Weekly Update

Reps to Visit SLHS

  • Fort Hays State University - January 23
  • Kansas State University - January 30
  • Navy - January 31


  • Abbott and Fenner will award a $1,000 scholarship to a junior or senior. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay about career and life goals. Apply at: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php. Deadline is June 14th.
  • KACRAO scholarship will award four $500 scholarships to Kansas seniors. Criteria include a 3.25 GPA or better and leadership roles. Apply at: https://kacrao.memberclicks.net/kacrao-scholarship. Deadline is March 15th.
  • Lockheed Martin scholarship will award two hundred $10,000 scholarships. Criteria include a 3.5 GPA or better, majoring in a STEM specific field, and having financial need. Apply at: https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship. Deadline is March 12th.
  • The BBB Student of Integrity Award Scholarship will award three $2,000 scholarships. Criteria include students who exemplify ethical behavior and personal integrity, and who demonstrate humility, courage, compassion and respect for their peers, teachers and community. Apply at: bbb.org/kansas-plains. Deadline is March 8th.

Silver Lake ACT test

  • Any junior and senior that is taking the ACT test here at Silver Lake needs to remember a few important dates
    • February 13
      • 9:40 all students must attend the pre-administration session in the computer lab, students that attend Washburn Tech and are taking the ACT will complete this at 11:40
    • February 20
      • ACT test starting promptly at 8:00 in the computer lab

Topeka Youth Commission

  • The Topeka Youth Commission is a group of young people, ages 14 through 21 who are collectively involved in the community in a number of ways. This group is committed to giving young people a voice in their community through engagement and advocacy. Applications can be found at: tiny.cc/topekayouth


  • Register for the ACT online at www.actstudent.org. School Code 172-775
  • 2018-2019 Test Date
    • February 9
    • April 13
    • June 8
    • July 13