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  • Mrs. Kortney Ball, High School Counselor

    kball@badaxeps.org

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

    Counseling Office: (989) 803-9011

  • Ms. Colleen Hooks, College Advisor

    chooks@badaxeps.org

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

    Counseling Office: (989) 803-9011

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

    nswartzendruber@badaxeps.org

    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 Scholarship Information Available in the Counseling Office

 

Jean M.R. Smith Foundation Scholarship (Due: March 1, 2017)

For Huron County seniors who plan to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Selection criteria based on character, academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, community service, and financial need. Two recommendations are required. Chosen applicant could receive up to $24,000 over four years. Paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office starting December 1st. Applications must be turned back in before March 1st to be mailed out on time.

 

Huron County Bar Association Scholarship (Due: March 31, 2017)

$500 scholarships for seniors in Huron County who have a 3.5 GPA or better and plan to pursue a four-year degree in Pre-Law or related curriculum. Two letters of recommendation, evidence of community involvement, and an essay are required in addition to the application. More information and paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office.

 

Anthony L. Rapes Memorial Scholarship (Due: March 31, 2017)

For Huron County seniors who plan to pursue further education in the field of agriculture. Applicants must have 4-H or FFA involvement and submit an essay along with the application. More information and paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office.

 

Huron County 4-H Council Scholarship (Due: March 31, 2017)

Up to four $500 scholarships to be awarded to seniors who are enrolled in the Huron County 4-H Program and have been accepted to a college. Applicants must include short essay, future goals, and two letters of recommendation. More information and paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office. 

 

Retired School Personnel Scholarship (Due: April 1, 2016)

For high school seniors in Huron County who plan to pursue a four-year degree in teacher education at a Michigan accredited college or university. Award is $1,000. Applications must be completed in paper format and are available in a folder in the Counseling Office. 


Fred Kalis Athletic Scholarship (Due: April 1, 2017)

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 Tractor Pulling Association (Due: April 1, 2017)

For a local high school senior who will be attending a post-secondary institution to study diesel mechanics, automotive or engineering. This scholarship is housed in the Sanilac County Community Foundation portal and can be found at http://sanilaccountycommunityfoundation.org/grants-and-scholarships/

 

Huron County Community Foundation (Due: April 1, 2017) 

Many local scholarship opportunities are available using the online portal. The online application is open beginning October 1st. Visit www.huroncountycommunityfoundation.org

 

Sanilac County Community Foundation (Due: April 1, 2017) 

Many local scholarship opportunities are available using the online portal. The online application is open beginning October 1st. Visit http://sanilaccountycommunityfoundation.org/grants-and-scholarships/

 

Application for Local Donor Scholarships (Due: April 13, 2017)

Application can be found under "Links" on this page. Must be typed and one application will be used for various local scholarships. Essay is required for the Plevnia Scholarship and Narayan Physical Therapy Scholarship.

 

Thumb Cellular Scholarship (Due: April 14, 2017)

$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

State and National Scholarships

Additional Scholarship Information Available in the Counseling Office

 

Team One Credit Union Scholarships (Due: February 15, 2017)

For high school seniors who are members of Team One Credit Union and plan to attend college. Online application for this and many more scholarship opportunities available at www.SaginawFoundation.org

 

The Engineering Society of Detroit Outstanding High School Student (Due: February 21, 2017)

$1,000 scholarship is available to seniors who plan to pursue a career in engineering or life sciences. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA, have participated in volunteer activities, and provide a recommendation letter with the application. Paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office or online at: www.esd.org

 

MEA Scholarship (Due: February 23, 2017)

For students who are dependents of MEA members, will graduate from Michigan public/private high school with MEA, and plan to attend a Michigan public community college, four-year degree granting institution, vocational training institution, or select private institutions.  Priority is given for: 1. Academic Achievement  2. Extra-Curricular Activities 3. School and Community Service 4. Students from lower income households. Apply at www.mea.org/mea-scholarship      

 

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship (Due: March 1, 2017)

For high school seniors who plan to pursue full-time enrollment in a 2- or 4-year college, university, or technical school. Emphasis on students who show leadership, volunteer work, and financial need. GPA must be between a 2.5 and 3.2. More information and online application available at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/

 

Covenant HealthCare Scholarship (Due: March 3, 2017)

Six $2,000 scholarships available for area seniors who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in human medical sciences or a related health field. Applicant must have a 3.75 GPA or above and provide two recommendation letters. Paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office or online at: http://www.covenanthealthcare.com/main/foundationscholarships.aspx

 

Covenant HealthCare Legal Dependent Scholarship (Due: March 3, 2017)

Four scholarships are available to seniors who are legal dependents of a current Covenant HealthCare employee. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or higher, provide two recommendation letters, and plan to pursue a degree at a college or university in fall 2017. Paper Applications available in the BAHS Counseling Office or online at: http://www.covenanthealthcare.com/main/foundationscholarships.aspx

 

Albert Flegenheimer Memorial Scholarship (Due: March 31, 2017)

$2,500 scholarship available to a high school senior who has completed a documented Youth Sugarbeet Project. More information and paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office.

