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									                           THE C OUNSELING CHRONICLE S
            7th EDITION                                                        December 2009
NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW!                                             MILITARY AND COLLEGE VISITS
                                                                   Throughout the year, colleges, technical schools, and
                                                                   the military will be visiting South High School. You may
                                                                   also check the bulletin board in the Counseling Center
                                                                   for future visitations. You will need to sign up in the
                                                                   Counseling Center prior to the scheduled visit if you wish
                                                                   to attend a particular presentation.       To make an
                                                                   intelligent decision you need information so pick their
                                                                   brains! Be proactive for your future!
 Students who need money for college “hafta
                 FAFSA”
  Amy Kerwin Chief Guaranty Officer Great Lakes Higher Education
                     Guaranty Corporation
Financial aid is what makes college affordable for
many students. Unfortunately, many students
aren’t taking advantage of the benefits that come
                                                                   For Military visits: sign up on the green sign-up
with filling out the Free Application for Federal                  sheets on the bulletin board in the Counseling
Student Aid (FAFSA). Recent studies have shown                     Center
that only 52% of all students at public colleges                   Marines - Third Tuesday of every month
completed the FAFSA, and that 35% of students                      Navy - Second Tuesday of every month
who would have qualified for federal Pell grants                   Army - First Tuesday of every month
didn’t complete the FAFSA. That’s free money not                   Army National Guard - November 16th
being claimed by students in need. Students hafta
FAFSA. Completing the FAFSA is the single most
important stop students can take to turn college
dreams into an affordable reality.
     The FAFSA takes most applicants about an
         hour to complete
     Completing the FAFSA as soon as possible
         after January 1 gives students the best shot              For College visits sign up on the pink sign-up sheets
         at limited funds like state grants.                       on the bulletin board in the Counseling Center
     Every student can qualify for some kind of                   LTC - First Wednesday of every month 4th Hour
         federal financial aid, and FAFSA is the path
         to:
               Federal Grants and Student Loans
               State Grants and Scholarships
               Many School Scholarships
     It’s free! There is absolutely no cost to
         complete the FAFSA.
More information will be available here at South
High on December 3rd in the Library at 6:30 plan on
attending to get the most up to date information
ACT TEST DATES
   TEST DATE             DEADLINE                         Senior Corner Connection-----
                                                          December Events –
     Dec 12               Nov 06
                                                          December Events –
     Feb 06               Jan 05                          3rd – Financial Aid Meeting 6:30 p.m. Library
     Apr 10               Feb 05                          7th - Second Semester Schedules will be distributed for
     Jun 12               May 07                          review
                                                          11th – Progress Reports will be mailed home
SAT TEST DATES                                            12th – ACT Test Date
   TEST DATE             DEADLINE                         16th – Accuplacer 8-10 a.m. South Writing Lab
                                                          18 – Last chance to change second semester schedules
     Dec 05               Oct 30                          22nd Early Release 1:11 for Winter Recess school
     Jan 23               Dec 15                          resumes January 4th.
     Mar 13               Feb 04
     May 01               Mar 25
     Jun 05               Apr 29




Freshmen Corner Connection-----
December Events –
7th - Second Semester Schedules will be distributed for
review
11th – Progress Reports will be mailed home
18 – Last chance to change second semester
schedules
22nd Early Release 1:11 for Winter Recess school
resumes January 4th.

Sophomore Corner Connection-----
December Events -
7th - Second Semester Schedules will be distributed for
review
11th – Progress Reports will be mailed home
18 – Last chance to change second semester
schedules
22nd Early Release 1:11 for Winter Recess school
resumes January 4th.

Junior Corner Connection-----
December Events -
7th - Second Semester Schedules will be distributed for
review
11th – Progress Reports will be mailed home
12th – ACT Test Date
16th – Accuplacer 8-10 a.m. South Writing Lab
18 – Last chance to change second semester
schedules
22nd Early Release 1:11 for Winter Recess school
resumes January 4th.
Name Of Scholarship                Scholarship Criteria                                Deadline
Kentucky Fried Chicken Colonel’s         Must be graduating from high school this     Application available
Scholars                                  academic year                                online December 1,
                                         Must be maintaining high school              2009 through February
                                          cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher             10, 2010 at
                                         A U.S citizen or permanent resident          www.kfcscholars.org
Wisconsin Automobile and Truck           Must be planning to pursue a career in the   Application available at
Dealers 2010 Foundation                   auto and truck industry.                     www.watda.org deadline
Scholarship                                                                            is December 15th
NAFEPA Scholarship                       Must be pursuing a degree in education.      Due in the Counseling
                                                                                       Center December 21st.
Vietnam Veterans of America -            Four $1500 scholarships will be awarded      Applications available in
Richard T. Nuske Memorial                 to four Wisconsin high school seniors in     the counseling center.
Scholarship                               the fall of 2010.                            Due date January 8,
                                         You must write an original essay based       2011
                                          on an interview with a US Vietnam
                                          Veteran
                                         You must fill out the application form.
2010 Gates Millennium Scholars           African American, Indian/Alaska Native,      Must be submitted
                                          Asian Pacific Islander American or           online January 11, 2010
                                          Hispanic American                            by 11:59 p.m. or the
                                         A citizen/legal permanent resident of the    paper application
                                          United States                                postmarked January 11,
                                         Have attained a cumulative non weighted      2010
                                          GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or earned a
                                          GED                                          Application available
                                         Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility      online at www.gmsp.org
                                          criteria
                                         Must have three required forms, Nominee,     Or see Ms. Weier in the
                                          Nominator and Recommender                    Counseling Center
Aurora Health Foundation                 Aurora offers 10 scholarships not all        Applications available
Scholarships                              require a health care career.                online at
                                         Aurora Sheboygan Clinic Scholarship – is     www.aurora.org/scholars
                                          offered to employees of Aurora               hip or in the counseling
                                          Sheboygan Clinic and the Central Billing     center due to be
                                          Office                                       returned to the
                                         Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical            counseling center
                                          Center Scholarship – is awarded to a         January 8
                                          student enrolled in an accredited medical,
                                          nursing or health related program
                                         Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical
                                          Center Volunteer Services Scholarship –
                                          this scholarship honors the many
                                          volunteers and the thousands of hours of
                                          service given annually to Aurora
                                          Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center.
                                         Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical
                                          Staff Family Scholarship – this
                                          scholarship is available to an employee of
                                          the medical center, their child or
                                          grandchild and who is enrolled in an
                                          accredited medical, nursing or other
                                          health related program.
Aurora Cont.                          Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical
                                       Staff Scholarship – to be awarded to a
                                       deserving high school student enrolled in
                                       an accredited medical, nursing or other
                                       health related program.
                                      Aurora Surgery Center (Valley View
                                       Medical Center) Staff Scholarship - This is
                                       given to students enrolled in an accredited
                                       medical health related program.
                                      Aurora Surgery Center (Valley View
                                       Medical Center) Staff Plus Scholarships -
                                       This is given to students enrolled in an
                                       accredited medical health related
                                       program.
                                      Helping Hands Scholarship – to be
                                       awarded to students enrolled in medical,
                                       nursing or other health related programs
                                      Eleanor A. Jung Scholarship – to be
                                       awarded to a female student displaying
                                       exceptional leadership abilities and
                                       superior academic achievement and who
                                       is enrolled in an accredited medical,
                                       nursing or other health-related program.
                                      Woman’s Club of Sheboygan Scholarship
                                       - awarded to any Sheboygan County
                                       resident enrolled in an accredited medical,
                                       nursing or health related program.
The Retired Enlisted Association      Military Affiliation is the most important    Due in the Counseling
Scholarship (TREA)                     qualification                                 Center January 25
                                      Financial need is the second most
                                       important
Wisconsin Public Service              Must live within the company’s service        Due in the Counseling
                                       area.                                         Center January 25th.
                                      Applications are available online at
                                       www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/news/sc
                                       holarhsips.aspx
ACT National High School Poster       Design a poster including visuals and tag      More information in the
Contest                                line that from your perspective               Counseling Center and
                                       encourages students to attend college         must be postmarked no
                                       and to take the ACT test as their college     later than January 30,
                                       entrance exam.                                2010.
Wisconsin Professional Police         Must be enrolling in a course of study        Due in the Counseling
Association                            leading to a degree in police science or      Center January 25th
                                       criminal justice.
Sheboygan Rotary West Foundation      Must be studying at either a four year        Applications available in
                                       college or two year technical school          the Counseling Center.
Sheboygan Rotary West cont.           You must be in the top 25% of their class     Due date Feb 9, 2010
                                       but not in the top 10%.
                                      You must be planning to study in a
                                       service-related career fields.
UW Sheboygan Freshman                  Although most scholarships are awarded       Applications available in
Scholarship                            primarily for academic achievement            the Counseling Center
                                         (minimum cumulative 3.0 G.P.A), other          Feb 19
                                         considerations, such as extra-curricular
                                         activities and financial need, play an
                                         important part in the selection process.
Wisconsin Education Association         Only high school seniors are eligible to       Applications available in
Council (WEAC)                           apply whose parent qualifies in one of the     the Counseling Center
                                         membership categories listed, an active        and are due Feb 12
                                         WEAC member, an active WEAC retired
                                         member, a parent who died while holding
                                         a WEAC membership
                                        The student must rank in the top 25% of
                                         the class or have achieved a 3.0
                                         cumulative grade point average
                                        Must plan to pursue an education major or
                                         minor and intend to teach in Wisconsin
Oh The Places You Will Go               This scholarship recognizes a high school      Application available in
                                         senior who understands and values the          Counseling Center Must
                                         limitless possibilities that education can     be postmarked Feb 15.
