Purpose: The purpose of these scholarships is to provide assistance to four Lakota H.S. students to continue their post-secondary education in fields utilizing math and/or science. Preference will be given towards those pursuing careers in engineering, math, physics, chemistry and related fields.
Eligibility: In order to qualify for the P&G Math & Science Scholarships the recipients must be a senior at either Lakota East or West High School, have at least a 3.5 GPA and have taken (or is taking) at least one AP or honors level math or science class.
Award: Four $2,000 scholarships (two at Lakota East, two at Lakota West)
Recipient: A committee composed of a Lakota High School math teacher, science teacher, counselor, administrator and a representative from P&G will select the recipients. Selection will be made through a process of reviewing the completed application and a personal interview of the top six candidates. The math and science department chairpersons will review the applications and select the pool of candidates for the final interview (3 from math, 3 from science.) The final recipient will be selected by a democratic vote of the committee members.
Application: Return completed applications to Mr. Michael Anderson in the Guidance Office by April 13, 2015. Applications should be typed either on the form or by attaching separate sheets, using as much space as necessary to properly answer the questions. Attach an unofficial seventh semester transcript with math and science courses highlighted. Please include copies of your highest ACT & SAT score reports as well.
The Lakota West High School Shores of Paradise 2015 prom will be held on May 2, 2015 at the Sharonville Convention Center from 8 pm until midnight. Invitations will be going out to students by Monday, April 6, 2015.
Nomination forms for Prom Court will be provided in the invitations. Students must return nominations to the front office by April 16, 2015.
Prom tickets go on sale April 17 and continue through April 24 at a cost of $35.00 per ticket. In addition, tickets will be sold on April 27 – 29 for $45 per ticket. No tickets will be sold after April 29, so please get your tickets early! Tickets will be sold during all lunches, as well as in the main office from 2:40 to 3:30.
Student must show proof of age, such as a driver’s license or state ID; and a Lakota West or Butler Tech school ID to purchase tickets. If you are purchasing a ticket for a guest, you must have a guest’s permission form completed at the time of ticket purchase. These forms will be available in the office.
Guest qualifications: Guests must be in at least 9th grade, or no older than 20 years of age. Guests 21 and over are NOT permitted to attend Prom or After Prom.
April 1, 2015- This is the state deadline for the submission of the Intent to Participate forms. Because April 1 is during spring break, your form must either be HAND DELIVERED to the Lakota West GUIDANCE OFFICE BY 2:45 PM, FRIDAY, MARCH 27 - OR - emailed or snail-mailed directly to your counselor with a time stamp of April 1st or before.
April 15, 2015- University of Cincinnati Blue Ash application must be submitted.
April 21, 2015- UC math placement test main campus LWHS room 288 at 3:00 PM . Students must have completed registration for CCP and applied to UC. Web-based test will determine eligibility to take college math courses.
May 1, 2015- Cincinnati State and Miami applications due.
May 15, 2015- Sinclair application due.
AP Exams will be held at Lakota West May 4th – May 8th and May 11th – May 15th for students currently enrolled in an AP Course at Lakota West. Registration for these exams will begin in March. If your son or daughter is in an AP class, please be aware of the following information.
1. AP Registration will begin on March 2nd. All registration forms and money is due to the Guidance office by Tuesday, March 17thin order to take an AP Exam in May.
2. AP Teachers will be distributing registration forms to students the week of March 2nd. Students can also pick up the form in the Guidance office, or it is attached to this information.
3. Each AP Exam is $91.00, as determined by the College Board.
4. All signed registration forms and money should be turned in to the Guidance office by Tuesday, March 17th.
5. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Andrea Bryant in the Guidance Office.