November Counseling Newsletter

Happy November!

Reach out to your counselor, career coach, or college adviser for help staying on track in the college application process.


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Drop in between 10:30 - 12:00 PM to catch up with your College Adviser, Counselor, or Career Coach!

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Scholarships

Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

Claudia Dodson Award

The Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (VIAAA) awards ONE annual scholarship for$1,500.00 to a deserving high school student who will be graduating from a Virginia High School Leaguemember school or Independent School in honor of Claudia Dodson.

Requirements for this application must include the following:

● Must attend an institution for higher learning.

● Must be in need of financial assistance.

● Must have a minimum of a B (3.0) grade point average.

● Will not receive full athletic financial aid.

● Must have earned four or more Athletic Varsity Letters*.

● Must have earned a leadership position(s) in school and community activities**.

● Must have extensive service to school and community.

● Must provide three letters of recommendation for the nominee.

If you are eligible email Mr. Paul Hiezer pheizer@ccps.us or Mrs. Huntsinger dhuntsinger@ccps.us for the Application by 11/20/2020



Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

Past President’s Leadership Scholarship Award

The Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (VIAAA) awards ONE annual scholarship for $1,500.00 to adeserving high school student who will be graduating from a Virginia High School League member school or Independent School in honor of all of the VIAAA Past Presidents.

Each school is limited to one nominee.

Requirements for this application must include the following:

● Must attend an institution for higher learning.

● Must be in need of financial assistance.

● Must have a minimum of a B (3.0) grade point average.

● Will not receive full athletic financial aid.

● Must have earned four or more Athletic Varsity Letters*.

● Must have earned a leadership position(s) in school and community activities**.

● Must have extensive service to school and community.

● Must provide three letters of recommendation for the nominee.

If you are eligible email Mr. Paul Heizer pheizer@ccps.us or Mrs. Huntsinger dhuntsinger@ccps.us for the Application by 11/20/2020



Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

John C. Youngblood Scholarship Award

Each school is limited to one nominee.

The scholarship will be awarded to a special and unique individual who:

● Is definitely going to pursue higher education and has a need for financial aid

● Has made a significant contribution to athletics

● Will not receive any financial assistance in the form of an athletic scholarship

● Has the respect of the coaches, peers, teachers, and community

The Selection Committee of the VIAAA will select FOUR individuals who best exemplify the description above.

Attributes of athletic participation, leadership, service, and character will also be considered.

● CHARACTER: Reflects the qualities of honesty, integrity, and courage.

● LEADERSHIP: Possesses the capacity to lead and demonstrates the ability to provide direction that results in group achievement.

● SCHOLARSHIP: Achieves above-average scholarship, evidence provided by the nominating school that an institution of higher learning has accepted the student.

● PARTICIPATION: Must have received at least one varsity monogram during their high school career and have participated in a varsity athletic program for a minimum of two years including his/her senior year

If you are eligible email Mr. Paul Heizer pheizer@ccps.us or Mrs. Huntsinger dhuntsinger@ccps.us for the Application by 11/20/2020


Radford University

Radford University Theater Arts Major Scholarship :

Pridemore Scholarship $3000 per year for a total of $12,000

GeorgAnne and Buck Scholarship $1400 first year only

To be eligible:

You must have a 3.3 GPA or higher, complete the FAFSA and have demonstrated need, must maintain a 3.0GPA, good conduct, and consistent involvement in theater to renew each year, and attend Radford University.

Deadline: You must apply to Radford University by 1/15/2021.

ruadmiss@radford.edu

For additional information about the above scholarships email: rdunham6@radford.edu or

call 540-831-5012.


VA Tech

VA Tech offers the Pamplin Leadership Award $5000 one time scholarship

Pamplin Leadership Award

This is a one student per school nominee.

You must have a 3.8 GPA

You must apply to VA Tech

If you meet the above requirements:

You must submit your name to Mrs. Huntsinger by 12/01/2020



2021 Coolidge Scholarship Application for Junior/ Class of 2022

Scholarship to the college of your choice!

2021 Coolidge Scholarship is a full ride, four year merit scholarship!

For information and to apply:

https://coolidgescholars.org/

Deadline: January 20, 2021 at 5:00pm


Carson Scholars 2021

Eligibility Requirements:

• Students must be enrolled in grades 4-11 at an accredited school in the United States.

• Unless otherwise told by CSF staff, only one student from each school can be nominated.

• Students must exemplify academic excellence (minimum 3.75 GPA on 4.0 scale for current year report card).


• Students must display strong humanitarian qualities. We are looking for students who participate in community service above and beyond what is required in school.

• Students must not be a previous Carson Scholar


Here is an overview of the application process:

  1. Must submit name for nomination to Mrs. Huntsinger by 12/12/2020
  2. Application deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021 at 8:00 pm ET.
  3. The principal will verify the student’s application. Principal verification is done on a rolling basis. Shortly after the student submits his/her application, the principal will receive an email asking him/her to verify that the nominee’s application has been completed honestly. Deadline: Friday, January 22, 2021 at 8:00 pm ET.

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Carson Scholars

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SAT Test Information

SAT Information

The registration deadline for the December 5th SAT at CHS is November 5th, with a late registration deadline of November 24th, 2020.

AP Information

AP Students: Thank you for joining your AP courses over the past several weeks! Exam ordering is in progress exams can be paid by check made out to Caroline High School. Mail to CHS, C/O Laura Beasley, 19115 Rogers Clark Blvd, Milford VA, 22514-2005 or at myschoolbucks.com

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