YHS Guidance

Welcome to the YHS Guidance page. 

Guidance Office Staff

Anna Clark, Professional School Counselor

Counselor Load: Students with last name beginning L-Z
aclark@Yorktown.k12.in.us

Michelle Cooper, Professional School Counselor

Counselor Load: Students with last name beginning A-K
mcooper@Yorktown.k12.in.us

Debbie Stone, Registrar

dstone@Yorktown.k12.in.us
765.759.2520

Scholarship List 2016-2017

McDonald's Restaurants Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Due: Not stated
Where: To apply, pick up an application from your store manager
Notes: Applicants must be employees of the Terhune McDonald's restaurants in Delaware and Madison Counties

Ollie Mae Hammond Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Due: Not stated
Where: To apply, contact the Antioch Babtist Church pastor
Notes: Applicants must be an active member of the youth group of Antioch Baptist Church in Muncie

Quest Whole Person Scholarship - Oral Roberts University
Amount: Range in value up to $20,000 per year
Due: Dates vary (please see website)
Where: Applicants must be nominated to receive an invitation to apply
Notes:  Applicants must go to the website and click on "Get Nominated."  Enter the information for a faculty member, church, or community leader to complete the nomination form online.  Please choose someone who knows you well and can speak highly of your accomplishments.

 WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program
Amount: Up to $6,500 per year/renewable
Due: February 15, 2017 
Where: Applications submitted online
Notes: Applicants must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA and applying at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed on the website

Beta Sigma Psi Scholarships
Amount: $1,500-$2,000
Due: February 17, 2017
Where: Beta Sigma Psi National HQ, 2408 Lebanon Ave., Belleville, IL 62221
Notes: Applicants should be male members of a Lutheran congregation who are interested in living up to the ideals of being a Christian Gentleman.  

Dr. William & Thelma McNabney Scholarship
Amount: $3,500-$7,000
Due: February 17, 2017
Where: YHS Guidance Office
Notes: Consideration will be given to moral character, academic ability, extra-curricular activities, potential for leadership, civic responsibility, and financial need.

PHP Scholarship Program
Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Due: February 17, 2017
Where: Attn: Scholarship Program, PHP, 8101 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Notes: Applicants must be planning to pursue a career in the health-related field

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Due: February 28, 2017
Where: Application emailed to scholarship@parentinn.com
Notes: Application consists of a 600-1000 word essay on the topic "Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?"  

Sarah E. Adams Scholarship
Amount: $6,800
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must be female members of the high school golf team

Gary W. Addison Scholarship
Amount: $500
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must plan to major in K-12 education and be a resident of Delaware County

Michael Brodhead Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must have overcome a physical disability and must demonstrate financial need

Adam Cline Scholarship
Amount: $575
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must have overcome a hardship in his/her life

Kishel Art Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must be planning to pursue a career in the visual arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, photography) or visual art education.  This does not include graphic design.

Murray's Jewelers Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must plan to study fine arts or business at a regionally accredited college or university in the State of Indiana.

Ross Family Autism Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must have received a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Charles W. & Jane (Klipsch) Thomas Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must live in Delaware County

Robbin S. Lindsey Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: All parts of the application need to be scanned and emailed to scholarships@cfmdin.org
Notes: Applicants must be active members of the Yorktown Swim Team or Yorktown Swim Club

Ruth Glaser Bryan Scholarship.docx 
Amount: Around $4,000 per year for four years
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: YHS Guidance Office
Notes: Applicants must be planning to major in art or an art-related field

Dwight and Virginia Deen Schoeff Scholarship.docx 
Amount: Around $1,500 per semester
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: YHS Guidance Office
Notes: First preference will be given to a student pursuing a career in music education.  Second preference will be given to a student pursuing any other teaching career.  If no students apply who fit the first two criteria, then applications from students pursuing any other career will be considered.

Ada L Cook Scholarship.pdf 
Amount: $200
Due: March 1, 2017
Where: Elizabeth Magee, 131 S. Jefferson St., Knightstown, IN 46148
Notes: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the medical field and must be a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran who is a high school graduating student in the tenth district.

Arthur and Josephine Robling Scholarship.doc 
Amount: $2,000
Due: March 3, 2017
Where: YHS Guidance Office
Notes: Applicants must LIVE in in Delaware county, be of good moral character and a good citizen, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA

Carolyn A Lucas Scholarship.doc 
Amount: Up to $1,600
Due: March 3, 2017
Where: YHS Guidance Office
Notes: Awarded to an outstanding high school chemistry student at YHS who demonstrates good character and good citizenship and has a minimum 3.0 GPA

Robert and Wanda McKibben Scholarship.doc 
Amount: Varies
Due: March 3, 2017
Where: YHS Guidance Office
Notes: Applicants must be planning to attend a FOUR year private or public Indiana institution to obtain a baccalaureate degree, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate good citizenship, and be a good person who is “willing to try.”  Consideration will be given to financial need, participation and leadership in school activities, involvement in community service activities, and involvement on YHS athletic teams.  Preference will be given to a first generation college student.

