Senior Student/Parent meetings for college bound students

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PROCESS/FAFSA MEETING

The first in a series of two meetings for seniors planning to attend college will be held Wednesday, October 9th, at 6:30PM in the KHS Cafeteria. Parents and students are encouraged to attend these meetings. The meeting will last approximately one hour.

The topics for the October meeting will be the College Admissions Process and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Information will include how to apply to college, test requirements, meeting application deadlines, online/paper applications, college admission requirements, and college updates.  Jayme Jarrett, a Financial Aid Officer, will discuss filling out the FAFSA and answer questions. The FAFSA is the primary tool used to determine eligibility for all forms of federal and state financial aid, as well as some college and university based aid.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS/FINANCIAL AID MEETING

The second parent/student meeting will be held at Kenton High School on Wednesday, December 11th, at 6:30PM in the KHS Cafeteria. The meeting will last approximately one hour.

Jennifer Rogers and Amy Kohl, School Counselors, will present a brief overview of financial aid.  Kenton High School’s local scholarship program will also be discussed. This will include information about the Dollars for Scholarships, the Kenton Excellence for Education Foundation scholarships, local scholarships, and the R.E. and Joan Allen Scholarship. Last year seniors received scholarships totaling $153,300.00.

 

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