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Hello, my name is Mrs. DeAnna Brummett and I am the High school counselor at Comfort High School in Comfort, Texas. I am parent and student's source for course selections, graduation planning, career exploration, college planning, and personal counseling needs. 

 

 

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Consider your future.  Where do you see yourself after high school?
It's never too early to begin thinking about your future and setting goals.  I can help you explore future job, school or educational opportunities so that you can choose the one or ones that fit you best.
Discover your greatest self....
High school graduation is merely the beginning rather than an end.  Seek out new opportunities and see where you can go.
 

Recent Posts

BAD 2018 CIVIC ENGAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

The Boerne Area Democrats will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior in Kendall County. The application deadline is April 20.Applications available from high school counselor or can be downloaded at boerne-area-democrats.com.
  • Applications must be postmarked by April 20, 2018.
  • To be eligible, you must be a graduating senior from a public high school in Kendall County (Boerne High School, Boerne Champion High School, or Comfort High School) and planning to attend an accredited college or university in the fall of 2018.

500 – 600 WORD ESSAY PROMPT:  Consider the numerous challenges facing our country today, such as the environment, health care, civil rights, education and immigration. Pick an issue that you think is the most critical, explain its importance/implications, and describe how you would advise our government address this challenge.

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San Antonio Area Foundation Scholarship Opportunities.  I have highlighted the ones that are due February 15 AND our students qualify based on our County.

 

The link to the applications are: http://www.saafdn.org/Scholarships/ApplyforaScholarship.aspx 

The scholarships are listed in three categories. 

Individual Applications – these are scholarship funds that require students to complete an individual application for each scholarship fund they would like to apply to.  Deadlines vary

Common Application – this common application is for 54 different funds.  Based on student responses to the questions students will be considered for multiple funds by completing the one application.  Deadline is Feb 15thth. 

External applications – students will need to request an application from the appropriate organization.

 

Thank you for helping us get the word out.  If you have any questions, please call me or email me or Cadence Corbin at ccorbin@saafdn.orgor at (210) 242-4721.   

 

 

Camp Arch Summer 2018

Texas A & M has a resident camp during the week of July 8-14 for students interested in architecture, construction science, landscape Architecture & Planning, or visualization.
 
Applications are open to students who have completed the 9th grade. 
 
There is a cost for the camp with a limited number of scholarships available based on student financial need.
 
Applications are available on their website:  camp.arch.tamu.edu and in the counselor office.

ACT/SAT testing practice

The cafecollege which is located downtown San Antonio at 131 El Paso Street has some ACT/SAT preparation opportunities coming up in February.  
 
February 10, 9:00 am-1:00 pm - Full Length Practice ACT test 
February 24, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM- SAT/ACT Test Prep Workshop.  Strategies and tools for a successful exam will be presented. 
 
If interested you must register online at:  www.cafecollege.org/events.
 

Scholarship opportunities

Hello,

It is with great pleasure that I announce three scholarship opportunities for your seniors this year. 
 
1. Animation Career Review "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship
- This $1000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student interested in pursuing an animation related degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
- Interested students can visit AnimationCareerReview.com to find eligibility information along with an online application.
- This is the seventh year we have offered this scholarship. 
 
2. Fashion Schools "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. 
- Interested students can visit Fashion-Schools.org to find eligibility information along with an online application. 
- This is the fifth year we have offered this scholarship. 

3. Online MBA Report "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.
- Interested students can visit OnlineMBAReport.com to find eligibility information along with an online application.
- This is the third year we have offered this scholarship. 

The deadline for all three scholarships is June 1, 2018.

Bandera Electric Coop and New Braunfels Community Foundation Scholarship

 

2018 Scholarship applications must be submitted online at the following website:  https://www.app.smarterselect.com/programs/47666-New-Braunfels-Area-Community-Foundation

Bandera Electric Cooperative Scholarship and New Braunfels Area Community Foundation Scholarships are now combined and must be applied for online. 

