9 Winter Break Tasks for College Bound Students Posted on December 19, 2016 by Jessica Velasco
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Winter break is a wonderful time of year. Many of us get the opportunity to spend time with family and friends around the holidays. It is also a great time to catch up on the things you may have been too busy to complete while in school. For the college bound students, there are many things you can consider doing during your winter break. Here are nine tasks to consider doing during winter break:
The CrossLites Scholarship Contest is open to High School, College, and Graduate School students. As an applicant you will write a reflective essay (400-600 words) based on one of Dr. Parker’s quotes or messages. Applicants will be competing against students of their level. You may enter only one essay per application a year, into the contest.
How Does A Student Like You Win?
The judges score essays based on the following factors:
We encourage you to invite your friends and family to view your essay and vote for it by using your essay link. Each person could vote up to twice a day and the more votes a particular essay gets, the higher the likelihood is of the essay being selected to win. When the voting period has ended, the winner will be chosen.
You will be able to track the top scoring essays here. Once the winners are chosen, a check will be made to the student and sent to an address that the applicant has provided.
The essays that are submitted become property of CrossLites and have a chance of being displayed on the website. The winning essays and short bios of the corresponding authors will also be displayed on the CrossLites website.
CrossLites management reserves the right to disqualify any contestant for any reason that it deems necessary.
Scholarship applications are availalbe for students interested in majoring in Math, Math Education, Computer Science, or Pre-Engineering.
Must have a 2.5 GPA
Must have an ACT of 24 or higher
For more information, contact AUM Math Department Chair, Dr. Scott Brown at 334-244-3862 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.