Daily Announcements / March 27, 2015

posted Mar 27, 2015, 5:38 AM by Barbara Maxey

Due to school closing because of inclement weather during the months of February and March the deadline for the VHSL Allstate Foundation Achievement  Award Scholarship has been extended to April 1st.

 

The due date for the CVCC Honors Applications has been extended to Monday, April 5, 2015.

 

CVCC and AREVA will be introducing a new program ASITE-AREVA Summer Institute of Technology & Engineering.  Open House Info Session will be on Thursday, April 2nd from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the AREVA Mill Ridge Road location for interested students and their parents. Individuals are required to RSVP by phone to 434-832-7622 by 5:00 p.m. on April 1st if you plan to attend.

 

Brogan Thomas Franklin Live to Learn Scholarship in the amount of $1000 is designed for WCHS seniors who are planning to major in some form of English, creative writing, journalism, or teacher education.  A short essay is required.  Applications are in guidance. Deadline to apply is April 17th.

 

Dick Sargeson Tennis Scholarship sponsored by the Lynchburg Tennis Patrons Association will award 2 scholarship awards in the amount of $500 each.  Applicants must be a US citizen and have a GPA of at least 2.5.  A letter of recommendation from high school teacher or coach and an essay on how tennis has impacted your life is required.  Applications are available in the counseling office.  Deadline to return application is April 27th.

 

Seniors:  The sign-up sheet for the senior banquet is posted on Mr. Marano’s door. Please sign up if you are attending.

 

There will be a senior council meeting in the art room today during I/E time.  Please report if you are available.

 

Attention William Campbell:   Today is Career Day.  Middle School will be 8:00-10:30 and High School will be an all-day event in the library.  High schoolers will have the opportunity to visit during certain electives.  Bring a resume if you have one.  Multiple businesses are looking to hire.  See Ms. Pugh or Dr. Jordan is you have questions.

 

Brookneal Lions Club is offering a scholarship to one senior in the amount of $300 based on achievement, recommendation letter and a short essay.  Applications are in Guidance and need to be returned to Guidance by April 30th.

 

Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association (VNLA) will award scholarships of $1,500 to two or more students enrolled in a college of university for the next academic year and two or more scholarships of $750 to students enrolled in 2-year community college program who will be majoring in horticulture or related agricultural curriculum.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or equivalent and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Applications and info are available on the VNLA website under the "About" tab, "Scholarships" Or directly at http://www.vnla.org/portals/29/docs/Forms/ScholarshipWebForm2015.pdf.  Deadline to apply is April 15th.

 

Virginia Soybean Association (VSA) will award a scholarship to an undergraduate who is planning to attend a two or four year college or university.  All majors may apply but students who intend to pursue a career in an agricultural related field upon graduation are preferred.  Applications are in guidance.  Deadline to apply is April 13th.

 

Marine Corps League Lynchburg Area Detachment will offer two scholarships in the amount of $1000 to be given to graduating seniors from a public school in the city of Lynchburg or counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell, and Bedford. Applicant must be accepted to a college or technical school. Selection is based on essay, financial need, and school activities. Applications are available in guidance. Deadline to apply is May 13th.

 

The Baccalaureate signup sheet can be found on Mr. Cheatham’s door.  Please sign up if you are participating in the candle lighting service.  Partners must be a student of William Campbell Combined School (this includes the middle school).

 

Prom tickets went on sale March 11.  The cost of each ticket is $25.  Please see Mr. Cheatham or Marano to purchase.  Also if there is any junior or senior who failed to sign up for prom and wishes to attend see Mrs. Dunn ASAP.

 

Picture flyers for prom packages are in the main office on the counter.

 

 

Students attending prom; there is a song box located in the cafeteria.  Please fill out the slips with your song selections and drop in the box. 

 

Any student attending prom whose date is not from WC should pick up a guest form from the main office.  All applications are due back by April 4th.

 

You’re in luck high and middle school.  The yearbook price of $55 has been extended through April 3-this is no April Fool’s joke.  Please reserve your copy today and see Mrs. McGuire in room 110 for the first combined school yearbook.

 

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