• Information about Opportunities (tutoring, jobs, summer programs) comes into the Counseling Office on a daily basis.  Please see below for a list of those opportunities.

    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS https://www.lls.org/) runs a wonderful program for high school students every year called Students of the Year Campaign (SoY https://studentsoftheyear.org/). SoY is a 7 week (February 10th – March 26th)  fundraising competition between nominated high school students in the Central Kentucky area. All of the funds raised during this campaign will go towards LLS’s mission: to cure blood cancers and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. The title “Student of the Year” and a scholarship to the college of their choice, is awarded to the student that raises the most funds during the 7 week campaign.

    Craft Academy and Morehead State University Open House events are held on MSU's beautiful campus on a Saturday. Students and families are invited to attend for a campus tour, the opportunity to speak with MSU faculty and staff, as well as participate in a Craft Academy presentation and a tour of Grote-Thompson Hall.  During this time we will have Craft Academy staff members and current students available to talk about life at the academy and answer any questions. Find more information and register for Open House here:  www.moreheadstate.edu/openhouse
    Fall 2019 Open House Dates:  October 5, 2019  &  November 2, 2019
    Virtual Visits: Join us every Monday at 1 p.m. for a Craft Academy Virtual Visit through Google Hangouts! This is an online presentation that usually lasts about 30 minutes and will include Craft staff and typically includes current students. Register for Virtual Visits here: Schedule-a-Virtual-Visit

    US Coast Guard Academy to host an information session for students and parents. Register here. Reservations are first-come, first-serve and will close the day before the event.
          Saturday, September 14 from 7pm-9pm
          DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cincinnati Airport
          2826 Terminal Drive, Hebron KY 41048

    The 2019 LEDA application is now open! Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) is looking for juniors in high school who are highly motivated, have succeeded in advanced courses at their school, have the desire to be a leader, and have demonstrated compassion and care for their community. LEDA empowers a community of exceptional young leaders from under-resourced backgrounds by supporting their higher education and professional success in order to create a more inclusive and equitable country. For more details about the program and who should apply, see flyer. If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@ledascholars.org. Deadline for application is December 11, 2019.

    Any talented, high-achieving senior interested in the University of Richmond's Multicultural Overnight Visit Experience (MOVE) from Saturday, October 19 to Sunday, October 20? Do you meet the criteria listed below? If so, please complete a short interest form and submit by September 15 at midnight EST. 

    • High school senior
    • Self-identify as a member of a historically underrepresented population (African American, Asian American, biracial/multiracial, Latino/a, Native American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander) -OR- is interested in issues of diversity and inclusion 
    • Has at least a 3.6 cumulative GPA
    • Has at least a 1280 SAT score (combined Evidence Based Reading & Writing and Math) -OR- 28 ACT composite score
    • Active member of their community

    I am excited to host the UK Twilight Tour on September 19th for seniors in Central Kentucky. I have attached the promotional flyer! To register students can email michaela.mineer@uky.edu. Registration is limited to 70 people (this includes students + guests). Once a student emails me, I will send them an email back requesting information about how many guests they plan to bring, their address, high school, major or interest, etc.

    An admission officer from Emory University will be in your area hosting an event for students and their families. Thank you for helping us spread the word. RSVPs are encouraged as some locations fill quickly.
    Monday, September 23, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

    Students who apply for the Reed Fall Visit Fly-In Program are seniors in high school (class of 2020), live in the United States, and are from a historically underrepresented racial or ethnic background (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander). The program also seeks to provide opportunities for first-generation college students. Every year, Reed seeks a class of intelligent, curious, community-minded students to join our distinctive liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon. We are hoping some of your students might be future "Reedies."

    Sallie Mae Paying for College Resource:  www.payforcollegeresource.com. We created this resource to help students and families responsibly pay for college. Explore important, timely topics and share with others who may have questions about planning for college.

    The College Project's ACT review course begins the week of September 25th and runs for 5 weeks prior to the October 26th ACT. Whether you're unhappy with your current score or taking the test for the first time, our experienced professionals can help you achieve your goals. We will spend one week per main section of the test (English, Math, Reading, Science) reviewing content and test taking strategies for each section. Week 5 is a full-length practice test. For more information, call 859-619-0439 or visit our web site to review the course schedule and / or register for the course: http://thecollegeprojectky.com/events/

    Attention Students and Parents!!!!
    You are cordially invited to… The 2019 Gary R. Martin Central Kentucky College Fair

    Hosted by the Henry Clay High School Guidance Office and the Fayette County Public Schools
    Monday, September 30
    5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Bluegrass Ballroom -- Lexington Center

    For more information call:
    Guidance Office
    Henry Clay High School
    Email:  bonnie.barnes@fayette.kyschools.us

    You can make it happen with free resources and support from the Guided Pathway Support Program (GPS)! GPS is a free college access and advising program for African-American high school juniors and seniors.  With GPS, mentors from the Ron Brown Scholar Program community guide students to the resources they need to apply to, pay for, and get in to their best-fit colleges.  Rising African-American juniors and seniors can apply today at rbsgps.com.  For more information—and a list of colleges, universities, and educational organizations that partner with GPS—visit rbsgps.com.

    Davidson College hosts its annual fall fly-in program, Access Davidson. Access Davidson will be held November 3-5, 2019. Visiting students will arrive Sunday evening for a two-night visit and will return home on Tuesday evening. In addition to staying overnight in a residence hall, students will attend class and interact with current Davidson students, faculty, and staff. Click here for additional information and application. Deadline Monday August 26, 2019.