April Counseling Newsletter

2nd Newsletter

Local Scholarships

Local Scholarship Caroline County Chamber of Commerce:
William Anderson Memorial Scholarship

$500

Eligible: Must plan to continue education and seek a Career and Technical Education Degree: Computers, Nursing, Carpentry, Cosmetology, Law Enforcement, Emergency First Responder,

Engineering/Tech Drawing, Sports Medicine, Agriculture, and Auto Service.


Deadline to apply: April 22, 2019 Submit Applications to Main Office or email caroline.chambercommerce@gmail.com


Applications are in Main Office and online on the Counseling site.


Local Scholarship Caroline County Chamber of Commerce:
J. Kemp Smith Memorial Scholarship

$500

Eligible: Must be in the top 30th percentile of the class and plan to major in business.


Deadline to apply: April 22, 2019 Submit Applications to Main Office or email caroline.chambercommerce@gmail.com

Applications are in Main Office and online on the Counseling site.



Local Scholarship:

The Denise McFeeley Scholarship

$500

Plan to pursue a Degree in education

Plan a career in elementary education or secondary education

Minimum of 2.5GPA

Essay required

Submit to Main Office by 5/01/2019

The Application is attached and copies will be in Main Office and on the Counseling Website.


Local Scholarship:

Injured Workers Law Firm Trade School Scholarship

$5000

Plan to purse a trade

Must have a 3.0+ cumulative GPA

Essay required


Deadline: Email to help@injuredworkerslawfirm.com by June 30, 2019.

Application can be found here.


Local Scholarship: Caroline County Chapter Virginia State University Alumni Association

Eligible: Must be accepted and plan to attend Virginia State University

Applications are in Main Office or online at the Counseling Website.

Due: Must be received by April 26, 2019 email louharper88@yahoo.com, or submit to Main Office, or mail to PO Box 95 Ruther Glen, VA 22546

Decision Day: Important Reminders

Seniors will celebrate Decision Day (also known as College Signing Day) on Monday, April 29th. Several reminders have been sent to your inbox and multiple announcements have been given. Please remember to do the following by 4/19 in order to attend:


1) Complete the Google form labeled "Decision Day." Again, this is in your inbox from Ms. Taylor and Mrs. McMullin.

2) Turn in the appropriate documentation. This is outlined in the survey.

3) Return a complete permission slip. These can be found with Mrs. Minor in the office.


Remember, we will be raffling off valuable prizes at the end of this event for those who attend. Prizes include a Keurig, wireless headphones, backpacks, gift cards, and more.

Senior Awards Night: May 8th, 5:30 pm

All seniors who have been offered financial aid or scholarships will be recognized at Senior Awards Night on Wednesday, May 8th at 5:30 pm. It is the student's responsibility to give financial aid and scholarship information to Ms. Taylor or his/her counselor. This includes financial aid award letters. Please visit Mrs. Minor by May 3rd to verify that your award information is correct. If we do not have this information you will not be recognized!

Upcoming Local Scholarships Due Dates (previously posted in other newsletters)



George B. Ruffin Scholarship

Eligible: 3.0GPA, must be accepted to a college/university/community college

Applications are in Main Office or on the Counseling website.

Due: Must be received by April 20th


National Pan Hellenic Council of Greater Fredericksburg 2019 Scholarship

$250.00

Eligible: Must be an African American Senior planning to attend a Historical Black College/University/Community College

Applications are in Main Office and on the Counseling Website

Deadline: Application to be received by April 30th, 2019



2018 Caroline County Farm Bureau

Eligible: Planning to attend college in the fall- preferably a VA College, continue education in a field related to agriculture, and possess good academics/grades.

Applications are in Main Office and the Counseling Website;

Deadline: Drop off or mail by May 1st, 2019 to the Caroline County Farm Bureau