With the rising cost of college and the continually increasing competition in the job market, college scholarships are more important than ever.
To help students bridge the gap to the next phase of their life, Seymour High School has developed a solid and diverse scholarship structure for their students.
For example, 85 percent of the total scholarships consider academic achievement as a major proponent, while 70 percent award students on a need-based criterion.
“The reason the total percentage on the scholarships adds up to more than 100 is because many of the scholarships consider at multiple factors,” said Cheryl Troutman, one of SHS’s counselors. “Within the last eight years there has being an increasing number of scholarships that emphasize community service and leadership.”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.