LIT College Fair
AT LAMAR INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017
Dr. Paul & Connie Szuch LIT Multipurpose Center
Conference Hall • 6 - 8 P.M.
802 East Lavaca Street • Beaumont, TX 77705
For more information, please contact Deloris Savoy
(409) 839 - 2007 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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Access Transition Fair 2017
Access Transition Fair aims to provide local junior and senior high school students with disabilities an opportunity to discover state and community resrources as well as regional post secondary education options.
Location: Lamar University
Date: April 5th
RSVP: contact the LU Disability Resource Center 880-8347
OUT OF THE OFFICE
I will be out of the office to attend a counseling conference February 12-14. If you should need anything filled out by me by one of these dates then please get it me as soon as possible as this conference is out of town so I will not be able to come by and complete last minute paperwork.
Texas A & M
Juniors and Seniors: The Beaumont A & M Club would like to invite area high school juniors and seniors to their February 28th meeting. It will be held at St. Jude Thaddeus Parish in Beaumont, in the Gym (rear of parish complex) at 6:30 P.M. A complimentary dinner will be served to students and their family at 7 P.M. The meeting will introduce campus representatives from Texas A & M University Office of Student Affairs, Corps of Cadets, Financial Aid Office, and the Cooperative Education Department. Seniors will have the opportunity to apply for two $10,000 scholarships and several Opportunity Scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $2,000 to Texas A & M University. Students or their immediate family must attend this meeting to receive the scholarship application. If you need anything further, pick up information in your counselors’ office.
KOCH Pipeline Scholarship
Koch Pipeline Company is excited to announce our Outstanding Student Scholarship Program for the 2017 school year! The program recognizes and rewards outstanding 12th grade students who want to pursue a career in the field of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and/or agriculture with a one-time, non-renewable $1,500 scholarship. Our goal is to recognize local seniors who are graduating in May 2017. Eligible recipients are students who are performing at or near their best potential and who display qualities such as leadership, character, self-motivation and a strong work ethic. Criteria for determining the scholarship recipients are as follows:
Demonstrated academic success in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and/or agriculture Career and Technology Education students in one or more of the following programs: Welding,Precision Metal Manufacturing,Construction Technology, Engineering and Design Presentation
Proven leadership skills
Interest and aptitude in entrepreneurship
Attending college, technical school or university beginning in the Fall 2017 semester
*May pick up application in the counseling office. Due by March 8, 2017
Stephen F. Austin Showcase Saturday
If you are interested in attending SFA then make plans to attend and visit with representatives from academics, student services, residence life, financial aid and more!
Showcase Saturday Dates
November 12, 2016
February 18, 2017
March 25, 2017
TPC Group Mark of Excellence Scholarship Program
Planning to pursue a degree in engineering or a two-year process technology degree? Stop by the Counselors' office and pick up an application for the TPC Group Mark of Excellence Scholarship. Deadline is January 30, 2017.
Texas State Business Visit Day
Texas State Business Visit Days are designed to provide you with insight into the academics and cultural environment at Texas State.
This four part program includes:
A tour of the campus.
A business basics information session and tour of McCoy Hall
Lunch on campus with McCoy College Ambassadors
A faculty presentation by a McCoy College Faculty Member
Visit Dates for Fall 2016
October 28, 2016
November 18, 2016
Register at www.admissions.txstate.edu/visit/insight-visit-days.html
Texas Success Initiative (TSI) assessment test
The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment determines your current skill levels in reading, math, and writing for college course level placement.
TSI Student Informative Brochure
TSI Sample Questions
TSI Sample Writeplacer Essays
Interested in the University of Houston?
Check out the scholarships they have to offer.
Scholarship Deadline: November 15
Discover UT Dallas
Discover UT Dallas is hosted in cities across Texas. University representatives will answer questions and provide detailed information regarding admissions, scholarships, financial aid, academic programs and campus life. Space is limited and registration is required.
High school seniors, community college students and their families are invited to visit and explore the UT Dallas campus on Scholars’ Day. Students who attend can qualify for application fee waivers for the upcoming school year.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
October 1, 2016 students may begin the fafsa application process. It is important to apply as soon as possible since money is given on a first come first serve, need basis. All students planning to attend college should complete a fafsa application in order to be eligible for some scholarships. Please remember that filling out this application does not cost. Please go to www.fafsa.gov to begin this process as early as October 1. Any special circumstances for financial assistance will need to be discussed directly with the university that your student plans to attend.
University of Houston
Students interested in University of Houston may join UH for Cougar Preview — our largest open house for future students — or !
These are great times for students to get a preview of the UH experience! Students may register at #UHCougarPreview, students will be able to:
Texas A&M University Engineering
The Texas A&M Society of Women Engineers presents, Texas A&M University Finding Engineering. This event will be held January 27, 2017-January 28, 2017. Registration is open from 10/10/16-11/19/2016. This opportunity is open to all Juniors and Seniors interested in engineering and other STEM majors. Contact email@example.com or find more information at www.swetamu.com/high-school-conference.
Students may begin applying for fafsa beginning October 1, 2016. If a student is planning on attending college in the 2017-2018 school year it is important to apply for fafsa as close to the October 1 opening date as possible. Please see the attached document under "important senior documents" entitled "2017-2018 Fafsa update" for more information.
Parents of Class of 2017
Please sign up to receive reminds from Mrs. Briggs regarding important events for your student's senior year. Text the message @k3e39 to 81010 or on your iphone or Android phone open your web browser and go to the following link rmd.at/k3e39 and follow the instructions to sign up.
If you would like to receive remind messages from Mrs. Wueller please text 81010 and write @mrswuel in the message.
Important Senior Documents
SAT and ACT Dates for 2016-2017
Side-by-side comparison of the ACT vs. the SAT college entrance exams
Mid-Jefferson County Retired School Personnel Scholarship Application
Parent Night Presentation