Colleges / Scholarships / Open House Info

MOST OF THE INFORMATION BELOW IS FOR THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2021.  SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE CLASS OF 2022 WILL UPDATE TO THIS PAGE AS WE RECEIVE NEW INFORMATION

JOBS / WORK

09/20/22

JARRETT COMPANIES: If you are at least 15 1/2, and are looking for another opportunity within the Jarrett companies, they are looking for part-time employees at Old Carolina BBQ & BAJA West Coast Kitchen.  Stop in the Restaurants to apply!  You will also receive free food, a $250 sign on bonus, a discount at Zephyrs & Crossfit plus it's a fun place to work!  Or apply at:  Jarrettcareers.com/careers/

OABGC JOBS:  If you are looking for an Opportunity to get work experience, earn some money & make a difference in your community, the Orrville Area Boys & Girls Club is looking for Youth Development Professionals (YDP) to join their team!  They are seeking individuals who have a passion for helping KIDS and are organized and self-motivated!  Priority is given to those students with FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES!  Contact Josh today to discuss the opportunities available.  jnolan@oabgc.org, or call 330.683.4888.

CONCRETE BUSINESS / Planning for Employment: If there is any Senior interested in the Concrete business, there may be on-line classes which makes obtaining a degree in this industry more viable.  Rhodes State College offers both a one-year Certificate and a Two-year Degree.  Partnering with Ohio Concrete, there is scholarship money available which can make a zero tuition cost to the student!  For more information, ontact Bob Krulik at bob@ohioconcrete.org or Erik Robey, Rhodes State College at robey.e@rhodesstate.edu

 

FURNITURE ANNEX/Orrville; Warehouse & Delivery - Call: Linda @ 330.466.0083;  J & O PLASTICS, Rittman - Hiring individuals - Call: 330.927.3169

 

PANERA BREAD:  Now Hiring!  Team Members!  Flexible Scheduling, Competitive Wages & Tips, Part-Time or Full-Time!  Must be at least 15 years old.  Text BREAD to 242424  

 

VETERINARY CLINIC POSITIONS:  We are looking for hard-working, teachable applicants for positions at our pet lodge.  If you have any interest in this type of work, please  notify Sally at:  Sally.acvc@gmail.com  

 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

Wayne County Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship-2022:  WCCFCU Awards two scholarships annually.in the amount of $500 each.  Applications will be available after the first of the year (2022) at www.wccfcu.com.  Completed application must be received in the WCCFU office by mail, email (info@wccfcu.com), in person or in the WCCFCU night depository by 11:59PM, appproximately APRIL 15th, 2022  (Deadline).

STAR SCHOLARSHIP / WCSCC:  The Wayne County Schools Career Center is again sponsoring the $1,000 Star Scholarship for full-time career development training through Adult & Community Education at the WCSCC.  All application information is kept confidential.  Applications will be available in the Guidance Office after the first of the year (2022) with a deadline of April 15th. 

WAYNE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP INFO: Graduating Seniors applying to Wayne College with a 3.5 GPA; a 24 ACT or higher; fully admitted to Wayne College with the Wayne College Scholarship Application which is submitted by February 25th, 2022 will be considered.  Eligibility is not based on Financial Need or College Credit done in high school.  Student must be enrolled as a full-time student at Wayne College with at least 12 credit hours or more for the Fall of 2022.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kristin Foy Samson at Wayne College.  

THE Class of 2022 Scholarship Packets will be passed out Tue, Feb 8th, 2022 to all seniors in attendance by Mrs. Hamsher & Mrs. Dickerhoof.  If you are not able to be in attendance and did not receive yours, they will be available to pick up in the OHS Guidance Office, or from Betty at the Career Center.  Deadline for our Local Scholarship applications will be:  March 10th, 2022   Please continue to check the Wayne County Community Foundation website for other  scholarships, their requirements and deadlines, that have an online application.

WCCF (Wayne County Community Foundation) 2022 Scholarships:  The WCCF will be updated soon for this years (2021-22) scholarship information.  Seniors should get a head start and sign on to their website and check out which scholarships you are eligible to apply for.  Some have an actual paper application that you can print off and complete, and others you may need to upload your RESUME', Letters of Recommendation, Essays, etc...BE READY to apply for them online at the WCCF website (https://www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org/grants-and-scholarships).    Local Scholarship information and applications will be handed out at the Senior Scholarship Meeting on Wed, February 10th, 2022If you have any questions, please stop in the OHS Guidance Office. 

JOHN F. KENNEDY - 2022 PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTESTFOR ALL H.S. Students 9-12... If interested in writing an Essay / Topic: Describe and analyze an Act of Political Courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK's birthCheck out jfklibrary.org/essaycontest  DEADLINE: January 14th, 2022 

The Top 25 Students Receive Awards: 1st / $10,000; 2nd place / $3,000; 3rd place-5 finalists / $1,000; Eight semifinalists / $100; and Ten Honorable Mentions. 

Participate from Home or School!  

