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.

SENIOR YEAR CALENDAR

Month to month guide to help navigate your senior year!

Scholarship Information

Hagan Scholarship Foundation Deadline: December 1 https://haganscholarships.org/

Christina Hixson Opportunity Award Deadline: December 15 www.hixson.dso.iastate.edu *Seniors planning to attend ISU

Siouxland Community Foundation Scholarships Deadline: February 1 www.siouxlandcommunityfoundation.org *Email sent to all seniors 11/16/2021

Grand Lodge of Iowa A.F & A.M Deadline: March 1, 2022 https://grandlodgeofiowa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/MCEC_ScholarshipApplication_2022.pdf

New Cooperative Scholarship Program Deadline: March 4, 2022 *Email sent to all seniors 11/23/2021

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship Deadline: March 11, 2022 www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SeniorScholarship

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship Deadline: April 4 https://www.iowagames.org/brian-pearson-memorial-scholarship/

The Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship Deadline: May 2, 2022 *Email send to all seniors 11/24/2021

Iowa PGA Section Foundation Charlie Burkhart Scholarship Deadline: June 18 https://www.iowapgajuniorgolf.com/charlie-burkart/

Scholarship search websites: https://www.fastweb.com/ https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/ https://finaid.org/scholarships/ https://www.goingmerry.com/

College/University specific Scholarships: Check your college's financial aid webpage for scholarships Example: University of Iowa scholarships can be found at admissions.uiowa.edu/finances/scholarships

College Representative Information


Websites to help with the college search: http://www.collegeraptor.com/ https://planyouradventure.net http://www.collegeresults.org/ https://www.icansucceed.org/

College Admission Process

ISU, UNI or U of Iowa: Admission is typically based on your Regent Admission Index (RAI)--http://www.regents.iowa.gov/RAI/ (ACT, Cumulative GPA, # of Core Courses)

Other Colleges/Universities: See their websites for information on admission requirements!!

Sending High School Transcript: Email Mrs. Benson

Sending College Transcript (WIT): Online at https://www2.witcc.edu/transcripts/ or by calling 712-274-6403

Athletic Eligibility: Register with NCAA (https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/) or NAIA (http://www.playnaia.org/) eligibility if you plan to continue athletics in college.

FAFSA Information/Assistance

Website: www.fafsa.gov

The FAFSA is ALWAYS FREE and opens up October 1st.

For help, contact: Jessa Grosenheider at the Iowa College Access Network

515-402-4211

jgrosenheider@icansucceed.org

Virtual and in-person appointments available

ACT Information

Test Date: Registration deadline: Test Fees: High School Code: 162-440

December 11 November 5 ACT without writing--$60 or ACT with writing--$85

February 12 January 7 Late Registration Fee--$36

April 2 February 25

June 11 May 6

July 16 June 17

*Face masks required.

Test Prep

Practice Tests: Available in my office

Websites: www.actexampracticetests.com www.number2.com http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests https://study.com/act/act-practice-tests.html

SAT Information

SAT Registration, Testing Dates and Test Fees

To register, click on https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat

Subjects tested: Reading, Writing and Language, Math

Test Date Registration Deadline Test Fees

October 2 September 3 SAT--$55

November 6 October 8 Late Registration Fee--$35

December 4 November 4

March 12 February 11

May 7 April 8

June 4 May 5

**Face coverings required.

Test Prep

Website: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/full-length-practice-tests

Military Planning

ASVAB will be offered to students interested in joining the military.

To register, see Mrs. Benson (no fee to test)

Test Date: October 14, 2021 at 8:30am Approx. 3 hour test

Test Prep:

Websites: https://asvabpracticetestonline.com/ https://www.4tests.com/asvab

HS Course Guide

2019-20 Course Guide

Contact Information

Erin Benson

100 Tara Way

Lawton, IA 51030

Phone number: 712-944-5181

Fax number: 712-944-5568

bensone@lb-eagles.org

School code for ACT, NCAA, NAIA is 162-440