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Acevedo, Jennifer
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Alves, Teri
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Cornell, Jennifer
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Eshaghi, Sabrina
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Frank, Kristie
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Nascimento, Jamie
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Sanchez, Phil
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Vallerand, Elisabeth
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News

3/30/17

We started in a dorm room and now we’re a real company. It’s time for us to pay it forward. We’re offering a $500 tuition scholarship once a year!

We love our hometown (fun fact – four of our employees share the same hometown) and want to find out what you’re bringing from home to college with you.  It could be a physical object, like your favorite sweatshirt, or a lesson your soccer coach taught you; whatever you’re “carrying” to college, share the significance with us and explain the sentimental value and story behind it. To win, describe this item/experience/lesson in a piece no longer than 1000 words, but please include between 1-5 of your own related pictures.

Who’s Eligible

High School student (18 years old+) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2017.

How Much

$500 to be used for tuition.

How to Enter

Write a brief essay (maybe 500-1000 words) about what you’re bringing with you to college and explain the significance. Then submit your essay along with a few pictures for bonus points. We’ll be announcing the winner on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Don’t forget to follow us so we can send you a message when you win!

Deadlines

Please submit no later than August 31, 2017.

 

See the following attachment for more information.

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Attachments:
1/23/17

Our scholarship is called “Outdoor Hobbyist Scholarship Program”. This is an annual scholarship, requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $1000 dollars towards their cost of education.

 

All of the application details and the 2017 essay topic are available on our website 

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Which scholarship search engine should you use?

Seniors:  Here's some helpful information for you as you continue your search on the web for scholarships.  With so many websites to choose from, it can be hard to decifer which ones are helpful and which ones might potentially be a scam.  Read this article to get more information on which search engines to consider:  http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2011/01/20/compare-5-top-scholarship-search-engines 

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Transcripts

Current Students

You can e-mail Elisabeth Vallerand or stop by the Registrar's office to request your transcript to be sent to a college or picked up. There is no fee for the first two transcripts. 

 

Prior Students / Graduates or Non Grads

Effective 10-22-12, Transcripts are $3.00 and there is a 24 hour turnaround.  You may stop by OR mail in your transcript request to:


Elisabeth Vallerand, Registrar
Pitman High School
2525 W. Christoffersen Parkway
Turlock, CA 95382

Make sure to list your legal name / graduation year / date of birth / phone number / name and address of the college you would like to send your transcript to. If you have any questions, you may e-mail Elisabeth Vallerand or call (209) 656-5162.

Requests can be faxed to 209-656-1639, Attn: Elisabeth Vallerand 

The SAT/ACT

In order to meet entrance requirements for the UC and CSU systems as well as most other colleges/universities students must take the SAT and/or the ACT. These tests are used by colleges and universities to determine/predict whether or not a student will be successful in college and are used to determine eligibility for entrance into each college/university. Although these tests are not the only factor in the admissions process, they are a necessary requirement for all students who apply to a four year college/university.

Paper applications and registration materials are available in the PHS Counseling Office. Students can also register on-line for the SAT @ www.collegeboard.com and for the ACT @ www.actstudent.org. Please see your PHS counselor if you have questions about the SAT/ACT.

**Students applying to a UC Campus must take either the SAT/ACT AND the SAT II (subject tests)**
**Students should check with each college/university in which they plan to apply for testing requirements**

The links below will provide you with the information you need to take and register for the SAT/ACT.
  • LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SAT REASONING TEST
  • LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SAT SUBJECT TESTS
  • College Admissions Requirements - SAT Subject Tests
  • SAT TEST DATES
  • WHAT IS THE ACT?
  • ACT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • ACT TEST DATES FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR
  • ACT TEST DATES FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR
  • College Guide