Announcements for 1/30

If you are interested in attending virtual courses over the summer in Coding, then this
announcement is for you: “Girls who Code” has announced two free virtual programs offered
to current female students in 9 th grade through 11 th grade. Applications that are received prior
to February 16 th will receive priority consideration and regular-decision applications are due by
March 24, 2023. Please stop by the Literature rack outside of guidance for more information
or go to

Attention Seniors: Are you the daughter or son of a Fireman or Law Enforcement Officer
looking for scholarships? If so, you might be interested in the PBFAA Scholarship which
awards $1,000 as a thank you for your parents’ dedication to the community. If you are
awarded this scholarship, you will automatically be entered in the ESA National Scholarship
Program which awards $12,000 for first place and $4,000 for second place.

Gettysburg College Jewish Studies Committee is awarding cash prizes of up to $1,000 during
their Fourth Annual Georges Lieber Essay Contest on Resistance. To qualify for a chance to
win you must write a 3,000-word essay regarding resistance currently going on in American
life, an international crisis or a personal issue and submit the essay electronically before
April 19 th . