Senior Information

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           Class of 2021

2021 Graduation – June 3, 2021   @ 6:30           Bartow High School

 

 

Seniors!

This page is designed to keep you informed about your Senior year. Information about graduation, scholarships and other Important senior info can be found on this page. Check back often as this page changes frequently.

 


PENN Foster Graduate for 2020

                                                     

Important Senior Information

Seniors Dates:

Senior Checklist:

  • Pictures
  •  Cap and Gown – senior must purchase a picture package to sit for picture. Cap and Gown pictures are not included in the yearbook.
  • Senior Picture – Official Senior picture included in the yearbook and newspaper. Senior is not required to purchase a picture package at time of sitting. Gentlemen please bring a white t-shirt to wear under tux shirt and jacket.
  • Ladies please bring tank top to wear under drape.
  •  Applied for Florida Financial Aid – https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/
  • Completed the FAFSA Application – http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
  • Ordered Yearbook – $25
  • Completed Senior Dinner Reservation form. Each senior may bring 2 guests, additional guest tickets may be purchased for $5/each.
  • Graduation Dress Code – Graduates must wear school-approved cap and gown.
  •  Ladies – dress or skirt/slacks and blouse, shoes. No flip flops.
  • Gentlemen – shirt and tie with slacks, shoes. No flip flops.
  • Caps – Nothing permitted on top of caps.

School Counselor’s Cafe

 

I have compiled a list of upcoming scholarships and scholarship search engines to help jump start your scholarship bulletin for the school year. Please review the scholarships below & share with eligible students.
 
Upcoming Scholarships:

SP High School Scholarship – $10,000 • 10 Awards (Deadline: October 31, 2020)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2021
  2. Answer the Essay question on the sponsors website.
    Applications can be found by going to:

     SP High School


Voice of Democracy Scholarship – $30,000 – 50 Awards (Deadline: October 31 , 2020)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. Currently be in high school between the grades 9-12.
  2. Be enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.

Applications can be found by going to:

Voice of Democracy


 Coca-Cola Scholars Program – $20,000 – 150 Awards (Deadline: October 31, 2020

  1. Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DOD schools) who will graduate during the 2020-2021 academic school year
  2. S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents: Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees – based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility

“SPECTRUM BAY NEWS 9 PROJECT WEATHER SCHOLARSHIP”

BN9 Scholarship Official Rules 2020


You Deserve It Scholarship – $1,000 – 1 Award (Deadline: November 29, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories.
  2. Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school,

Applications can be found by going to:


Real World Design Challenge Scholarships – $50,000 — 7 Award (Deadline: November 30, 2020) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. A) Be currently enrolled in grade nine, ten, eleven or twelve. Students enrolled in school environments with alternative grade or level designations must be engaged in a program of study equivalent to the corresponding high school grade level.

Real World


 10 Words or Less Scholarship • $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: November 30, 2020)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. A) Be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2021.

Applications can be found by going to:

10 Words

 

Innovation Scholarship $2,500 • 6 Awards (Deadline: December 1, 2020)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. Be a high school junior or senior.
  2. Have participated in a project within the community and demonstrate how that has contributed to your growth as an individual.

Innovation

 


  • Reminders

FAFSA

Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year.

October 1st is when the FAFSA application process begins at www.fafsa.ed.gov

Testing Requirements:

  • ACT or SAT for any four year university or college.
  • PERT or CPT for Polk State College and any community college.
  • TABE for any Vocational School like Traviss or Ridge.
  • ASVAB for any branch of Military to determine job choise inside or out of the military.

Testing Information