Free Prom dresses are available at SilverSparkle Prom Shop, Shawnee Room of Maner Conference Center at the Kansas ExpoCentre. The shop will be open 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, March 24 and 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday, March 25. No appointment necessary.
Members of the RVHS Kansas Association for Youth (KAY) Club played Bingo on Monday with the senior citizens at the Hoyt Community Center. This is an annual event that the students look forward to each February.
RVHS students who are interested in trying out for the dance team should sign up in the office and pick up a packet. The completed packet is due back in the office by Thursday, March 1.
Applications are now available for the Jackson County Livestock Association scholarship. They are due March 15. Please read the necessary information below and then click on the application to download and complete.
1. Candidates for this scholarship must be a High School Senior or any undergraduate
in college, majoring in Agriculture.
2. The Statement of High School Principal must accompany application. College candidates
should have a C-average in college or better. Transcripts should be submitted.
3. Each applicant will be reviewed by the Jackson County Livestock Association Scholarship
Committee. From the applications submitted, some may be chosen for a personal interview.
They must be prepared to answer questions concerning future plans and past experiences and
4. No student will be able to receive this scholarship more than once.
5. The amount of the Scholarship is to be returned if the recipient does not receive passing grades or
Complete the semester or year.
6. The student should be considered a full time student carrying a minimum of 12 college credit hours
7. Applicant must be a Jackson County Resident and/or a graduate of a Jackson County High
8. The amount of the scholarship will be determined based on the funds available and number of applications received.
9. The scholarship recipient will be presented a certificate at their High School awards program
if awardee is a High School student.
A committee within the County Livestock Association will be selected to review all of the applications. All of the Committee members will help in selecting the winning applicant unless the applicant is a son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter of one of the members. In this case, a substitute, chosen by the committee, should attend and vote.
The Scholarship will be awarded as follows: ½ just before the start of the first semester upon verification of college acceptance and upon proof of passing grades for that semester being presented at the Extension Office the second half of the scholarship will be given. In the event of failure, the alternate will be awarded the second half of the scholarship.
RVHS KAY club has their t-shirt quilt ready, thanks to Julie Putnam and Wendy Ehrhart who sewed it all together and Helen Bausch who quilted it! The quilt features t-shirts from basketball, softball, track and field, band and KAY club, just to name a few. It is 78" X 92" with black backing. (See pictures)
KAY club members will be selling tickets at home basketball games starting Monday, January 15. All proceeds will go to a student in the elementary school who is battling leukemia.
Students graduating from high school in 2018 who are attending Wichita State, Emporia State or Ft. Hays State in the fall are eligible for the Rudd Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship covers the remaining cost of attendance after all other aid, grants and scholarships are applied to a student's account. Cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board.
- Must be a US citizen and a resident of Kansas
- Graduating high school 2018
- Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Filled out the FAFSA application and qualify for Pell Grant
- Plan to attend or been admitted to Wichita State, Emporia State or Ft. Hays State in the fall of 2018 as a full-time student
Students must apply online at www.ruddfoundation.org/college-scholarships
Deadline to apply is Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 11:50 pm Central Standard Time. There will be approximately 20 winners announced in May. Students receiving a full scholarship from their college or another source are ineligible for a Rudd Scholarship.
For more information, visit www.ruddfoundation.org
The deadline for the 2018 Jackson County Farm Bureau Association Scholarship is Friday, March 30. Up to four scholarships will be awarded, and the recipients will receive the funds upon proof of enrollment for the fall semester of 2018. Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered to the JCFB office no later than 5 pm on Friday, March 30, 2018. No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted.
- 2018 graduating high school senior
- Applicant or applicant's parents/guardians must be members of the Jackson County Farm Bureau Association whose dues are current
- Applicant must be applying to an accredited trade school, community college, college or university
- Applicant must provide a wallet-sized photo of self with the application for publication
- Application includes 2 letters of recommendation
- Application includes official high school transcript
- Application includes test scores (ACT, SAT, Work Keys, Asset, Compass, etc.)
Applicants may be interviewed by members of the Jackson County Farm Bureau Association Board.
Completed applications may be mailed or delivered to:
Jackson County Farm Bureau Assn.
PO Box 1005
Holton, KS 66436
If you have questions, please call Regina at 785-640-7251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org