October 11, 2019 Announcements

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Monday, October 14th

Professional Development



Hispanic Heritage Youth Award - $1,000 - $3,500

Must be of Hispanic heritage, 3.0 GPA, answer 5 short essay questions, and send letter of recommendation. More info at www.hispanicheritage.org

Deadline:  October 15th


Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway - $2,500 and up

Must be 18 by 12/6/19. Brief essay & video on “How will you change the world? More information at www.drpeppertuition.com

Due October 17th


Horatio Alger Scholarship - $10,000

Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree, show financial need, involvement in co-curricular & community activities, 2.0 GPA. More information at www.scholars.horatioalger.org

Due October 25th


VW Elks Student Volunteer of the Month Award

Two students will be selected monthly, based on community service, work experience, honors, awards, leadership and extracurricular activities. Must write an essay up to 400 words and provide letters of recommendation. See Student Services


ACT Student Champion Award - $500

Minimum ACT score of 22, looking for students who have overcome challenges or are a first generation college student. More information at www.act.org/readinesschampions

Due October 31st


Coca-Cola Scholars - $20,000

Achievement based for seniors who are recognized for their leadership, service & impact on their school/community.

More information at www.coca-colascholars.org

Due: October 31st


Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Voice of Democracy Scholarship - $1,000 - $30,000

Must record an essay on a patriotic theme. More information at www.vfw.org/VOD

Due:  October 31st



Tues.(10/15)    – Kent State Univ.- 6th period

Thurs. (10/17) – Bowling Green   - 2nd period

Fri. (10/18)    -Univ.of St. Francis-7th period

Juniors and Seniors, be sure to sign up in your English classes



Wednesday, October 16th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Vantage Career Center

Representatives from over 40 colleges and universities will be in attendance.

Juniors and Seniors (and parents), this is a great time to collect information on prospective schools. Stop by student services if you have questions



To the Quiz Bowl team for winning the Channel 44 Fall Whiz Quiz. Their first show will air on Channel 44 on October 17th at 9:00 p.m.



Anyone interested in being the Peony Representative for VWHS should sign up in the student services office by October 25th



Anyone interested in helping with the fashion show should sign up in Ms. Brown’s room (#101). Proceeds from this event benefit VW Blessings



“Creativity is intelligence having fun”- Albert Einstein



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