Thursday, January 19, 2023

SENIORS interested in AG? Here is a scholarship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Compeer Financial believes in a strong future for agriculture and rural America. Compeer Financial’s High School Senior Scholarship Program awards 123 scholarships, 41 per state, to students based on a combination of academic achievement, agricultural and community youth organization involvement and essay. Each scholarship is for $1,500.

Three scholarships are intended to support students from the metropolitan regions of Compeer’s territory, which includes: Cook County, IL; Hennepin and Ramsey counties, MN; and Milwaukee County, WI.

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Resident of our 144 county territory
  • Graduating High School Senior
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Designated agricultural major, interest in an agriculture-related field, or have an agriculture or rural background
  • Special consideration will be given to applicants who are dependents of Compeer Financial clients.

*Dependents of Compeer Financial team members or Board Members are not eligible.

Application Period: January 1 – March 15, 2023 (application must be received by). The application will be available on this page beginning January 1, 2023.


Photos are not needed at this time. Please only submit the completed application.

All applicants will be notified of their status 4-6 weeks after the March 15th deadline.

Questions? Email or call 952-997-1255.

Juniors- there are so many opportunities for YOU as a senior!! Read!!!

One of the GREAT opportunities for interested students is Work Based Learning. Spend half the day in one of these programs, spend the other half at MCHS. The three programs available are:

Health Career Occupations (Application due February 1st)
EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and Fire Science (Application due February 1st)
Welding Information (Application due February 1st) 

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Juniors and Seniors- are you interested in AG? Western is hosting an open house!!!!!!!!!

Juniors and Seniors- are you interested in Ag? Western is hosting an open house on March 24, 2023 to learn more about WIU and the School of Agriculture. We will be able to Tour the farm, visit with faculty, students, and alumni, as well as enter for a chance to win a scholarship. Please see Mrs. Harbourn for sign-ups =)

Ag Open House - Western Illinois University (

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Seniors- are you interested in joining the Sheet Metal Workers Union 218S???

Seniors- the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 218S Joint Apprenticeship Committee will be accepting online applications for their apprenticeship program year round. 

Visit to complete application. To be considered for the June 2023 hire, your application must be received by March 15th, 2023. 

Apprenticeship Information

There is NO application fee. There contact information is the following: 


2855 Via Verde
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Phone Number: 217-529-0161


Attention students interested in joining TCYB!!!!!


Friday, January 13, 2023

Golden Apple Scholarship

The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program is a teacher preparation and tuition assistance program for high school seniors and freshman and sophomore Illinois college students who have the determination and drive to be highly effective teachers in Illinois schools-of-need. We prepare aspiring teachers for immediate and lasting success in the most challenging teaching environments.

Scholars Receive:

Up to $23,000 in total financial assistance for college, inclusive of paid Scholar Institutes

Extensive classroom teaching experience

Academic and social-emotional support

Job placement assistance

Mentoring from our award-winning teaching faculty

Golden Apple Information

Golden Apple Flyer

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Are you going to ISU next year? See me =)

Now that your students have been admitted to Illinois State University, it's time to make sure they know the steps to take to officially become a Redbird. Here's a glimpse of what the next few months will look like for your students: