Putnam County High School

Counseling Department



From ACC: "As a past graduate of the Area Career Center we would like to use your experience here, and your subsequent success, to provide inspiration for our current students. To do so, we would like to create a poster that gives a brief glimpse of your experience at the ACC, and then relates that experience to what you currently do as a profession. If you could answer the questions below, and provide a picture of yourself, we will use that information to create a poster that will be displayed in the halls of the ACC."

Submissions can be entered on this form: ACC Hall of Success Form

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PCHS Scholarship List

For parents of seniors, as the calendar turns to 2018 and thinking about our children graduating and starting college this year begins, I wanted to share the list of PCHS Scholarships with you. Some of the scholarships have due dates as early as January. The extra week off during Winter Break is a great opportunity for your seniors to start working on these scholarship applications. To access the scholarship application be see the Scholarship Information tab on this site or your senior can pick up a paper copy of all scholarships from the box outside the Guidance Office.

Marquis Energy Announces 2019 Scholarship

    • Marquis Energy of Hennepin Illinois is please to offer this scholarship for the second year.
    • Available only to students who live within 90 miles of the Marquis facility in Hennepin, IL
    • Applications are due by February 28, 2019
    • Application!

Shofner Whitetail Challenge Scholarship Announced

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Announces the Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship

Each year the University of Illinois, Illinois Administrative Professionals offers the Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship competition to students planning to pursue higher education in the office professional, secretarial, or business- related fields. The Illinois Administrative Professionals is an organization composed of employees in civil service classifications with qualifications that meet or exceed those of Office Support Associate. Ms. Hansen was one of the founding members of the State Universities Civil Service System and Illinois Administrative Professionals. In her honor, Illinois Administrative Professionals has created the Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship Fund. For the 2018-2019 academic year, one scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded. The scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees, books, or other related educational expenses. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria: · be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the 2018-2019 academic year in Illinois, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation;· have a strong commitment to pursue a higher education in an office professional, secretarial, or business- related field within the State of Illinois with preference given to attendance at the University of Illinois;· involvement in co-curricular and community activities;· demonstrate academic achievement;· be a resident of Illinois;· be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. The Illinois Administrative Professionals seeks your assistance to encourage students to pursue office professional, secretarial, or business-related fields within the State of Illinois. Those of us in Illinois Administrative Professionals are extremely proud of our accomplishments and campus reputation. The application is available on-line at https://publish.illinois.edu/illinois-admin-professionals/secretariat- scholarship/about-the-scholarship/ The application materials can be sent by e-mail to thesecretariat@illinois.edu (preferred method) or U.S. mail. The postmark and email deadline for receipt of application materials is Monday, March 4, 2019. The recipient will be asked to attend a presentation at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign campus to receive a certificate. A recipient unable to attend the presentation must contact the committee. If a recipient makes no direct contact with the committee once they have been notified, the scholarship is forfeited.

Marquette Academy Announces ACT Prep Classes

    • Saturdays from February 6, 2019 - April 6, 2019 from 10am - Noon
    • Please fill out the Registration Form (below) and return to Marquette if interested
2019 ACT Prep Registration.doc

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