October 11, 2019 Announcements

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Monday, October 14th

Professional Development

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

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

 

COLLEGE VISITS

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

 

COLLEGE NIGHT

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

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

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.

 

SENIOR GIRLS

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

 

VAN WERT MANOR FASHION SHOW

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

 

QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“Creativity is intelligence having fun”- Albert Einstein

 

 





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