Senior High Counseling Bulletin

Newport High School - December 2015

Counseling News

Welcome to the Newport High School Counseling Bulletin! News of upcoming events and activities will be shared via this newsletter periodically throughout this year. You may also visit Mrs. Swiney's page @ www.newportschools.org!

ACT - February 2016

The next scheduled ACT exam date is February 6, 2015. The registration deadline for this date is January 8, 2016. Sign up TODAY at http://www.actstudent.org/!

SENIORS - UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES


December 1 Priority Deadline for Admission and Scholarships for U of A - Arkansas Alumni Association Scholarship - www.arkansasalumni.org/freshmanscholarships - must have a 3.60 GPA and an ACT score of 24 (1090 SAT)

December 1 Priority Deadline for Admission and Scholarships for ASTATE - http://www.astate.edu/info/admissions/index.dot


December 4 - Elks Club Most Valuable Student Scholarship www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm


December 4 - License2HOWL scholarship - Full time Freshman on the Jonesboro Campus - 3.5 or above GPA - 23 or above ACT - www.astatealumni.org (Click ABOUT, then click SCHOLARSHIPS)


December 14 - Arkansas Association of Federal Coordinators Scholarship - http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.theaaea.org/resource/resmgr/AAFC/2015-16_AAFC_Scholarship_App.pdf


December 15 - Burger King Scholarship - www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram


December 18 - Young Entrepreneur Award www.nfib.com/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards


December 18 - Arkansas Chamber Singers - the scholarship will go to 2 Arkansas high school seniors through a competitive audition process - www.ar-chambersingers.org

Tips for Seniors - November is National Scholarship Month

The month of November is devoted to raising awareness of scholarships for YOU, our students! Scholarships are a form of student financial aid that does not need to be repaid. Visit http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/nationalscholarshipmonth.phtml for more information. You may also go to our Counseling webpage for important information /links at http://www.newportschools.org/olc/teacher.aspx?s=192.

Information for Juniors - Arkansas Governor's School Presentation

Each year, a group of upcoming Seniors (this year's Juniors) are selected to attend a 6 week program for our high achieving students in Arkansas. NHS will host a representative of Hendrix College on December 3 to meet with any student who is interested in attending. For more information, you may visit https://www.hendrix.edu/ags/ags.aspx?id=2186.

Tips for Sophomores - It's Never TOO Early to Start Planning!

It's never too early to start planning for your college career. Visit http://www.fastweb.com/college-search/articles/college-planning-for-high-school-sophomores for more information!