Yorktown Lions Club Scholarship.doc 
Amount: Varies
Due: March 3, 2017
Where: YHS Guidance Office
Notes: Applicants must attend a college, university, trade or business school located within Indiana, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and display good citizenship

William H. Yohler Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per year for 4 years
Due: March 4, 2017
Where: Attn: Scholarship Committee, PrimeTrust FCU, 3700 West Bethel Ave., Muncie, IN 47304
Notes: Applicant, parent, or guardian must be a member in good standing of PrimeTrust FCU for at least one year prior to the application deadline.

Guardian Scholars Scholarship - BSU
Amount: $2,500 per year renewable
Due: March 15, 2017
Where: Guardian Scholars Scholarship Review Committee, c/o Guardian Scholars Program Coordinator, Ball State University, North Quad 245, Muncie, IN 47306
Notes: Applicants must have applied and been admitted to Ball State, complete their FAFSA by March 10, and are either currently or were formerly in foster care.

Amburn Memorial Scholarship.docx 
Amount: Not Stated
Due: March 20, 2017
Where: Scan and email the complete application and supplemental materials to llewis@firstmerchants.com
Notes: Please see scholarship requirements here:  Amburn Supplemental Info.pdf 

Kuhner Scholarship.docx 
Amount: Not Stated
Due: March 20, 2017
Where: Scan and email the complete application and supplemental materials to llewis@firstmerchants.com
Notes: Please see scholarship requirements here:  Kuhner Supplemental Info.pdf 

Tri Kappa Scholarship.docx 
Amount: $2,000
Due: March 31, 2017
Where: Anne Stewart, Kappa Kappa Kappa Scholarship Committee Co-Chairperson, 5409 W. Deerbrook Dr., Muncie, IN 47304 OR scanned and emailed to: annefstewart@me.com
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otes: Applicants must LIVE in Delaware County and have a minimum 3.2 GPA

 Indiana Sherrifs Association Scholarship.pdf 
Amount: $500
Due: April 1, 2017
Where: Indiana Sherrifs' Association, 147 East Maryland St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Notes: Applicants must be committed to pursuing an education and career in the law enforcement field at an Indiana college/university.  Applicants must be current members of the association or a dependent child or grandchild of a current member.  An application for membership is attached to the application and may be completed and returned with the scholarship application.

Jim Leffler Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500
Due: April 1, 2017
Where: YHS Guidance Office
Notes: Applicants must be a member of the cross country team at YHS

 Purdue Club of Muncie Scholarship.pdf 
Amount: $2,500 renewable
Due: April 8, 2017
Where: Sandie Smith, 4909 N. Sollars Dr., Muncie, IN 47304
Notes: Applicants must live in Delaware County and must plan to attend Purdue University - West Lafayette campus in the fall

Indiana Lions District 25-D Scholarship.docx 
Amount: $750
Due: April 10, 2017
Where: Lion Penny Creger, 10433 South CR 9, Pendleton, IN 46064
Notes: A 500 word essay is required

Delaware County Farm Festival Agricultural Scholarship
Amount: $500
Due: April 15, 2017
Where: Delaware County Farm Festival Committee, c/o Joe Scott, 300 E. SR 28, Muncie, IN 47303
Notes: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of Farm Festival Service.  Preference will be given to students who plan to pursue a degree in agriculture, finance or an agriculture-related field of study

Honors Graduation Multimedia Scholarship
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mount: $1,000
Due: April 16, 2017
Where: Application emailed to scholarship@honorsgraduation.com
Notes: Applicants reflect on this years prompt through one of the 5 media categories (details on the website)

Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grant
Amount: Up to 100% of certain tuition and fees
Due: Please see the website for specific information
Where: Please see the website for specific information
Notes: Please see the website for specific information

Groth & Associates Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Due: June 1, 2017
Where: Applications submitted online
Notes: Requires a 500 word essay

ABODO Apartments Off-to-College Scholarship
Amount: $500
Due: August 31, 2017
Where: Applications submitted online
Notes: Applicants must be 18 years of age at the time of application.

Academic Assistance

Every student has the need for academic support at some point in their school career.  High school students who are looking for support may find these resources helpful.
Ask Rose
Community Tutoring List Fall 2016.pdf 
Discovery Education
Tutor.com
Khan Academy
Sylvan Learning

 

Academic Planning

Students and parents planning high school course loads should use these resources.
 2016-2017 CDG published 3_3_16.pdf 
 Indiana Diploma Requirements