Class of 2021 Information
By Dawn Hicks
Juniors only: The PSAT will be administered on Oct 16 during the school day. The junior year is the only score that will count towards qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship. You must register to take this test. See Ms. Hicks by Friday, Aug 23 to register and pay $16. Bring exact change or pay with check made payable to Vance Charter School. Don't forget you can practice on www.collegeboard.org. If you have any questions, see Ms. Hicks.
PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created in 1995 to recognize students in middle and high school grades (5 - 12) who have demonstrated exemplary community service. These prestigious awards sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, are presented annually on the local, state, and national level. To be considered for the award, you must complete the application found at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit by Nov. 1 and submit the application to Ms. Hicks. If you are selected to be a state honoree, you will be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship along with an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, DC for four days.
Dream Big! Win Big! ACT Scholarship
Enter for your chance to win a $15,000 Scholarship + $5,000 Tech Package in the ACT Scholarship Giveaway! Eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors who register for the ACT test between 9/3/2019 and 6/26/2020 are automatically entered for a chance to win. It's that easy! To register for the ACT, visit www.act.org. If you qualify for a fee waiver, see Ms. Hicks.