Guidance Newsletter

Millard North High School Counseling Department

Introducing the Millard North Counseling Team...Back row, left to right: Loel Schettler, Rachel Vacek, Jillian Depue, Laurie Stackhouse, Andy Hahn and Paul Gabel. Pictured in front, left to right: Lindsey Zentic and Jodi Therkelsen.

Counselor Alpha Assignments and Contact Information

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

PAUL GABEL Bu - Fen 402-715-1374

LINDSEY ZENTIC Feo - Hud 402-715-1160

LOEL SCHETTLER Hue - Mac 402-715-1248

JILLIAN DEPUE Mad - Pe 402-715-1239

JODI THERKELSEN Pf - Stac 402-715-1378

ANDY HAHN Stad - Z 402-715-1377

RACHEL VACEK Community Counselor 402-715-1359


SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

American Legion Scholarships. The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. Each year, the Legion facilitates the awarding of millions of dollars in scholarships to high school students. There are opportunities for everyone. The American Legion, Department of Nebraska will award up to four (4) Jim Hurlbert Memorial Baseball Scholarships to American Legion Baseball players and also an annual scholarship for students planning to enroll in a Nebraska educational facility of higher learning with the 2019 Maynard Jensen American Legion Memorial Scholarship. Please visit the American Legion website for information at http://www.nebraskalegion.net/Programs/Scholarships.html.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Deadline: June 14.

Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program. Receive up to $2,500 to pursue career or technical education. Must be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2019 that will lead to employment. Applicants must be Pell Grant eligible and demonstrate financial need. To apply online, please visit: https://scholars.horatioalger.org. Deadline: June 15.

UNL Specific Scholarship - The Robert W. Brightfelt Triangle Fraternity Scholarships. Triangle is again sponsoring a $2000 scholarship, $500 scholarships and several $160 scholarships. These will be awarded mid-June 2019 to incoming freshmen in majors of engineering, architecture, and science following our membership specialization. We are looking for students with demonstrated academic excellence, character, community involvement and organizational leadership. All applicants will be contacted to arrange for preferably an in-person interview starting in March 2019. Alternatively we can conduct a telephone interview. The deadline for applying is June 10. Joining Triangle is not a prerequisite to receiving a scholarship. Please visit our website.

The Big Sun Scholarship. Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply. Scholarship Amount: $500.00. Deadline: June, 19.

Your Journey to College Begins with Us.

FREE COLLEGE PLANNING

EducationQuest provides resources that help students and parents:

· research colleges

· explore career options

· look for scholarships

· complete and file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Omaha Location

Rockbrook Village

(108th and W. Center Road)

11031 Elm Street

Omaha, NE 68144


Appointment Required:

402.391.4033

Check us out at: https://www.educationquest.org/

While on the website, be sure to check out ScholarshipQuest.

This free database contains over 2,000 Nebraska-based scholarships.


FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal

Student Aid (FAFSA) is now

open. If you have any

questions or need help completing it

please contact EducationQuest.

Some states and colleges distribute aid on a first-come, first-served basis, so file as soon as you can.


SAVE THE DATE

2018-2019 ACT TEST DATES

Register at actstudent.org

BASIC TEST FEES $50.50

*If you cannot afford the test fee, ask your counselor about requesting a fee waiver.

MN ACT Code is 281-506

*All juniors will take the ACT on Tuesday, April 2nd. This test will be paid for by the district. Millard North will handle the registration process for this test date only. Registration for all other national test dates is the responsibility of student and family.

For SAT National Test Dates and to register: https://www.collegeboard.org/