LC COUNSELOR CONNECTION
May 31, 2020
Report Cards Now Available in Skyward!
Students and Parents, thank you for your patience and hard work during this unique and unprecedented time. We appreciate your support and perseverance!
Congratulations to our 718 Distinguished Honor Roll and 386 Honor Roll recipients for Semester 2!
Students with Distinguished Honor Roll status have earned at least an A- GPA for Term 3,
while receiving no D's, F's, WF's or Incomplete grades.
Students with Honor Roll status have earned at least a B- GPA for Term 3,
while receiving no D's, F's, WF's or Incomplete grades.
Congratulations Bear Scholars! Keep up the amazing work!
LC Virtual Honors Night Program
Congratulations to all of our Bear Scholars who were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements, including our senior class who collectively earned over $19 million in scholarship awards! Please take a moment to view LC's 2020 Virtual Honors Night Program to celebrate their success!
Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian!
Geist Magazine Honors LC Class of 2020!
Congratulations to our Top 30 seniors for their academic excellence and to over 70 seniors who will graduate with the distinction of being a “Distinguished Graduate” of Lawrence Central High School!
LC Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies
LC Virtual Graduation Ceremony - Wednesday, June 3rd @ 7:00 PM
- Students and families will have the opportunity to view a televised event recognizing the class of 2020. There will be no students in attendance for this virtual event.
- The ceremony will include the traditional dignitary speeches, the reading of graduates' names, and recognition of the class as graduates of Lawrence Central High School.
- Details on the streaming of the event will be publicized through Mr. Bush’s communication, on the district and school websites, as well as social media.
LC Live Graduation Ceremony - Thursday, July 30th @ 7:30 PM
- The live graduation ceremony will take place on the LC football field.
- Students will have an opportunity to walk across the stage to be recognized and receive their diploma covers.
- Students will rehearse for the ceremony either the day before or morning of the event.
Read Mr. Bush's letter to the parents of students in the class of 2020 below.
Final Transcript Requests
Seniors must have their FINAL LC TRANSCRIPT sent electronically to the college/university that they will be attending in the fall.
Any senior that did not complete the Class of 2020 Graduation Survey or did not list the college/university that they are attending in that survey, will need to order their transcript on www.parchment.com
Once logged into Parchment, select "ORDER TRANSCRIPT" then select "HOLD FOR GRADES". LC will send your transcript electronically once grades are finalized June 2nd.
Where are our senior bears off to next?
Checkout the video below to see where the journey continues for some of our senior bears after graduating from LCHS! WE ARE SO EXCITED FOR YOU!
Senior Class Meeting Notes
LTeC Summer School registration has closed! Courses begin Monday, June 1st!
- LT eCampus operates on a rolling start, meaning that not all courses may become available at the same time. If you do not see your course in canvas when you log in on Monday morning, please check back Monday afternoon or Tuesday morning.
- If by Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning, you still have questions/concerns, please use the following link to submit a Help Desk ticket so we can help resolve any ongoing issues.
- Use the following link to pay by credit card: LTeC Credit Card Payment for Current MSDLT Students
- Mail a check/money order (payable to MSDLT Summer School) to:
LTeC Summer School
Attn: Kim Morris
6501 Sunnyside Road
Indianapolis, IN 46236
The Lawrence Central English Department is most focused on giving students space and time to read. Therefore, regardless of course level, English summer reading for all incoming freshmen and all regular English courses is for students to read a book of their choice. Students should choose a book that is somewhat challenging, but still manageable, in order to build their comprehension skills. Prepare to discuss upon return to school.
The following courses all have book of choice as summer reading unless otherwise noted: English 9, English 9 Honors, English 9 Lyceum, English 10, English 10 Honors, English 10 Lyceum, English 11, AP Language & Composition, AP Language & Composition, and English 12, AP Literature & Composition.
RSVP - Returning Student Verification Process
The Returning Student Verification Process (RSVP) facilitates the transition to a paperless online verification of a student’s return for the next school year. This process is completed through Skyward Family Access and is mandatory for all families.
In order to complete this process, you must be able to log in to Skyward Family Access. If you do not have your Skyward Family Access account information, please click here to complete the online request form. Your request will be sent to your student's school's front office registrar to be processed.
The RSVP process must be completed for each student enrolled in the district and returning for the 2020-2021 school year, as all forms for the new year are included.
Watch the videos below to learn more:
WORK PERMITS NO LONGER REQUIRED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
2020-2021 Scheduling Videos
To learn more about graduation requirements, course descriptions and prerequisites access the 2020-2021 Curriculum Handbook here!
Rising Senior & Junior Checklists
Marion University COVID-19 Full Tuition Scholarship for 21st Century Scholars
Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship
The Indianapolis Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. invites all minority male seniors to participate in its local scholarship program.
To be eligible they must:
- Graduate December 2019 or May/June, 2020, from an Indianapolis metro high school.
- Have a college preparatory curriculum.
- Must be admitted or enrolled in an accredited college/university program.
- Submit the enclosed application along with an updated certified official transcript of grades.
All applications must be POSTMARKED BY MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020. The scholarship committee will select the recipient and the decision will be final. The recipients will be notified directly. Applications may be duplicated and must be mailed and postmarked by the deadline date, JUNE 15, 2020. No faxed copies of the application package will be considered.
If you wish to submit the required information electronically, send it to Terrell Bellamy’s email address: Tybellamy@yahoo.com
Women & Hi Tech Scholarship
Women & Hi Tech exists to change the landscape of women represented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and related Hi Tech fields to be equally inclusive to all.
If you are or know a female or individual who identifies by the pronouns she/her/hers that is pursuing a degree or certificate in STEM in Indiana, please share the application or apply for a Women & Hi Tech scholarship or grant by July 1, 2020.