Online applications for the following scholarships will open Jan. 30, 2018 and close March 7, 2018

 

Anthony Chalupa Memorial Scholarship – The Anthony Chalupa Memorial Scholarship was established in 2017 in memory of Anthony Chalupa, a well-loved father, husband and member of the NBCA family, who passed away from cancer in 2015. Anthony’s wife, Megg Chalupa, and New Braunfels Christian Academy wanted to create the Anthony Chalupa Memorial Scholarship Fund with New Braunfels Area Community Foundation to continue her husband’s legacy of inspiring, teaching and encouraging others, ingenuity, and Christian values.

Comal 4-H Scholarship – The Comal 4-H Scholarship is available to a current high school senior who plans to attend a college, university or vocational school in the Fall of 2018. Applicants must be active in the Comal County 4-H Program and must have been a participant for a minimum of two years. Applicants will be selected on the basis of participation in 4-H projects, activities, leadership, character and scholastic record.

Karl and Beth Hittle Scholarship (New Braunfels or Canyon High School)  – The Karl and Beth Hittle Scholarship Fund was established by Karl and Beth Hittle in February of 2015. The fund will award a scholarship(s) to a student(s) who, in order of priority, who will be attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas; or will be attending an accredited Christian seminary; or will be attending a vocational or trade school.

Logan’s Legacy Memorial Fund Scholarship (Canyon High School) – The Logan’s Legacy Memorial Fund was established by the family and friends of Logan Nash Davidson in 2014 to assist graduates of Canyon High School who are pursuing secondary education opportunities such as trade schools, specialty schools, junior college, law enforcement and the military.

New Braunfels Area Car Club Scholarship – The New Braunfels Area Car Club Scholarship provides graduating seniors the opportunity to continue education in a field related to the automobile industry. Applicants must be a resident of the area covered by membership in the New Braunfels Area Car Club (Comal and Guadalupe counties).

New Braunfels/Canyon Lake Association of REALTORS® Scholarship – The NBCLAR Scholarship is open to students who
* Live in Comal or NBISD school district
* Are graduating seniors from an NBISD or Comal ISD high school; home schooled; or private high schools
* Are involved in school and community activities and/or works part time
* Demonstrate financial need and is not receiving numerous other scholarships
* Have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and are passing all classes
* Have been accepted to a 2 or 4 year accredited university or trade school

NBISD Scholarships – Check back in the coming days for a detailed list of NBISD Scholarships

Nick Leifeste Memorial Scholarship – The Nick Leifeste Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to recognizing and supporting graduating seniors who have been four-year members of the New Braunfels High School Band and intend to pursue post-secondary education opportunities at a four-year university or a two-year community college. Requirements include:

* Exhibit a love for music and the NBHS band
* Exhibit dedication and tenacity in striving to reach their goals, musical and other
* Exhibit the qualities of selflessness and loyalty in their relationships with others.
* There is not a required field of study, but special consideration will be given to those applicants pursuing a degree in music performance or music education.

Ola Armstrong Scholarship, The GVTC Foundation – Recipients of the Ola Armstrong Scholarship are those that exemplify characteristics of community involvement by volunteering in the communities in which they live. Students applying to The GVTC Foundation scholarships must live within the GVTC service area and must subscribe to at least one GVTC service.

Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders, The GVTC Foundation – Recipients of the Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders are those that exemplify leadership qualities and hold a leadership position in their current school, community organization, club or committee. Students applying to The GVTC Foundation scholarships must live within the GVTC service area and must subscribe to at least one GVTC service.

The Honorable Judge Robert T. Pfeuffer Civic Leadership Scholarship Fund was established in 2017 in memory of retired State District Judge Robert (Bob) T. Pfeuffer, to continue his legacy of civic leadership and commitment to community. A scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding civic leadership and will be attending Texas A&M University. While not required, special consideration will be given to incoming members of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets

W.G.L. Jr. Scholarship  (Canyon High School) – Created more than 20 years ago by a New Braunfels family, the W.G.L. Jr. Scholarship Fund helps further the education of Canyon High School graduates. The scholarship is open to those students in the top third of their class who are planning on pursuing a four-year degree. Awards are based on need, character and financial need.

More scholarships will be added to this list in the coming days. Online applications open Jan. 30, 2018.

Questions or comments? Contact Betty Taylor at betty@nbacf.org or (830) 606-9597.