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Lake Michigan Credit Union”s Lloyd F. Hutt Scholarship Competition.  Application deadline 1/31/20.
 
Kent ISD Career Readiness Events for Students & Parents

 


TALK & TOUR CAREER SERIES
Designed for students in grades 7-12, these free career exploration events are like getting 5 job shadows in one!  Students & parents can hear directly from a panel of professionals, ask career questions, and tour the employer’s workspace.  Space is limited. Over 20 different career fields & industries will be featured over the course of the school year. Visit our webpage to register and for the full schedule
Upcoming events:


Architecture and Engineering Careers @ Progressive AE, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:00-7:30PM
Information Technology Careers @ Atomic Object, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:00-7:30PM

Health & RehabilitationCareers @ Hope Network, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 6:00-7:30PM

 

HVACR Engineering Technology & Energy Management Summer Academy
The HVACR Summer Academy is a free, one-day on-campus event designed to increase interest in career paths for 10th-12th grade students. The day will feature hands-on activities and interaction with current Ferris HVACR students and faculty members. There will be an opportunity for parents to receive assistance with application procedures. June 16 or 17, 2020 in Big Rapids. Click here for more information. Or contact Jill Trinklein (231) 591-2695.

 

Health Careers Immersion Program 
Kent County high school seniors interested in exploring health careers during the 2020 Winter semester are invited to apply to the Kent ISD Health Career Immersion Program.  This unique semester-long, 5-hour-a-week job shadow experience gives students a behind-the-scenes look at a variety of health careers in hospital and clinic settings.  Application deadline is December 1 by 5:00 PM.  (Juniors might want to check this out so they can consider participating next year).  Click here for full details and application

Scholarship Opportunity
Kent Precision Metalforming Association West Michigan District recognizes a need to support students who want to pursue a career in the metalforming industry, and wishes to lend its financial support through a scholarship program. $1,000 per year for up to 2 years. The Award may be renewed in the second year based on evidence satisfactory to the District that the recipient has maintained a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during the school years covered by the award. Click here for more information and the application.

 

GROUNDHOG SHADOW DAY UPDATE

Groundhog Shadow Day (GSD) will be on Friday, March 13, 2020. Registration will open on Monday, February 3 (GSD is on a Sunday) and the event will take place 6 weeks later. (Yes, we are trying to keep the theme – but are done fighting Mother Nature!J). Groundhog Shadow Day is a one day job shadow experience for 9-12 grade Kent County Students. More information to come!

 

 

 

 

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2019 Visit Days
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Looking for a job in health care?
You could be ready to enter the growing field of health care in just six months or less.   Get the answers you need to make an informed decision about which career is right for you at free information sessions that will be held at GRCC.  Training is offered for careers as a medical assistant or phlebotomist.  Certified Nurse's Aid program will be added soon.
 
 
College Open Houses
For a listing of college open houses, click on the College Open Houses and Visits link in the column to the right.
  
 
YES Scholarship for Study Abroad
Full scholarships are available to students who would like to study abroad!
 
 
18 year old males are required to register with Selective Service
Registration is required to stay eligible for Federal Student Loans and Grants, State Student Aid, most Federal jobs and jobs with the US Postal Service.  It's easy and it's the law.  Register at any US Post Office or at sss.gov.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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ACT Testing
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