- (1) $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to the overall top high school senior female STEM student as determined by the selection committee.
AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Application
The Indiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network’s Scholars program is designed specifically for applicants who have a strong interest in providing care to those living in rural and medically underserved communities across Indiana in professions such as: physicians, nurses, physician assistants, public health practitioners, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dentists, and other allied health occupations.
- AHEC Scholars offers online learning units and community-based experiences designed to give health professions students a deeper understanding of rural and urban healthcare, caring for underserved populations, and the importance of practice transformation in a clinical care setting.
- Fellows will focus on five core issues – behavioral health integration, cultural competency, interprofessional education, practice transformation, and social determinants of health.
- The fellowship pays a stipend of $1500 to help support the two-year experience ($750/year).
- Program Start Date: September 14, 2020.
Application Deadline: This application, your essay questions, and your resume must be submitted by July 31, 2020.
UNCF Scholarship Program
The United Negro College Fund has helped more than 500,000 students earn their college degrees since its founding.
UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members. Each year, UNCF awards more than $100 million in scholarships to students attending more than 1,100 schools across the country, including the prestigious network of 37 HBCUs. Check out scholarship opportunities by accessing the link below!
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. BigSun isoffering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
Successful applicants must be high school seniors and currently involved in some sport at their high school or community.
Deadline - June 19, 2020
Amount of Award - $500
Visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
S.C.W. DREAMers Scholarship
Immigrants who meet certain criteria as listed below are referred to as DREAMers as they fill the requirements of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.
•Immigrant under the age of 25
•Entered the United States before age 16
•Have lived continuously in the country for at least five years
•Have not been convicted of a felony, a “significant” misdemeanor, or three other misdemeanors
This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.
Scholarship deadline is June 30, 2020
Award Amount: $2,500
For application requirements and to apply visit http://workinjuryaz.com/phoenix-workers-compensation-lawyers/#dreamers
DACA/Undocumented Scholarship Packet
Scholarship information for DACA/undocumented students was obtained through several Indiana organization’s scholarship packets. It is important to double-check eligibility
through the link or contact information provided. If scholarships are found to be ineligible for undocumented students please contact email@example.com.
Over 20 scholarships for current high school students included!
Minority Engineering Program (MEP) at Purdue
In response to COVID-19, MEP will be offering the following virtual camps this summer. Scholarship assistance may be available for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch:
- A five-week engineering Academic Boot Camp for admitted First-Year Engineering students. (1 credit-bearing).
- Students may also be eligible for a NSBE Scholarship.
- Camp Cost: $1,500 (Scholarships are available)
- EABC Application
- A five-week Multicultural Introduction to Engineering for rising high school seniors focusing on raising SAT score, college preparation and exploring various engineering disciplines. (1 credit-bearing)
- Camp Cost: $1,500 (Scholarships are available)
- MITE Application
- A one-week engineering workshop for students who have completed grades 9 and 10.
- Camp Cost: $500 (Scholarships are available)
- PREFACE Application
2020 Youth Violence Prevention Fellowship
Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears is encouraging local high school students to elevate their role in reducing violence among peers by becoming Youth Violence Prevention Fellows with his office.
The Youth Violence Prevention Fellowship will provide a unique window into existing policies and create a platform for young advocates to strengthen bonds between the emerging youth movement and existing networks of advocates in pursuit of preventing youth violence in our community. This Fellowship is an ideal opportunity for a student interested in social justice and public policy.
Fellows will be based in the Public Engagement and Programs division and will be able to draw on resources and opportunities across the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office along with meetings with local political leaders and community activists outside of the office.
Fellows will work together to develop a youth-focused violence prevention project based on what they learn.
- Applicants must be Marion County residents
- Must be high school Sophomores or Juniors, ages 15-18
- Must commit to virtually attend the summer immersive learning sessions held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays each week from Tuesday, July 7 through Thursday, July 27, 2020
The application can be found at: https://tinyurl.com/2020YVPFellows.
The deadline to apply is Friday, May 29.
Virtual tours, visits and events
Students and families can take a self-guided virtual tour, sign up for live individual virtual visits, and participate in various live admissions events. There is also a weekly video series, featuring current Goshen College students and faculty.
Goshen's Admissions Team is available to help
Students and their families can connect with an Admission Representative or any member of our team to answer any questions, or help prepare for a virtual admissions event.
Representatives are available via email or phone, and are also happy to set up virtual “face-to-face” meetings.
Register now for a free online Purdue STEM info session!
High school juniors, sophomores and freshmen can discover exciting STEM classes and majors at Purdue University during a free online information session! Join us at 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Tuesday, May 19, 2020, to learn about Purdue’s academic programs that match students’ talents, hobbies and interests!
The free online event will spotlight college opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Purdue University. Degrees in these STEM programs lead to in-demand careers in exciting fields!
Attending is easy! Students and Parents: Register for each panel you want to attend. You’ll receive a confirmation email with your unique link to join the Zoom webinar.
Health and Science Innovations, Inc. Virtual Summer Programs
Students learn through virtual activities, design and engineering exercises, online interaction with industry leaders, working with mentors, and more. Small group, student-led project work is central to the programs.
- For IDEAA Summer, students design and prototype a solution to a problem of their choice.
- For YiQ Summer, students conduct advanced research. Students from both programs present their projects to educational and industry leaders.
Students from both programs present their projects to educational and industry leaders.
InvestIN Summer Internships
- Students can also choose to attend a 1-2-1 career coaching session, where a professional will create a bespoke personal development plan for them.
- Students will receive certificates of completion which they can include in their university applications.
Lawrence Central Guidance Department
Fostering the academic, career, and personal/social development of ALL students, so that they may become productive and contributing members of society.