Monday, November 28, 2016

5 Questions All Juniors Should Ask (sponsored by ACT)

·         Why participating in sports, arts, and other activities can help after high school
·         Why the school counselor is a great resource for college and career planning
·         How to “try out” potential careers while still in high school
·         What your student’s priorities should be during junior and senior years
·         How to find scholarships, grants, and other ways to pay for college

Download this brand-new, FREE eBook—5 Questions Students Must Ask While College and Career Planning—for college and career planning tips, strategies, and other advice.

Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen - Official Miss America Scholarship Pageant

From the Director:

Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen Pageant is the only state teen pageant in Alabama associated with the Miss America Scholarship Organization, which is the leading source of scholarships for young women today.  In addition to the scholarships awarded at this year's state pageant, we are working diligently to increase the amount for next year.

All the contestants are intelligent, talented and leaders in their individual schools.  Contestants must be 13 - 17 years old, and up to a junior in high school.  Also, we ask that you visit our website at http://www.missalabamaot.com to learn more about our program.

Monday, November 14, 2016

McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University

From the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University:  

We are offering a one week Pharmacy Camp this summer for high school students that are interested in investigating a career as a Pharmacist.  We would like to invite your students to participate in this McWhorter School of Pharmacy Camp.  During the week of pharmacy camp they will experience hands-on learning about health careers in pharmacy, participate in tours of local health care facilities and local pharmacies, participate in compounding activities and hands on demonstrations in the McWhorter School of Pharmacy science laboratory.   Students who attend the camp will have the unique opportunity to spend time on the Samford campus and experience campus life with us, spend time with pharmacy professors, and have a lot of time to interact with other students also interested in careers in pharmacy. 

Enclosed is a flyer (CLICK THE LINK BELOW) that will provide them with all the important information regarding this exciting opportunity.  Please post this flyer on your bulletin board of opportunities for your students. 

Space is limited so please encourage them to apply early.  The application deadline is February 1, 2017. If they have any questions, please have them call 205-726-2008 or emailpharmacycamp@samford.edu.