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Guidance Announcements

Duquesne University is pleased to announce the date and time of this year's DuquesneFest: Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 8:00 am. Interested students can register online at: 
The University of Pittsburgh is offering, The Bridge, a college preparation program at Pitt's Oakland Campus, July 9-14. Open to rising high school juniors and seniors, the Academy offers leadership development experience and college preparation workshops to provide the knowledge and skills needed to successfully navigate the college application process.* They have partnered with The Princeton Review to provide students with SAT/ACT test preparation and a practice test. Interested students should check their email or Naviance accounts for a link to the application.

Summer Internships & Programs
The 27th Annual College & Careers program at RIT is an amazing opportunity for students to explore career options through interactive academic sessions. This two day career conference is designed to help students, who will be entering their senior year in the fall, gain the experience and knowledge necessary to start making career decisions about their future. Interested students can find important information in their Naviance accounts or on the RIT website.

Point Park University is offering a summer CSI Camp. Learn about crime scene investigations, the forensic science field and more. Interested students can see Mrs. Whalen in the Guidance office or RSVP through their Naviance accounts.

CMU is hosting a one-week summer Engineering Workshop for rising 10th and 11th grade students. There are only 20 spaces available. Interested students should check their Naviance email for additional information.
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, creative writing, or information technology. Interested students should check their Naviance accounts for additional information.
Lebanon Valley College is offering an Actuarial Science Summer Camp. Their actuarial science summer camp is a week-long intensive program for rising high school seniors designed to help them decide if they are interested in actuarial work. Applications and additional information, including cost can be found on their website. 

Are you planning to pursue vocational training after high school? Do you need financial assistance? The Ted and Betty Rice Memorial Fund may be able to grant up to $1,000 to a student with demonstrated financial need. You can request a brochure and an application by writing, calling or emailing First Presbyterian Church of Bakerstown. Additional information is available in the Guidance Office.
The Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship:Scholarship criteria include, high school completion by spring of 2017, Pell-eligibility, enrollment by fall 2017 with a commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree and U.S. citizenship. Application are available online. Deadline: June 15, 2017
The Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship is open for students graduating in the Class of 2018. This scholarship is available to students who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership. Rising seniors must have a "B" average and participate in at least one school sponsored sport. This scholarship has two application phases. Phase 1 is due October 2, 2017. Phase 2 is due October 23, 2017. Apply online at: