• There are a variety of ways to access news and information from the School Counseling Department, including Naviance. This page lists a variety of items including events and scholarships. This page is updated weekly throughout the school year and is accessible from every edition of the PRHS Friday Flash.  

Scholarships & Awards

  • The Mechanical Contractors Association of Western Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a scholarship program for students pursuing degrees in Plumbing, HVAC, Engineering or Construction-related fields of study. These scholarships are available to students attending two or four-year programs at accredited colleges, universities and technical schools. Application is available in Naviance. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 21

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  • Three Rivers Desk and Derrick Club is offering a scholarship to students planning to pursue a four-year energy-related degree from a college or university, or those entolled in a Trade or Vocational degree program at an accredited Western pennsylvania school, to learn an industry-related skill or trade. The deadline to apply is Sunday, June 30.

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Events & Programs

  • UPMC Sports Medicine is proud to offer an annual workshop on Saturday, May 18, for high school students who are interested in careers in athletic training or want to enhance the skills they use daily in their high school athletic training room.

    Students will be exposed to elements of our key topics through lectures, demonstrations and presentations. Key topics include anatomy, concussion, conditioning and rehabilitation, as well as the role of an athletic trainer in multiple settings and career opportunities. 

    This workshop costs $40 with only 40 spaces available. Click here to register.

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  • This past spring, the SAT transitioned to an all-digital format, and juniors nationwide too the SAT on laptops and tablets at testing centers nationwide. Join Goldstein Prep founder, Mike Goldstein, to discuss and make sense of the recent changes in admissions testing on Tuesday, May 21, at 7:00 pm. The program will include an extensive Q&A session in which participants can type questions and have them answered in real time. Click here to register for the webinar.

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  • Allegheny College and PRHS Director of College and Career Counseling, Mrs. Whalen, are offering a virtual webinar on the College Search Process just for parents on Tuesday, June 18, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. Topics include the college search, application process, financial aid and making the decision. Registration is required. Click here to register. Questions? Please contact Mrs. Whalen.

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  • The NAIOP Pittsburgh - RMU CRE Summer Camp will introduce students to career possibilities in commercial real estate, helping build a pipeline of talent in Pittsburgh. NAIOP Pittsburgh and Robert Morris University present a unique learning experience that will immerse 25 rising juniors and rising seniors in the world of commercial real estate. The camp takes place June 24 through June 28. 

    This program is a partnership between Robert Morris University and NAIOP Pittsburgh, as well as corporations invested in supporting the next generation of commercial real estate talent in Pittsburgh. Deadline to apply is May 24.

    APPLY, DOWNLOAD FLIER

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  • The University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security (Pitt Cyber) is hosting the annual Air Force Association CyberCamp for high school students (entering 9th grade - graduating 12th grade) from June 24 - 28 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    Students are required to attend all five days of the camp.

    The free camp is designed for a range of technical skill levels, including introductory digital literacy and is focused on cyber ethics and systems security. An advanced camp is available for students that have completed a previous CyberCamp or other CyberPatriot program.

    Students will be assigned to a computing lab location on Pitt's Oakland campus and notified of that location before the camp begins. Students should be dropped off and picked up from that location every day with the exception of Friday. Students will be picked up on Friday, June 28, from the University Club at 1:30 pm. All other days, the camp ends at 1:00 pm.

    For more information, please visit cyber.pitt.edu/cybercamp

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  • The University of Pittsburgh Dental Assistant Apprenticeship Program is preparing for the next cohort of apprentices who will begin training on Monday, July 8. Those interested are also encouraged to attend an online webinar to learn more about the program. Continue reading to learn more about the program. Applications will be accepted until all sites are filled.

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  • The AIU Career Connections Program is accepting applications for the Zoo Animal Care program at the Pittsburgh Zoo. This is for students in grades 9 - 12. Interested students should check their school email from Mrs. Whalen for additional information.

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  • Attached is a list of summer programs offered by the University of Notre Dame. The purpose of attending a summer program is to explore learning, learn from positive role models, develop self-reliance and independence, learn about potential majors and careers, and to build a bridge to the future. They do not impact college admission, especially for highly competitive schools. 

    Click here for another great resource, TeenLife. 

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  • The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) will be hosting virtual Q&A sessions every Wednesday at 3:00 pm, for students interested in attending one of the five federal service academies. Students at all federal service academies receive full tuition, room and board, and books at no cost.  

    Graduates of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy earn a Bachelor of Science degree, a U.S. Coast Guard license, and a commission in the U.S. armed forces. Graduates have an option to work as ship officers in the U.S. maritime industry or serve as commissioned officers on active duty in any branch of service.

    To register for an upcoming Wednesday session, please use this link.

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