College & Career
Welcome to the College and Career Page! On this page you will find many resources that will help you on your journey to the next step in your life.
If you have any questions that are not answered here on this page, please feel free to contact Mr. Walker.
CHECK THIS PAGE FREQUENTLY AS IT IS CONSTANTLY BEING UPDATED!
- Office: 719-391-3108
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- College Visits (Going Virtual!)
- Scholarship Opportunities
- WHS, Local & Statewide Events (Including Virtual Events)
- Naviance and Senior Transcript Request Steps
- College Resources
- NCAA Eligibility Center & NAIA Eligibility Center
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO - Dave Fedorchak, email@example.com
Free Application Day is December 1. Apply through the Common Application.
COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE - Jill Schmidt, office: 720-345-0171, ext. 3171, firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado Mountain College A quick overview of Colorado Mountain College
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Kelsey Bradshaw Carroll, 213-740-1111, email@example.com
University of Southern California USC introduction video
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNY - Ashley Olivas, 308-365-1985, firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering an application fee waiver beginning 10/19 until 11/1 with code "NewNE" for out of state students.
UNIVERSITY OF DENVER - DU
BYU-Idaho - 208-496-1411, email@example.com
Visit BYU Idaho Homepage
CU Boulder - Blake Trujillo (she/her/hers), firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit CU Boulder Informational Video for a short video with some great information on CU Boulder!
METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY DENVER - Julia Volzke (she/her/hers) - Campus Box 16, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO, 80217-3362, 303-605-5696 (office)/ 720-419-1636 (text)/ 720-778-5794 (fax)
MSU is kicking off Workshop Wednesdays! Each Wednesday at 5:30pm you are invited to join admission counselors for a presentation.
MSU Denver Admissions Wednesday Workshop October 21 at 5:30pm Admissions Information Session
MSU Denver W W en Espanol October 21 at 5:30pm Presentacion de admisiones en Espanol
MSU Denver W W EssayWorkshop October 28 at 5:30pm College Essay Workshop
ADAMS STATE UNIVERSITY - Amanda Graham, 720-384-7222 (phone - call or text), email@example.com
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER - Matthew Kriese, 303-315-2644, firstname.lastname@example.org
UCCS - University of Colorado Colorado Springs - Jessica Garrett, 719-255-3828, email@example.com
ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY - San Francisco - Lori Wilkins, 559-824-5440, LWilkins@academyart.edu
PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Zach Lebsock, firstname.lastname@example.org, 719-502-2237 or Jenifer Leathes, email@example.com, 719-502-2340
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE- UTI - Kenya Roman-Spoon, firstname.lastname@example.org, 866-364-4612
This also includes MMI - Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, MMI - Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute.
WESTERN STATE COLORADO UNIVERSITY - Lindsay Leggett, email@example.com, 970-787-5341 (call/text)
COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY - Ashley Hoefer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-261-6937
CSU - Pueblo - Daniel Minich, email@example.com, 719-582-7441
COLORADO COLLEGE - Darius Pardner, 719-389-7151, firstname.lastname@example.org
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (SCAD) - Susanna Ramuta, 912-323-7103, email@example.com
Take a look the SCHOLARSHIP LIST that we have put together. Check frequently as this list is being updated constantly. If deadlines are not up-to-date, feel free to check websites on your own for the latest information. This is by no means a complete list of scholarships available - it is a place to start!
Metropolitan State University of Denver wants to know: Are You A DREAMer? TheDream.US is now accepting applications!
TheDream.US is now accepting applications for their National and Opportunity Scholarships. TheDream.US is the nation's largest college access and success program for DREAMers. TheDream.US scholarship will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $33,000 for a bachelor's degree at MSU Denver. In addition, you may also be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $1,000/year for books, supplies and transportation.
Apply now at TheDream.US Scholarship Deadline: 2/25/21
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado - Grossman Scholarships
The Grossman Scholarships offer $5,000 to Colorado Residents who have demonstrated a commitment to caring for our environment's natural resources and are pursuing post-secondary education through an accredited environmental, natural resource, climate, or outdoor industry related education program in Colorado. Learn more at The Grossman Scholarship and apply by March 31, 2021! Contact Sarah at 303-715-1010 x112 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have more questions.
Colorado Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship
Your local Colorado Jiffy Lube owners are offering one $3,500 scholarship and two $1,500 scholarship awards to 3 local high school students - students simply have to write about "What Drives You?" Three finalists will be selected from the 500 word "What Drives You?" essays submitted. Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,500 award if they create and submit a 1-2 minute video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc. The overall $3,500 scholarship winner will be chosen from these videos.
Apply now online at Colorado Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship Deadline: March 15, 2021
EDUCATING CHILDREN OF COLOR SCHOLARSHIP
DANIELS FUND SCHOLARSHIP
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Elks National Foundation will award $2.4 million dollars in college scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student (MVS) scholarship contest. Colorado will receive sixteen scholarships. MVS scholarships are available only to high school seniors and applications are judged on academic achievement, leadership, community involvement, and financial need. Scholarships are offered identically to male and female students who plan to enroll in an accredited four-year US American college or university. The MVS Scholarship contest will happen online only. Applications are available at mvs.cfm and must be submitted online by the November 15, 2020 deadline.
If there are any questions about the MVS scholarship or application process, contact Raymond Ross, Chair, Scholarship Committee, 719-963-4647 or RayRossSr@aol.com.
THE SKY IS NOT YOUR LIMIT - United States Space Force and United States Air Force
Earn a college scholarship, cultivate leadership skills, embark on your greatest adventure yet. Meet your local Air Force ROTC and Air Force Academy Admissions Advisors: Lt. Julia Wallace and Lt. Ben Isley.
El Paso/Teller Counties: Monday, November 9, at 5pm. Zoom Meeting ID: 160 793 1861 Password: AFROTC
Naviance is a great tool to help with College and Career Readiness. Discover and prepare for your path after high school. Take charge of learning goals and track progress.
WHS also uses Naviance for seniors to request transcripts be sent to college and universities.
NAVIANCE TRANSCRIPT REQUEST INSTRUCTIONS
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, CALL OR EMAIL MR. WALKER 719-391-3108 email@example.com
Hillel Home Page This organization's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish undergraduate and graduate students so that they may enrich the Jewish people around the world.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities HACU Home Page The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) represents more than 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities HBCU Home Page The White House Initiative on HBCU has information on and a list of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country.
Occasionally throughout the school year, WHS hosts military recruiter visits in the lower commons during lunch. Listen to the daily announcements and KWHS news for the latest dates.
There are several recruiting offices in the Colorado Springs area. Here are the two closest offices.
US Government Armed Forces Recruiting, 750 Citadel Dr., E., Colorado Springs, CO, 80909, 719-380-0026 and
6436 S. US Highway 85-87, Ste. 1, Fountain, CO, 80817, 719-390-5061
Widefield High School's Marine Recruiter: Staff Sergeant Thompson, Jessica - firstname.lastname@example.org, cell: 719-281-0521, office: 719-391-3778
Widefield High School's Army Recruiter: SGT Rodriguez, Daniel - email@example.com, cell: 720-252-9029
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) from 7am - 11:30am on 2/2/21 and 4/22/21. Location TBD.
Master the ASVAB with FREE ASVAB practice tests! ASVAB Tutor Home Page