 

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU Of AKRON / Marketplace Education Initiative:  BBB/Akron is inviting High School students, grades 9-12, to participate in one of their BBB Student Contests.  This is a chance for students to earn cash prizes!  "The Laws of Life Contest" is for students in grades 9-12, and principles based on the UncommonSense Framework, or "law of Life".  BBB also offers a Student Video Contest, that gives an opportunity to show practical skills in advertising audio/video technology, graphic design, and storytelling with a purpose.  Visit BBB.ORG for more information. 

COLLEGE REPS - IN PERSON & VIRTUAL VISITS TO O.H.S.  Check with Ms Jaime Sammons to see about College, University and Military reps coming to OHS 1st Semester to speak and present their information in the Career Exploration class room. 

UPWARD BOUND: See Mrs. Berry, Rm #113  Thinking about college?  Don't know how to get there?  UPWARD BOUND is a program which helps eligible students prepare for and then succeed in college.  Who is Eligible?  Students who want to continue their education beyond high school, have financial need and/or are living with parents who do not have a bachelor's degree.  Ohio State ATI Upward Bound serves students at four (4) high schools in the area.  


COLLEGES / UNIVERSITIES / NEW SCHOLARSHIPS / OPEN HOUSE INFO:

LOCAL OHS SCHOLARSHIPS Will be due to the OHS Guidance Office no later than 3:00 PM on Thurs, March 10th, 2022 - see information above under Guidance, "Updates For Seniors" (Senior Scholarship Meeting-Wed, Feb 8th)

BALDWIN WALLACE UNIVERSITY:  To schedule a personal visit at:  www.bw.edu/events or email admission@bw.edu.  The Priority Application Deadline is NOV 1st; but, students are encouraged to apply BEFORE May 1st so they are in a position to meet the priority student deposit deadline.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a space available basis until the start of the fall semester.  

BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY:  Entrepreneurship - The Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in the College of Business is ranked among the top 20 entrepreneurship centers in the world!  Visit: bgsu.edu/visit for more information.  ALSO:  Science & Math Education in ACTION - This program offers up to $4,000 the first year of college with increases each year up to more than $5,000 the ofurth year, a scholarship valued at a total of approximately $20,000 (based on continued state funding).  You must be an Ohio resident, incoming freshman in fall of 2021; have a Min H.S. GPA of 3.0; a recommended minimum ACT of 23; and, Considering a career teaching Science and/or Mathematis.  Deadlines will be upcoming in early 2021 - For more details visit:  www.bgsu.edu/action to complete an online application when available. ALSO:  BGSU is offering a new option for the Fall of 2021!  A year of BGSU courses will be offered online for roughly $2,600 a semester.  Delivered via BGSU's Firelands College, this innovative cost-saving initiative allows students to complete University general education requirements online prior to taking in-person classes in Bowling Green to complete their degree program!  For more information check out the BGSU Website.  

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI:  Greetings from the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati!  If you would like to set up a visit or have any questions about DAAP, please contact UC at daap-admissions@uc.edu or call 513.556.1376.  This includes DAAP College Close-Up sessions to prospective students and their families.  High School students can arrange for a virtual presentation with DAAP at admissions.us.edu/visit. As always, there is a wealth of information at the UC website:  www.daap.us.edu. 

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF ART   

CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY 

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON:  Contact Shawnee B. in the School of Engineering at: udengineering@udayton.edu or call: 937.229.5080 if you have any questions.  Also, Learn more at go.udayton.edu/exploreengineering.   

UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION:  Mount Union invites students to explore the beautiful campus that could be their future home-away-from-home:  Call Jessie for more information at:  330.823.2579  ALSO:  Mount Union has a strong history of supporting the Visual and Performing Arts.  Please be sure to mark your calendars for the following audition dates for Mt. Union's College of Arts & Humanities:  SAT, FEB 12th, 2022;  SAT, FEB 19th, 2022, & MON, FEB 21st, 2022.  Visual and Performing Arts Visit Day will be held on FRI, APRIL 22nd, 2022.  Information about auditions for scholarships can be found on the following web pages:  Music - mountunion.edu/music-auditions; Blended Music/Theatre scholarship - mountunion.edu/music-auditions; Theatre scholarship - mountunion.edu/theatre-auditions; Art Scholarship - mountunion.edu/art-scholarship.   If you have any questions on this information, please call Heather L. Duda, @ 800.334.6682 or 330.823.2590, or email: admission@mountunion.edu

OHIO TOWNSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS:  The Ohio Township Association Scholarship Program began in 2005.  Four $1,500 scholarships are awarded annually.  This is open to any high school senior planning to attend a two or four-year Ohio college or university.  Letters of recommendation are required.  If interested, please go to:  https://www.ohiotownships.org/scholarship-program  (to apply on your own)  DEADLINE:  FEBRUARY 28TH - 2021  

SCHOLARSHIPS.COM:  Free college scholarship search is available at this website.  After creating a profile, within 5 minutes you can be viewing your scholarship matches for which you qualify.  Descriptions and information on how to apply will follow.  For those who want to skip the registration process and search for scholarships by a sport, music instrument, or major you are pursuing, you can dive right in.  The search tools at this webpage can be used to research and compare every accredited college and university in the U.S.  Link to www.scholarships.com for more information.

