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    Posted November 16, 2017
     
    UNC Chapel Hill - Catalyst Conference
     
    The annual Catalyst Conference brings a select group of 100 North Carolina high school students from grades 9-12 to the UNC Chapel Hill campus to explore social justice issues affecting both America and the world. This year's conference is held on February 16-18; and the cost to attend is $50.  Through leadership and personal development sessions, participants are empowered to serve as catalysts for positive change in their own communities.  Interested students must apply online by Friday, December 1, at unccatalyst.wordpress.com/ unccatalyst.wordpress.com/.

    Posted November 7, 2017
     
    University of Southern California 
     
    Experience college life, live on the campus, earn college credit, explore LA with field trips related to your course of study. For more information, please visit summer.usc.edu 

    Posted November 1, 2017
     
    Martha Guy Summer Institute

    The Martha Guy Summer Institute for future business leaders was created to give high achieving high school students interested in pursuing a college degree in business a premier summer experience exploring the different disciplines within business, exposing them to regional business leaders and developing leadership and professional behavior skills needed to be successful in the business realm. The program is for current juniors only.  For more information and to apply, please visit marthaguy.appstate.edu/ The deadline to apply is February 28.


    Posted October 2, 2017
     
    Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Semimar
     

    The HOBY Leadership Seminars are designed for high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them in becoming effective, ethical leaders in their home, schools, workplace and community. Currently, nearly 9,000 sophomores, representing as many high schools nationwide, attend HOBY Leadership Seminars each year. The seminars provide a high level of energy, encouragement and motivation, as well as interaction with peers, panelists and volunteers to nurture your future leadership roles. In addition, you will participate in hands-on leadership activities and meet state leaders in such as areas as business, government, education, media and the non-profit sector. Each September, every public, private and charter high school in the country is invited to select and register an outstanding sophomore as their representative to their local state seminar. There are approximately seventy Leadership Seminars held each spring throughout the United States.   

    Middle Creek High School can nominate one sophomore to attend the 2017-18 HOBY Seminar. We will also choose one alternate if the nominated candidate is unable to attend. The date and location for the HOBY Seminar will be announced at a later date, but will run at some point between March and June of 2018.  Application 


    Posted September 19, 2017
     
    NC State - STEP and Polymer Camp
     
    Summer Textiles Exploration Program (STEP) and Polymer Camp are two exciting and interactive pre-college programs offered by the College of Textiles.  Applications for both camps open January 2.  For more information, please visit textiles.ncsu.edu/future-students/future-undergraduate/pre-college-programs/ .

    Posted September 11, 2017 
     
    Delta Sigma Theta Inc. - Delta Gems
     
    The Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is pleased to open enrollment for our educational enrichment & mentoring outreach programs for the 2017-18 school-year! Delta Academy and Delta GEMS (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully), both signature programs of our national organization, promote interactive learning and leadership development. Young ladies living in Western Wake County (Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, and Morrisville) are invited to join in this exciting experience. Information and Application

    Middle Creek Community Center 

    Send Your Teens To College For Pennies On The Dollar! (age 15 & up)

    Learn what your teen needs to focus on right now to get a competitive edge and increase chances for a scholarship. Learn how to motivate your teen when applying for college and find out the five ingredients that colleges love to see in students.

    Fees: $5(R) $6(N) (1 class)

    106592 | Sat | Sep 16 | 11 a.m.-noon 


    Posted September 8, 2017
     
    Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics
     
    Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics (SVSM) provides an opportunity for current sophomores and juniors to foster identified interests in science and math with its enriched program in a university research setting.  SVSM continues to attract North Carolina most motivated and academically prepared students.  This summer program is a competitive entry program by application only.  Selected students participate in a rigorous, four-week residential academic program intended to reward and stimulate students who have already demonstrated their commitment to academic growth and development in science and math.  Participants will be chosen to stay at one of three campuses:  Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, or UNC Charlotte.  Students are evaluated on their academic record and their motivation to pursue science and math activities beyond the classroom.  SVSM is a state-supported initiative and there are no program costs for participants.  

    Application Process:
    Applications are completed online at http://www.summerventures.org.  As part of the application process, applicants must secure evaluations from a science or math teacher and their counselor.  It is the responsibility of the application to ask their teacher and counselor to complete the evaluation.
    Application Deadline:  January 15


    North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - Distance Education and Extended Programs
     
    For more information regarding the offering of NCSSM, please visit www.ncssm.edu/about