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Daily Announcements

Today is Tuesday Nov 21-World Hello Day
Today is Wednesday, Nov 22- No School/Mrs. Robinson’s Birthday & Mrs. Hyke’s Half Birthday
Today is Thursday, Nov 23- Thanksgiving / No School
Today is Friday, Nov 24- No school

 

 

 

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Scholarship Information:

Scholarships

Seniors – once you have chosen a college, be sure to fill out that school’s scholarship applications online.

‚ÄčEducation Quest Scholarship Link: https://www.educationquest.org/resources/scholarshipquest/

Federal Student Aid Link:  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/resources

Applications currently available in the counselor’s office:

 

RHOP and RLOP are scholarship programs for students at Wayne State College and Chadron State College who plan to major in Health Sciences (medicine, dentistry, PA, nursing, pharmacy, radiology, etc.)  or Law and then return to practice in their rural communities.  Additional information is available in the counselor’s office.  Apply at www.wsc.edu/rhopwww.wsc.edu/rlop, or www.csc.edu/sci/healthprofessions. Deadline for RHOP is November 15th; deadline for RLOP is December 1st.

RPAC Conference Scholarship.  This $500 scholarship is awarded to a student attending McCook Community College.  Application information is available in the counselor’s office. Due January 5, 2018

America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders  scholarship goes to high school seniors and college students pursuing an ag-related field of study.  Students can apply for a $1,500 scholarship now through February 1. Learn more at GrowAgLeaders.com and see the official rules here

The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship.    Application opens November 1st.  Deadline is February 1st.  More information and application information available at https://buffettscholarships.org/

Delbert Townsend Scholarship. Valued at $16,000 (plus a $1,200 computer allowance) this scholarship is awarded to a student from McCook High School or Southwest High School who is planning to attend UNL, UNO, UNK or NCTA.  Application information is available in the counselor’s office.  Deadline, March 1, 2018.

McCook College Foundation Scholarships.  Multiple scholarships available for students attending McCook Community College.  Application information is available at http://www.mccookcollegefoundation.org/  Due March 1st, 2018