College Guidance

MAKE ME A FRESHMAN IS A FREE WEBSITE THAT HELPS STUDENTS APPLY TO COLLEGE and for financial aid. Students just choose their colleges, and the website shows them a list of all their requirement and deadlines. If you are interested in learning more or using this website, visit

JUST A REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS REGISTERING TO TAKE THE ACT: Please take advantage of the opportunity to have your scores sent directly to any college you might be considering at the time you register for the test. You can have the scores sent to up to 4 colleges for free. If you wait until later to have the scores sent, it could cost you up to $30. Any Junior or Senior who has not yet take the ACT should plan to take it soon. Register for the test at and choose a testing facility near you.

SENIORS WHO NEED THEIR HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS SENT AS PART OF THE COLLEGE ADMISSION PROCESS are reminded to use the form under  he Academics tab on this website to make your request. Mrs. Meier will send the transcripts after the request is submitted if all fees are paid and tuition is current.

CM CARES, THE CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY FOUNDATION has established a scholarship program to assist students pursuing an advanced degree in religious studies at an accredited theological seminary, college or university of higher learning. Applicants for the Church Mutual Religious Scholars Program must be enrolled in a full-time religious studies program at an accredited theological seminary, college or university of higher learning for the 2017-18 academic year; demonstrate personal impact throughout education, work experiences, and volunteerism; have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent; and be committed to entering the practice of full-time ministry in the United States. If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to fifty (50) awards will be granted. Follow this link for more information or to apply:

THE ACT WILL BE OFFERED FOR FREE TO JUNIORS IN CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS THROUGHOUT MISSOURI on April 19th. Check the District offices of the school district in which you reside to see if they are offering this free test.

THE PAUL PREISINGER SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR PASTORAL CANDIDATES was founded 17 years ago to encourage the men of the Kansas City North, Central and South Circuits of the LC-MS to enter the ministry by providing financial assistance for their schooling.  Ninety-four scholarships totaling $92,250 have been awarded to this time.  Many loving memorials and celebratory gifts have allowed this scholarship to continue to provide financial assistance to the men who will be our future pastors.  Applications for the Scholarship are available from Michele Preisinger, or 913-667-3051.  The deadline for the 2017/2018 applications is May 31, 2016.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR SENIORS: Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program - $1,000. Awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit to find eligibility information along with the online application. Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship - $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page. The deadline for both scholarships is June 1, 2017.