• Mrs. Karrie Foy, High School Counselor

    [email protected]

    Main Line: (989) 269-9593 ext. 4025

    Counseling Office: (989) 803-9011

  • Mrs. Rebecca Roggenbuck, College/Career Advisor

    [email protected]

    Main Line: (989) 269-9593 ext. 4003

    Counseling Office: (989) 803-9011

  • Mrs. Nancy Swartzendruber, Admin. Asst./Registrar

    [email protected]

    Main Line: (989) 269-9593 ext. 4011

    Counseling Office: (989) 803-9011

    It's a great day to be a Hatchet!

Important Information from Your Counselor

Local Scholarships


Additional information can be found in the manila folders in the Counseling Office.


Fred Kalis Athletic Scholarship (Due: April 2018)

For seniors who have participated in high school athletics. Application and two-page essay are required. This scholarship is housed in the Sanilac County Community Foundation portal and can be found at http://sanilaccountycommunityfoundation.org/grants-and-scholarships/


Thumb Cellular Scholarship (Due: April 2018)

$1,500 scholarship for a selected senior who creates a 1-5 minute creative video that promotes the safe use of your cellular device while driving. For more information visit www.thumbcellular.com/scholarship


Bad Axe Athletic Booster Club Scholarship (Due: April 20, 2018)

Two $500 scholarships available for seniors who lettered for at least one full season in a varsity sport. Applicants should have a 2.5 GPA or higher and have been involved in community service projects. An application, typed essay, and a letter of recommendation from a coach are required. More information and paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office.


Huron-Verona Masonic Lodge #365 Scholarship (Due: May 2018)

Scholarship is available to seniors based on financial need, school and community involvement, and academic achievement. Paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office.

Huron County Republican Party Scholarship (Due: May 2, 2018)

The Huron County Republican Party is offering a $1,000 scholarship to further your quest for quality higher education. An application and typed essay are required for this scholarship. For more information and a paper application, visit the BAHS Counseling Office.

State and National Scholarships

Additional Scholarship Information Available in the Counseling Office

Student Scholarship.org 

See link for multiple scholarships available https://studentscholarships.org/images/2018_april_scholarship_newsletter.pdf? 


Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship (Due: June 1, 2018)

$1,000 for seniors who plan to pursue a fashion related field at a post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on academic performance and essay. More information and online application at http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program


Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship (Due: June 1, 2018)

$1,000 for seniors who plan to pursue an animation related field at a post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on academic performance and essay. More information and online application at http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program


Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship (Due: June 1, 2018)

$1,000 for seniors who plan to pursue a business related field at a post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on academic performance and essay. More information and online application at: http://www.onlinembareport.com/ombar-aspiring-business-professional-scholarship-program


Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program (Due: June 15, 2018)

Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. Applications can be found here:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/ 


Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship (Due: June 30, 2018)

The Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be considered, you must submit a maximum 500 - word essay on one of the following topics: "Why is it important to work to delete cyberbullying?" or "How has cyberbullying personally affected you?" Selection is based on the written essay and focus on commitment to the cause of deleting cyberbullying. Winner receives a $1,000 award. Application can be found at http://endcyberbullying.squarespace.com/scholarship


Aspiring Nurse Scholarship (Due: June 2018)

$1,000 for high school seniors who plan to pursue a college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Applicants should show academic excellence particularly in the areas of science and math and have a passion for the field of nursing. Application and more information can be found at http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/node/17039


Michigan Bean Queen Contest (Due: July 22, 2018)

Applicants must female, high school graduates between the ages of 17-22. An agricultural background is not required. Winner receives a $1,250 college scholarship. For more information visit the Michigan Bean Festival website or call Laura Lubeski at (989) 550-7966.


From Failure to Promise Essay Contest (Due: July 31, 2018)

First place: $10,000 and three honorable mentions: $500 each. Essay must be completed based on prompts with at least 1500 words. Contestants must be high school seniors students with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA, pursuing or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. More information and online application available at http://www.fromfailuretopromise.com/essay-scholarship-contest--html


Michigan American Legion Programs and Scholarships (Due: Varies)

Multiple Scholarships available - check website for specific due dates. Scholarships are available specifically for descendants of war time veterans but also offer general scholarships as well. More information at http://www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships.html



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College Applications

Stop into the Counseling Office to request your transcript and test scores be sent to the institutions where you have applied.



