It's Local Scholarship Time!
Attention seniors! We are blessed to have so many local businesses and organizations in our community that want to help our seniors continue their education. If you are interested in applying for any of the local scholarships, please visit the Local Scholarship Booklet folder below. Make sure you stop by the Counseling Center if you need help with anything. Good luck!
Dual Credit Parent Meeting
Attention 9th & 10th Grade parents! If you missed the Dual Credit Parent Meeting on January 10th, please look over the presentations located in the Dual Credit file below for more information regarding our dual credit program here at WHS. If you would like a copy of the hand-outs given out at the meeting, please have your son or daughter swing by the Counseling Center when they have a chance. Thanks!
College & Career Center Newsletter #3
Check out College & Career Center Newsletter #3 to find out the latest announcements and events from the College & Career Center. If you haven't been receiving the newsletters via e-mail and would like to start receiving them, please make sure your e-mail address is listed in the Skyward Family Access system and you should start receiving them every few weeks.
SAT & ACT Registration for Juniors
Attention juniors! Now is the time to register for the SAT or ACT. See the attached hand-outs for a list of the SAT & ACT dates and registration deadlines along with a registration guide. Make sure you take the SAT and/or ACT with Writing if you haven't taken it already. Don't forget to stop by the College & Career Center if you need help with anything. Good luck!
Check out the following links for a list of scholarships you might be eligible to apply for:
-List of Available Scholarships (E-Scholarships)
www.collegeguidanceconsultants.com (See Mrs. Smith for log-in and password information; click on the "Download to Excel" link in the right corner for a printable spreadsheet)
-Scholarship Search Engines:
www.cappex.com, www.fastweb.com, www.collegebasics.com, www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org, www.collegeview.com, www.scholarships.com
-Scholarship Opportunities for African American Students
-Scholarships Opportunities for Hispanic Students
-Scholarships for Non-Citizens
-Local Scholarship booklet (Will be handed out to seniors on February 15th)
-Check your prospective colleges to see if they offer any scholarships you meet the requirements for
If you have any questions or need any help, make sure you stop by the CCC. Good luck!
Includes information for prospective-college athletes.
Information and hand-outs for Career Cruising program. Career Cruising is a self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in school, career and life.
Includes WHS College and Career Center event flyers and forms.
Includes college admissions information.
Includes college visit information and questions to ask on a campus tour.
Includes information on the importance of extracurricular activities in high school.
Includes information for ACT and SAT fee waivers.
Includes FAQ and tips about finding money for college.
Includes tips for requesting letters of recommendation.
Includes information about the US military and the military academies.
Includes all of the newsletters from the WHS College & Career Center.
Includes a copy of the 2017-2018 course book.
Includes a listing of general scholarships, scholarships for Hispanic students, African American students, and scholarships for non-citizens.
Includes SAT and ACT testing information.
A list of local organizations that need volunteers and a great way to get community service hours.