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Clover High Choraliers serve Jan. 31 breakfast

Choraliers serve Jan. 31 breakfast

The Clover High School Choraliers will hold its annual Country Breakfast fundraiser 8:30-11 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Clover High School cafeteria.

The Choraliers will hold an open rehearsal performance.

Tickets cost $7 for all you can eat. Visit clover2.k12.sc.us, and click on “Choraliers.”

Blight makes dean’s list

Drake Wellington Blight of Clover has been recognized on the dean’s list at Norwich University for the fall 2014 semester:

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. For more, visit norwich.edu.

North Greenville posts dean’s list

Charles Griffin Marsh of Lake Wylie, and Joshua Michael and Mary Elizabeth Trainer, both of Clover, made the North Greenville University dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester:

To qualify, students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 hours.

North Greenville University is a co-educational liberal arts institution providing higher education in a Christ-centered environment.

Blumethal announces scholarships

Blumenthal Performing Arts announces The Gordon Hay Scholarship will be awarded to a Charlotte-area high school senior planning to pursue a nonperforming career in the performing arts field.

Each year the Gordon Hay Scholarship Committee will select one exceptional high school senior to receive a one-time award in the amount of $5,000.

The award is designed for learning opportunities related to the recipient’s career interest in a nonperforming area within the performing arts, such as professional conferences, seminars or workshops, participation in an unpaid internship program, professional theater/music performances and technology needs.

Another scholarship, The Mary Doctor Performing Arts Scholarship Fund awards two Charlotte Region high school seniors to receive annually renewable scholarships of up to $10,000 each.

The winners will be announced at the May 17 High School Musical Theater Awards (The Blumey Awards). Visit BlumenthalArts.org/scholarships for information.

GSSM accepting applications

The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics is accepting applications for its class of 2017 through Feb. 15. Online applications are available at scgssm.org/apply-now.

GSSM is a two-year public, residential high school for juniors and seniors, specializing in the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and math.

GSSM applicants should be a South Carolina resident, a current high school sophomore, have at least 10.5 high school credits prior to attending GSSM; have completed geometry, algebra I and II, English I and II, a social studies course and a lab science course prior to attending GSSM.

For information, visit scgssm.org.

Time to fill out FAFSA

High school seniors planning to attend college or technical school in the fall should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also called the FAFSA, as soon as possible.

The information on the FAFSA determines if students qualify for federal grants and student loans.

Some student aid programs have limited money and provide funds on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is important to submit the FAFSA as soon as possible.

For fastest results, visit fafsa.gov.

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