Oct 12 and continuing

LATECH AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS B.S. DEGREE PROGRAM Louisiana Tech University – Scholarships ($600 or $200 per quarter) will be awarded to the first 15 Agricultural Business (B.S.) degree program applicants accepted to LATech for 2014-15. See Mrs. Anderson for an application.

ELKS STUDENT OF THE MONTH SCHOLARSHIP Each month a $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding senior boy and senior girl who demonstrate exemplary standards. Students should be well-rounded with leadership, citizenship, service, and scholarship qualities. Students will compete against other high school students in Caddo-Bossier area. See Mrs. Anderson or Mrs. Moore for an application. Applications are accepted each month. The Elks Lodge must receive applications by the 10th of each month

MOREHEAD-CAIN SCHOLARS PROGRAM – UNC CHAPEL HILL Seniors interested in the 2014-15 Morehead-Cain Scholars Program must turn in a copy of their Resume to Mrs. Anderson by September 24th. Interested students must meet eligibility requirements: A student must be a competitive applicant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and on track to graduate in the spring. The nominee must demonstrate the following Morehead-Cain Criteria: a) Scholarship b) Leadership c) Moral Force of Character and d) Physical Vigor. Must be nominated Deadline for nominee and school October 15, 2015

THE THOMAS WOLFE SCHOLARSHIP Student writers applying to North Carolina at Chapel Hill Early admissions may apply for the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship. More complete information on The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, including the application form, is available on the University’s website: http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/creative/scholarships Application deadline To NC Chapel Hill October 15, 2015 Scholarship deadline November 15, 2015

NATIONAL YOUNGARTS PROGRAM Cash awards of up to $10,000, Master classes with renowned artists, scholarship opportunities, Exclusive path to U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, Lifetime of professional support and networking. Visit: www.youngarts.org/apply. Applications accepted in Cinematic Arts /Dance; Design Arts /Jazz /Music; Photography/Theatre/Visual Arts; Voice/Writing; Spoken Word (New Category) October 16, 2015

HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP High school seniors with a commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree in the United States. Must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is requires. Be involved in co-curricular and community activities. GPA requirement – 2.0. Visit the website for more information and the application at: www.horatioalger.org/scholarships October 25, 2015

WILLIS-KNIGHTON/ CAMPING WORLD INDEPENDENCE BOWL COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP Willis-Knighton/Camping World Independence Bowl officials have partnered to offer a $2,500.00 scholarship to a graduating senior in Caddo Parish. Each school may nominate 3 students. See Mrs. Anderson for an application. Qualifications: 1. Graduating senior with plans to attend a four year college. 2. Minimum 3.0 GPA 3. Documented dedicated community of service limited to junior and senior year October 30, 2015 Must be nominated

COCA COLA SCHOLARSHIP A competitive four year achievement-based scholarship for SENIORS. Based upon academic excellence and extracurricular involvement. 3.0 minimum GPA. Online application: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/ October 31, 2015

LendEDU SCHOLARSHIP Who can apply: High school seniors and college students Amount of the award: $2,500 Students have to answer the following question in 750 words or less: How do you plan to avoid excess student loan debt? Information/Application: https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/ October 31, 2015 October 12 – October 16, 2015

SENIOR NEWS & SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS The Eagle Scout Scholarship – Open to all high school senior registered Eagle Scouts. For more information contact the Scout Service Center. The Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship – Open to all high school senior Girl Scouts. For more information contact the Girl Scout council. October 31,2015

VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP The VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition is accepting applications. All students in grades 9-12 can apply. They want to reach as many patriotic students as possible to compete for the grand prize: $30,000 paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of choice! Criteria: Record your original 3-5 minute essay on cassette or audio CD. The Topic: “My Vision For America”. Apply online: http://www.vfw.org/uploadedFiles/VFWorg or see Mrs. Anderson for a copy of the application. November 1, 2015

THE COOKE SCHOLARSHIP The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best 4-year colleges and universities. Criteria: GPA 3.5, ACT score of 26 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/college-scholarship-program/ November 3, 2015 2016

PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD If you’ve made a difference by volunteering in your community over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a fabulous trip to Washington, D.C., next May by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award! Even more importantly, you could win recognition that might inspire other young people to follow your example. Apply now online: http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit . The top volunteer will be nominated by the principal for state-level honors. November 3, 2015

LELA HOLIDAY ART CONTEST LELA (Louisiana Education Loan Authority) Holiday Art Contest! This year’s theme is: Christmas in My Hometown. Original Photography, Pen, Pencil, Water Color, Crayon, Charcoal and more accepted. Seniors are encouraged to submit their creative art work by November 15. A total of $3,000 in scholarships will be awarded! Visit the website for more information: www.lela.org/holiday . November 15, 2015

NSCDA ESSAY CONTEST Want to win a week in Washington, D.C.? The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in cooperation with the Washington Workshops Foundation is proud to present the Congressional Seminar in Washington, DC for the 2016 NSCDA Essay Contest Winners. Topic – 2016 marks the 240th anniversary of the Virginia Declaration of Rights, penned by George Mason of Gunston Hall. Why does this historic document remain relevant today? 750 word minimum – Complete application on the NSCDA website – www.nscda.org (under student resources) December 1, 2015

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS The ENF awards $2.44 million annually in MVS (Most Valuable Student) scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide. Eligibility: Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for an MVS scholarship. Applications will be judged on: Scholarship, Leadership and Financial Need. Visit www.elks.ord/enf/scholars for applications. December 4, 2015

BURGER KING SCHOLARS High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible. Be passionate about serving the community. Plan to attend a four year accredited University. Visit www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php December 15, 2015 BURGER KING SCHOLARS James W. McLamore WHOPPER® Scholarship Award High school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouses can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2016-2017 school year. Eligibility requirements: 3.3 GPA on a 4.0, 25 ACT composite or minimum combined SAT score of 1700 and enroll in a four year accredited University. Visit: www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram . December 15, 2015

NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS An applicant for the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards need to be a graduating high school senior who is entering his or her freshman year at an accredited two-or fouryear university, college, or vocational institute in the fall 2016 and who owns/operates an established business. Additional information is available on www.NFIB.com/YEA. December 18, 2015

CAPPEX SCHOLARSHIPS Cappex.com is providing MORE THAN $30,000 in our own unique scholarships. Some of the most popular ones include “My College Review” and “Cappex #1 Fan”. The Cappex scholarships will be awarded to students with the most well-rounded profiles, so don’t be humble–get detailed in your profile. #1 Cappex Fan Scholarship and My College Review” Scholarship Amount of each scholarship: $1,000 December 31, 2015 October 12 – October 16, 2015

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON Students interested in attending the University of Dayton. One graduating Senior may be nominated by the school to receive the Leadership in Service Scholarship worth $10,000 ($2,500 per year for four years). Selection criteria: The nominee must have an innate desire for personal development and is committed to service within the school, church or community. Selected student must apply and be accepted to the University of Dayton. See Mrs. Anderson Must be Nominated December 31, 2015

GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS (GMS) Eligibility Requirements: 3.3 GPA, Ethnicities: African American/Black, American Indian – Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American; US Citizen or U.S. national or permanent resident. Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities. https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/7123dfc6-da55-44b7-a900- 0c08ba1ac35c . January 8, 2016

ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND The APIASF General Scholarship Program applications are now available! Eligibility Criteria: Citizen, National or legal permanent resident of the United States. Enroll as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university. Have a 2.70 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale. Must apply for federal financial aid using the FAFSA. Visit the website: http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html . January 13, 2016

NROTC SCHOLARSHIP NROTC Scholarship ($180,000 value/130 colleges) – Open NOW – www.nrotc.navy.mil ACT score of 22 or higher/SAT combined score of 1000 or higher/an ASVAB score of 74 or higher. Visit website SCHOLARSHIPS At you’ll find links to, and contact information for, all two and four-year colleges in your state, as well as information about career schools and colleges, and colleges offering online degree programs. Similar pages exist for all the other states. Visit website

