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APPRENTICESHIP/EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

  1. Adventure Sports (Hershey): Visit www.AdventureHershey.com for an online application. Evening and weekends are required. Flexible work scheduling. Part-time/seasonal
  2. Fed Ex: Fed Ex offers part-time employment for students 18 years and older. Apply at Join FedEx Express and search on handler and material handler. See attached flyer for an employment opportunity at Harrisburg Intl Airport: Part-Time Material Handler Positions 
  3. Giant Food Stores: Part-time positions are available on Hershey Road (Rt. 39). Apply in person or online at Giant Careers
  4. Hershey Entertainment and Resorts: JOB FAIRS - Apply today for Spring and Summer positions  Click Here. To learn about available sweet opportunities visit Hershey Jobs.
  5. Londonderry Fire Compnay: Emergency Medical Techinician (EMT) course beginning in 2021. 10 Selected for a free class. EMS Flyer
  6. MSC: Seasonal positions are available with a starting rate of $15/hour. Must be 17 years old or older. Apply online at jobs.mscdirect.com. MSC Flyer 
  7. UPS: Start as a Package Handler in Harrisburg. Opportunities for growth. Apply now

GENERAL INFORMATION 

  1. Selective Service: Male students must register with the Selective Service System within 30 days of reaching their 18th birthday. Register at www.sss.gov
  2. Shield Driving: Attention sophomores Learn the fundamentals of safe driving at your convenience with your own computer. To register for the FREE 30 hour program, go to Shield's website, www.shielddriving.com and click on the "Online Course" tab and register as a Lower Dauphin Student. Shield Information Flyer

HIGHER EDUCATION (COLLEGE) & MILITARY RELATED INFORMATION: 

  1. College Fairs: TBD
  2. College Financial Aid: To understand the basics of applying for financial aid and how eligibility is determined, consider attending LDHS' Financial Aid Night presentation on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 7-8:30 PM. 
  3. PHEAA 2020-21 FAFSA & OTHER:
    • To learn how to complete the FAFSA or attend a free FAFSA Completion Help Event (Oct-April), sponsored by PHEAA and PASFAA, visit PHEAA's Website. A list of ducuments and information that families need to complete the FAFSA form can be found HERE.
    • LDHS's PHEAA/FAFSA presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2020. a PHEAA represenative will walk families through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
    • PHEAA offers one-hour webinars focused more specifically on the borrowing aspect of higher education finance. Click Here to View
  4. College Representative Visits:  Attention juniors and seniors Meeting with a college admissions representative can provide a wealth of information on their academic program, admission process, tuition criteria and campus life. To search for and register for a visit, login to Naviance, Colleges Tab, Research Colleges, and College Visits. 
  5. Military Recruiters: Recruiters routinely schedule HS lunch visits to highlight career possibilities. Visits in 2020-21: TBD

SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship postings and online search engines are available in Naviance. Click on the Colleges Tab, Scholarships & Money, and Scholarships List. Applications that are submitted through the Counseling Office must be turned in no later than 2:30 PM the day of the deadline.

Available scholarships include:   

  • Open Deadline:
    • Empire Beauty Schools
  • January Deadline:
    • Caroline E. Holt Nursing
    • Dr. Aura-Lee and James Hobbs Pittenger American History
    • Hamilton Relay Scholarship Award
    • Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas (English)
    • Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas (Math)
    • Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas (Science)
    • Lucy Valero Scholarship
    • Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship
    • Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship
    • The Lucinda Beneventi Findley (History)
    • U.S. Junior Chamber International Senate Foundation Scholarship
  • February Deadline:
    • 2021 Diversity Scholarship
    • 2021 Legacy Awards Contest
    • 2021 PSECU Scholarship
    • 2021-22 Merit Shop Construction Scholarship
    • Lower Dauphin Alumni Association 2021 Scholarships
  • March Deadline:
    • 2021 PA Restaurant & Lodging Association Scholarship
    • AABE National Scholarships 2021 
    • Dauphin County Council of Republican Women 
    • East Hanover Lions Club Jonas J. Walmer Service Scholarship
    • Econ Wealth Management
    • Hermine Solt Student Scholarship
    • Hershey Horticulture Society
    • Hummelstown Area Historical Society
    • National Federation of the Blind 2020 Scholarship
    • PA Masonic Youth Foundation Scholarship  
    • The United Steel Workers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program
    • William S. and Arthur R. Stambaugh Scholarship
  • April Deadline: 
    • 2021 Young Women in Public Affairs Award
    • Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
    • Ann Ford Scholarship
    • Ernest R. McDowell Health Career Scholarship
    • Irvin E. Herr Foundation Scholarship Award (Regional - Seniors)
  • May Deadline:
    • Sergeant Phillip German Memorial Scholarship Foundation
    • Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund / Jane Nickley
    • Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund / Darlene Hajduk
    • Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund / Leona Schneck
    • Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund / Nancy Griffin Legacy
    • Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund / Women of Vision Ambassador

  TESTING INFORMATION 

  1. ACT: Future testing dates include Saturday, December 12, 2020 and Saturday, April 17, 2021
  2. ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP): To register, Click Here Registration is closed for the 2020-21 school year. 
  3. ARMED SERVICE VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY (ASVAB):  The test was administered on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.  
  4. PSAT: The test, available to Lower Dauphin High School students only, is scheduled for Saturday, October 17, 2020. To register, Click Here
  5. SAT PREP COURSE: This is a 6-week course with classes scheduled on either Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings. Classes begin the week of January 18, 2021. To register, Click Here
  6. SAT: Lower Dauphin High School testing dates include Saturday, December 5, 2020, Saturday, March 13, 2021 and Saturday, June 5, 2021. Registration information is available at www.sat.org/register