The Prowl

Opportunities

 

SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITIES

AT&T is hiring, applicants must be 18 or older.

  • AT&T offers a great tuition aid reimbursement program
  • The Retail Sales Consultant position is a great way to get your foot in the door
  • So many career opportunities for our employees, AT&T offers on-going training
  • AT&T’s part time position, is perfect for those attending College full time

Pay is outstanding, Retail Sales Consultants have an exceptional opportunity to earn more than the “average”. Please find more information at http://work.att.jobs/retailwyoming

Youth Clubs of Park County is looking for full-time help for their summer program. This position requires a love of working with school-aged kids. No weekends, no nights, you have an opportunity to help with field trips and be a mentor for youth! Salary $10/hr. Interested applicants should email a resume to [email protected]

Y-Tex in Cody is hiring Full and Part time positions Molding, Packing and Marking livestock tags. You pick the shifts that are best for you. $12.50-14.50/hour, no experience necessary (students over age 16). For more information, contact Connie Demple at [email protected] or call 307-578-0152

Any student interested in a summer job working construction or getting an introduction to plumbing should contact Jessi Kinkade. There are opportunities open at 7K Ranch in Sunlight, you must be 18 or older to apply. There may be additional opportunities here in the Powell area.

Also, Antler Plumbing would like to assist some students wanting to learn the trade.

Contact Jessi Kinkade for more information on any of these opportunities at 307-202-1166.

Camp Bethel in Shell is a Christian camp looking for additional summer help. It’s a paying position for students who enjoy working with kids. You can reach out to Camp Bethel for more information at 307-655-7021.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Graduation Practice—5/20 @ 10 am
  • Graduation—5/22 @ 2 pm; arrive no later than 1:15 pm

Senior check out continues Friday! Be sure you’ve checked out with all your teachers and the library. You also must complete your Senior Survey before your paper will be signed by your counselor.

Students: Please be sure to have your laptops fully charged when you return them to the Library.

Seniors: If you are planning to attend UW in the fall, here is information from UW admissions that we want to pass along to you:

  • Admitted Student Days: Only one left! Admitted Student Days – May 20, 2022 This is an opportunity to meet with advisors and start the advising and class registration process, learn more about campus, meet students and see what campus opportunities are available in the fall. To sign up, go to: www.uwyo.edu/admitted
  • Onboarding Process: Onboarding for new students includes attendance at one of our Admitted Student Day events in the spring which allows you to take care of some pre-registration details for fall, our summer webinar series, and Saddle Up — which is a fall college preparation camp and is required for all incoming freshmen. This is your chance to connect with your academic advisor and fellow students, register for classes, and explore UW services. Any additional questions- reach out to our UW Representative Bailey Butcher at [email protected]

Sophomores and Juniors:  If you are planning to take a dual enrollment course at Northwest College in the fall, be sure to check your school email for the message your counselor sent with details on how to get started with the registration process. Stop by the counseling office to schedule an appointment and to pick up required dual enrollment forms.

Seniors: Casper College is hosting a Quantum Science Summer Camp July 10-23, 2022. This camp has is being presented by prestigious professors from colleges like Texas A&M and Baylor University. Students will delve into selected principles of quantum science and quantum biological systems. There will be opportunities to work with peers the classroom and the lab. Also, enjoy presentations from special guests and daily activities. There is no cost to the students who are accepted beyond transportation to and from Casper College. In order to attend, you must have passed Algebra III (Pre-College) level Math as well as Chemistry and Physics. For more information or to apply, visit www.caspercollege.edu/QuantumScienceCamp

Students: The University of Wyoming is now offering teacher preparation programs in Business Education, Family & Consumer Science and Technical Education. The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Career and Technical Education is available through Distance Education. Students who complete an A.A., A.S., A.A.S. or similar degrees can complete the teacher preparation courses through distance education options. For more information, email Christi Thompson, Advising Manager [email protected]

Students:  There is an FBI Teen Academy coming up, 40 students will be selected to be present for an introduction to the FBI including a career panel, interactive demonstrations, a case presentation and plenty of time to ask questions. There will be an event in Casper on Saturday, June 11, 2022 and one in Cheyenne Saturday, July 9, 2022. If you are interested, visit https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/denver/community-outreach

Students: Clemson University, in partnership with Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute, has developed a summer research experience for middle and high school students. Students use NASA built radio telescopes, research-grade optical telescopes, and one of the world’s largest archives of astronomical data to conduct independent and group research under the mentorship of astronomers and scientists. They also tour cutting edge astronomy research labs at Clemson University and hear guest speakers share their experiences working in space science. The camps take place in June and July. There are scholarship opportunities available. 

