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Do you think you might want to be a teacher?

Target age:  Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors
The Kansas Future Teacher Academy at Emporia State provides students with the opportunity learn more about the challenges and rewards of teaching.

During the academy's five-day summer program, you will participate in a variety of high-impact learning activities to help you understand better what teachers do and determine whether or not you want to pursue this regarding career.

www.emporia.edu/teach/kfta/
www.facebook.com/KS.Future.Teacher.Academy
Sophomores, are you interested in some leadership opportunities? 

Target age:  Sophomores
HOBY Kansas hosts a four day leadership seminar for high school students finishing their sophomore year.  We seek to motivate and empower individuals to make a positive difference within society with special emphasis on service to others.

If you are interested, come see Mrs. Glascock as soon as possible. 

DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 17
All students in grades 9-12 are welcome to create a video and submit to the Better Business Bureau.  Winners receive $500 for 1st place or $250 for 2nd place.

Target age:  Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors 
The Better Business Bureau serving The Kansas Plains (all counties in Kansas except Franklin, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte) annually sponsors a video contest open to all students in grades 9-12. Cash prizes for students and their schools for 1st and 2nd place winners!

Students may enter individually or in teams of two to four participants. 1st place - $500 (split between team members) and to the school and 2nd place - $250 (split between team members) and to the school.

Video submission deadline is Friday, February 2, 2018, with winners notified by March 1, 2018.
For complete details, click the link to the Student Video Contest from the BBB website
Sponsored by your local rural electric company - a FREE trip to Washington, DC, or Steamboat Springs, CO. 

Target age:  Sophomores or Juniors
If you are a parent of a sophomore or junior and you have electricity, your student may be eligible to apply for a FREE trip to Washington, DC, from your rural electric cooperative.

This is the Youth Tour and students who apply are also eligible for some very nice scholarships.

Ark Valley Electric - sponsored only the Steamboat Springs trip and was due December 1, 2017.

Midwest Energy - applications due March 1, 2018.
 https://www.mwenergy.com/community/youth-tour

Ninnescah Rural Electric - applications due January 18, 2018. http://www.ninnescah.com/

Southern Pioneer - applications due By February 1, 2018. http://www.southernpioneer.net/community/youth-programs/