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Announcements for Juniors
The Junior Parent Meeting will take place on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Auditorium.  Topics to be covered include: college selection, college admission, scholarships and financial aid.  Please call or email Mrs. Bosma if you have questions or are unable to attend.  

Scholarships for Juniors

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award  / Deadline: March 15

The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award, a $5,000 scholarship program for Iowa juniors, does not evaluate grades, test scores, essays or financial need. Applicants propose a project they want to accomplish.  Up to 15 juniors are chosen in April to participate and then complete their projects over the summer.  In the fall of their senior year they make presentations about their projects to a panel of distinguished judges at the Hoover Presidential Library-Museum in West Branch, IA near Iowa City. Each student receives a $1,500 stipend. In addition, three are chosen to win $5,000 scholarships to be used at a two or four-year college/university anywhere in the nation. http://hooverpresidentialfoundation.org/uncommon-student.php   For more information: Deadline: March 15.  



College Visit Days designed for Juniors in High School

Iowa State University - College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Junior Visit Day / April 3, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Ambassadors program are hosting a campus visit day for high school juniors. 

  • Tour campus, residence halls and campus facilities 
  • Meet advisers
  • Learn about Student Organizations
  • Parent Information Session
  • Ask Questions
  • Interest specific tours 

For more information and to register:  https://students.cals.iastate.edu/junior-visit-day/


Junior Hawkeye Visit Days for Spring 2019 - The University of Iowa

Junior Hawkeye Visit Days are designed for students who are juniors in high school and younger who are interested in learning more about the University of Iowa. During Junior Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you and several hundred visitors through a full day (8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) of activities. 

  • An Iowa Overview session, including information about admission, housing, financial aid and student life.
  • Q & A session with current students
  • Campus bus or walking tours available, before, during and at the end of the event.
  • Residence hall tour and lunch
  • Exploring Majors Fair, including representatives from more than 65 academic programs and student service departments.
  • Academic area/college sessions and tours.

Program dates are: Friday, April 5, Friday, April 12 and Friday, April 19.  To register for a Junior Hawkeye Visit Day:  https://admissions.uiowa.edu/visit-campus/jr-hawkeye-visit-days


University of Northern Iowa - Panther Spring Open Houses 

The University of Northern Iowa - Panther Open Houses are held several times throughout the year for prospective high school and transfer students. You and your family can meet with faculty members and talk about majors, minors, classes - all things academic. You'll also get the the inside scoop from current UNI students who will take you on a campus tour and eat lunch with you in one of the UNI dining centers. Your campus visit will wrap up with a group session on admission requirements, financing your education and living on campus.  Spring Open House Dates: Friday, March 8, Saturday, April 6, Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22.   To register: https://admissions.uni.edu/visit-campus


The University of South Dakota - Junior Visit Days March 30 and April 27 

USD's Junior Visit Day provides you with the opportunity to meet USD's extraordinary faculty, explore various majors and academic programs and learn more about the admissions process, student services, campus life, the residential experience and much more. Your day begins with check-in at 9:15 a.m. with the program concluding at approximately 1:00 p.m. To sign up for a USD Junior Visit Day: https://www.usd.edu/admissions/visit/campus-visit-events


South Dakota State University - Visit Opportunities 

SDSU's Junior Visit Day was held on February 2.  But no worries! SDSU offers several opportunities to visit in the spring.  Jack Rabbit Preview Days, Spring Open House (April 13) and Daily visits can all be scheduled on the SDSU website at: https://www.sdstate.edu/visit-sdsu