Guidance Newsletter

Millard North High School Counseling Department

MEET OUR COUNSELING TEAM!

Back Row (L-R) Loel Schettler, Peggy Breard, Abbie Sivinski,

Laurie Stackhouse, Andy Hahn, Paul Gabel

Front Row (L-R) Lindsey Dhaliwal, Jodi Therkelsen

Counselor Alpha Assignments and Contact Information


LAURIE STACKHOUSE A-Ca 402-715-1375 Department Chair

PAUL GABEL Ce - Gal 402-715-1374

LINDSEY DHALIWAL (Zentic) Gam - Jo 402-715-1160

LOEL SCHETTLER Ju - Mei 402-715-1248

ABBIE SIVINSKI Mej - Ral 402-715-1239

JODI THERKELSEN Ram - Ste 402-715-1378

ANDY HAHN Sti - Z 402-715-1377

PEGGY BREARD Community Counselor 402-715-1359

ATTENTION SENIORS: Many of you are already receiving your acceptance and scholarship award letters from some of the colleges you have applied to...Congratulations! Please bring ALL scholarship letters to the Counseling Office if you plan to accept or not. We want to make sure to honor you during Honors Night!

Attention Millard North Seniors: Completing FAFSA NOW has benefits for receiving the highest amount of funding support!

Click for a FAFSA Fall 2021 Public Service Announcement - English Or in Spanish click HERE

ATTENTION AP STUDENTS

If you have a conflict with your AP testing date due to IB testing or a school activity, please make sure to stop in the counseling office and speak with Mrs. Conway in order to sign up for late testing.

Scholarship Deadline for 2022 Approaching

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 16th year.

We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.

Scholarship Deadline - June 12, 2022.

Application Process

Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Full details are available on our site.

As the deadline for applications is fast approaching, Students are encouraged to apply.

SigEp BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP 2022

SigEp knows that the transition for graduating high school seniors to college can be tough, and the cost of college can create even more stress. We want to do our part to help. With college around the corner, we wanted to make sure you and the students you work with know that we have more than $300,000 in scholarship opportunities at over 140 campuses nationwide.

Begin your search HERE

Final deadlines vary by school, but the early application deadline for most scholarships is June 1, 2022. Applicants have no obligation to affiliate with or join SigEp to be eligible

sigep.org/scholarships

Miss Omaha & Douglas County Scholarship Program

The Miss Omaha & Douglas County Scholarship Program is currently accepting applicants for our annual scholarship competition taking place this August 13th, 2022 at Marian High School Performing Arts Center. As a subsidiary of the Miss America Organization, the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, winners receive a generous package of cash and in-kind scholarships. The selected titleholders of the Miss Omaha & Miss Douglas County Scholarship Program serve as ambassadors for the organization and utilize their platform to promote their social impact initiative. The titleholders will also benefit from customized preparation from our dedicated board of volunteers as they prepare for the state competition taking place in June of the following year.


Our program crowns two Miss titleholders between the ages 18-26 and two Teen titleholders between the ages 13-18. Miss candidates compete in the areas of talent, private interview, evening wear, social impact statement, and onstage question. Teen candidates compete in the areas of talent, interview, lifestyle & fitness, and eveningwear.

Students can register to compete by visiting our website at www.missomahamao.org/register-to-compete Apllication deadline is August 1st. Click HERE for more details




SEE WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE A KU SCHOOL PHARMACY STUDENT.

REGISTER NOW FOR THE KU PARMACY SUMMER CAMP. DURING THES ONE-DAY CAMPS YOU WILL EXPERIENCE IN-PERSON, HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES RELATED TO TEACH THEM WHAT THE PHARMACY PROFESSION IS ALL ABOUT. AVAILABLE SUMMER CAMPS DATES INCLUDE:

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER, VISIT PHARMACY-SUMMERCAMP.KU.EDU OR EMAIL:

pharmacy-camp@ku.edu Deadline is June 6th, 2022

At the Boston University Summer Journalism Academy , students will have the opportunity to learn from award-winning working journalists and to experience Boston University. Two week sessions begin on June 20, July 4, and July 18 and you may attend in person or virtually. You can get more infomation at thier website .

upcoming college visits for mnhs

The upcoming college visits at MNHS are listed HERE. Make sure to register in Naviance to attend. All visits are held in the Counseling Office - Career Center.

