INTEGRITY * FAILURE LEADS TO SUCCESS
* SPEAK WITH GOOD PURPOSE
* THIS IS IT * COMMITMENT * OWNERSHIP
* FLEXIBILITY * BALANCE
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION * COLLABORATION
* CRITICAL THINKING * CREATIVITY
* COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Counseling Center Personnel
Denece Taylor-Begay, Counselor A-L 801-278-9460 ext 105
Hema Katoa - Dean of Students
801-278-9460 ext. 110
Kari Gardner - Counselor L-Z 801-278-9460 ext 104 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jowee Upshaw - Registrar
801-278-9460 ext. 107
Susan McHenry, Counseling Secretary
801-278-9460 ext. 108
1-Nov BENNINGTON COLLEGE YOUNG WRITERS COMPETITION Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors Submit poetry (a group of three poems); fiction (a short story or oneact play); nonfiction (a personal or academic essay) on-line to Bennington college. http://www.bennington.edu/events/young-writers-awards amounts vary
3-Nov ACT TEST On-time registration for the Dec 9 ACT Exam www.actstudent.org
7-Nov PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS Grades 5-12 Describe a volunteer community service activity performed within the past year. Fill out the online application and turn into the counseling center by Nov 8. Judged on inspiration; effort; impact and personal growth. AMES may submit one student to compete at the state level. https://spirit.prudential.com/ State winners = $1000 and trip to Washington DC. National = $5000.
10-Nov MARYKNOLL ESSAY CONTEST Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors Write an essay on the current year's topic. https://maryknollsociety.org/publications/essaycontest/ $150 $300 $1000
27-Nov PRINCETON POETRY PRIZE Juniors Submit up to 3 poems. http://arts.princeton.edu/about/opportunities/%20high-school-contests/poetry-contest%20/ $500, $250, $100
COLLEGE REPS TO VISIT AMES
Many college representatives will be here to give a 30 minute presentation. Any student is welcome to attend. There are sign-up sheets on the Counseling Center door (Kari’s side). Make sure you sign up ahead of time so we can excuse you from class to attend. Here are the upcoming college visits:
IMPORTANT FOR SENIORS!
If you are applying to the University of Utah, there have been 2 big changes to the application process.
The priority admissions application deadline is November 1stfor ALL applicants not just Honors College which is a month earlier than last year. In order to be considered for Merit Scholarships, you need to apply to the University of Utah before November 1st. Students, please make sure your transcript looks the way you want it to before that day.