Guidance Department, 440-779-3517

The Guidance Department is divided by grade level  FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR
Ms. Kristy LaBella - Grade 9
Mrs. Tricia Calloway - Grade 10
Mrs. Margie McMullen, Department Chair - Grade 11
Mrs. Wendy Kormos - Grade 12
Please read the attachments, and as always, contact your son or daughter's counselor if you have questions.
FINANCIAL AID NIGHT AT NOHS -No worries if you missed the presentation in October 2015.  We have the handout attached, Financial Aid Night handouts.pdf
Please read the attached power point/handout for what was discussed, FAFSA presentation 1-16.pptx

Seniors' Specials
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Please check out the ACT website for test dates and locations for the 2015-2016 school year. Register online at
Please check out the SAT website for test dates and locations for the 2015-2016 school year.  Register online at
COLLEGE NOW GREATER CLEVELAND Resource Center is a free service located at 200 Public Square - Ground Floor.  They specialize in scholarships searching, the FAFSA, and overall college search.  Please check out their website for their available hours and ALL they offer.
MYTHS ABOUT FINANCIAL AID - Please read the following handout about Financial Aid.  Financial Aid Myths.pdf

Scholarship Information
*  For more information on Ohio Private Colleges and Scholarships they offer, please visit the following website for detailed information 
*  The has a list of scholarships that students from Ohio school districts are eligible for.  Please download their newsletter for the list of scholarships,
*  Please take a look at the scholarships that Westminster Colleges offers in this attachment Westminster College scholarships.pdf
WACE Advancing Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education's National Co-op Scholarship Program is again offering numerous merit scholarships to high school seniors that are admitted and attending one of the ten institutions listed on their website. Application deadline is February 15, 2016.  For that list and to apply, here is their website,
*  The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awards a scholarship to a graduating high school seniors who plans to attend a four-year college or university and pursue a career in television or television-related field.  The application deadline is February 16, 2016.  Please complete the application online
*  The University of Akron College of Engineering offers the Anton Scholarship.  The application deadline is February 29, 2016.  The application and information is attached here, Akron Anton Scholarship.pdf
*  The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is now available for graduating seniors who plan to attend a 4 year college or university next year.  Application deadline is February 29, 2016.  Please visit for more information and to apply.
*  The OAPSE/AFSCME Memorial Scholarship is available to any graduating high school senior whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of the OAPSE/AFSCME Local 4 and intends to enroll full-time in a degree program at a 2 or 4 year college, university, technical or business school.  The application deadline is March 1, 2016. for more information and to apply, please visit their website,
*  The College Club of Cleveland Foundation offers scholarships to graduating seniors with a 3.0 GPA.  The application deadline is March 1, 2016.  Please visit their website for more information and to apply  
*  The Ohio PTA Memorial Scholarship Program is for graduating seniors who attend an Ohio public high school that has membership in the Ohio PTA.  Application deadline is March 1, 2015.  For more information and to get the application, please visit their website,  We also have applications available in our guidance office.
*  The University of Akron's College of Engineering offers scholarships to incoming freshman who are planning to major in engineering.  The application is due March 4, 2016.  Please apply online
*  Zinggia Ohio Art Scholarships are to help art students in Ohio further their education in the visual arts field at an art school, or 2 or 4 year college.  Application deadline is March 5, 2016.  To download the application, please visit the following website,
*  The Metro West Kiwanis Scholarship Program is for graduating seniors pursuing additional education after high school.  Applications are available in guidance and are due to the address on the application by March 14, 2016.
*  Gannon University Scholars of Excellence in Engineering and Computer Science offers scholarship to students in Computer Science and several Engineering majors.  High school seniors must have at least a 3.00 GPA and 1100 ACT to apply.  Application deadline is March 30, 2016.  Apply to Gannon University and select one of the scholarship's eligible majors.  If a student meets all the criteria, the scholarship form is available from the Gannon University Financial Aid Office.  For more information, please visit their website,
*  The Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools OhioLEADS!  offers scholaraships for Ohio graduating seniors.  Application deadline is April 9, 2016.  Please visit their website for more information and to apply
*  Student Insights is again having a scholarship contest for high school seniors.  The scholarships deadline is April 22, 2016.  For more information and to apply, please visit their website,
*  The Americans of Italian Heritage is again offering scholarships to high school seniors with at least one parent of Italian descent.  Applications are available in the Guidance Binder or online at, and the deadline is May 16, 2016.  
*  Bowling Green State University is in their 3rd year of the Data Science program, and they offer scholarships for freshman entering into that major.  Please check our their website for more information,
*  The AMDA has announced their 2016 National Audition Tour for admissions and scholarships.  They The AMDA has locations in New York City and Los Angeles, and they offer millions of dollars in scholarships.  For more information, please contact them at 1-800-367-7908 or visit their website,
College Rep. Visits
The following colleges will have representatives at NOHS on the following dates and times:  (Please remember to come to guidance to sign up and get a pink pass from one of the secretaries at least one day in advance): 

Get Involved and Plan for the Future
Check out all the clubs and activities we offer at NOHS and get involved.  Be a part of Eagle Pride!  It's fun and helps you for your future!!! 2015-2016 Activity List.pdf
The Ohio Means Jobs is a useful and free website to help you figure out what career/job you may want to explore in your future.  For more information, please check out the website
Class of 2018, 2019, and beyond Graduation Requirements
Please read the graduation requirements for the classes of 2018, 2019, and beyond.
Polaris Career Center Information
Are you going to Polaris for the 2015-2016 school year? If you are, please review the attached calendar. Their schedule is different than our North Olmsted calendar, therefore please review and compare. http://Polaris 2015-2016 calendar.pdf
Duke University offers great summer programs.  Applications become available December 1, 2015.  Please check out their website for more information
The NASA Glenn High School Internship Project offers paid summer internship for graduating seniors.  Application deadline is March 1, 2016.  For more information and to apply, please visit their website,
The Joyce Ivy Foundation offers a Summer Scholars Program for outstanding females.  The applications are due March 1, 2016, and is offered online at
The University of Chicago is again having the Neubauer Family Adelante Summer Scholars Program for the Summer of 2016 for seniors to be.  The program will take place June 18-July 8, 2016, and the application deadline is March 15, 2016.  For more information and to apply, please visit 
The PREFACE Summer Program 2016 is offered to students who will be juniors and seniors in September 2016 who are interested in pursuing careers in engineering and technology.  The application deadline is due by March 25, 2016, and is online at
The Accounting Careers Awareness Program of Ohio offers a week-long summer program for minority high school students June 12-17, 2016, on the main campus of The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business in Columbus.  Applications are due by April 29, 2016, and are available online at
Ohio Business Week is a week-long residential business camp for current high school students.  The week is June 19-25, 2016, at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus.  Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2016, and are available in guidance.  For more information, please check out their website,
Wright State University Pre-College Programs are again having Residential Camps and Institutes for the Summer of 2016 for students going into 6th through 12th grade.  Please visit their website for camp dates, application, and more information,
Hiram College is offering Summer Academies during this summer (2016) for high school students.  Please visit their website for programs details and dates,
Barnard College in New York City is offering summer programs for current 10th and 11th graders.  For information on the Summer 2016 program, dates, and details, please visit their website,
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