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Counselor's Corner

Ms. Jayne Hankins, Counselor

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EVENTS 2017-2018





August 30

6th hour

High School Library

College Connections:

Post-Secondary Options

Juniors & Seniors

September  20

7th hour

Room 211

Ms. Santellano’s Room

College Connections: Countdown to College

Juniors & Seniors

September 5

1st through 5th hours

High School Library



October 11

1st through 5th hours

Room 203


Interested Juniors

Week of October 16


Apply MO Week


October 17

High School Library & Computer Lab

FAFSA Frenzy

Seniors & Parents

October 18

6th & 7th hours

High School Library & Computer Lab

Pizza Pie & Apply


November 21


Career Day

All students grades 7 through 12

December 13

8th hour

Science Room

Room 102

College Connections:

Scholarship Essay Writing


January 17

7th hour

Room 211

Ms. Santellano’s Room

College Connections:

Social Media Awareness

Juniors & Seniors

February 1

6:00 p.m.

High School Library

Planning & Paying for College

Presented by MDHE

Juniors & Parents

February 21

8th hour

Science Room

Room 102

College Connections:

Communication in College


March 14

6th hour

High School Library

College Connections:

ACT Prep


April 18

1st through 5th hours

High School Library




Counselor’s Office

Individual Student Meetings


April 25, 2018


Decision Day!




ACT Incentive Program

High school students: We now have an exciting new ACT incentive program! Your highest composite score for a test taken during the 2017-18 school year will be considered. Awards will be given out at normal scholarship distribution time (Friday before Labor Day) in the form of cash for graduates and gift cards for all others.

  • Grades 11&12

  • 23-25 $100, 26-28 $200, 29 and up $300

  • Grades 9&10

  • 22-23 $100, 24-25 $200, 26 and up $300

2017-18 Test Dates

Registration Deadline

Late Registration

*September 9, 2017

August 4

August 5-18

October 28, 2017

September 22

September 23-October 6

*December 9, 2017

November 3

November 4-17

*February 10, 2018

January 12

January 13-19

April 14, 2018

March 9

March 10-23

June 9, 2018

May 4

May 5-18

July 14, 2018

June 15

June 16-22

* Test administered at Osceola High School

Register at



Please check back frequently as this list will be updated.



November 27, 2017

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship is open to any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen and will be evaluated on scholarship, leadership, & financial need.

Dec. 15, 2017

Imagine America Foundation for students with a minimum of 2.5 GPA that demonstrate financial need voluntary community service.

January 1, 2018

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship for members of NWTF, judged on scholastic achievement, leadership abilities, community involvement, and commitment to conservation.

January 4, 2018

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship for seniors exhibiting leadership, drive, integrity & citizenship. This is a $10,000 renewable scholarship. Applications will be accepted online until January 4, 2018 at

January 31, 2018

Whiteman Spouses' Club Scholarship Applicants must be a graduating senior attending college as a freshman in either Fall of 2018 or Spring of 2019 and a spouse or dependent of an officer or enlisted military member and residing within 50 miltes of Whiteman AFB.  

February 1, 2018

James L. & Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Program 

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Missouri residents
  • Graduating high school seniors from a public or private high school in Missouri planning to enroll in a four-year college or university, or students completing one or two full years at a Missouri community college and transferring to a four year college or university at the sophomore or junior level.
  • Maintaining a 2.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less 

February 2, 2018

Elks National Foundation Legacy Award is a $4,000 scholarship for children and grandchildren of Elks members.

February 16, 2018

Mediacom World Class Scholarship ($1,000) Selection criteria include academic achievement, leadership abilities, school and/or community involvement, and teacher reference.

April 1, 2018

The Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri Scholarship ($2,500) is being offered to Missouri students who are sons or daughters of those who fall within the following categories:

(1) Those who have given their lives in the line of duty, including both military and first responders (police/fire)

(2) Those honorably discharged veterans who have passed after their term of service

(3) Those veterans or first responders disabled in the line of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized.

Click here to view or download the application.



Air Force Recruiter 
David D. Comstock, SSgt, USAF

Enlisted Recruiter

420 N. Rangeline Rd

Joplin, MO 64801
Mobile: (417) 622-1640

U.S. Army Recruiter 
SFC Kevin R. Bumgarner

Bolivar Center Leader

Office: 417-326-3109

Cell: 417-693-6178

Fax: 417-777-6345

Facebook: Sfc Kevin Bumgarner

Instagram: @SFC_BG

Twitter: @sfc_bumgarner

Missouri National Guard
Sgt Ryan Roberts 
Recruiting Assistant 
708 South Maguire 
Warrensburg, MO 64093 
Office: 660-747-8211 

Marines Recruiter 
SSgt Juan E. Corona 
PCS Nevada 
204 W. Cherry St.  
Nevada, MO 64772
Office: 417-667-2716 
Fax: 417-667-2731 
Cell: 479-871-4788
NRS Springfield, MO

Additional Financial Resources:

Scholarship Search

College Savings Plan Network 


CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE 

Direct Loans 

Student Loans 

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) 

Job Corps 

Financial Aid

Guide to Financial Aid for Minority Students  

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More information to come soon.


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