LHS Counseling Site
Welcome to the Liberty High School Counseling & Social Work
Department where we are committed to fostering the academic,
personal, and post-secondary growth of every student!
A weekly announcements highlighting the events sponsored by the
Counseling & Social Work Department at Liberty High School
Local Scholarship Highlight!
LPS Community Scholarship Program - 7 DAYS LEFT!!
The submission deadline is 4pm on February 3, 2020.
The Liberty Community Scholarship Program is made up of scholarships given through the generosity of 40+ local organizations. All seniors from LHS and LNHS are eligible to apply; all organizations accept the same single application! Each scholarship will be awarded to seniors from LHS and/or LNHS. Scholarship awards average $1,000 each. Over $130,000 and 97 awards were given last May. The submission deadline is 4pm on February 3, 2020.
Let’s Highlight A few
Liberty PEO Scholarship Grant is a great opportunity to highlight your high school accomplishments and be rewarded.
Two awards are available.
Last year's recipient received $2,500.00!
LHS Students Only
Blue Jay Nation Scholarship
Jack Smith - “Mr. Blue Jay” Scholarship
James D. Stevick Teacher Scholarship
LHS Student Council Foster Sires Service and Leadership Scholarship
LHS Student Council HG Leadership Scholarship
Liberty Takedown Club Scholarship
Nixon’s Run Scholarship.
Don’t Overlook the Platte Valley Bank Star Scholarship
Two seniors are awarded $1,500.00 each! You do not need to bank at Platte Valley Bank to receive this award.
If you have questions about the Local Scholarship application or requesting your transcripts, please stop in the Counseling Office. Don’t miss our on free $$$$!
KC Scholars Scholarships (All Grades - Not a local scholarship)
KC Scholars is excited to share a great scholarship opportunity for current 9th and 11th graders as well as adults looking to return to college to complete their degree.
The KC Scholars scholarship application opened on January 1, 2020 and the deadline to apply is February 28, 2020. There are 3 scholarships to select from.
1. Traditional Scholarship – For current 11th graders – at least 250 selected to receive up to a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to 5 years.
2. College Savings Account/Match – For current 9th graders – up to 500 students selected to receive $50 in a 529 college savings account and at least 50 students selected to receive up to $7,000 of match and incentive funds.
3. Adult Learner Scholarship – For adults with some college but no degree – and starting in 2019, adults who have an associate degree and will return to complete a bachelor’s degree – up to 200 selected to receive up to a $5,000 scholarship renewable for up to 5 years.
For more information and eligibility requirements, visit kcscholars.org.
You can also follow KC Scholars on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter - @KCScholars
College Rep Visits
The following college representatives will be at Liberty High School to meet with interested students.
Tues. Jan 28
Park University, lunch
Mon. Feb 3
Tues. Feb 4
Wed. Feb 5
Missouri Western, 9:30 AM
Air Force, lunch
Thurs. Feb 6
Air Force reserves, lunch
UMKC School of Education, 1 PM
Southeast MO State University, 2 PM
Mon. Feb 10
Avila, 9 AM
Wed. Feb 12
NW Missouri State, 9 AM
Thurs. Feb 13
Maryville University, St. Louis, 9:30 AM
University of Missouri, St. Louis, 2 PM
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Important Dates & Information
Don't miss out on all the latest events and opportunities in our department! Top items will be in our Big 6 which is updated weekly. Click on the blue button here for this school year's Dates at a Glance!