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Kristina Davis, MEd, LPSC
Director of Counseling - All 10th grade, Alphabet L-Z 11th & 12th grade
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Babe Sidoti-Palmer, MEd, LPSC
Counselor - All 9th grade, Alphabet A-K 11th & 12th grade
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Marlene Esposito
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Karen Blackburn
Student Services Department Chair - Grades 7-12
Scholarship Opportunities
SP Scholarship - Deadline: May 31, 2017 (10 Awards - $10,000)
1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.

2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. is owned and operated by Edvisors, a company dedicated to helping students plan and pay for college. To date, Edvisors has given away more than $650,000 through the ScholarshipPoints program.

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VIP Scholarship - Deadline: May 31, 2017 (1 Award - $5,000)
To be eligible for the VIP $5000 scholarship you must:

A) Must be at least 13 years of age or older.

B) Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.

C) You can submit multiple entries by following the instructions on the sponsors website.

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DISH Promotions Scholarship - Deadline: May 31, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)
It's important to note that this is a semi-annual scholarship that renews each year. So twice a year you will have the chance to earn $1000 toward your education.


Watching live sporting events has been the most popular reason for watching TV for decades.

With the advent of easy-to-use DVR technology in the 1990's, and then it's wide-spread adoption over the last fifteen years, sports remain one of the few types of programming that are consistently watched live versus recorded.

Using psychological and sociological principles, attempt to understand and explain this issue: What makes watching a sporting event live more valuable than watching it pre-recorded, and why is this different from most other programming?


A) Your essay should be between 600 and 1000 words

B) Two professional sources required (not Wikipedia)

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Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program - Up to $2,500 (Deadline: June 15th, 2017)
The Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program is awarding up to 1020 awards for up to $2,500.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Have completed high school (or earned a GED)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2017
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen
Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies. All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

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Review It Scholarship - Deadline: June 30, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)
To be eligible for the Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu "Review It" Scholarship a student must:

1) Be attending college or university no later than September of 2017.

2) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.

3) Be attending or planning to attend a school in the US.

4) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.

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Financial Aid Opportunities for Minority Students is providing information on scholarships for minority students. Click here to see the list of available scholarships. 
Check out Obrella for Insurance Scholarships
Click here to learn about scholarships from insurance companies from Obrella. 
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