Parents of home schooled high school students who want their students tested on the AIMS reading and/or writing test should contact Don Heizer at the Payson High School Guidance Center, (928) 474-2233. There is no charge for testing, scoring or results. Grade 10 AIMS reading and writing takes place Feb. 22 and 23.
Deadline approaching for scholarship awards for budding young entrepreneurs
Arizona high school seniors who have an aptitude for business can earn a financial head-start on their college studies with a Free Enterprise Scholarship award from the nation's largest small-business advocacy group.
Each year, National Federation of Independent Business' Young Entrepreneur Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors who have shown the entrepreneurial spirit and initiative that built America. This year, the Foundation will award 300 scholarships around the nation ranging in value from $1,000 to $10,000.
Applicants must be entering their freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college, community college, or vocational or technical institute. They must also be nominated by an Arizona NFIB member. The deadline for applying is March 15.
For more information, call (602) 263-7690.