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Opportunities

Scholarships/Applications due this week in the Counseling office or online:

  • ASVAB Interpretation for Seniors—1/27
  • MSU Billings Degree Exploration Day—1/27
  • ASVAB interpretation for Juniors—1/28
  • Girls State Informational Meeting—1/28
  • PSAT Interpretation—1/30
  • Bezos Family Scholars—1/31
  • Jackie Robinson Scholarship—2/1
  • Senior Info Day—2/5

  NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Seniors who took the ASVAB test in November, don’t forget to go to the auditorium today during 2nd and 3rd periods to get your results back and work with experts to discover potential career opportunities.

Juniors who took the ASVAB test in November, the ASVAB interpretation will be in the auditorium on Tuesday, January 28th during 2nd and 3rd periods.  Be sure to come to the auditorium to get your results and work with experts to discover potential career opportunities.

Junior Girls:  There will be an informational meeting about Girls State at 3:30 pm in the counseling office.  Be sure to attend this meeting if you are interested in attending Girls State in June.

Students who took the PSAT in October, the PSAT interpretation will be during 5th period in the auditorium on Thursday, January 30th.  Be sure to attend this meeting to get your results back and find out what the scores mean.

Students:  Central Wyoming College in Riverton is hosting their Discover Days on February 26th.  Attendees will choose four areas of interest in breakout sessions.  This is a great opportunity to find out more about CWC and all of the great opportunities available there.  For more information and to register go to www.cwc.edu/discover/.  Deadline to register is February 21, 2020.

Students:  Northwest College is hosting Experience Day 2020 on Monday, February 17th.  This is a great opportunity to engage in academic activities, meet professors, discover what NWC is all about and apply for scholarships.  For more information and to register go to www.nwc.edu/experienceday.  Deadline to apply is Monday, February 10th.

Students:  MSU Billings is hosting the MSU Preview Day on February 24th.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about Yellowjacket life.  Students may also attend the Yellowjacket Overnight Experience and stay on campus Sunday, February 23rd to try residence life.  For more information and to register for these events go to www.msubillings.edu/future/previewday.htm.

 Juniors:  The 2020 Quest Bridge College Prep Scholarship is now available for any academically outstanding junior from a low-income background.  If you have questions or want more information, stop by the counseling office and visit with your counselor.  The application can be found on their website at www.questbridge.org. The deadline to apply is March 24, 2020.

Students:  Are you interested in a healthcare career?  The Casper College School of Health Science invites you to attend their Healthcare Career Fair February 19, 2020 in Casper WY.  For more information about this event, please contact Sheri Roumell at #307-268-3033 or email her at [email protected] or contact Cassady Hoff at #307-268-2867 or email her at [email protected].

Students:  If you are interested in learning more about Western Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado; then come talk to Mrs. Thiel in the counseling office by January 31st.  We will set up a Zoom conference if there is enough interest in Western Colorado University.

Seniors:  MSU Billings is hosting Degree Exploration Day on Monday, January 27th featuring Education Liberal Arts and Social Science degree programs.  For more information or to register go to https://www.msubillings.edu/future/previewday.htm.

Junior Boys – The American Legion, Department of Wyoming, announces the Wyoming Boys’ State Program to be held June 14-20, 2020 in Douglas, WY.  This program is one of the Nation’s most highly regarded leadership programs.  It is an interactive opportunity to learn about Wyoming’s government.  Deadline to apply and turn application in to the counseling office is February 28, 2020.  Applications and information can be found at www.wyoboysstate.org.   

Junior girls:  The American Legion Auxiliary announces Wyoming Girl’s State Program to be held June 7-13, 2020 at LCCC in Cheyenne.  This program is one of the Nation’s most highly regarded leadership programs.  It is an interactive opportunity to learn about Wyoming’s government.  There will be an informational meeting in the counseling office on January 28, 2020 at 3:30 pm.  Information can be found at www.wylegionaux.org/girls_state.html.  

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Seniors:  The University of Wyoming Pharmacy Early Decision (PED) program is now available for high achieving high school seniors thru the UW School of Pharmacy.  Pharmacy school is a competitive process and being accepted to an early decision program can release some of the stress as well as time and expense applying to multiple programs.  The PED program requires students to have a minimum 3.5 GPA, Math ACT score of 23 or SAT of 560 and a composite ACT score of 27 or SAT 1280.  More information can be found at www.uwyo.edu/pharmacy or stop by the counseling office.

Seniors:  The Virginia Military Institute is rewarding academic achievement by offering full and partial scholarships.  If you are interested in attending the Virginia Military Institute, stop by the counseling office.

Junior and Senior Girls:Cottey College – For Women, By Women and About Women.  This two-year college is for girls only with a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1.  The average classroom size is 13 and you will get to know your professors.  98% of Cottey students receive some kind of financial aid.  Many scholarship opportunities are available.  If you would like more information about this college, stop by the counseling office.

Juniors:  The Bezos Family Foundations is accepting applications for the Bezos Scholars Program.  Each year, they select high school juniors from across the U.S. who are ambitious students that demonstrate academic rigor, leadership and a desire to create positive change in their community.  The Program kicks off with an all-expense paid scholarship to the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, CO (June 27-July 3, 2020).  The application deadline is January 31, 2020.  If you are interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity, then go to www.bezosscholars.org or stop by the counseling office.

Students:  The Dakota College at Bottineau is offering a high school student photo contest.  All photos must be original and created by the student submitting the work.  Entries are due by February 14, 2020.  For more information go to [email protected].

Sophomores and Juniors:  The University of Wyoming is introducing an exciting and unique opportunity, the “Destination: Cowboy” contest.  UW will award a three-person team from on the state of Wyoming’s high schools with a fully paid trip for a first-year seminar abroad in Iceland in August 2020.  For rules and more information about this contest go to www.destinationcowboy.com or come by the counseling office.

Students:  The University of Wyoming is hosting Wyoming Day on Thursday, April 16, 2020 for high school students.  This jam-packed event is open to all Wyoming high school students and will feature a resource and career fair with Wyoming business, interaction with current UW student ambassadors, a scavenger-hunt style tour of campus and a keynote speech from best-selling writer Anthony O’Neal of the Dave Ramsey organization.   Go to www.uwyo.edu for more information.

Students:  Stanford University is offering several summer programs for students.  If you are interested in attending, go to https://spcs.stanford.edu/collegecounselor.

 Students:  ASSE International Student Exchange Program is offering opportunities to study abroad in 2020-2021.  Participating in an exchange program gives offers students to learn about another language and culture.  For more information, come by the counseling office or go to www.asse.com.

Sophomores and Juniors:  The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources is offering the Energy Summer Institute July 12-17, 2020.  To learn more and to apply online go to www.uwyo.edu/SER.

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