STEAM-H scholarship

Governor Glenn Youngkin, First Lady Suzanne S. Youngkin, and the Virginia Council on Women today announced the 13th Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Healthcare (STEAM-H) essay scholarship and encourage female high school senior students to enter.

The STEAM-H Scholarship is available to female seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 and are planning to go into a STEAM or Healthcare field.

Applications and guidelines are available online here.

Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2024.

Essays will be judged by a panel of Council members and individuals who represent STEAM-H fields.

Winners will be notified in late April 2024.

The scholarship awards will be presented in the spring of 2024.

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Three local school districts awarded for innovation

Three local school districts were honored with the Everfi Empowered District seal.

Those districts include Frederick, Warren, and Shenandoah County Public Schools.

Everfi is a leading social impact education innovator that evaluates public school districts based on their exemplary commitment to comprehensive, digital-first education strategies on topics like financial literacy, social-emotional learning, sustainability, and health.

School districts are awarded the Everfi Empowered Seal on a variety of criteria based on high impact practices across diverse well-being topics that are translated into measurable technology metrics along with at least 10% of the student population utilizing Everfi’s resources.

Some of those criteria include the use of efficacy based programs, well trained staff, appropriate placement, sufficient reach, and outcomes evaluated.

Students within Empowered Seal school districts are eligible to participate in the essay-based scholarship competition which awards $6,000 in scholarships each fall and spring.

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Edward Jones 5 K extends its deadline to register

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According to an announcement from Bret Hrbek the Edward Jones 5 K race for education deadline for registration has been extended.

Due to the inclement weather on Sat. Mar. 12 the race will be held virtually with a new registration deadline of Mar. 31.

You can register for the 5 K here.

You should submit your time with a picture to brethrbek@gmail.com by Apr. 1.

Times will be posted on the active.com site here.

The 5 K benefits the Warren Coalition’s scholarship program.

The race will also benefit the Warren and Skyline High School’s cross country teams.

Those who have already registered a packet with your T-Shirt and more should reach you soon.

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Shenandoah 4-H offers scholarship

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Shenandoah County 4-H past and present Future Farmers of America (FFA) members are eligible for a scholarship.

The scholarship is 4-H Dairy Club endowed and meant to further education.

Preference is given to candidates who have dairy experience but any area of study will qualify.

Applications are available from school guidance departments, FFA advisors or the Shenandoah County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Applications must be submitted by May 15.

More information and applications are available here or by calling (540) 459-6140.

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