Jones Chevrolet Buick is pleased to announce we are working with FFA to award college scholarships to local members. This is the 1st year of the Chevy Trucks Scholarship program. Chevy Trucks is providing funds to match local dealers in supporting 150 local scholarships.
Jones Chevrolet Buick is sponsoring (4) scholarships valuing ($500) each through the National FFA Scholarship program. These scholarships will provide financial aid to FFA members pursuing higher education.
Jones Chevrolet is matching a $500 scholarship offered by Chevy Trucks for a total $1000 scholarship.
Jones Chevrolet chose to support the FFA chapters of Richland Center, Ithaca, Riverdale and River Valley, there will be a scholarship awarded to each chapter if there is a qualified applicant and may be doubled up in one of these chapters if there are no qualified applicants from one of these chapters.
The FFA student scholarship application opens Nov. 15, 2016 and closes Feb. 1 2017, students wishing to complete the application must visit https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships. Please feel free to share this link with members of your chapter.
If members, advisor or parents have questions regarding the scholarship application or process, please instruct them to contact email@example.com.
Click on the links below at access downloadable resources:
FFA Scholarship Program Overview (pdf)
Chevy Corporate Criteria (pdf)
UW Extension Newsletter
Highlights from this issue:
Parents may not be able to remove the stress from teen years, but they can help kids understand how stress can be beneficial in some circumstances and help them find better ways to cope. In the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 93% OF LOW-STRESS TEENS AGREE THAT “MY FAMILY LOVES ME AND GIVES ME HELP & SUPPORT WHEN I NEED IT” COMPARED TO 75% OF HIGH-STRESS TEENS.
Remember, Parent Make A Difference. . . A few ideas referenced in the newsletter include:
· Schedule “Pleasant Events” with your teen
· Teach Mindfulness to your teen
· Make Gratitude a family affair
· Find Opportunities for Acts of Kindness
Read the full newsletter to discover ways parents can help teens manage stress, and use the helpful tips to improve the school year for you and your teen!
"Strengthen communities and develop leaders through direct, team-based national and community service."
Travel the Country. Earn $ For School. Make A Difference.
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is accepting applications and we want get the word out about the opportunities for your students. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for service, want to make a difference and get the experience of a lifetime. We are looking for men and women ages 18-24 (or will be 18 by the start of the program) who are enthusiastic and hard-working to join our team as corps members.
AmeriCorps NCCC is a full-time, 10-month, residential, national service program in which young adults – all 18 to 24 years old – serve nationwide each year.
The Hermes Monato, Jr. Prize of $2,500 is awarded annually for the best rural health paper. It is open to all students of the University of Wisconsin (any campus) as well as those who have graduated since last June 1st.
Students are encouraged to write on a rural health topic for a regular class and then to submit a copy to the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative as an entry by June 1st.
Previous award winners as well as judging criteria and submission information are available at: http://www.rwhc.com/Awards/AnnualMonatoEssay.aspx
Financial Aid night is Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 6:00pm.
Scholarship Night will be May 10, 2017 at 6:00pm in the RES Commons.
Check out Mrs. Troxel's Financial Aid/Scholarship page for more information about Scholarships - found under the High School link, then College Planning.
A recent report from the National Center for Education Statistics states that over 2.5 million college students, around 11%, live with a disability. As part of our effort to support students in their pursuit of a rewarding and successful college experience, we at BestColleges.com have compiled a collection of resources for students with disabilities. The collection includes information for:
Open House for existing students as well as future students to meet and network with Health Information Technology (HIT)/Cancer Information Management (CIM)/Medical Coding instructors, employers, as well as key Southwest Tech staff members. Check out their website for more information: https://www.swtc.edu/calendar-events/hit-cim-open-house
Mike Rowe Works
Deadline: May 15, 2016
UW Richland has Many Summer Opportunities Available for Youth in Kindergarten - High School Graduation.
Check out the Youth Programs at UW Richland that are planned for this spring and summer. There is a wide variety of interest and age range offerings. Information can be found at: https://ce.uwc.edu/richland-center/catalog/category/youth-programs-robotics-college-stem
Donald G. Marshall Memorial Scholarship - Criteria-Instructions 2016-2017 - Due April 13, 2016
Rose Chitwood Education Scholarship - Criteria-Instructions 2016-2017 - Due April 13, 2016
Corey Bobb Memorial Scholarship - Due April 15, 2016
Richland Sports Medicine Scholarship - Due April 15, 2016 to the High School Office
Fred and Hazel Pauls Scholarship - Due April 15, 2016 to the Richland County Clerk at PO Box 310, Richland Center, WI 53581
Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans, Chapter 7 - Due April 15, 2016
Diane Post Award for Human Rights - Due April 15, 2016
Mrs. Troxel is the 7-12 School Counselor. Please check often for updates.