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Blog posts August 2016

Frost Elementary Fall Festival Volunteer Opportunity

Frost Elementary School is in need of volunteers to help with their annual Fall Festival.  The festival will be held on Saturday, October 1st from 4:30-7:30.  Volunteers are needed to help set up, run booths, and clean up.  Set up begins at 3:30 and clean up ends at 8:00.  Students interested in vol…

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Boston University Info Session

Boston University will be hosting an information session on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 6:30 pm at Berkeley Preparatory School, located at 4811 Kelly Road, Tampa Fl, 33615.  Juniors and seniors and their families are invited to learn more about Boston University.  Interested students should reg…

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University of Pennsylvania Info Session

The University of Pennsylvania will host an information session with admissions representatives and recent graduates on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Lake Highland Preparatory School, located at 901 Highland Avenue, Orlando, Fl, 32803.  Interested students in grades 9-12 are encouraged…

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University of Virginia Jefferson Scholarship

The Jefferson Scholarship covers the entire cost of attendance for four years at the University of Virginia plus coverage of supplemental enrichment experiences.  The total value of the scholarship exceeds $240,000 for non-Virginian students.  To apply for the Jefferson Scholarship, students must be…

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UNC Charlotte Levine Scholars Program

Levine Scholarships will be awarded to 20 incoming freshman at the University of North Carolina Charlotte who will receive full tuition, fees, room, board, and books for eight semesters of undergraduate study.  Scholars will also have access to funding for four summer experiences, a service grant, a…

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Bay News 9 Project Weather Scholarship

The Bay News 9 Project Weather scholarship is a $1000 scholarship for a high school senior who has excelled in science.  Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and should have attended high school in the Bay News 9 viewing area.

Applicants should submit the application, an essay of between 30…

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MIT Information Session

Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be presenting an information session on Sunday, September 11th, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Berkeley Preparatory School's Lykes Center for the Arts.  Berkeley Preparatory School is located at 4811 Kelly Road, Tampa, FL, 33615.  Admissions officers will give a presen…

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American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk

The American Diabetes Association is recruiting volunteers for their upcoming Step Out Walk event to be held on Saturday, October 15th at Amalie Arena. The volunteer application can be found here.

Volunteer applications can be submitted via fax to Jalyssa Elleby, Volunteer Coordinator, at 813-28…

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Academy Day August 27th, 2016

The Office of Congressman David Jolly will host Academy Day on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 1:00 at the Seminole Campus of St. Petersburg College, located at 9210 113th St, Seminole, FL, 33772.

Representatives from the following schools will be in attendance:

US Military Academy

US Air…

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Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association scholarship ranges from $7,000-$25,000 for seniors graduating in the spring of 2017.  The scholarship is open to US citizens with a minimum GPA of 2.0.  Applicants should exhibit a strong commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or pri…

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Florida Strawberry Growers Association Ambassador Scholarship

$1000 scholarship for high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2017.  Applicants should submit the application, autobiography (2 pages or less), list of awards or school/community activities (2 pages or less), three letters of recommendation, copy of official transcripts, and a current photo.…

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Florida Strawberry Growers Association Scholarship

Scholarships of at least $500 for high school seniors graduating in 2017.  Applicants should submit the application, autobiography (2 pages or less), a list of any awards or school/community related activities (2 pages or less), three letters of recommendation, copy of official transcripts, and a cu…

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2016 Wendy's High School Heisman

Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for 2017 graduating seniors.  Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0, should be a leader in their school and community, and should have participated in an FHSAA high school sport. The first section of the application includes information on academic p…

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Washington University Danforth Scholars Program

Renewable full- or partial-tuition scholarship to Washington University in St. Louis.  Applicants must be nominated by their counselor by no later than November 15th, 2016.  Once nominated, Washington University will provide instructions for completing the application, which must be submitted by J…

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Hillsborough County Alumni Chapter of Bethune-Cookman University Academic Scholarship

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from Hillsborough County, Florida who plan to enroll full time at Bethune-Cookman University in the fall of 2017.  Applicants should have a minimum GPA of at least 2.75, and should submit the application, two letters of recommendation, proo…

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Tampa Bay TechHire Job Training Program

Tampa Bay TechHire program will provide free accelerated training and paid work experience opportunities to over 1,000 young adults in high-growth industries.  To be eligible, you must be between the ages of 17 and 29, be unemployed or underemployed, and meet additional criteria.  To get started, co…

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Academy Day September 24th, 2016

The Office of Congressman Dennis Ross will host Academy Day on Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 10:00 am at Hillsborough Community College.  The event will be held at the Trinkle Center, room 119-121 (1206 N Park Rd, Plant City, Fl, 33563).

Representatives from the following schools will be in at…

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DeBartolo Family Foundation Scholarship

The DeBartolo Family Foundation Scholarship is a $2500 scholarship for class of 2017 seniors graduating from Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, or Polk counties.  Applicants should plan to continue their education at a University, Community College, or Technical School in the fall of 2017.  To apply, su…

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UpNext Messaging Tool

The Reach Higher Initiative has released a new mobile messaging tool called UpNext.  Students and parents can sign up for free by texting "COLLEGE" to 44044.   UpNext will provide information and reminders about college searches, applications, and financial aid.  Visit www.bettermakeroom.org fo…

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ASVAB at Bloomingdale 10/5/16

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be given at Bloomingdale high school on Wednesday, October 5th, at 7:30 in the Auditorium.  Interested students can sign up in the guidance office.  Taking the ASVAB does not commit you to joining the military and the results can be used to…

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