Talk with Ms. Ross in the Counseling Center or visit these websites to get in on some money for college.
Soroptimist Scholarship – deadline December 1
See Ms. Ross for an application
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship awards $10,000 renewable scholarships to 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. For eligibility requirements visit The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library website.
Kaiser Permanente Scholarship awards $2,000 non-renewable scholarships to 100 high school seniors pursuing a career in a medical or dental health care field. For eligibility requirements visit the Kaiser Permanente website.
The Costco Scholarship provides financial assistance to highly qualified underrepresented minority students who wish to attend Seattle University or University of Washington. For eligibility requirements visit the Information for Students page at the Costco Scholarship Fund site.
The National College Fair is an opportunity for parents/guardians and their children to explore several different colleges conveniently under one roof!
When: Saturday, November 2
Where: Oregon Convention Center
Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm
To register and find out more about financing colleges go to the National College Fairs website.
The Gates Millennium Scholarship selects 1,000 African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students for an opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree in any discipline of interest.
For complete details go to the Gates Millennium Scholars page.
A College / Career Exploration Opportunity right in our backyard!
What: College & Career Options Fair
Where: Camas High School gym
When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 5:30-8:30 pm
Representatives from 2 and 4 year colleges & technical schools plus military recruiters will be there.
Workshops on Writing the College Admission Essay and College 101 followed by individual college breakout sessions are available.
This event is free!
Take this important step on your career readiness pathway!
The PSAT/NMSQT will be administered here
at Hayes Freedom High School this fall.
DATE: Wednesday, October 16
TIME: 8:30am – 11:30am
COST: $14.00 Make checks payable to HFHS ASB
For more information visit the College Board website.
Washington Council High School College Fair
~ Wednesday, October 30, 5:30-7:30
Gaiser Student Center
Financial Aid Night ~ Wednesday, December 11, time & location TBA
College Goal Sunday ~ Sunday, January 26, time & location TBA
Please feel free to contact Ms. Ross for more information & check the website calendar for times & exact locations as they are announced.
Clark College is hosting an Open House and Scholarship Workshop on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013. This event will be held on the Clark College Main Campus in the Gaiser Student Center from 5:30pm-8:30pm.
The event is open to all high school students who would like to learn more about the types of scholarships available, tips on how to search for scholarships, and how to write effective essays.
Open House: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Talk to representatives from Admissions & Financial Aid
Learn about Academic & Professional Technical Programs
Explore services to help you succeed at Clark College
Scholarship Workshop: 7-8:30 p.m.
Overview of the scholarship application process
Writing scholarship essays
For more scholarship information visit www.clark.edu/scholarships
Ilse Villasenor, reciting the poem Bilingual by Rhina Espaillat, was chosen as the winner of the school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition held January 17 in the HFHS Commons. She will represent Hayes Freedom at the Regional competition on Thursday, February 7 from 5-7 p.m. at ESD #112 in Vancouver. Click on this link for directions to the facility at 2500 NE 65th Avenue.
Tiffani Pekkala was chosen as runner-up with her recitation of These Poems, She Said by Robert Bringhurst. All of our competitors were brave & poised in their presentations, demonstrating the Pride & Fearlessness we expect from HFHS Renegades.
This is the fifth year our school has participated in the event which is a national program sponsored by National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation in conjunction with the Washington State Arts Commission. Poetry Out Loud uses a pyramid structure that starts at the classroom level. Winners advance from a school-wide competition to regional then state competitions and ultimately to the National Finals held in Washington, D.C.
Please come show your support for Ilse at the February 7 Regional competition!