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.


Month to month guide to help navigate your senior year!

Scholarship Information

Hagan Scholarship Foundation Deadline: December 1

Christina Hixson Opportunity Award Deadline: December 15 *Seniors planning to attend ISU

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

Grand Lodge of Iowa A.F & A.M Deadline: March 1, 2022

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

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship Deadline: April 4

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

Scholarship search websites:

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

College Representative Information

Websites to help with the college search:

College Admission Process

ISU, UNI or U of Iowa: Admission is typically based on your Regent Admission Index (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 or by calling 712-274-6403

Athletic Eligibility: Register with NCAA ( or NAIA ( eligibility if you plan to continue athletics in college.

FAFSA Information/Assistance


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

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


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


SAT Information

SAT Registration, Testing Dates and Test Fees

To register, click on

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


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:


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

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