Students MUST meet ALL eligibility requirements in order to be considered for a Space Exploration Camp scholarship:

The student MUST:

  1. Be a South Carolina, Wyoming, Indiana or Washington D.C. Resident
  2. Be a rising middle schooler or high schooler
  3. Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.5
  4. Qualify for free and reduced lunch OR have a teacher recommendation indicating the student would benefit from financial assistance.

Students:  If you are interested in attending Military Academy, there will be an information session at Kelly Walsh High School in Casper Saturday, April 30 2022 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  Please join representatives from the service academies, ROTC programs, and Congressional offices to learn about the application and nomination processes. Get your questions answered. Attendees will learn about the academy application process, attending a military academy, and serving as an officer. Four of the five Academies (Air Force, Naval, West Point, Merchant Marine) and the main College ROTC programs (UW Army ROTC, UW Air Force ROTC, Navy, Marine Corp) will be there making short presentations and meeting with parents and students. Representatives from Wyoming’s Congressional Delegation will explain how they can help you gain a nomination. For more information, please call US Senator Barrasso’s staff (307-261-6413) or US Senator Lummis’s staff (307-772-2477)

Seniors:
The University of Wyoming will be hosting Admitted Student Days. These days provide an opportunity to meet with advisors and start the advising and class registration process, learn more about campus, meet fellow students, and see what campus opportunities are available in the fall.

Students will choose one date: March 25, April 8, April 15 or May 20, 2022
To sign up, go to: www.uwyo.edu/admitted and be sure to get the absence approved by your counselor if you’d like it to be school excused.

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.

Students:  Central Wyoming College – Alpine Science Institute is offering a 2022 Beginning Farmer Training Program.  It is a comprehensive 5 month program from May 16, 2022 thru October 7, 2022.  Earn a Certificate in Farm and Ranch Business Management.  Full Scholarships available.  For more information contact Caitlyn Powell, Program Coordinator at [email protected] or on-line at ASI Student Farm Incubator – Central Wyoming College (cwc.edu).

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.

Seniors:  The University of Arizona is offering scholarships for Non-Arizona Resident students for the fall of 2022.  Applicants are not required to submit an SAT or ACT scores for admission or merit aid consideration.  For more information go to www.go.arizona.edu/merit-aid.

Seniors:  As in previous years, all scholarship opportunities are only available through the WyoScholarships program through the office of Scholarship and Financial Aid. All UWAA scholarships assist in fulfilling the student’s University Commitment. University Commitments and are separate from the Hathaway Scholarship.

Students receiving a Trustees’ Scholars Award do not qualify for UWAA Scholarships.

Only four scholarships are designated as “Apply-To”.  Each “Apply-To” has a few specific qualifying questions.  The UWAA coordinates with the Office of Financial Aid to verify the qualifying questions and Financial Aid completes the awarding process based on the UW commitment for the student.  Students will only be able to apply for scholarships once they have been accepted to attend the University of Wyoming and will need their WyoWeb username and password to apply.

Some scholarships have restrictions and/or requirements. These are clearly stated in the description of the scholarship online. For a complete listing of scholarships available to students through the Alumni Association, any requirements, application process and links to the application pages:

Seniors: Morgen Patrick would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the Education Opportunity Center (EOC).  The EOC is a Department of Education–funded TRIO program which is sponsored by the University of Wyoming.  Their goal is to offer free assistance to high school students and adults seeking post-secondary education. Morgen will be meeting with your senior, at his/her school, in the coming months to review the college admissions and selection process as well as scholarships and financial aid. For more information, stop by the counseling office and pick up a packet or download the application at https://botform.compansol.com/201665836453056 . Contact Morgen by calling 754-6109 or by emailing [email protected].

 

ACT/SAT Testing Information

These are college readiness exams

ACT Test Dates Registration Deadline
December 11 November 5
February 12 January 7
April 2 February 25
June 11 May 6

Register online @ www.actstudent.org.

SAT Test Dates Registration Deadline
October 2 September 3
November 6 October 8
December 4 November 4
March 12 February 11
May 7 April 8
June 4 May 5

Register online @ www.collegeboard.com

 

COLLEGE VISITS

University of Wyoming: UW offers multiple options for students to visit campus or learn more about UW virtually.

Montana State University Bozeman

  • MSU Bozeman is offering a combination of in-person and virtual visits at this time. Daily on-campus or virtual visits are available Monday through Friday, except for major holidays.  To find out more about scheduling visits at MSU Bozeman go to montana.edu/visits.

Sheridan College:

  • Madi Pehringer the Sheridan College rep is happy to set up a virtual meeting with anyone who is interested in learning more about Sheridan College. You can contact Matt at for more information or to set up virtual visit.

Minot State University:

  • Minot State is offering zoom meetings to meet with Admissions Counselor Lexi Clark. To schedule a zoom meeting please email Lexi at [email protected]
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