseling Office and ask Ms. Daigle for a pass.
FAFSA filing: FILE-A-FAFSA at WMRHS on Tuesday, November 28th. Parents of students planning to attend post-secondary school are encouraged to schedule an appointment for an individual session with an expert college counselor to assist you with filing your FAFSA. Advanced registration is required, please call 837-2528 ext. 2003 to schedule your appointment.