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  • April 1Varsity Track Invitational @ BUFFALO (CANCELED)
  • March 31Varsity Girls Soccer VS Lyman @ POWELL - 10:00 AM
  • March 31Varsity Boys Soccer VS Lyman @ POWELL - 12:00 PM
  • March 31Varsity Track Invitational @ BURLINGTON (CANCELED)
  • March 30Varsity Girls Soccer VS Mountain View @ POWELL - 3:30
  • March 30Jazz Concert @ PHS Commons -7 PM
  • March 30Varsity Boys Soccer VS Mountain View @ POWELL – 5:30
The student news site of Powell (Wyo.) High School

The Prowl

The student news site of Powell (Wyo.) High School

The Prowl




Senior Info Day, March 1st 

o Flavorful Futures, February 28
o Wyoming Admissions Officers Outstanding Student Scholarship, February 28
o Wyoming Community Foundation, March 1
o ASUW Scholarships, deadlines begin March 1
o Wyoming Rural Water Foundation Scholarship, March 6
o Park County Commissioner’s Scholarship, March 9
o Park County Republican Women, March 9
o PEPSI/Blairs or Market of Powell, March 10
o Wyoming Outdoorsmen, March 10



2023 Architectural Education Foundation of AIA Wyoming (to be used at a NAAB accredited school of architecture)


  • Enroll in or accepted by a NAAB accredited school of architecture
  • Plan to receive a bachelor or master of architecture degree
  • Resume
  • Examples of work
  • Transcript
  • Letter of recommendation

Applications are available in the counseling office. Applications must be postmarked or emailed no later than April 15, 2023. If you have a paper copy you want mailed, return to counseling office by April 6, 2023 PRIOR TO EASTER BREAK.


Adeline Neilson Foundation Scholarship (any college or trade school)


  • Financial Need
  • Community Service
  • Complete Application
  • Transcripts
  • ACT or SAT Scores

The application form is self-explanatory, and is available through April 16, 2023 through the counseling office or by sending an email request to: [email protected]. The completed application must be postmarked no later than April 16, 2023. If you have a paper copy you want mailed, return to the counseling office by April 6, 2023 PRIOR TO EASTER BREAK.


Wyoming Construction Coalition Scholarship (Wyoming School)


  • Completed application
  • Two reference letters
  • Resume of work and education
  • 1-2 page essay
  • Interest working in Wyoming’s construction industry

Interested applicants can complete their application online at May 1, 2023.


The Glen Legler Memorial Scholarship (any college)


  • 2022 Graduate from Wyoming High School
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Essay

Details can be found at office deadline May 10, 2023.


Billings Clinic Foundation Scholarship (any college, technical school in WY or MT)


  • Varies-Check the scholarship guidelines as there is more than one scholarship

Go online to: to download an application and letter of recommendation form.  Must follow the application directions online. Deadlines vary, as early as March 11, 2023


Parkside School Scholarship (to be used at any school)


  • Attended Parkside Elementary at least three of the six years of elementary
  • Financial need
  • Letters of recommendation
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Community service and extra-curricular involvement

One student will be selected.

Due in the counseling office by March 22, 2023.


Powell Athletic Roundtable—Pat Finney Memorial Outstanding Service Scholarship (any school)


  • Have participated in high school sports
  • Demonstrated willingness to donate time to organizations outside regular school activities
  • Money must be used the fall semester following high school graduation

One boy and one girl will be selectedDue in counseling office March 24, 2023.


Sunlight Federal Credit Union Scholarship (any school)


  • Family must be a member of Sunlight Federal Credit Union
  • 2 letter of recommendation
  • Scholarship application
  • Academic Resume
  • Essay
  • Official transcript

This application must be typed, therefore a fillable pdf is available here (please download application, complete, print and turn in).  Applications are due in the counseling office March 27, 2023.


Wyoming Weed & Pest Council Scholarship (any school)


  • Must be pursuing a discipline of or relating to

agriculture or natural resources.

  • WY Resident
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay
  • Only complete type written applications will be accepted.
  • High School Transcript

Due in the counseling office by March 31, 2023


Douvas Memorial Scholarship (WY college)


  • Be a first-generation American.  A first generation American is someone who is born in the United States, but whose parents were not born in the United States.
  • Be a high school senior or between the ages of 18 and 22.
  • Be a resident of Wyoming
  • Use the scholarship at a Wyoming college
  • Use the scholarship to partially meet educational expenses during the school year that follows the spring application

Information may be found in the counseling office. Apply online. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2023.



Frenchtown Rural Fire District Resident Firefighter ProgramDuring this 3-year residency program, Resident firefighters live and work alongside professionally trained Career and Volunteer Firefighters while earning nationally recognized certifications and an Associate Degree in Fire and Emergency Services. 100% Tuition Reimbursement Available, Deadline 3/31/23, contact [email protected] or call 406-626-5791

Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee  WEJATC is charged with the responsibility of training apprenices for the electrical industry as well as providing skills impoprvement training for journeymen and master electricians. Wireman program includes 8,000 hours of on the job training as well as four years of extensive classroom training, which will prepare you to take the Journeyman exam.

You will receive competitive wages as well as pension plans and a comprehensive family medical plan. All provided for you through your employment as an apprentice electrician. Visit

HCI PathMaker Scholars Program The PathMaker Scholars Summer Research Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute seeks to increase the participation of underrepresented students in biomedical cancer research and to encourage students to prepare for careers in research, medicine, and education. The program sponsors students for a ten-week residential summer research experience, where they will live on campus, learn laboratory training techniques, and work on a project as indicated by a principal investigator in a university laboratory setting. For more information and to apply, visit

BNSF Railway is recruiting employees after graduation.

