College Guidance

THE AVIATION INSTITUTE OF MAINTENANCE is hosting "Jet Camps" for high school students interested in this industry. Call the Aviation Institute at (816) 753-9920 for more information.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS:  Are you considering Truman State University in Kirksville, MO?  Upcoming showcase dates are March 30th, and April 27th. To schedule a visit go to truman.edu/visit or call (660) 785-4135.

SENIORS, ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN EDUCATOR? The following link provides information for many private scholarships within the field of education from preschool to high school teachers to college professors in the disciplines of art, music, math, science, counseling and more: https://www.teacher.org/scholarships-grants/#.XE4n-0l_vDI.gmail

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS:  Are you interested in attending the University of Nebraska at Lincoln?  Dr. Shervin Razavian is hosting an admissions event for the university on Sunday, February 17th at his home in Mission Hills.  Please contact Mr. Bruening (abruening@lhskc.com) for more details.

GRADUATING SENIORS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THE POLICE ACADEMY:  Follow this link to learn more. Note - participants must be 18 years old and either live or work in KCMO: http://kcmo.gov/police/regional-police-academy/regional-police-academy-public-programs/regional-police-academy-citizens-police-academy/#.XDe75c9KgSw

GRADUATING SENIORS:  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SERVE AND GROW IN A CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY before the college experience, you might want to consider working for the Lutheran Young Adult Corps. Application deadline is March 1st, 2019. Follow this link for more information: https://www.lcms.org/young-adult-corps

THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI (UCM) IS HOSTING SHOWCASE DAYS THIS WINTER for high school juniors and seniors: College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Showcase Day: February 4th, 2019; College of Business and Professional Studies Showcase Day: February 25th, 2019; and College of Health, Science, and Technology Showcase Day: March  4th, 2019.  Follow this link for more information:  https://www.ucmo.edu/future-students/visit-ucm/index.php

SENIORS: ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT A CAREER IN MANUFACTURING?  Honeywell is looking for students who plan to attend a community college and are in good character.  Scholarships are available. To learn more follow this link: https://manufacturingourmission.com/hope-scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Martin Luther Scholarship ($2000): Graduating seniors, male, and confirmed members of a Lutheran congregation who plan to begin a 4-year college program in the fall of 2019. Apply online: http://scholarhsips.betasigmapsi.org. Deadline February 16th, 2019. Questions?  See Mrs. Hathhorn.

GRADUATING SENIORS WHO ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND A TRADE SCHOOL/COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM:  Follow this link to learn how to apply for the Mike Rowe Scholarship. Deadline is May 15, 2019, but don't wait!  https://www.nationalmeritscholarships.com/mike-rowe-scholarship.html. You can read more here about the Mike Rowe foundation to help students who want to learn a trade: http://www.dontwasteyourmoney.com/mike-rowe-scholarship-trade-schools-apply-now/

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 https://makemeafreshman.com/

THE REV. PAUL PREISINGER SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR PASTORAL CANDIDATES, INC was established 18 years ago to encourage young 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.  Many loving gifts and memorials have made, and continue to make, this scholarship possible.  If you, or anyone you know, is interested in applying for the Rev. Paul Preisinger Scholarship please contact Michele Preisinger at pwpmmp@yahoo.com or 913-667-3051.

ACT TEST DAY IS SATURDAY. Remember to follow these guidelines if you are registered to take this Saturday’s test: Report the test center by 8:00 a.m. You will NOT be admitted to test if you are late. Bring a printed copy of your ticket to the test center along with acceptable photo identification and sharpened No. 2 pencils with good erasers (no mechanical pencils or ink pens). You will not be allowed to us  any other writing instruments. The next testing date is Saturday, April 13th; registration deadline is March 8th.

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 www.actstudent.org 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  the 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.