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FHS COUNSELORS:
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Click to email: Jessica Harley (Senior Counselor)

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A new edition of Your KHEAA College Connection is now posted
You can get to it by clicking on Your KHEAA College Connection. The following articles are found in this newsletter:
KHEAA :: Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority

The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority is a public corporation and governmental agency created to improve access to college and technical training. KHEAA ...
 
• Pay attention to deadlines for student financial aid
• Get your FSA ID before Oct. 1 to file the FAFSA
• Redesigned "College Circuit" now available
• FAFSA completions in Kentucky up 11%
• Students should take care when signing contracts
• ACT & SAT National Test Dates
• Remember to register to win an iPad this August
• Senior year planner
• Public comment sought on Every Student Succeeds Act plan
• MakerMinded KY launching student video contest
• State’s students shine in national FCCLA competition

 
College Planning 101 
 
 
 
 
 
The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics is a dual-credit residential high school for academically exceptional Kentucky students. It is housed on the campus of Morehead State University, consistently ranked as one of the safest campuses in the Commonwealth. The Academy opened in August 2015, with the goal of meeting the unique educational needs of academically gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in the Commonwealth. A college-level curriculum allows students to finish high school while also completing up to two years of university coursework. 
 
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Upcoming Events: 
Junior Boys
Kentucky Boys State is an exciting opportunity for 11th grade boys who will be seniors next year. Kentucky Boys State is the premier Leadership and Civics conference for young men who will become the leaders of tomorrow. The conference this year will be June 3rd-8th, prior to the start of Governor's Scholar Program, at Campbellsville University.
 
Participants will have the opportunity to earn college credit at participating colleges and universities, and to earn scholarships and grants. Please visit Kentucky Boys State for more information and the application to apply.
 
 Junior Girls
 Since 1947, the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Kentucky has provided young women with the
opportunity to learn about government via the first hand experience of establishing a mock government. Based upon Kentucky government, city and state government is studied with the participants developing political parties, conducting elections, and passing legislation.
 
American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Kentucky Girls State offers 6 days of intellectual stimulation, as well as the opportunity of making new friends, and making memories that will last a lifetime. 
 

72nd Annual Session
Kentucky Girls State
University of the Cumberlands
Williamsburg, KY

Sunday, June 3rd - Friday, June 8, 2018

Click here for more information regarding the American Legion Auxiliary Kentucky Girls State.

Sullivan University's Summer Camps 

The camps, aimed at high school juniors and seniors, are held once every summer for an entire week in June. Costs vary for each camp, ranging from $400 up to $850. Though no financial aid is available, there is an early bird discount for students who apply for their camp of choice by the end of February each year; the discount varies depending on the camp. Over 167 campers from 13 states attended Sullivan’s camps in 2017.

 

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