The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics offers exceptional high school students the opportunity to finish high school while earning up to two years of college credit. Students will take college-level Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses, in addition to electives in the arts and humanities. Craft Academy students will live on the campus of Morehead State University in a residence hall specifically designed for high school-aged students. You will get the full college experience by taking classes, eating in the University’s dining halls and interacting with MSU students on a daily basis. Academy acceptance is limited to 60 students per year. Selections will be made in March 2017.
For more information, visit http://www.moreheadstate.edu/content_template.aspx?id=2147487006
Wendy’s is looking for the next class of remarkable students who excel in academics, athletics, and community involvement. The 2016 Wendy’s High School Heisman award application process is underway. Now through October 3, 2016, class of 2017 graduating seniors can apply at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com.
To be eligible, a student must have maintained at least a ‘B’ grade point average, participated in one of the 27 sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High School Associations, and demonstrated active involvement in his or her community.
National Winners receive:
Recognition during ESPN’s national telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation in New York City
A Wendy’s High School Heisman trophy and Heisman Patch
$10,000 for their high school
$500 Wendy’s gift cardThe Wendy’s High School Heisman program is truly a stepping stone toward high achievements, and with college admissions growing more selective, a national award of this caliber can help students stand out. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to nominate someone to apply. You may also ‘like’ Wendy’s High School Heisman on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/wendyshighschoolheisman for program updates and to connect with alumni!
West KY College Academy dual credit program- @wkctc1617 to 81010Seniors- @2017gchs to 81010
Juniors- Text @2018gchs to 81010
Sophomores- Text @2019gchs to 81010
Freshman- Text @2020gchs to 81010
Apply now for the Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation Washington Youth Tour! See application below or
visit the website at http://www.jpenergy.com/ search under Youth Tour.
Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation (JPEC) will again sponsor two high school juniors to travel to Frankfort in April as part of Kentucky’s Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour program. Students will learn how Kentucky government works by meeting legislators and touring the Capitol Building. Then during June, these students will represent JPEC in an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC.
Students must return their completed, typed application and other required documentation to Jackson Purchase Energy postmarked no later than Friday, March 4, 2016. Emailed, late, or handwritten applications will not be accepted. Please see a guidance counselor for more information!
Study Abroad- If any student is interested in study abroad opportunities go to ciee.org/highschoolsummer or call 1-800-40-STUDY . Deadline for scholarship for the CIEE High School Summer Abroad and Global Navigator Scholarships is March 1.
The March "Your KHEAA College Connection" is posted on kheaa.com. You can get to it by clicking onhttp://www.kheaanews.com/YourKHEAACollegeConnection/. The following articles are found in this newsletter:
• Kentucky rising junior will win scholarship
• KHEAA website now available in Spanish
• "Surviving College" helps students adjust to college
• Dream Out Loud Challenge reminder
• Adults returning to school can find lots of help
• "Getting In" Class of 2015 is here!
• Students should take care when signing contracts
• Remember these tips about student loans
• Parts of "Getting In" now available in audio version
• Tips on comparing award letters from colleges
• Senior year planner
• Password security increased on kheaa.com
• School and package comparison
Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation (JPEC) will again sponsor two high school juniors to travel to Frankfort in April as part of Kentucky’s Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour program. Students will learn how Kentucky government works by meeting legislators and touring the Capitol Building. Then during June, these students will represent JPEC in an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC. Students can access the application at www.jpenergy.com. High school juniors between the ages of 16 and 18 whose parent(s) or guardian(s) receive electric service at their primary residence from JPEC are eligible. Additional eligibility requirements are stipulated in the application.Students must return their completed, typedapplication and other required documentation to Jackson Purchase Energy postmarked no later than Friday, March 7.
The February "Your KHEAA College Connection" is posted on kheaa.com. You can get to it by clicking onhttp://www.kheaanews.com/YourKHEAACollegeConnection/. The following articles are found in this newsletter:
• Kentuckians have chance to win iPad
• Contest celebrates Governor’s Mansion centennial
• Kentucky students may win $1,500 toward college
• Online security can help protect you from cyber thieves
• Seniors: stay on track for college
• Federal programs can help pay college costs
• Legislation would strengthen prepaid tuition program
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