The Academy for Math, Engineering & Science

5715 South 1300 East,  Salt Lake City, UT 84121                     Phone (801) 278-9460            www.ames-slc.org/

INTEGRITY  *  FAILURE LEADS TO SUCCESS

  *  SPEAK WITH GOOD PURPOSE 

*  THIS IS IT  *  COMMITMENT  *  OWNERSHIP 

*  FLEXIBILITY  *  BALANCE

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION  *  COLLABORATION 

*  CRITICAL THINKING  *  CREATIVITY 

*  COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Counseling Center Personnel

Denece Taylor-Begay, Counselor A-L   801-278-9460 ext 105

dtaylorbegay@ames-slc.org 

Hema Katoa - Dean of Students
801-278-9460 ext. 110
hkatoa@ames-slc.org 

Kari Gardner - Counselor L-Z     801-278-9460 ext 104             kgardner@ames-slc.org

Jowee Upshaw - Registrar
801-278-9460 ext. 107
jupshaw@ames-slc.org

Susan McHenry, Counseling Secretary

801-278-9460 ext. 108

smchenry@ames-slc.org 

Scholarship

Spotlight

News & Announcements

Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Due Dec. 27, 2019
$1000, $750, $500 Awarded
Winning essays will be posted on The National WWII Museum’s website, along with the names of the honorable mentions.
Contest is open to all high school students in the United States, US territories, and U S military bases.
Your essay must be 1,000 words or less. Only one essay per student may be submitted.

https://www.andrewflusche.com/scholarship/

 

Seniors
Due Dec. 30, 2019
Two winners will be chosen each year, 1 per semester, and each winner will receive $500 to put towards higher education. The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about different legal issues. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) about avoiding distracted driving (e.g. cell phones, passengers, radio, etc).

https://afscme.org/members/scholarships

 

Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Due Dec. 31, 2019
​Description, Prizes & Deadline: The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund continues its yearly Youth Essay Contest celebrating the Second Amendment as an integral part of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Essays will be judged in two categories: Senior (grades 9-12) and Junior (grades 8 and below), with separate cash prizes awarded to the winners in each category. First place cash prizes are $1,000, $600 for second place, $200 for third place, and $100 for fourth place.

https://comedydefensivedriving.com/scholarships

 

Seniors
Due Dec. 31, 2019
$1,000. Design an advertisement that will educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving, and convince them with a clear call to action not to text and drive, drink and drive, eat and drive, or any other distraction you choose to focus on. We are looking for creative, and helpful ads with maybe a bit of humor or irony.​

https://www.fastweb.com/contests/truth_initiative/splash

Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Due Dec. 31, 2019
1st prize: $350 * 2nd prize: $200 * 3rd prize: $100
​All entries must be the original creation of the submitting author. All rights to the entries must be owned by the author and shall remain the property of the author.

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship

Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Due Dec. 31, 2019
$10,000
​"Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?" (250 words or less)

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COLLEGE REPS TO VISIT AMES

  Many college representatives will be here to give a 30 minute presentation.  Any student is welcome to attend.  There are sign-up sheets on the Counseling Center door (Kari’s side). Make sure you sign up ahead of time so we can excuse you from class to attend.  Here are the upcoming college visits:

 

 

IMPORTANT FOR SENIORS!

If you are applying to the University of Utah, there have been 2 big changes to the application process.

The priority admissions application deadline is November 1stfor ALL applicants not just Honors College which is a month earlier than last year. In order to be considered for Merit Scholarships, you need to apply to the University of Utah before November 1st.  Students, please make sure your transcript looks the way you want it to before that day.

 

                                           

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