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*UPDATED* Opportunities for Seniors and Families Planning for Post-High School

My apologies for getting this update out late. Sometimes life just happens! We are starting the next round of senior meetings to check on class progress, graduation progress, college application progress, and scholarship support.
We are down to 4 weeks left in the semester. Please be sure to check your student's grades in IC. Finals will be January 17-19th. The schedule will be as follows:
January 17th Period 1 - 8:15-9:15; Period 4 9:30-10:30; Period 7 10:45-11:45.
January 18th Period 2 8:15-9:15; Period 5 9:30-10:30
January 19th Period 3 8:15-9:15; Period 6 9:30-10:30
Seniors, please be sure to send a "Thank you" to staff who supported your application efforts by writing a letter of recommendation.
If you need a transcript, please come by the Post-Secondary Center (counseling office) and complete a transcript request. Please give two weeks’ notice so that we can ensure that your transcripts arrive in a timely manner.
Students are responsible for sending in SAT or ACT test scores to all colleges. Log on to the student account at Collegeboard.org (SAT) or ACT.org (ACT) and request official scores be sent to complete the college application process.
Scholarship season is upon us! The following scholarships are available in the counseling office. (New scholarships are in bold)
​GE Reagan Foundation - $40,000 - Jan. 4th
2018 CCHS/CR Scholarship $1500 - January 29th White Rose Scholarship Foundation $ varies - January 17th
Coolidge Presidential Scholarship – Full Ride (tuition/room/board/expenses) – Jan. 24th
Colorado Society of Mayflower Descendants Scholarship $1620 - Deadline Feb. 1st
DAR Lillian and Arthur Dunn - February 15th
DAR Enid Griswald Memorial Scholarship - February 15th
DAR The Nursing School Scholarships - February 15th
DAR Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship - February 15th
DAR Dr. Aura-Lee A. Pittenger and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship - February 15th
DAR Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship - February 15th
DAR Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas Utz Scholarship - February 15th
DAR Robert Hunter Swadley Horticulture Scholarship - February 15th
Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter Scholarship - $500-$1000 – Mar. 30th
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund (JMSMSF) $2500 - Mar. 31st

Please contact our office if you have any questions.

Rachel Colsman - Senior Academic Advisor
Katie Brandau - Senior Counselor​​