Student Opportunities and Events
14th Annual Create-a-Greeting-Card $10,000 ScholarshipDeadline: March 9, 2021About The ContestWould you like your artwork featured by the leading publisher of premium quality cards in the United States? Here's your chance! We formally invite you to enter our 14th Annual Create-A-Greeting Card $10,000 contest. Design a greeting card for the opportunity to win yourself a $10,000 scholarship and $1,000 for your school. Plus, your winning entry will be made into a bona fide greeting card by The Gallery Collection.Click here for details and to apply.
Law and Leadership Institute (LLI)Attention 8th Graders!Applications due March 19, 2021
LLI is a state-wide, 4-year leadership program that inspires and prepares high school students for college and professional success through legally based curricula and leadership training. Students attend summer and academic year sessions where they build friendships and mentor- relationships that last a lifetime. Students graduate from LLI prepared to succeed in college with a support network that continues long after the program ends. Learn more and apply now at www.lawandleadership.org
Girls Who CodeWant to learn more about tech, programming, and computers? Join our club!● WHAT: A club that offers FREE computer science classes about HTML, Python, app development, and more● WHEN: 6 sessions between 1/16/21 and 4/17/21 (exact time and dates TBD)● WHERE: Virtual sessions through Zoom● WHO: 9th-12th grade girls with little or no programming experienceIf you would like to join, please fill out the interest form at the link: For any questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org https://tinyurl.com/cwrugwc2021Click here for the flyer.
Tri-C Financial Aid NightsAre you a current or prospective student looking for information about the FAFSA or Tri-C’s financial aid process? Join us the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. for a live, interactive virtual session!**Sessions take place via Webex. Easy to access from any device.See www.tri-c.edu/financial-education for links.Click here for details.
Virtual College ToursTypically the FACE department offers FALL college bus tours. Due to COVID-19 we are not able to take families and scholars on these tours.We have worked with several universities and colleges to offer virtual college tours. The list of dates and ZOOM meeting links are below. We hope that you will take this opportunity to explore the possibilities in the virtual realm with your scholar.
Virtual Learning Opportunities for Parents/CaregiversThere are many community partners, agencies and organizations offering FREE online learning opportunities. Please check out the offerings below to attend a variety of workshops on topics which will assist you with supporting your family and gain new skills. These offerings include Online Computer Training, free high-quality courses, and career training programs online, and SEL and academic workshops to support scholars and families. Check them out on our Parent University webpage.