                                         offer with a $5000 scholarship award.
Schneider-Emanuel American              Must be either a Veteran and an America        Due in the Counseling
Legion Scholarship                       Legion Member holding a current official       Center February 22
                                         membership card at the time of
                                         application and at the beginning of high
                                         education pursuit
                                        A son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter
                                         whose father/grandfather,
                                         mother/grandmother, or legal guardian is
                                         a member of The American Legion, The
                                         American Legion Auxiliary, or the Sons of
                                         The American Legion holding a current
                                         official membership card at the time of
                                         application and at the beginning of higher
                                         educational pursuit.
Badgerland Financial - Agriculture      Must be pursuing your interest and             Due in the Counseling
Scholarship                              studies in an ag-related field at a short      Center Feb 22
                                         course, technical/trade school
Sheboygan Falls Conservation Club       Must intend to major in one of the             Due in the Counseling
                                         following fields of environmental              Center Feb 22
                                         management: Resource Science, Law
                                         Enforcement, Forestry, Resources
                                         Administration, Fisheries Management,
                                         Wildlife Management, Zoology,
                                         Environmental Education, Marine Biology,
                                         Environmental Science
2010 BBB Student of Integrity           The Better Business Bureau Foundation          Due in the Counseling
Scholarship                              will offer a $2,500 scholarship to a           Center Feb 22
                                         Wisconsin high school student who has
                                         demonstrated character, leadership and
                                         ethical values; providing the opportunity to
                                         continue his or her education beyond high
                                         school.
US Bank Internet Scholarship         Available to high school seniors and          Apply on line through
                                      college undergraduates                        March at
                                     Forty $1,000 scholarships awarded in a        usbank.com/studentloan
                                      random drawing                                s
                                     NO ESSAYS
                                     Apply on line at usbank.com/studentloans
Herbert V. Kohler Scholarship        Looking for unique individuals                Applications available in
                                     The HVK is primarily a leadership award       the Counseling Center.
                                     Recipients must be able scholars, of          Due date March 1st.
                                      course but beyond that, they must be
                                      motivated to become leaders in their
                                      chosen fields. They must be people who
                                      want to do more, to contribute more.
                                      They must be people who have enough
                                      imagination to aspire and to dream and
                                      yet enough common sense to plan
                                      realistically.
Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship      Scholarship created for artistically gifted   Applications available in
                                      students. This scholarship will identify,     the Counseling Center.
                                      recognize and encourage talented senior       Due date March 1st.
                                      students who demonstrate excellence in
                                      Dance, Music, Music/Jazz, Music/Voice,
                                      Theater, Photography, Visual Arts or
                                      Writing.
                                     Kohler Foundation opens this scholarship
                                      competition to talented students attending
                                      any one of the twelve Sheboygan County
                                      High schools and who plans on a career
                                      in an arts field.
UW Platteville Community             Must be a graduating senior of South High     Applications must be
Scholarship for Sheboygan South       School and be attending UW Platteville in     submitted by March 1st,
High School                           the fall of 2010.                             2010
                                     Apply online at
                                      www.uwplatt.edu/foundation/csp/apply.ht
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2010 Kwik Trip Community             Must currently be enrolled as a high          Applications must be
Scholarship                           school senior                                 submitted by March 8th.
                                     Must be accepted at an accredited
                                      college/university in the United States and
                                      taking a minimum of 6 credit hours
                                     Must have a cumulative grade point
                                      average of 3.0 or higher
                                     Must exemplify the portion of Kwik Trip’s
                                      mission statement: “To Make a Difference
                                      in Someone’s Life”
Charter Communication                Must be a graduating high school senior       Applications available
                                     Must be a resident of Wisconsin,              online at
                                      Minnesota, or Illinois                        www.chartermainstreetgl
                                     Must plan to major in one of the following    d.com or in the
                                      areas of focus: marketing, accounting,        counseling center due in
                                      business management, communications,          the counseling center
                                      computer technology, engineering, or a        March 24, 2010
Charter Cont.               related field at an accredited college.
                           Must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point
                            average
Lincoln Erdman School      Top 50% of North or South High School          Due in the Counseling
                            graduating senior class                        Center April 6th.
                           Must attend a private, public, or technical
                            school in or out of state, following high
                            school graduation.
                           Must have attended Lincoln-Erdman
                            elementary for at least three years
                           Must have been active in at least two
                            extra-curricular activities in or outside of
                            school during high school years.

								
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