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Counselor


Welcome to the Lawton-Bronson Jr./Sr. High School Counseling page. Mrs. Erin Benson is the 7-12 School Counselor and is here to help students with Career, Academic, and Personal Issues.


 
SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION 
  • Lawton-Bronson Education Association Scholarship  Deadline:  April 28  *Emailed the application to every senior! LBEA Scholarship Application
  • Teachers Memorial Scholarship  Deadline:  April 28  *Emailed the application to every senior!
  • Dr. John Ohlfest Scholarship  Deadline:  April 30  *Emailed the application to every senior!
  • Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship  Deadline:  April 30   http://www.iowagames.org/BPMScholarship
  • Betty Grigg Andrus and Robert Andrus Scholarship  Deadline:  April 30  *Emailed the application to every senior!
  • Woodbury County Cattlemen's Association  Deadline:  May 1  *Those planning on a career in/related to ag; you or a guardian must be a member of the Assoc. Apps in my office
  • Robert D. Byrd Scholarship  Deadline:  May 10  http://rdblue.org/scholarship/
  • Unity Point Scholar Athlete Award  Deadline:  May 12  www.unitypointscholarathlete.com   *If you apply, please turn in to Mrs. Benson!
  • BestMattressReview  Deadline:  May 19  https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/ 
  • Children's Cancer Connection Empowering Scholarship  Deadline:  May 26  Apps in my office  *Applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer--more details in my office
  • Mig Vapor Scholarship  Deadline:  May 31  https://www.migvapor.com/scholarship
  • PGA Iowa Section Foundation  Deadline:  June 16  https://iowapgafoundation.org/burkart-scholarship/ 
  • Earl Kizzier, Sara McElrath and Barb Carr Scholarship  Deadline:  June 23  *Students who are CURRENTLY enrolled in a medical training program  Apps in my office
  • Aspiring Nursing Scholarship  Deadline:  June 31  http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/
  • Redfin Scholarship  Deadline: July 31  https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship
  • Car Seat Research Scholarship  Deadline:  November 30, 2017  http://carseatresearch.com/scholarship/.


IN ADDITION TO THE SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED ABOVE, PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK THE COLLEGE'S FINANCIAL AID/SCHOLARSHIP WEBPAGE.  EVERY SCHOOL WILL HAVE DEADLINES SET FOR APPLYING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS SO PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THAT!
                 Example:  University of Iowa scholarships can be found at admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships






College Representative Information
Juniors and Seniors interested in attending a college visit at Lawton-Bronson, must sign up first with Mrs. Benson the day before the scheduled visit. All visits are during Success in the Counseling Office unless noted otherwise.  I will have these on the announcements!
Upcoming Visits:
  • Mount Marty--April 11

Regent Admission Index (RAI)--Board or Regents State of Iowa  http://www.regents.iowa.gov/RAI/
4 Factors included in RAI are:  1) ACT/SAT score  2) High school rank  3) Cumulative GPA  4) Number of core courses (English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language)
Some of your WIT courses can be included in this formula--see me for questions. 

ACT Information
 
ACT Registration and Testing Dates 
 
Test Date                                       Registration Deadline
                             
June 10, 2017                                            May 5, 2017

ACT FEES
ACT--$39.50
ACT with writing--$56.50   (Check https://actapps.act.org/writPrefRM/  to see if the colleges you are considering require or recommend the ACT writing test).
To register, click on www.actstudent.org
School Code:  162-440

Test Prep
PRACTICE WORKBOOKS from ACT are available in my office!
ACT prep class in the Spring at WIT--Chad Cargill ACT prep workshop--more information to come SPRING 2017!
 

 Transcript Information
  • Requests for high school transcripts can be made by contacting Erin Benson at bensone@lb-eagles.org or Liz Hanna, High School Secretary at hannal@lb-eagles.org
  • Requests for college transcripts (WIT courses) can be made by contacting WIT by:
  • ALL SENIORS who have completed courses through WIT will need to do the step above upon graduation to ensure your WIT transcript gets to your post secondary institution 
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 Helpful Websites


**Seniors who wish to play college athletics will need to go to either NCAA or NAIA website and register**  You will need to have your
ACT scores be sent to them directly from ACT (www.actstudent.org)

Upcoming Events 

JUNIORS--
  • No announcements at this time


SOPHOMORES--
  • No announcements at this time

Factors in the Admission Decision (Source:  NACAC Admission Trends Survey, 2011)
  1. High School Grades
  2. Grades in college prep course
  3. Strength of curriculum
  4. Admission test scores (ACT)
 
 
 
Contact Information
Erin Benson
100 Tara Way
Lawton, IA 51030
Phone number:  712-944-5181
Fax number:  712-944-5568
School code for ACT, NCAA, NAIA is 162-440








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