“WE CARE” ESSAY CONTEST It is time for the 2015 Community Renewal International “We Care” essay contest for all Caddo Parish Students. How do students show others in the community they care? High school students will produce a video of a caring act or event using an iPhone, iPad, or other video recording device. The video must be less than three minutes long and be uploaded to a link provided by Community Renewal International (CRI). The video contest launches Monday, October 5, and ends Friday, October 23. All videos must be uploaded by 9:00 PM Friday, October 23. Independent judges will select the first, second and third place winners. See Mrs. Anderson for more information October 23, 2015

TEXAS A&M University Texarkana Visit Our Nest! Eagle Open House will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Apply for admission and scholarship. All attendees are registered to win an iPad Mini (Must be present to win). For more information or to register, visit the Eagle Open House website at: http://tamut.edu/eagle-open-house. October 10, 2015

ON TRACK PREP On Track Test Prep, Inc. – helps students learn the strategies, fundamentals and techniques essential for raising scores for the day of the actual test. ACT Prep for October : Prep Dates: Saturday, October 10th and Saturday, October 17th Time: 8am until 3 pm Where: Loyola College Contact Sherri Moss at 572-5507 or visit www.ontracktestprep.com . Visit website

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY Fall Preview Day will take place on October 12th, October 26th and November 9th . Students and Parents are encouraged to select the date that works best for their schedule. There is a $10.00 charge per person. Online registration goes live Sept. 11th at 9:00 a.m. Visit www.PreviewDay.mssstate.edu for more information. October 12, 2015 October 26, 2015 November 9, 2015

NORTHWEST LA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP The Northwest LA Community Development Corp will host a College Fair on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6:30 PM: Praise Temple Plaza – Learning Center, 4725 Greenwood Road, Shreveport, LA 71109. All high school students in Caddo, Bossier, and surrounding parishes are invited to attend. October 13, 2015

CMHS COLLEGE NIGHT College Night 2015 will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in the PAC. Parents and students are encouraged to attend. Branches of the military and representatives from local, state, and out-of-state colleges and universities will be on site. October 15, 2015 October 12 – October 16, 2015

THE LEVINE SCHOLARS PROGRAM – UNC CHARLOTTE Estimated $155,000 for out-of-state students The Levine Scholars Program seeks exceptional high school seniors who demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard. Qualified students must see Mrs. Anderson for nomination. Levine Scholars receive: ● An award for four years of tuition, room, board and mandatory fees ● A grant to implement a service project of their own design ● Four summers of experiences including study abroad ● An undergraduate experience they will cherish for a lifetime Must be Nominated October 15, 2015

COVENANT COLLEGE Covenant College will host a preview weekend for students to explore the vibrant community on the mountaintop campus – March 31- April 2, 2016. Visit the website for more information: admissions@covenant.edu. Event Dates March 31 – April 2


U.S. Navy Alexandria Hill, E-5/HM2 U.S. Navy Email: Alexandria.hill@navy.mil Navy Recruiter/Mentor Every other Tuesday Lunch Shifts

U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Efrain Broutan Email: efrain.broutan@marines.usmc.mil Marine Corps Recruiter 1 st Friday of each month – Lunch Shifts

Baylor University Nolan Day Admissions Counselor October 15, 2015 8:00 am Library Sign up – Counselor’s Office

Vanderbilt University Ferrell Armstrong Email: ferrell.armstrong@Vanderbilt.Edu Admissions Counselor Attention: New Date – TBA 8:00am – Library TBA 8:00 am Library Sign up –Counselor’s Office.

Rice University Fitima Jackson Email: fitima@rice.edu

ACTIVITY Period – Library Activity Period 9:28 October 21, 2015 Library

Hendrix College Fred Baker Baker@hendrix.edu Associate Vice President for Enrollment and Director of Admission October 27, 2015 Both Lunch Shifts – Cafeteria Foyer

University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Magan Bass miller@ulm.edu Enrollment Services Specialist October 27, 2015 Both Lunch Shifts – Cafeteria Foyer

Birmingham Southern University Ryan DeMarco rdemarco@bsc.edu Admissions Counselor