The Kentucky Ready-Mixed Concrete Association contest is open to all students between the ages of 16-18 at the beginning of the 2015-16 school year. The rules are as follows:
- Open to all high school students ages 16-18 at the beginning of the 2015-16 school year
- An entry form must be included with all essays returned. That form, along with the essay must be forwarded to KRMCA and postmarked by Saturday, October 31, 2015
- Entries should be typed, double spaced and not exceed 600 words.
For an essay contest entry form and all eligibility requirements see Mr. Buchanan at the Trimble County College and Career Center (Room 103 at TCHS).
IF YOU’RE A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR DEDICATED TO LEARNING, LEADING AND PERFORMING, YOU HAVE EXACTLY WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME A WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN.
Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must perform in at least one of the 43 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association. To apply go to https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/
You may think it is overwhelming and impossible to win scholarships found on certain websites, but one thing is for sure…if you don’t apply you won’t win. The best advice is to apply for as many scholarships as possible to increase your chances of winning! Below are some links to get you started. Settle in for the long haul and start filling out those scholarship applications today!
Baptist Health La Grange Volunteer Association will offer a $3,000 scholarship to one high school graduate (from Trimble, Oldham or Henry), planning to enroll in an accredited college/university, entering the medical/healthcare field.
Applications can be found in the College & Career Center at TCHS. The application must be returned and postmarked no later than April 24, 2015. For more details please contact Baptist Health at 502.222.5388.
Students currently in grades 6th-10th, who are interested in the Air Force, can register for the Future Falcons Program of the United States Air Force Academy. If you register you will receive periodic mailings designed to keep you informed about the Academy and updated on what they need to be doing to be competitive for an appointment to the Academy. If this is something you are interested in, you can learn more and register by visiting the Future Falcon Program webpage.
This upcoming spring semester WKU Dual Credit will be offering 10 online courses to high school students.
- ART 100 : Art Appreciation
- CHEM 101C : Intro to Chemistry
- COMM 145 : Fundamentals of Public Speaking
- ECON 150 : Intro to Economics
- ENGL 100C : Intro to College Writing
- HIST 102 : World History II
- MATH 109C : General Math
- PS 110 : American National Government
- PSY 100 : Intro to Psychology
- SOCL 100 : Intro to Sociology
We expect these courses to fill; earlier registration is encouraged to increase students’ chances of getting into their desired courses.
Students must complete the online registration form (http://bit.ly/1vmRbRJ) by January 12. It is important to note that new students must also apply to WKU as a dual credit student (http://bit.ly/1yfsN6O).
Classes will begin on Monday, January 26, and will end on Friday, May 15.
The tuition for online courses offered by WKU Dual Credit is $210 ($70/hour for a three hour course). There may be an additional cost for textbooks depending on the course. Additional information can be found on our website (http://bit.ly/12tzqFx).
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
The Civil Engineering Scholarship Program is for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Western KY University, University of Louisville, or University of Kentucky. Students can also take classes at other Kentucky state colleges/universities, with approved programs, before transferring to WKU, UofL, or UK. Candidates must have an ACT composite score of 24 and maintain a GPA of 2.5 while in college. College Freshmen and Sophomores currently receive $5750 a semester to apply towards tuition, books, etc. Juniors and Seniors receive $6150 a semester. Students are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend. This scholarship can be worth over $47,000!
The Civil Engineering Technology Program is for students interested in pursuing an associate’s degree in civil engineering technology at Big Sandy Community & Technical College in Prestonsburg and Blue Grass Community & Technical College in Lexington. (We are currently working on developments to expand this program to western Kentucky.) Candidates must meet the entrance qualifications for the college and maintain a GPA of 2.5. Students receive $2750 a semester, and are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.
For more information on these scholarships and how to apply visit the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet scholarships page. These scholarship applications can be picked up from the Trimble County College and Career Center as well.