Posts Tagged education

CHHS Holds Record for Most Completed FAFSA

As of April 12th, CHHS had 228 seniors start the FAFSA and 194 of those students completed it.  According to the UHEAA, Copper Hills has the most completed FAFSA in the state.   Thanks to all the students, parents, teachers, and counselors who helped make this happen.  We have a great school!

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Scholarship Opportunity for Junior Girls

Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that inspires high school girls to develop their full, individual potential through a fun, transformative experience that culminates in a celebratory showcase of their accomplishments.

  • By encouraging continued education and providing college scholarships
  • By developing self-confidence and the abilities to interview effectively, to speak in public, to perform on stage and to build interpersonal relationships
  • By encouraging and showcasing excellence in academic achievement, physical fitness, on-stage performance skills, and the ability to think and communicate clearly
  • By creating opportunities to beneficially inspire the lives of others

Distinguished Young Women believes that every young woman has the potential to reach her own goals in life, regardless of her outward appearance or economic status. Copper Hills High School is rich with talented young women and we are excited to invite your girls to participate in this opportunity to learn, serve, grow and earn scholarship funding. 

Attached is a flyer with additional information or the girls can learn more by logging on to www.distinguishedyw.org.  

Apply today!www.distinguishedyw.org.

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Student/Parent Information Sessions On Exploring College Options

Exploring College Options

Student/Parent Information Sessions

Students interested in attending:

Duke – Georgetown – Harvard – Penn – Stanford

You are invited to an informational meeting.  Meet admission representatives from the schools. Learn about the selection practices, financial aid options, and other issues related to selective college admissions.

Monday, May 20, 7:30 pm

Hilton Salt Lake City Center

255 S West Temple
801-328-2000

Register at:

www.exploringcollegeoptions.org

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Mind Riot at the Leonardo June 6th-8th

Mind Riot is a new kind of competition – a three-day innovation collaborative – that brings high school students together with experts in science, technology, business, and creativity to work on some of the biggest challenges human beings face today.
Interested students can register at the Mind Riot website or see Mrs. Kunz for more information.

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Alliance for Unity Scholarship

Seniors who qualify for free or reduced lunch, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, have been accepted at a post-secondary school, have consistent after-school work history, can show evidence of good citizenship and promotion of the values of unity, civility, and respect for others, as expressed in the Alliance’s mission statement.  Applications are also available in the counseling center at the scholarship desk.
Alliance For Unity

Scholarship Amount $2,000

Deadline: May 15, 2013

allianceforunity.org

 

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LDS Business College Offers LEAP Program

Seniors who are planning to attend LDS Business College upon graduation – you may be interested in learning about LEAP (Learn Experience and Prepare).  For a quick start in continuing your education you will be able to take up to three courses for free (no tuition fee; applicants must apply for admission through BeSmart.com, select the LEAP program in Part 2 of the application, and meet admission requirements [$35 application fee required]).

The following classes are held Tuesday, June 11 – Thursday, August 8:
COM 122 – Interpersonal Communications (2 Credit hours)

REL 130 – Missionary Preparation (2 credit hours)

LE 116 – Study Skills with Foundations of Learning (2 credit hours)

Application deadline is Friday, May 31 (first 60 students accepted).  Questions?  Kimberly Peralta, 801-524-8148, kperalta@ldsbc.edu.

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Regional College Night

Utah System of Higher Education

Learn how you and your family can Step Up to Higher Education at one of our regional college nights this March. At these open houses, college and university representatives can answer your questions about financial aid, Utah’s higher education choices, and the application process.

Monday, March 25, 2013, Salt Lake Community College, Taylorsville, UT (6:00-8:00 pm)

To register go to the following website:  http://2013collegenight.eventbrite.com/

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High School Healthcare Career Fair Presented by Intermountain Healthcare

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The High School Healthcare Career Fair is April 11, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm.  It will be held at the Intermountain Medical Center in the Doty Education Center (Bldg. 6) East Auditorium.  The address of IMC is 5121 S. Cottonwood Street, Murray, UT.  Copper Hills can send five students to this career fair.  Students will need to have their own transportation.
Students will hear presentations on high-demand healthcare career areas.  They will have the opportunity to talk with professionals, see equipment, and participate in hands-on activities at informative booths.  If students are interested in attending, they will need to come to the Work-Based Learning office (Rm. 1132) to fill out application.  It will be first come, first serve.
More info can be found at the following link.

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Interested in Becoming a Teacher or Counselor?

The Teacher Diversity Recruitment Scholarship is for students from diverse backgrounds who plan to become a teacher or counselor as a career.  This is an amazing scholarship to fund all four years of college!  The deadline has been extended to March 15th.  Interested seniors should contact Mrs. Summers in the Counseling Center for an application.

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Juniors: SUU Scholarship Opportunity

Juniors-

The Governor’s Honor’s Academy invites you to apply!

Participant Qualifications:

  • Utah student
  • US Citizen
  • Minimum GPA 3.75
  • ACT test

The Academy incorporates an intense learning experience that takes place in the classroom and in Southern Utah’s beautiful landscapes. These learning experiences work hand-in-hand with exciting activities that help participants create lasting friendships and a love of learning. Students are given leadership and teamwork opportunities during the Academy, preparing them to provide leadership in their schools and communities.

Those that are current high school juniors are welcome to apply. The cost of the Academy is $1000 for all expenses of the 9 day Academy. Selected participants will receive a sponsorship packet, detailing how to raise money towards their $1000 fee (monthly payments may also be arranged). Those participants who attend the entire Academy will receive 6 college credits and a 4-year scholarship to Southern Utah University.

The deadline for the application is March 4th. No postmark documents are accepted.

For further details, email gha@suu.edu or 435.586.7741

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