Meet the Counselor
Ashley FinleyMarionville High School Counselor
Hello! Welcome to the website for the Counseling Department at Marionville High School. The purpose of this website is to share important information about information from the counseling department....whether that be tips for parents, to testing schedules, to making plans for after high school.
ACT Testing Dates
Marionville's School Code: 262-090
The October and April tests are given at Marionville High School!! Fee waivers are available if you are on free or reduced lunch.
Visit www.actstudent.org to register!
Programs of Interest
To be eligible for assistance you must meet the following requirements:
Labor shortages and job attainment: https://dese.mo.gov/college-career-readiness/school-counseling
Interested in exploring different careers? Missouri Connections is a great place to start. Don't have a login? Just use the guest login! missouriconnections.org
Coca- Cola Scholarship:
This scholarship will be awarded to a student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is dedicated, motivated and involved in high school and the community. Visit www.coca-colascholars.org to fill out an application.
Deadline: October 31 Amount: Varies
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: This scholarship will be awarded to a student with a strong involvement in community service. Visit http://spirit.prudential.com for an application and more information. We can only send one application- please bring your certification form to Mrs. Finley Deadline: November 6
Hagan Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has a GPA of 3.5 or higher, an ACT score of 23 or higher, demonstrates financial need and plans to enroll in a 4 year university immediately after high school. Visit www.hsfmo.org for an application. Deadline: November 15 Amount: up to $10,000
Show-Me Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society The Show-Me Chapter offers a $2000 scholarship for a high school senior, or undergraduate, planning to major in conservation or a natural resources-related field. This is an essay contest. Information can be found at http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship/. Deadline: November 26
Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships:
- MSSDAR Scholarship: $2,000 to a student pursuing a degree of their choice
- Irene & Leeta Wagy Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 to a woman pursuing a degree in education
- Dorothy Piokert Memorial Scholarship: $500 to a student pursuing a degree in business
- Roberta Casteel Capps American History Scholarship: $1,000 to a student studying American history or Government
Applefest Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of Marionville High School. The scholarship will be awarded based the student’s essay and financial need. Please submit 2 letters of reference along with an essay on this year's topic. "THE IMPORTANCE OF HERITAGE" Our past does not define us but it does shape our outlook. How does our heritage affect us as individuals, a community, or even our world? How can we honor our heritage and draw from the experience of those who have walked this path before us. Scholarship packets should be mailed to Marionville Applefest, PO Box 238, Marionville, MO 65705 Deadline: January 11 Amount: $500
Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to at student who is interested in politics, history, or government or military service. This scholarship requires an essay not to exceed 300 words stating why applicant is planning a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. Visit www.gwcf.org for more information. Deadline: received by January 15
Robert J. Stucky Essay Contest: This scholarship will be awarded to a student who completes an essay addressing one or more aspects of books (between 1,200 and 1,500 words in length). Common topics include literary analyses, accounts of personal experiences and fictional short stories. See Mrs. Finley for more information. Deadline: January 31 Amount: $1,500 or $750
Free Speech Essay Contest: Students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words on the topic provided (see website). There will be multiple winners. Visit thefire.org/contest for more information. Deadline: January 31 Amount: varies (multiple winners)
Conservation Foundation of Missouri Scholarship: CFMO offers 5 - $1000 scholarships to high school seniors or undergraduates in different natural resources areas. Preference will be given to those demonstrating financial need. Information can be found at http://www.moswcs.org/scholarship/. Deadline: January 31 Amount: $1,000 (5)
Inspire College of Cosmetology: Inspire College offers a $1,000 scholarship to any student planning on attending their cosmetology school. See Mrs. Finley for more information.