BNSF Conductor Trainee Position Greybull, WY – Summer 2023

At BNSF, we believe the key to our success is employing forward – thinking individuals diverse in talent, education, experience and thought. As a result, we will continue to be one of the most successful railroad networks in North America – doing what we do best. That is where you come in! With your help, our company can continue moving forward faster than ever. Must be 18+ Employees at BNSF enjoy a number of benefits including:

    • a diverse workforce
    • competitive pay and benefits
    • $15,000 Sign on bonus
    • $70,000-$82,000+ average annual salary
    • Strong retirement package
    • a safe, professional work environment
    • advancement opportunities
    • a company with a long, rich heritage in American history
    • a career full of exciting challenges and meaningful work



Valleydictorian Senior Search– To be considered for the $5,000.00 grant, the senior must:

  • Be nominated by a teacher, counselor or principal from their high school
  • Have a career path in mind
  • Intend to pursue an Associate’s Degree, Apprenticeship or similar career training program (Not planning to attend a 4-year university)
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and ability to overcome challenges on their path to a successful career


Cody Country Outfitters and Guides Association


  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (transcript)
  • Completed application, available in counseling office

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: March 23, 2023


Powell Valley Healthcare Medical Staff Scholarship (any school)


  • Plan to pursue a career in the healthcare field
  • Financial need
  • Essay
  • High school transcript

Due in the counseling office by March 27, 2023.


BP Future Talent Scholarship Open to students studying in the US, and due to graduate between December 2024 and May 2026, our scholarship is a fascinating introduction to the energy industry. It will support your undergraduate progress, while opening your eyes to the full range of opportunities that BP’s business and sector offer. You’ll also gain skills and knowledge that’ll help you apply for one of BP’s internships in the future.

  • An online application form, where you can give us all the key information
  • A virtual Interview, which will link your experiences to our values
  • Applications close March 31st, and students can expect to be notified of the outcome by mid-May 2023.

Applications open Feb 1, 2023-March 31 visit


Park County Farm Bureau Scholarship (any Wyoming college)


  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Parents must be a Park County Farm Bureau member
  • Activities
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Complete application

Application due in the counseling office by April 1, 2023.


TCT Scholarship (to be used at NWC)


  • Applicant or parent customer of TCT
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Transcript
  • Completed Application
  • Current photo of applicant (for recognition of winners)

Application due in the counseling office by April 5, 2023. Copies of the application can be picked up in the counseling office; PDF fillable application available at


Nevin Jacobs Scholarship

  • Complete application
  • Current Powell High School Senior
  • College or Trade School Bound
  • Minimum GPA 2.8
  • Must demonstrate financial need with a letter addressing A.) how you plan to pay for your education (loans, work, parental or family assistance, etc.) B.) estimated financial need or shortfall C.) paragraph about your career goals, what you intend to do with your degree/certification, and what you see yourself doing one year after graduation and beyond.
  • Academic Resume
  • Return your application and all supporting documents to the counseling office by April 14, 2023


Hach Scientific Foundation Chemistry Teacher Scholarship (UW)


  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Plan to pursue a high school education major with focus in chemistry at University of Wyoming
  • Must agree to submit a brief annual written statement to the donor describing their career status for the first five years following graduation.
  • In selecting between equally qualified candidates for scholarships, the University shall give preference to students with demonstrated financial need
  • Complete a General Application

Deadline to apply is April 30, 2022 thru the WyoScholarships log in using UW username and password thru University of Wyoming account (


PB & J Scholarship:


  • Open to all college bound seniors at PHS
  • Must attend an accredited 2 year or 4 year college in the fall of  2022
  • Students who have experienced challenges in their life yet have a drive to succeed

Deadline to apply is May 31, 2023.  Information and applications may be found at the following website: 


NROTC Scholarship – US Marine Corps

If you’re interested in joining the Marine Corps, there are NROTC Scholarships available. These scholarships include full tuition at 60+ Colleges and Universities, Books and Subsistence ($250), Uniforms and Discount Room and Board.

Requirements are:

  • US Citizen
  • 17-23 Years Old
  • No Moral Disqualifications
  • SAT 1000
  • ASVAB 74
  • ACT 22 (Combined Math and Verbal)
  • 1st Class PFT (235 Min)
    • 3 Mile Max 18 min
    • Pull-ups Max 23
    • Planks Max 3:45

If you’re interested in these opportunities, please contact SSgt McKeon at 307-247-4256 or email him at [email protected]


Alert Magazine, LLC (any college)


  • Current Senior in high school
  • Reside in Wyoming
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Transcript
  • Photo
  • Plan to attend college after graduation

All you have to do is write an essay (650-800 words, double-spaced) about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse, how it was dealt with, what you learned from it, and what was right or wrong (in your opinion) about the way the incident or problem was handled.

Email your essay, official school transcripts, photo (high quality file or scan), school name, and contact info (phone number, address, and e-mail) to: [email protected]

No deadline.


ACT/SAT Testing Information

These are college readiness exams

ACT Test Dates Registration Deadline
September 10, 2022 August 5, 2022
October 22, 2022 September 16, 2022
December 10, 2022 November 4, 2022
February 11, 2023 January 6, 2022

Register online @

SAT Test Dates Registration Deadline
October 1, 2022 September , 2022
November 5, 2022 October 7, 2022
December 3, 2022 November 3, 2022
March 11, 2023 February 10, 2023
May 6, 2023 April 7, 2023
June 3, 2022 May 4, 2023

Register online @



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

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 307-675-0505 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]