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HHS Daily Bulletin
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY TO: CHANCE LILLY AND CHASE VELDBOOM
1. Congratulations to last week’s Activity Achievers of the Week: Mackenzie Rostad for Softball; Everyone that qualified for State Track and Field Championship in Laurel; Gina Schmit and Erica Huppert for Tennis; and Kendall McDonald and John Walker for Boys Tennis.
2. The Hamilton Booster Club All-Sports Banquet will be Thursday, May 30 at 6:00pm in the high school gym. The guest speaker will be Kermit Young,
Montana State University Hall of Fame Basketball Player and All American Honorable Mention. All letter winners in a sport including Speech-Debate and Drama will be honored with a free steak dinner. All others the cost will only be $7.00 for a steak dinner. At the banquet the Bronc and Lady Bronc of the Year Award, along with the Jimmy Robbins Award, the Booster Club Appreciation Award, Fan of the Year Award, and Coach of the Year Award will be presented. Also the Achievers of the Week will be recognized. Wall of Fame inductees will also be announced. Please plan to attend this fun evening.
3. No girls basketball open gym this week until Sunday at 12:45.
4. Permission slips to leave after finals each day the last week of school are due to the office now. If you don’t turn one in, you will have to report to Study Hall each day.
5. Attention all students that attended the Glacial Lake Missoula Geology field trip: We will be having a meeting to write thank you notes and share photos from the trip and take a group photo for the yearbook today at lunch in Mr. Schmit’s room
-- Get your baby picture for the slide show turned in! Give them to Ms. Muller or Brittany Mavros.
--Senior Awards night is on May 29th from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.
-- Have you turned in all of your scholarships and awards to the counselors? It is important that they see a copy whether or not you are accepting them. We want
to recognize everyone!
MBI Announcement: "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
And remember that at Hamilton High School we encourage you to please:
Be Safe, Be Responsible, Be Respectful
and GRADUATE BECAUSE GRADUATION MATTERS
-Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund – Honoring the sons and daughter of our military heroes. See the counselors for eligibility requirements. You can apply at
their website www.FAScholarship.com
Montana State University is extending the 2/1 deadline for Montana Premier Scholarships for new freshmen from Montana for a limited time. If you are still
considering Montana State for the fall of 2013, apply for Admission and apply for our Premier Scholarships asap.
American Legion has money available for students planning on attending college. Go to their website for Scholarship and financial aid information: www.legion.org/needalift
AES Engineers is offering a $500 scholarship. They believe that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining students that deserve to be helped with their higher education so this scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character. To be eligible, you will need to answer one of the essay questions that you find on their website, www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. Deadline is Oct. 4, 2013
BigSun Scholarship: The BigSun Organization offers this $500 scholarship to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All seniors who are
involved in some sport here at HHS are eligible for this award. Deadline is June 21st, 2013. See their website on how to apply: www.bigsunathletics.com
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship: Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) this year. Scholarship Deadline:
June 14, 2013. You will need to submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their web site. Check their website for more
Universal Athletics Scholarship: Two scholarships each in the amount of $500.00 will be given to a male and female that will be attending a Montana College or University. They are looking for quality young people who need additional funds to go on to college. They will not consider students who already have earned a full athletic or scholastic scholarship. Students with plans to enter the field of education will be given special attention. See the counselors for more information or go to www.universalathletic.com. Deadline is June 3rd.
B. Davis Scholarship: Creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are renewing this $1000 scholarship for 2013. See their website to find out more. Deadline is May 27th. Browse the website to learn more about applying for scholarships. http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarship.htm
Ravalli Electric Co-op will be accepting applications for their Luck of the Draw Scholarship. They give away 12 - $1000 scholarships at their Annual Meeting to graduating high school seniors. The application is on their website: ravallielectric.com. See the bulletin for the steps. (Click on about us then scholarships the PDF is attached at the bottom or on the home page, click on forms in the right quick links and then on the REC scholarship.) Deadline is May 24th.
Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship Fund: If you are enrolling in an accredited university, involved in aviation, have achievements based on sound merit
and have limited resources, see the counselors about this scholarship or you can go to their web site: www.dahlfund.org.
Junior Girls: STAR Scholarship is for girls who will be seniors in the fall. The deadline for the application is Nov. 30th. Looking into this scholarship now allows interested candidates to prepare needed components this summer or early fall. If you exhibit excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success, see the counselors for more information.
Seniors: Frenchtown Rural Fire District offers young men and women the opportunity to become trained and competitive for career fire service jobs through a resident Firefighter Emergency Medical Technician program. To find out more: see the poster in Senior corner or visit their website, www.frenchtownfire.org
StudentScholarships.org is a free resource for students that provides some good information on scholarship opportunities. See the counselors for a list of
scholarships that are available to Montana students. This information is not just for seniors. For more information see their website: studentscholarships.org
A variety of organizations have partnered to provide an all day Youth Conservation & Education Expo with the focus of shooting, hunting, ethics and education. It will occur on Saturday, May 4 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Red Slack Barn on Teller Wildlife Refuge. There will be great door prizes, such as key fishing and hunting access packages and trips to summer camps -- Outdoor Skills Camp, Wildlife Conservation Camp – both camps are a $450 value.
Summer Camp: Game Programming camp offered by the Department of Computer Science at the University of Montana. This is a great opportunity to have some fun programming and creating games and applications. No programming experience is necessary. The dates are July 29th through Aug. 2nd. Stop by the office if you would like more information.
Miss Teen Montana International: Applications are now being accepted. If selected, you will serve as an ambassador for Montana and have the chance to receive
prizes and college scholarship money. Competition includes: private interview and platform, fitness wear, fashion wear, and evening gown. See the counselors for
Ecology Project International is excited to offer scholarships to twelve students from Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming for a summer program in Yellowstone.
During this program you will have the chance to collect data alongside wildlife biologists, explore Yellowstone’ amazing geothermal features, monitor wolves and
much more. Scholarships will be awarded based on participant need and desire, which will be judged based on content provided via an essay. If interested, see the
Sophomores and Juniors: The Davidson Honors College at the U of M is again sponsoring the Kermit and Kathleen Schwanke Honors Institute. This is a summer
program being offered from June 16 through the 28th where you get the opportunity to stay on campus and take a college level course. They offer several courses:
Chemistry – a Potions course, or Creative Writing or a Digital Art in Motion course. You will receive 2 credits from taking a class and have lots of extra-
curricular activities from.which to choose. See the counselors for more information. There is also financial assistance available.