CHECK IT OUT! CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF 15 SCHOLARSHIPS WITH DEADLINES BETWEEN JAN 31ST AND MAY15TH, 2022. THE AWARDED FUNDS RANGE from $500 to $10,000! DON'T DELAY-CLICK ON IT TODAY!

To Make a Counseling Appointment, From your school login, Please Go To: tinyurl.com/mnhsappointment

You will receive an email with the day and time of your appointment. If it's something that requires immediate attention, please ask your teacher for a pass to come down.

CONGRESSMAN BACON'S YOUTH ADVISORY ACADEMY

The Congressional Youth Advisory Academy (CYAA) is geared toward high achieving high school students (9th-12th) who have an interest in history, government and community service. This year our summer program will be held at the University of Nebraska Omaha, from June 13th-June 17th from 9:30am-12:30pm.

Over the course of the week students will learn more about the legislative process and other facets of the U.S. government. The culminating event will be a mock congress where students will be able to put into action what they have learned over the course of the program.

To be eligible, you must be in good academic standing and have letters of recommendation from their principle and a social studies/history/government teacher. The application can be fournd HERE. It must be postmarked no later than Monday, May 2nd.


BETA SIGMA PSI NATIONAL LUTHERAN FRATERNITY


The alumni of Beta Sigma Psi National Lutheran Fraternity are sponsoring an annual scholarship program for young men attending the University of Nebraska- Lincoln in 2022-2023. Qualified applicants include students who have displayed excellent scholastic achievement, leadership in school, community and church involvement. There will be over $10,000 worth of scholarships distributed this year, with a minimum value of $2,500. The application can be found HERE and the deadline to apply is July 31, 2022

The Four Points Federal Credit Union welcomes any graduating student that plans to attend an accredited university, public college or technical school next fall to apply for their annual Academic Scholarship Program. More information can be found at https://www.fourpointsfcu.org/scholarship . The deadline to return the application and related materials is June 30th, 2022

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE - SUMMER ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

SSS/TRIO provides comprehensive student support, including academic advising, financial aid counseling, academic skills workshops, leadership development, and cultural activities. There is no cost to participate in SSS/TRIO programming. We are currently seeking students for our Dr. William H. Dodd Summer Academy Scholarship Program, held June 06 – July 11, 2022, and meets virtually, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The SSS/TRIO Dr. William H. Dodd Summer Academy Scholarship Program is for recently graduated high school students attending MCC in the fall. The program allows first-year Metropolitan Community College (MCC) students who are SSS/TRIO eligible to get a head start on their MCC education by taking a FREE college course and attending academic support seminars, workshops, and other activities to provide for a smooth transition to MCC in the fall. Since the Dr. William H. Dodd Summer Academy is designed as a "head-start," participants MUST plan to enroll in and ATTEND Fall 2022 Quarter classes at Metropolitan Community College following completion of the Dodd Summer Academy. There is NO COST to participate in the SSS/TRIO Summer Academy Program.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR SSS/TRIO?

A LOW-INCOME STUDENT: family meets federal income eligibility guidelines, and

A FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENT: NEITHER parent/guardian has graduated from a four-year institution or

A student with DOCUMENTED DISABILITIES and

ALL SSS/TRIO Participants Must also demonstrate ACADEMIC NEED for program services.

Click on the following for information:

Dr William Dodd Scholarship Application - click HERE

Applicaition Instructions - click HERE

2022 Dodd Scholarship Brochure - click HERE

Metro Community College Summer Academy Flyer - click HERE

Application Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2022 by 5:00pm


BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP - SIGMA PHI EPSILON

THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS AVAILABLE TO ANY MALE STUDENT COMING TO UNL FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR. THE BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS MORE HTAN $300,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT OVER 140 CAMPUSES NATIONWIDE!

