• Posted November 14, 2018

    Martha Guy Summer Institute for Business Leaders - Appalachian State

    MGSI offers a unique 3 week opportunity for current high school juniors to gain an immeasurable amount of business knowledge and experience. This year we are seeking 24 students to participate in the 16th cohort that will include two weeks on ASU’s campus with classroom instruction, an entrepreneurial project, outdoor courses, and local activities, ending with business oriented travel. Visit marthaguy.appstate.edu/ for more details.  The deadline to apply is Feburary 28.


    Posted November 9, 2018

    STAR - Duke University

    The STAR Program provides a hands-on, high-quality research experience during the summer academic break over 8 weeks from Mid-June to Early August. During the program, participants get the chance to:

    Work with a Duke faculty mentor on an original research project

    • Submit their research for publication in a peer-reviewed journal

    • Learn about research methodology, writing, statistics, medical ethics, and career development

    • Students who are age 18 and above can experience clinical medicine firsthand by shadowing a physician on hospital rounds

    Undergraduate students and rising junior and senior high school students are encouraged to apply. No background in scientific research is necessary, but strong academic performance and an interest in medicine and/or the sciences are preferred. U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required for participation. The program is held at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), a clinical research organization that is part of Duke University.   For more information and to apply please visit dcri.org/education/dukes-star-program/ Applications are being accepted through January 19.


    Posted October 18, 2018

    Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar

    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 10,000 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 Fall, 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 2018-19 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 2019. 

    Please download the application HERE. The deadline to turn in the application to Student Services is November 9.


    University of Alabama - Early College 

    This program is for current 10th-12th graders, and enables them to earn college credit.  For more information please visit uaearlycollege.ua.edu


    Posted October 9, 2018

    Splash - UNC

    We would like to welcome your students to a unique educational enrichment opportunity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Splash UNC is a bi-annual program where high school students have the opportunity to attend classes taught and created by Carolina students. Classes include a variety of interesting topics ranging from chemistry and swing dancing to neuroscience and Harry Potter.The classes we are offering this semester aim to help high school students explore their current interests and discover new passions.  Splash UNC is hosting its fall program for high school students on Saturday, November 10th from 9am to 5pm. The program fee is $20 and lunch is included. We offer financial aid to any student who needs assistance to attend Splash UNC. We accept payment online through our registration page where students can also pre-order a Splash UNC t-shirt for $10. We will also accept the program fee in cash or by check the day of the event when students come to campus.

    Student registration closes on November 3rd at 11:59pm, so don't delay! To learn more and register, visit https://splashunc.com/ 


    Posted October 4, 2018

    Wake Electric - Cooperative Youth Tour

    Wake Electric seeks applicants for a one-week, all expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Electric Youth Tour. Winners also receive a $1,000 scholarship. Winners must go on the Washington Trip to be eligible for the $1,000 scholarship. The trip will be from June 15 – 21, 2019. Students who attend the Youth Tour will join 1,500 high school students from across the U.S. to learn about electric cooperatives, American history and the U.S. government.  Students will also visit the historic sites and federal facilities of the nation’s capital, as well as spend time with their congressional delegations. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded the following year upon proof of enrollment in a North Carolina college or university.  For more information and to apply please  Information  Application The deadline to apply is December 12, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.


    Posted September 5, 2018 

    North Carolina Chapter of the AABE Youth Energy Academy 

    N.C. Chapter of the AABE is excited to host this one-day event from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C., on Saturday, Oct.13, 2018 in the Mary Townes Science Building.  

    This year's theme, Power Up the Future, focuses on providing hands-on activities for high school students (grades 9-12) to increase their knowledge about the energy industry and new technologies.  Students will learn about careers, job opportunities, and occupational training requirements for different segments of the energy sector.  Students will also learn the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as they pursue their college education and future careers.   In addition, students will have the opportunity to win prizes, and each student will receive a certificate of completion.  Informational Flyer