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Check locations and register online for the ACT Test at: http://www.actstudent.org/

Check locations and register online for the SAT Test at: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines



AP test Dates

Sign up in the Counseling Office 


College Reps and Military visits

Representatives from the following colleges/universities will be visiting BAHS. Junior and senior students that wish to speak with a representative may sign up in the guidance office.



Class of 2018

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Open House/Special College Days

College of Creative Studies

Monday Morning Talk & Tour

Join us for an overview presentation of our 12 art & design programs, career potential in creative fields, and details about the admissions and application processes. Your full campus tour will be led by one of our Student Ambassadors who can answer questions about the college and campus life.

Dates: Monday, June 18th, 2018

Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM

Cost: Free

Hillsdale College

Summer Visit Day

High school students are encouraged to spend an entire day with us by participating in one of our visit days. These days include touring campus, attending class or lecture, learning about student services, student life, and financial aid, and eating in the Student Union. You will also have the opportunity to meet current students. If you are a senior in high school, and considering applying for admission, planning an individual visit may best meet your needs. Individual visits ordinarily include attending classes in your academic interest and admissions interview. 

Date: Friday, May 18th, 2018

Time: 9:30AM-3:30PM

Cost: Free


Kettering University

LITE (Lives Improve Through Engineering)

LITE is a two-week residential program which introduces girls who will complete the 11th grade by July 1, 2018 to what engineers do and how they improve people's lives by using math, science, and technology to find solutions to human problems. At LITE, students will see how engineers help prevent injuries by designing air bags and child car seats and testing them with crash dummies, learn how engineers repair joints, limbs, and organs by making functional and durable replacements, explore environmental challenges in engineering, solve crimes using science and technology, and see how they can change the world with engineering. LITE includes exciting classes and labs taught by Kettering faculty and field trips to see firsthand what engineers do.

Dates: Sunday, July 15th-Friday, July 27th, 2018

Deadline to apply: Monday, May 7th, 2018

Cost: $1,500 (Cost includes housing, all meals, field trips, social events, recreation center, and recognition banquet. Scholarships are available.)


Michigan State University

Green and White Day

Discover what it means to be a spartan! Green and White Days are special open house-style programs that allow you to connect with campus resources and see inside facilities not typically offered during regular tours. The open house format gives you the flexibility to customize your schedule and explore campus at your own pace. Registration opens mid-March.

Dates: Friday, July 20th, 2018

Monday, July 23rd-Friday, July 27th, 2018

Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM

Cost: Free


Michigan Tech

Summer Youth Programs

Each summer, we offer more than 50 camps/explorations that allow participants to discover and learn about various fields through hands-on laboratory, classroom, and field experiences. Students get to experience college life in a residence hall, explore campus, and meet others with similar interests. They enjoy team competitions, creative games, and tons of outdoor activities in Michigan's beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula. Our programs cover a wide range of subjects and even offer several scholarship opportunities for your student! 

Summer Youth Programs run from Sunday through Saturday from late June through the end of July. Please be aware of which courses are for middle and high school students according to the following criteria: 

  • Middle School Explorations: Students completing 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in Spring 2018
  • Pre-College Explorations: Students completing 9th, 10th, and 11th grades in Spring 2018

  • We hope to see you there!

  • Dates: Summer Youth Programs week 1: June 17-23, 2018
    Summer Youth Programs week 2: June 24-30, 2018
    Summer Youth Programs week 3: July 8-14, 2018
    Summer Youth Programs week 4: July 15-21, 2018

  • Cost: $895 (scholarships are available)

Oakland University

Are You Ready For College?

Come to this event to find out! We’ll discuss the college selection process, transitioning from high school to college, and how to finance your education. Our admissions and financial aid experts will be ready, so bring your questions! Reservations are required.

Date: Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Time: 1:00PM-4:30PM

Cost: Free

Saginaw Valley State University

Cardinal College Days

Come and see what SVSU is all about! We start the day with a presentation from the Admissions Office, then take a comprehensive tour of campus that includes lunch. As part of the day, students will have an opportunity to meet in small groups from a faculty member from their intended program. For undecided students, we hope this is an opportunity to explore one area of interest. The day ends with a full student services fair to ensure you get every question answered!

Dates: Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Time: 10:00AM-3:0PM

Cost: Free