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Mrs. Van Zee 

7-12 Counselor

605-853-2455

courtney.vanzee@k12.sd.us

 

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 STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

 
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2/1/2026 11:59 PM
Juniors with experience on their high school newspapers will receive preference.
  
2/1/2026 11:59 PM
The National Academy of Engineering invites students (both boys and girls) in grades 3-12 to submit an essay with their engineering ideas for helping vulnerable and endangered animals. Cash prizes of $500, $250, and $100 are available for the best essays in each of 3 age categories.
  
4/1/2026 11:59 PM
See Mr. Schumacher for forms and details
  
4/15/2028 11:59 PM
The Cancer Unwrapped High School Writing Contest invites students to submit essays about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win one of several $500 cash prizes. Winning essays will be well-written, compelling and emotionally honest. Details: *Open to students in grades 9-12 residing in the US *Essays must be between 500-2000 words *Essays must be submitted at www.cancerpathways.org by April 15, 2019 For more information please email Liz Lange at liz@cancerpathways.org
  
6/25/2030 11:59 PM
The HS Navigator Young Scholars Program strives to engage academically talented students with a strong desire to pursue careers in computer science and related areas. The program incorporates a lecture series, research exposure experiences, and networking opportunities. Participants will also get the chance to work on live projects on a variety of latest CS and modern fields. The opportunity itself is a remote 8-Weekend online program where every weekend will consist of 2-4 hrs webinars and labs on scheduled topics. Students can then create their own blogs or sites to help showcase the projects that they have made! This will be unique opportunity for all Middle and High school student who are not able to find any summer program in this pandemic time. Apply Online at Young Scholar Program Application page Important Details 1. Application Start Date : May 1 2. Application Deadline : June 25, 2021 3. Program Date : July 3- Aug 29,2021 4. Application Fees : Free More details available at Company Brochure. Final schedule will be made available to all selected candidates by the end of June. This will be a great experience for all students who pursue careers in Computer science. HS Navigator is a one-stop search tool for finding pre-college summer programs or internships or volunteer opportunities for high school students created by high school students only. Please share with the students for this free young scholar program. Admission will be done on rolling basis. Thanks again, Please do share any comments or suggesion which can help school counselor and we will add as enhancement project in the Young Scholar Program Sincerely, Mehar Johal Senior at South Brunswick High School, NJ HS Navigator Website Developer Certified Amazon AWS and Oracle OCI Cloud Architect Certified Amazon Machine Learning Specialist My Linkedin
  
12/31/2030 11:59 PM
Eligibility Open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending high school overseas. Additional questions regarding eligibility may be emailed to essaycontest@thefire.org. Word Length Word Length Students must submit an essay between 700 and 900 words on the provided topic below. Deadline Deadline FIRE must receive all entries by 11:59 EST, December 31, 2021. Winners will be announced by February 15, 2022. Scholarship Prizes Scholarship Prizes One $10,000 first prize, one $5,000 second prize, three $1,000 third place prizes and four $500 prizes will be awarded.
  
3/1/2032 11:59 PM
Sophomores and juniors and seniors who live in Dakota Energy Cooperative's service area are eligible to apply. Winners will be taken on an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. June 17 – 23, 2023.
  
4/1/2166 11:59 PM
See Mr. Schumacher for forms and details.
  
5/15/2168 11:59 PM
Would you like to honor and serve America? Do you want to prepare for your future while making new friends? Then rise to the challenge of cadet membership in the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol. The CAP Cadet Program is a year-round program where Cadets fly, learn to lead, hike, camp, get in shape, and push themselves to new limits. If you’re dreaming about a career in aviation, space, or the military, CAP’s Cadet Program is for you. To become a cadet, you must be be at least 12 years old and not yet 19 years old. Cadets usually meet 2 hours per week and one Saturday per month, on average, and also have opportunities to attend leadership encampments, career academies, and other activities during the summer.
  
12/31/2168 11:59 PM
Pilot Pen is continuing the G2 Overachievers Student Grant designed to reward and celebrate one exceptional young scholar (aged 13 to 19, in middle school or high school) who is making a difference in others’ lives outside of the classroom. One student grant winner will earn $12,500 to further their education and/or continue their good works. The winner’s school will also be awarded $2,500 to help enhance their efforts to foster student overachievement. Entrants are required to submit 1,000 to 2,500 handwritten words expressing how they, or a student they know, are working outside the classroom to benefit others. Submissions for the G2 Overachievers Student Grant will be accepted until December 31st, 2019.
  
5/21/2170 11:59 PM
Held July 11-15, 2021 at the University of South Dakota • Receive one general college credit from USD at no additional cost. • Meet fellow students from other high schools and make lasting friendships. • Enjoy great food, fun and games. • One day field trip to tour/visit nationally known accounting firm and regional business. • A chance to win a scholarship to the USD Beacom School of Business. • Explore the University of South Dakota’s AACSB International accredited business school. • Explore the field of accounting and the many opportunities available to accounting graduates!
 
 
 

 CAREER PLANNING

 
 America's Career InfoNet
 Bureau of Labor Statistics
 CareerEDventure.org
 Monster Job Search
 MonsterTrak Entry Level Jobs
 Occupational Outlook Handbook
 Salary.com
 South Dakota Career InSite
 SD Health Occupations for Today & Tomorrow (SDHOTT)
 SD MyLife (see Ms. Bertsch for username & password)
 Titan Machinery Service Technician Sponsorship Program
 Today's Military
 

 TESTING INFORMATION

 
  
  
  
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