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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING SENIORS FOR THEIR COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES:

Morgan Beaton - University of Wyoming, University of Maine, Colby Sawyer College, Carroll University, Franklin Pierce University,Colorado State University

Melissa Collins - Keene State College, New England College, Rivier University & St. Joseph's College

Chandla Cooney -  White Moutain Community College

Callie Dauphanais - Plymouth State University,  Franklin Pierce University, Colby Sawyer College & Keene State College

Dawson Fogg - White Mountains Community College

Caitlynn Gleason - White Mountain Community College & Plymouth State University

Melaney Hibbard - Plymouth State University, Southern NH University & University of Southern Maine

Savannah Howe - White Mountain Community College

Kendra Learned - Roanoke College, Columbia College, Rivier University, KSC, PSU, Salem College, East Carolina University and Franklin Pierce University, University of Hartford

Dawson McCowen - New England College, Colby Sawyer College, University of Southern Maine, Rivier Univesity

Lindsay Pearson - West Virginia University, Keene State College

Selena Richards - Keene State College,  Vermont Tech, Champlain College, UNH & University of Maine

Karissa Roberts - Plymouth State University & SNHU

Kelsey Steward - New England College, Penn State University, University of Maine, KSC, University of Oregon

David Sweatt - White Mountain Community College


 JUNIOR COLLEGE OVERVIEW NIGHT:   Monday, March 12, 2018 at 6:00pm  in Mr. Hurley's Room.   Mr. Proulx from the Center for College Planning (NHHEAF) will be here to discuss the college application process. It is never too early to start!   Junior students and parents are encouraged to attend this free workshop.  Sign up in Guidance.  If you have questions or need more information, please see Mrs. Fisher in Guidance.  


PAYING FOR COLLEGE 101:  Monday, March 19, 2018 at 6:00PM in Mr. Hurley’s Room. 

Presentation to help college-bound high school seniors and their families understand and evaluate financial aid packages. During this evening presentation, we discuss such issues such as reporting outside scholarships, financing options, avoiding scholarship scams and writing special circumstance letters.   Sign up in guidance

SAT SCHOOL DAY  EXAM:  FOR ALL JUNIORS Wednesday, March 21, 2018The New Hampshire Department of Education has partnered with the College Board to offer the SAT to High School Juniors again this Spring.  This test is mandatory and will be given here at the Academy.  There is no cost -  The Department of Education is ensuring that all students in the state, regardless of economic circumstances, are able to use this exam to consider higher education opportunities. The SAT with Essay typically costs individual students $57.00.  The State of New Hampshire Department of Education (SAT portion) and the Colebrook School District (Essay portion) are paying the registration fees for all of our Juniors.  More information will be given to all juniors and mailed to parents.  If you have questions, please contact Mr. Fisher in the Guidance Office.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

SENIORS:  Be working on your National, State and Local Scholarships that were given to you.  There is also a link at the bottom

WACE Partner Institute Scholarshipsto be eligible you must apply to one of the Nine WACE Partner Institutions:  Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York, Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati,  University of Massachusetts at Lowell or Wentworth Institute of Technology.

GRANITE GUARANTEE @ University of New Hampshire:  a financial aid program that makes college possible for qualified first-year NH students by covering the cost of tuition for four years.  Do you qualify?  Visit unh.edu/granite-guarantee for more information.  Deadline:  February 1, 2018 for 1st year students – Early action deadline is Nov. 1, 2017)

Skrungloo Farm, Inc.  Student Aid Program: These scholarships are for students who reside in NH.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic merit and other non-academic factors such as community service, school activities and work experience. Students may be enrolling in a technical school, or a 2 or 4 year college or university.  Deadline:  March 1, 2018 

The Mountains to the Sea Scholarship from University of Southern Maine: allows every academically qualified student from NH and Vermont to attend USM for less than the cost of in-state tuition in their home states. For details and to apply, visit usm.maine.edu/apply. Deadline: April 1, 2018

 THE STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: RENEWABLE, FOUR YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS WITH Financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others, a strong work ethic, grit and passion for overcoming obstacles and/or achieving future goals and leadership qualities. Visit www.phillips-scholarship.org – Applications will be posted here in December 2017. Early Response option for high school seniors – April 3rd.  Final  deadline:  May 1, 2018.

New Hampshire Red Sox Service Scholarships award recipients will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the Red Sox Foundation.  Recipients will be chosen from applications submitted by eligible students based on the following criteria:  Academic performance,  Demonstrated community service, and  Eligibility for financial aid.   Deadline:  Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5:00PM

NH Water Pollution Control Association Student Scholarship:  $1,000 scholarship for a graduating senior who meets the following requirements:  resident of State of NH, graduating high school senior, Preference given to NHWPCA members and families, complete application form and submit to NHWPCA scholarship committee, include a letter of reference, preferably from person in the environmental field, Apply to a post secondary school with an intended major in Water Pollution Control, Environmental Science, Engineering and Chemistry.  Priority given to vocational students who are preparing for a field directly related to water environment.  Deadline:  Applications should be postmarked by March 30, 2018.  See guidance for more information


SUMMER PROGRAMS:  Looking for something to do this summer??  How about attending a summer program?  (check out hallway near guidance office, student notices or see Mrs. Fisher in guidance for more information)


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