The Prowl

  • PHS XC sweeps varsity, JV races at Sheridan

Opportunities

Applications due this week in the Counseling office or online:

  • Planning Days – 9/22-23 (must register online before attending)
  • Military Academy Virtual Meeting—9/23
  • State ACT Pre-registration for Seniors—9/28
  • QuestBridge National College Match – 9/29
  • Michigan State STARR Informational Meeting—10/4
  • Make Up State ACT for Seniors—10/6
  • FAFSA Drop In Night—10/8
  • PSAT Test –10/14

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Seniors:  If you are planning to attend the virtual College Planning Days in the commons on September 22nd and 23rd during Panther Time, you must register online in order to attend and to be eligible for scholarships.  For more information and to register online go to: https://wyomingadmissionsofficers.swoogo.com/wao?i=_nu3kJ5cGzv_g4qmD8VHtFDW3ZJnxouF

Seniors:  The Daniels Fund Scholarship Program is offering informational webinars Monday through Friday from September 14th through November 10th.  If you are interested in the Daniels Fund Scholarship, please go to https://www.danielsfund.org/scholarships/daniels-scholarship-program/webinars for more information and to register to attend via zoom.

Juniors:  If you are interested in becoming a military officer in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Space Force, Merchant Marine or Coast Guard, then you need to attend the US service academies and ROTC virtual information event on Wednesday, September 23 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  Reps will have information about the ROTC programs, the application process, how to apply for a congressional nomination and answer your questions.  You must register at https://usafa-admissions.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMuceCupzkpE9XQCyr3QsqCdNmNUF1F5TNY.

Seniors:  QuestBridge National College Match – will pair outstanding low-income students (family income earning less than $65,000) with early admission and full four-year scholarships to top-ranked colleges.  Deadline to apply is September 29, 2020.  Go to www.questbridge.org to apply.

Seniors:  If you are interested in the Michigan State University STARR Scholarship, there will be virtual informational meetings about the scholarship and Michigan State University held on Sunday, October 4th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm EDT.  Reservations are required and can be made at https://starr.msu.edu/ . If you have any questions, contact Ben Brown at [email protected].

Seniors:  If you are interested in attending Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, The University of Pennsylvania or Stanford University, plan to join a 90-minute webinar to help you explore your college options and prepare a strong and reflective application in this time of change and new challenges.  During the program, admission officers from the five universities will introduce their institutions, discuss college application process, answer general questions, and provide individual school breakout sessions.  For webinar dates and registration information, go to www.exploringcollegeoptions.org.

 Juniors: you will have the opportunity to take the 2020 PSAT in October. This test allows you to compete for the national merit college scholarship.  PHS will be giving the test on Wednesday, October 14th.  Sign-up and pay the $17.00 fee in the counseling office by October 9th.

 Students:  The Veterans of Foreign Wars is offering you a chance to earn money for college through the Voice of Democracy Essay Contest.  Write a 3-5 minute essay based on this year’s theme:  Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?  Burn a recording of you reading the essay onto a CD or flash drive.  No music, singing, poetry or sound effects are allowed.  The body of the essay must not identify you in any way.  Submit your recording, typed essay and complete entry form to the counseling office by October 28, 2020.  For more information, stop by the counseling office or contact John Miller from the local VFW post at 307-202-2964.  Entry forms are in the counseling office.

 2021 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Criteria:         

  • volunteer community service performed after September 1, 2019.  
  • 9-12th grader

All applications must be turned in to the Counseling office by November 10, 2020.    One student application will be selected and sent to the state competition, where the student will compete for a $1000 award and a trip to Washington, D.C. for the national recognition event in the spring of 2021.  Apply online @ spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit.

 Juniors:  Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) is a 7-week summer institute at Princeton University.  Applicant must be a junior in high school, family income of $90,000 or less a year, 3.5 or high GPA, take advanced courses, desire to be a leader and involved in community and school.  Apply by December 14, 2020 at www.ledascholars.org/apply.

 

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