What's the Buzz?
WHS Counseling Center Newsletter- November 2020
Wayfinder Program at WHS
Utah Women & Leadership Project
The Utah Women & Leadership Project is hosting an online workshop for high-school aged young women titled “Emotional Wellbeing for Young Women: Understanding Your Brain, Body, and Behavior.” The workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 17 from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Dr. Christy Kane is the presenter for the workshop, and she will discuss some of the common emotional challenges that teens struggle with today. She will help unpack some underlying beliefs and thought processes around body image, anxiety and depression, and other emotional struggles, which will help increase mental health stability. Parents are encouraged to join as well. More information and the registration link for the workshop can be found here. Parents and students invited to attend.
1st Generation Conference- UVU
1st Gen Conference at UVU
1st Gen Student is a student who is the first person from their
family to attend college (or if neither parent
holds a bachelor’s degree).
If you are a 1st gen student and would like to attend the conference, please visit Colleen Cummings in the counseling office!!
to create an account and fill out the application!
The application will close on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MST.
The scholarship application can be accessed through our website at DanielsFund.org along with additional information about eligibility requirements, selection criteria, application process, and selection timeline.
Level up your education with a $2,000 scholarship from HireAHelper.
Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades like the moving industry means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, HireAHelper will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students.
Entries are now being accepted for the Summer scholarship, which runs from July 18th 2020-October 14th 2020.
The PB&J Scholarship is now accepting applications and open to seniors at Wasatch High School, UT!
This scholarship is trying to fill in the gap for high school seniors who don't have high GPAs and have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.
Examples of personal challenges include, but are not limited to:
- medical issues
- peer issues: bullying, change of school, minority status, etc.
- family issues: divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc.
Amount: $500 - $1,000 each
Priority Deadline: December 31, 2020
Students can apply through this link: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship
To apply, students will need to fill out the application that includes:
- at least one letter of recommendation (two is preferred)
Please visit www.myconferencetime.com/wasatchhs to schedule an appointment with your assigned counselor. Please bring your course selection with you to your appointment(filled out already!)