It's never too early for high school students to start preparing for college and the LHS College and Career Center is hosting events to help spur students to consider their options now that the school year is underway. 

Lobo University begins January 2020

Thu Dec 19, 2019

It's never too early for high school students to start preparing for college and the LHS College and Career Center is hosting events to help spur students to consider their options now that the school year is underway.

LHS seniors (and their parents) are invited to attend a program on financial aid options for college-bound students and college admission testing.”

Session 5: Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6:30 PM, outside the LHS College and Career Center on the second floor of the main building 

Topic:  “The PSAT, SAT, ACT and Getting Juniors Ready to Apply to College”

Target Audience:  9th-11th Grade Parents

First, Kay Ray and Linda Buie will explain the components of the October 2019 PSAT score report.  All freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who took the October 2019 PSAT and their parents are encouraged to attend.

Next, Kay Ray, scholarship coordinator, will explain all that juniors need to do during the spring semester so that they are ready to apply to college in fall 2020 of their senior year.  Information will include taking college admission exams, writing college admission essays, and meeting college deadlines.

Session 6: Wednesday, January 22, 2019, 6:30 PM, outside the LHS College and Career Center on the second floor of the main building 

Topic:  “Earning College Scholarships”

Target Audience:  12th Grade Parents

Kay Ray, scholarship coordinator, will explain how students can earn thousands in scholarships from local community organizations, businesses, churches, and school organizations.  Mrs. Ray will also explain the importance of the student resumé, giving examples to follow so students can create an outstanding resumé, and the importance of letters of recommendation.  She will have a list of all the local scholarships LHS students won by the Class of 2019.

The College and Career Center posts all opportunities for students on its school website, on its Facebook page, and on the daily announcements that appear on the LHS website.

"It's just another way we hope to communicate so that students and parents know about all they could take advantage of," Ray said. "I have already sent out several reminds to parents with good response from those who are registered."

For more information please contact Longview High School at (903) 663-1301.

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