 

Michigan Sugar Next Generation Scholarship (Due: March 31, 2017)

$1,000 scholarship offered to the runner-up of the Albert Flegenheimer Memorial Scholarship (above). More information and paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office.

 

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship (Due: April 1, 2017)

Awarding scholarships worth $1,000 and $500 if a student or their parents are employed by a business that is a member of MRA. More information and application can be found at www.retailers.com/member-benefits/scholarship-program/

 

Student-View Scholarship (Due: April 22, 2017)

$11,000 worth of scholarship money being offered to high school seniors who complete a survey about colleges in their area. The scholarships will be awarded by random drawing of completed applications. For more information and online application/survey available at www.student-view.com

 

Career Placement Association Scholarship (Due: April 2017)

For seniors currently enrolled in work-based learning experience in their career pathway. $500 award. Must submit an application, resume, references, transcripts, current schedule, letter of recommendation, and photo release. More information and online application available at http://www.micareerplacement.org/forms/

 

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship (Due: June 1, 2017)

$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, 2017)

$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, 2017)

$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

 

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship (Due: June 30, 2017)

The Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship is available to hgh 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 2017)

$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/articles/2016-aspiring-nurse-scholarship

 

From Failure to Promise Essay Contest (Due: July 31, 2017)

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 www.michiganlegion/scholarships 

 

Rosa Parks Scholarship 

For high school seniors who attend public or private Michigan schools and will graduate by August 2016. Requirements: Minimum 2.5 G.P.A., financial need, completed application and essay. More information at http://www.rosaparksscholarshipfoundation.org/Scholarship.htm

 

Scholarship Search Tools:

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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.

 

ACT/SAT Info

Our school code is

230-140

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 2016

Class of 2017

Class of 2018

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Open House/Special College Days

Aquinas College

AQDay

AQDays are designed to introduce prospective students and their parents to the college. These sessions include academic overview, financial aid, and student life.

Friday, April 21

 

Central Michigan University

Discovery Days

The Admissions Office coordinates with several academic colleges to bring you programs devoted to your specific areas of interest. Discovery Days are similar in design to the Daily Visits, but focus on one particular area of academics. 


College of Education and Human Services (10:00 am)

Monday, February 20

Monday, March 20

Monday, April 17


Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions

Thursday, January 26

Thursday, February 16

Thursday, March 16

Thursday, April 13

 

Kalamazoo College

K Open House

Your open house visit will include a student guided tour of campus, presentations about admissions and financial aid, lunch with students, and opportunities to ask questions.

9:30 am-2:00 pm

Saturday, May 13

 

Lawrence Tech University

LTU Campus Open House

Meet the deans and faculty as well as learn about the degree programs in the college of your choice. Lunch and a tour of campus will be available at this event. Please register online by February 20.

Saturday, February 25 (9:30 am-1:00 pm)


Northern Michigan University

Wildcat Weekend

Interact with students, faculty, and staff as well as tour the campus and having lunch on campus. You'll also be able to speak with your admissions counselor and learn more about NMU and the Marquette community. 

Saturday, March 18


Oakland University

Discover OU

See an admissions presentations and take a tour of campus. Then, talk with academic advisors from your area of interest during a free lunch in the dining center.

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Friday, February 17

 

Go For The Gold

High school students will meet with OU faculty, staff, and students and attend interactive sessions about potential majors and career areas.

9:00 am-2 pm

Saturday, March 18

 

Saginaw Valley State University

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!

Saturday, January 21 (10:00 am- 3:00 pm)

 

Great Lakes Bay Region College Night

Saginaw Valley State University will host the annual Great Lakes Bay Region College Night to provide resources and opportunities for local high school students and their families. Over 40 college representatives will be in attendance to answer questions about academic programs of study, scholarships, career opportunities, athletics and more! This event is free and open to the public. 

Monday, March 13 (6:30 pm-8:00 pm)