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Blog posts December 2019

Scholarships have been added to the blog.....check them out!!!

9th-12th graders....8 scholarships have been added to the scholarship blog, under the financial aid tab, at
Take some of your time on break and apply, apply, apply!!!

12th graders....Iris and Hubert Allen Scholarship....DUE: 3/26/20!!!

Prize: $4,000 or $1,000 

-must be accepted for admission in degree seeking status at a four-year accredited university (if not accepted then award contingent upon receipt of acceptance for Fall, 2020)

-must have a 2.5 GPA or greater

-must be a US citizen

-must believe in the existence …

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12th graders.......Mattress Advisor's Sleep Science Scholarship....DUE: 3/20/20!!!

Prize: $1,000

-must be enrolling as a full time student at an accredited US college or University

-domestic, international, online and undocumented students are welcome to apply

-applicants must submit an 800-1000 wd essay about their sleep health and the impact it’s had on their education …

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12th graders....SISTUHS Scholarship...DUE: 3/6/20!!!

Prize: $1,000

-be a an African-American female living in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, or Polk counties

-be a graduating senior w/ plans to attend an accredited institution of higher education

-have an unweighted GPA of a 3.o or higher

-completed a minimum of 40 community service hours

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9th-12th graders....The Violet Richardson Award...DUE: 1/17/20!!!

Prize: Award

-must be a female who volunteers in your school or community

-must have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it

-must have had significant and noteworthy accomplishments as a volunteer

-must be between the ages of 14 and 17



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12th graders.....The Community Round Table Scholarship....DUE: 1/17/20!!!

Prize: $1,000

-parent or guardian must be a resident of the greater Brandon area (Fishhawk subdivision to the south, Interstate 4 to the north, Turkey Creek Road to the east, and US HWY 301 to the west)

-must have at least a 3.0 weighted GPA

-must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year accredited co…

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11th graders....Coolidge Scholarship....DUE: 1/16/20!!!


Full ride (tuition room, board, & expenses for 4 years of undergraduate study)


-must intend to enroll in full-time at an accredited US college or University as an undergraduate in fall 2021

-must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident

-cannot be the immediate family mem…

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9th-12th graders...Lightning Community Heroes of Tomorrow Award scholarship....DUE: 1/10/20!!!


Up to $25,000 for self & $25,000 for a nonprofit that the student will work with to make their community service initiative a reality


-must have a passion for volunteerism w/ an idea for a community service initiative that would improve our community

-must live in Hernando, Hil…

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9th-12th graders....Florida's Agriculture History Award Scholarship...DUE: 1/10/20!!!

Prize: $1,000

-must be Florida residents and attend school in Florida

-must submit a 500 word essay (essay must address one of the three topics outlined in the official context rules (you can view them from the website)

-must submit a letter of recommendation attesting to the contestant’s g…

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FAFSA Challenge Winners

FAFSA Challenge Winners.....come to guidance to collect your prize!

Kevin Ochoa
Karen Ortiz
T'aziah Miller
Daniel Marquis
Quinton McCoy
Ryan Harding
Nya King
Jerquan Fagan
Dominic Gonella
Abigail Rendon
Sophia Slavin
Julio Wilches
Zach Terhorst
Eleanor Kosky
Liset Medina Cruz

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College Application day Winners!!!

College Application day Winners.....come to guidance to collect your prize!

Alexis Guyton
Nicole Rose
Kristhyan Espinol
Samantha Moscoso
Chloe Flossic
Elizabeth Moore
Sophia labrasciane
Morgan Robertson
Mariana Perez
Aleyra Martinez
Naomi Zamora
Sam Young
Dillon Currey
Michel Miranda…

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Write Your Future Wednesday Winners!!!

Write Your Future Wednesday Winners from College App Week...come to guidance to collect your prize!

Haley Griner
Isabella Brown

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Mascot Monday Winners!!!

Mascot Monday Winners from College App Week...come to guidance to collect your prize!

Yaidilis Diaz
Kayla Chaney
Adriana Nam
Olivia Wicktor
Sarah Allison
Patrick Brady
Yaiselys Herrera-Felipe
Natalie Rhinesmith

Costa Rica Trip

If interested, now is the time to enroll!
$200 off if you enroll by the end of the day tomorrow (Friday)
To enroll, please visit the Tour Website at: 

See Mrs. Edgeman with any questions.

Congratulations...come pick up your prize!

Winners Alert...congratulations!!!!
The following student have earned McDonald's gift certificates for registering on Profferfish, the new community service platform.  Keep registering for community service opportunities and earning hours!
If your name is on the list below, come to guid…

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HCC rep in Mrs. Edgeman's office, in Guidance, TODAY, during all 3 lunches. Come see her during your lunch and get any questions answered about HCC. Also, if you want help with the HCC application, she can help you apply right then and there.

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Juniors...don't miss it!

Attn Juniors!
collegeboard opportunity scholarships info session for Juniors
TONIGHT, December 10th at 7:00pm
media center
Don’t miss it! Learn about all kinds of money you could win!

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VERY IMPORTANT...Attn 9th-11th graders!

Community Service has changed for 9th-11th graders, to a new community service platform, called Profferfish!

You need to go to and create an account.  Your pin is your STUDENT ID.
From now on you should use this site instead of the paper forms for community service.  

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Attn Juniors!!!

Collegeboard Opportunity Scholarships info session for Juniors
TOMORROW night, December 10th at 7:00pm
media center
Don’t miss it! Learn about all kinds of money you could win!

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Community Service opportunity

Clair Mel Elementary
12/16-12/20 (weekdays next week, after exams)
helping the social worker sort & stock the clothes closet

Come see Mrs. Parsley in Guidance @ Bloomingdale ASAP if interested!

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