Ben Davis College News
Indy Westside College Fair!
Thursday, Oct. 1st, 7pm
1200 North Girls School Road
The Indy Westside College Fair will be held on October 1 from 7:00 - 8:30 in the MPA. Last year over 80 colleges, universities, trade schools, and military representatives were in attendance. In addition to visits with the representatives, break out sessions will be offered to help students and families at all grade levels navigate the world of college admissions.
Apply for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing by 10/25!
Applications judged on scholarship, leadership & need. Due 12/4!
Have you overcome adversity? Apply for a state or national Horatio Alger Scholarship by October 25!
Serving our community? Apply for a 2016 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., next May!
Awarded to students with financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.
Grades 10, 11, & 12 - Submit an original business idea by 10/18 for a scholarship!
Interested in politics and public service? Win a trip to D.C. & $5,000 scholarship. Postmarked by 10/2!
Students in grades 9-12 can share your vision for a chance at a scholarship! Due November 1.
Young artists who are 15-18 can apply for this cash award and master class. Due 10/16!
Requirements to Activate your Scholarship!
We had a great turnout for our College Go Week 21st Century Scholars meeting. The requirements for the Class of 2016 were explained. This link will take you to the handout which includes a description of scholar requirements. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwmE0LU9jQ56REtDcUwwcEJmajA/view?usp=sharing
Help dates at Ben Davis High School are as follows.
January 20, 2016 Class of 2016 Financial Aid Night 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium
February 25, 2016 FAFSA Completion Workshop 3:30 - 8:00 p.m. in the Media Center
February 29, 2016 FAFSA Completion Workshop 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center
Seniors Exploring Engineering at Purdue 10/19
Interested in Vanderbilt, Tufts, or Vassar?
The directors of admission from Tufts, Vanderbilt, and Vassar will be in Indianapolis for an information session on Monday, October 19 from 7:00 - 8:30 at the Indianapolis Marriott North. For more information or to register visit http://admissions.vanderbilt.edu/travel/joint-travel.php#coasttocoast
Tufts is offering an overnight visit experience for prospective applicants. Financial assistance is available for qualified students. Applications are due by October 13 at 5:00 p.m. More information and the application is available at this link. http://admissions.tufts.edu/voices/voices-home/
Ben Davis High School Student Services
Rodney Smith, Associate Principal
Sherman Woodard, Director
Anna Coyne, College Admission Coordinator
Mike Horning, Counselor
Andrea Norcross, Counselor
Jamika Jones, Counselor
Chelsea Zimmerman, Counselor
Susan Williams, Counselor
Brian Abney, Counselor
Sonya Hicks, Counselor