STUDENTSSCHOLARSHIPS.ORG - Washington D.C.:   There are several scholarship programs available to Ohio students with more than 700 individual scholarships distributed through these 15 programs. To be able to download the Scholarship Newsletter in a PDF, visit the following link for more information:  https://studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php

THE WILLIAM D. SQUIRES EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC SCHOLARSHIPS:  They are offering 20 scholarships in the amount of $4,000 to $5,000.  This can be a renewable scholarship for a potential value of $20,000; Must know career goal; Have good character and be highly motivated. To apply you must have a 3.20 GPA or above.  The yearly William D. Squires Scholarship is primarily a financial need-based undergraduate scholarship where the students EFC from FAFSA is less than $7,000.  To apply go to: www.wmdsquiresfoundation.org.  Deadline:  April - 2021.

TIFFIN UNIVERSITY, Tiffin Oh:  Tiffins extracurricular activities offer substantial scholarship opportunities for students of all majors: Participating in traditional bands and choirs, to rock, jazz, hip hop, a cappella, theatre arts, dance, media production and more.  A student's scholarship eligibility is based simply on their interest and a very informal, non-competitive audition.  Students can also major in one of our nationally recognized programs in Forensic Science Criminalistics and Forensic Psychology, or a variety of degrees in Business, Sciences, and the Humanities.  Throughout their time at TU they would enjoy an enriching arts experience while earning scholarships for doing so.  We also look out for them and their academic success along the way.  Our Cutting-edge Commercial Music degree program gives students interested in contemporary popular music styles the skills to succeed in the ever-changing Music Industry.  Students may study voice, guitar, bass, piano, drums, songwriting and beatmaking, concentrating in commercial music performance, entrepreneurship, production and engineering.  These students are often underserved in Academic settings!  Students whos interests fit within our unique program may contact apply.tiffin.edu/arts to receive more information, per the Tiffin University Performing, Visual and Media Arts Programs; arts@tiffin.edu / 419.448.3366.  

UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO, Toledo, OH:  UToledo FAFSA Code: 003131;  Priority FAFSA Deadline: Feb 1st, 2021; Financial Aid Package Release Date:  March 1st, 2021.  Rocket Solution Central (RSC) is available to help with any financial aid questions families may have at: 419.530.8700, M-F 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM; or Email: rocketsolutioncentral@utoledo.edu.  ACADEMIC COLLEGE WEBINAR SERIES: This is a perfect way for student to explore different acadmic majors.  Information on webinars at: https://www.utoledo.edu/admission/visit/.  

VNA HEALTH GROUP - FUTURE NURSE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP:  The VNA Scholarship is exclusive to nursing students either entering into a BSN program or currently enrolled in a BSN Program for the 2020 Fall Semester.  The scholarship award is $1,000 and two (2) applicants will be selected.  The scholarship application packet is available online at: http://www.vnahg.org/nursescholarship.  All completed forms and required documents must be received no later than the closing date of mid APRIL 2021.

WCSCC STAR SCHOLARSHIP:  The Wayne County Schools Career Center is offering the $1,000 Star Scholarship for a senior at each high school in the county if they are enrolling in one of the following programs:  Office Technology (Administrative Office Professional); Healthcare (Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting); Trade & Industry (Manufacturing Technology; and Service Industry (Cosmetology.  See your Guidance Counselor to apply!  Applications are usually due in April, 2021.  

WAYNE COUNTY COMMITTEE FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN & ADULTS:  This committee offers scholarships to those young adults with physical handicaps who wish to continue their education in college or technical school.  The award would be $1,000 for the first year, and then $1,500 for the following three years.  If you would have any questions about this, please contact Wendi Warren at 330.421.0310.  

WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION - YOUTH FOUNDATION FUND:  This program was established to support Wayne County youth projects.  To be a part of this program, applicants must be entering their Junior year of H.S.  This select group of high school students will gain valuable leadership experience, learn more about local charitable giving, understand how investments grow charitable funds, evaluate and recommend grant awards, and meet local philanthropic leaders.  Meetings are held one sunday per month during the school year 2-3 hour meetings.  There is no cost to apply.  Applications are available in the OHS Guidance Office and must be received by APRIL 1st.  

WAYNE COUNTY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION $500 SCHOLARSHIP:  (checking with the Credit Union to see about scholarship availability for the 2021 graduates)  

ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP:  The Canton-Massillon Chapter of ASM International Scholarships are available to students residing in ZIP codes 446xx and 447xx.  Deadline will be entered later.  If interested, please email:  stephanie.helline@timkensteel.com  and she will email you an application.  

QUOTA of WAYNE COUNTY - Scholarship Guidelines for H.S. Students:  This organization has a special interest in someone pursuing a career in speech, hearing or any related field.  The application and deadline information is NOW available in the OHS Guidance Office with our deadline of March 11th. 

(Additional Scholarships will be added as they come in)