COLLEGE VISITS WEEK OF 4/3/2017

College Date Time
Northern Arizona University Mon April 3, 2017 10:15 AM
Heidelberg University Mon April 3, 2017 11:10 AM
Colorado Mesa University Mon April 3, 2017 12:05 PM
Wabash College Mon April 3, 2017 1:55 PM
University of East Anglia Tue April 4, 2017 10:15 AM
Vanderbilt University Tue April 4, 2017 11:10 AM
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Tue April 4, 2017 1:00 PM
Loras College Tue April 4, 2017 1:55 PM
University of Wyoming Wed April 5, 2017 9:25 AM
Elon University Wed April 5, 2017 10:40 AM
University of Pittsburgh Wed April 5, 2017 11:50 AM


SCHOLARSHIPS DUE THE WEEK OF 3/27/2017 thru 4/7/2017

Lighthouse Guild Scholarship for the Legally Blind 31-Mar $10,000
Woodland PTA Scholarship 31-Mar $1,200
The Orphan Foundation of America/Casey Family Scholarship 31-Mar $1,500 to $6,000
SAI - Systems Associates, Inc. 31-Mar (turn in 4/7) $4,000
Ruth Rich Pester Scholarship 31-Mar (turn in 4/3) $500
Palumbo Family Foundation Scholarship 31-Mar $500 to $10,000
Grayslake Chamber of Commerce Joanne W. Lawrence Scholarship 31-Mar (postmark date) $2,000
Exchange Club of the Round Lake Area A.C.E. Award  31-Mar (postmark date) $300 to $10,000
CLC Lancer Scholarship 31-Mar $2,500
PFLAG Scholarship 1-Apr $1,000
Melvin E. Luke Scholarship 1-Apr $500
Rotary Club of Grayslake College Scholarship 3-Apr $1,000
MH12 Legacy Scholarship (12 Oaks Foundation) 4-Apr $1,500
GYBA - Grayslake Youth Baseball 6-Apr $2,500
Grayslake Colts Football, Cheer & Poms Scholarship 7-Apr $2,000.00
GEA Scholarship 7-Apr $500
Drew Chapin Memorial Scholarship for Change 7-Apr $2,000
Community Service Scholarship (Russell and Shirley Christian) 7-Apr $500

SCHOLARSHIP NEWS

Scholarships for students that AREN'T seniors:

SP Scholarship due 4/30/17 for $10,000    
Gloria Barron Prize Scholarship due 4/30 for $5,000    

Weird Scholarships

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

Earn 3 college credits this summer, through CLC's Dual Credit Program, for FREE. Grayslake District 127 is proud to offer a new dual credit summer opportunity. Choose from Introduction to Criminology or Introduction to Ethics; dates of attendance are June 12th through July 20th, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am until 9:45 am. If you are seriously interested, please see Mrs. Mitchell in Guidance or Ms. Mercure in the College Career Center. The deadline is April 3rd.

April 11: Options Fair provides transition info for students with disabilities.  The 2017 Options Fair for high school and college students with disabilities and their families will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 11 at the College of Lake County. Fifty agencies and organizations will provide vital information for individuals with disabilities, community and education professionals and families/caregivers. The Options Fair will be held in the Physical Education Center (Building 7) on the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Parking is available in lots 2 and 3 on the north side of campus. Find out more at http://tinyurl.com/zsas4ym.

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College Exploration for Juniors 

Attention Juniors! Now is the time when it's all about you. Please join the counselors as we launch our first annual college exploration series. You may choose any or all of the sessions listed below. We will meet in the Library Classroom from 7:45 am-8:30 am. You bring your morning beverage, and we’ll bring the donuts!

Wednesday, April 12– Session 2: GCHS Resources
Focus- how to use Naviance and other resources to learn about colleges

Wednesday, April 19– Session 3: How to fund college
Focus- how to finance college via the FAFSA and scholarships

Register for one or all sessions at: https://goo.gl/UNzKhr

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College admission representatives can now go to https://repvisits.com to schedule an appointment with our high school.

Noel Mercure
College and Career Center
847-986-3300 x 5037
nmercure@d127.org