West Iron County High School Bulletin for Sunday, March 26, 2017
ATTN: Seniors applying to colleges or trade schools Seniors applying to colleges or trade schools need to go on Parchment and fill out the profile to have your transcripts sent electronically. To do this go to www.westiron.org., go to middle/high school, and then to the Guidance Counselor page. Parchment will be on that page. Click on Send Transcript and fill out the profile. Once this is done, a request will come to Mrs. Veirauch and she will send out your transcript electronically to the college(s) you chose.
B. Davis Scholarship The B. Davis Scholarship is now available. The website for more information and to apply is http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm. Deadline for this scholarship is May 22, 2017 and the amount is $1000.00 If you have further questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or see Mrs. Veirauch.
Americorp National & Community Service program The Americorp National & Community Service program will be accepting applications now and in the spring for young men and women ages 18 - 24 who have a passion for service, want to make a difference, and get the experience of a lifetime. Americorp is a full-time, 10 month, residential, national service program that serves projects that address critical needs related to natural resources/disasters, environmental stewardship, conservation, etc... It also works with FEMA to give young adults professional skills in emergency management on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery efforts. You a paid a full-time wage, given housing, and a living stipend. You can also earn money for college or to pay off student dept. Email email@example.com for more information.
Scholarships The following scholarships are now available in Mrs. Veirauch's office: 2016-2017 American Legion William D. and Jewell Brewer Scholarship available to to Michigan senior students who are a son/daughter, grandchild, or great-grandchild of a veteran planning on attending a MICHIGAN college or university. Selection is based on the student having a 2.5 GPA or better, have financial need, and have proof of parent/grandparent's military record. Deadline to get this scholarship to the American Legion Reino Post is January 9th, 2017. See Mrs. Veirauch for an application. 2016-2017 American Legion Guy Wilson Scholarship available to Michigan senior students who are a son, daughter, or grandchild of a veteran planning to attend any recognized college or university. Selection is based on the student having a 2.5 GPA or better, have financial need, and have proof of parent or grandparent's military record.Deadline to get this scholarship to the American Legion Reino Post is January 9th, 2017. See Mrs. Veirauch for an application 2016-2017 American Legion Auxiliary Medical Career Scholarship is available to a Michigan senior student who plans to enter the medical field and is a daughter/son, grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran. You must have documentation of military record. This scholarship must be turned into the American Legion Auxilliary Reino Post before March 15th, 2017. See Mrs. Veirauch for an application. 2016-2017 American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship for senior girls. You must be a daughter, granddaughter or great-granddaughter of a veteran and have military documentation. This scholarship must be turned into the American Legion Auxiliary Reino Post before March 15th, 2017. See Mrs. Veirauch for an application. 2016-2017 Michigan Education Association (MEA) Scholarship is now available at http://www.mea.org/mea-scholarship. Criteria for this scholarship are: You must be a dependent of an MEA member, have academic achievement, have done community and school service, participated in extra-curricular activities and are planning on attending a Michigan school. Deadline for this scholarship is February 23, 2017. Application is online.
Facing Acne Scholarship The Facing Acne Scholarship is now available. You must have a GPA of 3.0 to qualify. Deadline for this scholarship is March 31, 2017. Go online to http://www.facingacne.com/scholarships.
Tuition Inquiries There is a website that students can go to compare costs of different 2 yr. and 4 yr. colleges throughout the United States. Just go to www.chronicle.com/interactives/tuition-and-fees? This site lists both public and private school tuition and housing costs at most institutions. You just select the state, whether it's a 2 yr. or 4 yr. school, if it's public or private and you can look at all the different institutions at one time. Check it out. It's a great website.
Miners State Bank "Grit" Scholarship The Miners State Bank "Grit" Scholarship is now available to student-athletes who have had to overcome adversity, exhibited courage through a difficult situation, or have performed admirably after recovering from a severe injury. There is a scholarship for one male and one female. Applications are available in Mrs. Veirauch's office or with Mr. Barry. The deadline for this scholarship is April, 21st, 2017. You must return your application to Mr. Berutti. See Mrs. Veirauch if you have questions.
High School Parent Survey In an effort to improve system practices, West Iron County High School is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. In order to complete the survey, please go to: http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/3399886 Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.