SEARCH HERE FOR YOUR SCHOOL

Final deadlines bary by school, but the early application deadline for most scholarships is June 1, 2022. Applicants have no obligationto affiliate with or join SigEp to be eligible.

sigep.org/scholarships

GOC AFCEA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION NOW OPEN

The Greater Omaha Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association is accepting applications for scholarships until April 29th, 2022. They offer schoarships to students who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and community service that plan to pursue a degree within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math discipline are eligible to apply. The scholarship information and applicaiton can be found at omaha.afceachapters.org/ The deadline to apply is

UNK PI KAPPA ALPHA ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS ($750)

THIS AWARD IS AVAILABLE TO MALES THAT WILL BE FULL-TIME FRESHMAN OR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY IN THE 2022 FALL SEMESTER. DEADLINE IS AUGUST 30, 2022. INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE AND APPLICATION CAN BE FOUND HERE

The Jewish Federation of Omaha provides a significant amount of scholarship funding for Jewish students in the Omaha Metropolitan area for post-secondary education, including technical and vocational programs. Applications or infomation links can be found on the Scholarships and Grants page of the thier website: www.jewishomaha.org. A limited number of 2022 Scholarship and Grant Program Booklets can be found in the MNHS Counseling Office.

PB&J SCHOLARSHIP

THE PB&J SCHOLARSHIP IS FOR SUDENTS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCE PERSONAL CHALLENGES THAT MAY NOT HAVE ALLOWED THEM TO PERFORM WELL ACADEMICALLY, BUT WHO STILL HAVE THE DRIVE TO SUCCEED, DUE TO MEDICAL ISSUES, PEER ISSUES, OR FAMILY ISSUES. APPLICANTS WILL BE EVALUATED BASED ON THEIR ESSAY AND LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, NO GPA IS REQUIRED. MORE THAN 10-$1000 SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED. THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MAY 31, 2022.

INFORMATION AND APPLICATION CAN BE FOUND AT bit.ly/PBJSCHOLARSHIP2022

ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Abbott&Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be offering for the 16th year thier $1000 scholarship. The deadline is June 12, 2022. Students will submit an essay on the given topic that appears on thier scholarship page at: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Full details on the scholarship are available on the site as well.

The Set Me Free Project is proud to announce that applications are now available for the 2022 Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship. This Scholarship is in honor of Sydney Loofe, a bright and compassionate young woman that forever changed the lives of those around her.

Applicants to the Sydney Loofe Memorial Scholarship must:

  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Be a senior enrolled in a Nebraska High School (Public, Private or Exempt)

  • Demonstrate plans to attend an institution of higher learning that will make an impact on the community in the interest of safety, and the desire to protect the vulnerable in the areas (not comprehensive) of:

    • Countering human trafficking

    • Online safety

    • Cyber security

Applicants must be able to demonstrate in their application how their degree can make a difference in the lives of others. Applications and instructions to apply are available online at www.setmefreeproject.net/scholarship. Deadline: April 25, 2022 by 5:00pm

Attention Parents and Students: Check out this website that lists the top 175 scholarships for Colleges and Universities!

Virtual College Fairs, Virtual Financial Aid Presentations, and Virtual help completing the FAFSA offered by EducationQuest:

For a list of Virtual College-Prep Events click HERE

ROCKHURST UPDATE

Rockhurst going into its third year of being test optional. All incoming students will receive an automatic merit-based scholarship. The scholarship amount is based on the weighted high school GPA and can range from $16,000 to $24,000 per year. They are now accepting the ACT superscore. Check out their website at: rockhurst.edu

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

FIRST YEAR MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS RANGING FROM $21,000 - $34,000

STACKABLE AWARDS ARE RENEWABLE FOR UP TO FOUR YEARS AND RANGE FROM $1,000 - $5000

FINE ARTS AWARDS RANGING FROM $500 - $5000

CHECK THEM OUT AT CORNELLCOLLEGE.EDU

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA

University of Nebraska at Kearney

UNK awards Cooperating School Honor Scholarships to graduating seniors. To qualify, students will need to have a 3.5 unweighted cumulative grade point average. Students must be admitted to UNK by March 1, 2022 to qualify. See your counselor for more information and to be nominated for this scholarship.

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