Tooele County Dairy Princess 2017

The Tooele County Dairy Princess Ambassador Scholarship competition is set for Thursday May 18th  2017.  Contestants must be at least a Junior now and no older than 23.  A 3.0 GPA is required.  One Princess/Ambassador will be awarded  $1,000 and two co-attendants  $500 scholarships.   Selection is based on personal interview, dairy knowledge and a presentation.

The royalty will travel throughout Tooele County promoting dairy products and leading a healthy lifestyle.   They will also be involved in many different types of community events.

The Princess /Ambassador will represent Tooele County and compete in state  competition in January 2018.

For more information about this please contact Cheryl Adams at 435-830-6989 or  cherylanne1957@gmail.com.

Deadline for application  is May 10th! (Completed through Cheryl)

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Miss Tooele City 2017

Miss Tooele City will receive a $2,000 scholarship and each of the two attendants will receive $1,000. If you have any questions please contact Kami Perkins at 435-843-2105 or kamip@tooelecity.org.

http://tooelecity.org/our-community/miss-tooele-city-program/

Miss Tooele City 2017

Southern Utah University: Governor’s Honor Academy

 

One of the most FAQ I get is, “Are there scholarships for juniors?”  The answer of course is “YES!”  There definitely aren’t as many scholarships available to juniors as there are for seniors, but they are out there.  An example:  Governor’s Honors Academy.  GHA combines a 9-day conference experience with a 4-year scholarship to SUU.  Double score!  Juniors, if you are interested in attending SUU and if you are interested in having college paid for, this is a scholarship opportunity you can not pass up.  More information:

GOVERNOR’S HONORS ACADEMY at Southern Utah University (Juniors)
Application: https://www.suu.edu/gha/
Deadline:  March 3, 2017 (Must be in the GHA office by this date)
GHA Dates:  June 23- July 1, 2017
Criteria:
-The Governor’s Honors Academy was founded in 1988 through a vision of Utah corporate and political leaders. The Academy is organized to provide Utah high school students with an opportunity to learn, lead and interact with some of the foremost leaders in business, technology, humanities, science, education, communication and social science. Through interaction with leaders and mentors, students enhance their desire to learn and strive for excellence.
-3.75 GPA
-Cost:  $1,000 (covers all expenses except travel to the GHA and spending money)
Award:  6 college credits and a 4-year scholarship to SUU! (50 state-wide)

SnowBlast Weekend

February 24-25, 2017

What’s Happening:

  • Musical “Big Fish” performed by the Snow College Theater Department
  • Dinner from Main Street Pizza
  • Human Foosball
  • Just Dance
  • Karaoke
  • “White Out” Dance with DR Marcus Wing

For $25 you will receive:

  • An overnight stay with Snow Ambassadors
  • Campus tour
  • Dinner
  • Exclusive Snow t-shirt
  • Awesome campus activities
  • Breakfast
  • Prizes

This SnowBlast is considered their Performing Arts and Leadership weekend, but all interested students are invited to attend no matter their intended field of study. Students interested in Music or Theater can sign up (beforehand) for a Music or Theater Audition following SnowBlast on Saturday morning. They will also be hosting preliminary leadership interviews. That scholarship can be found at www.snow.edu/scholarships (listed under leadership) and schedule and interview.

Students can register at snow.edu/snowblast or call 1-800-848-3399

2017 Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award

Deadline: March 15, 2017 @ 12:59pm

The Young Humanitarian Award celebrates outstanding humanitarian service among youth and is sponsored by the George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation.

One overall winner will receive a  $5,000 college scholarship. One runner-up will receive a $3,000 college scholarship. Five honorable mentions will receive a $500 college scholarship.

Applicants must be residents of Utah and U.S. citizens, legal residents, or have DACA status. Applicants must be a junior or senior in a Utah high school.

For more information and the application click HERE

 

ALA Utah Girls State (Juniors)

June 5-10, 2017 @ Weber State University

What is ALA Utah Girls State?

ALA Utah Girls State is a week long program created with the purpose of educating Utah’s youth about your duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about the inner workings of our government at the city, county, state, and national levels. You will “create and run” a state of your own. You will gain a deeper understanding of our nation, our flag, and those men and women who have served this great country, past and present.

The cost for Girls State is $350 which includes room, meals, supplies and 3 hours of university credit. You can get sponsors to assist you with the cost, of necessary. The payment will need to be paid by March 17th, 2017 if you are selected (following an interview) to attend Girls State.

Eligibility:

Girls are eligible to attend if they are in the 2nd half of their junior year and on track to graduate. All girls must be citizens or legal residents of the United States. The Girls State program is looking for good students who are leaders in their schools and community. They want girls who have an interest in in government and civic issues. They want girls who have a desire to learn and are willing to participate in group settings.

If you are interested in attending Girls State and would like to be interviewed, please see Miss Black in the counseling office to sign up.

For more information on Girls State click here

UofU 2017 Bioscience High School Summer Research Program

Attention Seniors and Juniors!

The goal of this program is to stimulate interest in science by giving high school students a substantive experience in a basic research setting.

It is an eight week program that will be held June 5 through July 27, 2017 and will emphasize research in biology. Those selected for the program will receive a two-week, intensive laboratory courses in preparation for the research experience. The following six weeks, each student will work in a lab with research biologists at the University on an individual project. Individual projects can span the biological sciences from ecology to biochemistry.

The application must be postmarked no later than March 3rd, 2017. The application can be found with Miss Black in the counseling office.