College Connection for week ending May 19, 2017

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Subject: College Connection for week ending May 19, 2017
Date: May 19th 2017


Hey Wildcats!  Can you believe this is the last Friday of the school year?  At this time of year, most people say how quickly time flew by.  For parents of seniors, this may certainly be the case as they watch their child graduate and transition to the next phase of life: a post-secondary destination.  This will be the last College Connection List Serve.  Thank you for reading them even though some of them were long and may not have pertained to you or your student.  Enjoy your summer and I'll see you next year.  

Hey Juniors! This one's for you! 

Lawrence North will be hosting a Senior Summer Seminar this summer, July 31-August 2, 2017 from 9am-noon, to introduce seniors of the class of 2018 to the college going process. Several workshops will be taking place in the LN Media Center to assist rising seniors understand college applications and the many different aspects of applying to college.  Topics will include writing a stellar essay for college admission, financial aid and scholarships, NCAA criteria and the student athlete, resume building skills, the common application and much more.  The cost to attend is $20. and payment is due on July 31st, the first day of the seminar. The registration link is attached.  Please submit a completed registration form at the following link:



Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (Rising Seniors for the class of 2018) 

Lilly Endowment renewed its partnership with community foundations around the state to continue the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. The scholarships will cover full tuition, required fees, and a book stipend of $900 per year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study. Students must attend on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

To be eligible for a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship awarded in Marion County by The Indianapolis Foundation, a nominee must meet the following requirements:

• Be a resident of Marion County, Indiana.

• Graduate by the end of June 2018 with a diploma from an Indiana State accredited high school. Students may not have graduated before the start of the 2017-2018 school year (students graduating mid-year are eligible).

• Plan to pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study beginning in the fall of 2018 at a public or private college or university in Indiana.

• Demonstrate financial need.

• Have a minimum GPA of at least a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).

• Demonstrate motivation, leadership, and a high level of responsibility through school, community, family, and/or extracurricular activities.

• Promise to complete at least a four-year degree at an Indiana public or private college or university.

Lawrence North can nominate two seniors (class of 2018) for this award. An application is attached and due to me by July 24, 2017,


Christoper A. Bowden Memorial Scholarship

On behalf of Lawrence North High School and Indiana University Bloomington, three seniors admitted to IUB may have a chance to win a scholarship worth $1,500 per year, renewable for one year ($3,000 total).  Students must maintain, full time enrollment at IUB and a 3.0 cumulative program GPA in order to renew the scholarship for a second year.  Your application is due by 8am on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  All applicants will be notified of their status via their IU email account by Tuesday, May 30, 2017.  The link is attached: 


Summer Employment Opportunities

DirectEmployers Institute: STEM YES! Summer 2017 Camp

DirectEmployer Institute’s (DEF), Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Youth Enhancement Summer Program (STEM YES!) is a comprehensive 65-hour summer program for Central Indiana students in grades 9-12 who are interested in exploring STEM & Business careers in a work-based environment. Over two weeks, students develop competencies in teamwork, business planning, presentation skills, social etiquette, soft skills and career and college preparation. All this, while learning about the day-to-day work of STEM & business professionals regarding marketing, finance, business development, research and product development, information technology, and human resources.  For more information and a registration link, click on the attached website: 


Project Indy: Mayor Joe Hogsett's Summer Youth Employment Program

Mayor Joe Hogsett’s summer youth employment initiative is comprised of a network of community organizations, employers and corporate partners who are providing job opportunities, soft-skill development and job-readiness training to in-school and out-of-school youth.

Project Indy serves youth in Marion County, Indiana. Click on the link for more information and to sign up for the program:


Finish Line Customer Care is hiring.  Please see the attached flyer for details. 


"That diploma you hold in your hands today is really just your learner's permit for the rest of the drive through life.  Remember, you do not have to be smarter than the next person, all you have to do is be willing to work harder than the next person."  -Jimmy Iovine


Ta Ta For Now,

Mrs. A. 




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