Coordinator: Mrs. Jill Hall
PHONE: 417-682-5571 ext. 435 EMAIL: email@example.com
The state of Missouri provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated schools. The funds may be used at participating 2-year colleges or vocational/technical schools in Missouri. The A+ scholarship will reimburse tuition and general fees (AFTER Pell grant funding has been applied). The amount of the scholarship may be reduced if there are insufficient state appropriations.
Be a US citizen or permanent resident.
Enter into a written agreement with LHS prior to graduation.
Attend a designated A+ high school for 3 consecutive years immediately prior to graduation.
Graduate with an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Maintain at least a 95% attendance rate over all four years of high school.
Complete at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring. Up to 12.5 hours may include job shadowing.
Have a good citizenship record and avoid the unlawful use of drugs and alcohol.
Score proficient or advanced on the Algebra I EOC. If the student cannot obtain the necessary EOC score, they may substitute a qualifying ACT mathematics score.
Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during the fall of the student’s senior year.
Tutoring & Mentoring:
A+ students should check with the counseling center regularly for opportunities to obtain tutoring hours.
Tutoring and/or mentoring must be school-sponsored. An official log sheet, LHS A+ Tutoring Log, must be kept by the student and turned in to the counseling center upon completion. The school official in charge of the tutoring/mentoring must sign the log sheet.
Tutoring/mentoring may be done during the school year or during summer school. All tutoring must be done on the premises of one of the Lamar Public Schools unless the A+ Coordinator gives specific permission.
How many LHS students have qualified for A+?
Class of 2007 : 22 Students
Class of 2010 : 25 Students
Class of 2013 : 20 Students
Class of 2016 : 12 Students
Class of 2019 : 15 Students
Class of 2008 : 15 Students
Class of 2011 : 28 Students
Class of 2014 : 20 Students
Class of 2017 : 17 Students
Class of 2020 :
Class of 2009 : 19 Students
Class of 2012 : 16 Students
Class of 2015 : 1 Student
Class of 2018 : 22 Students
Class of 2021 :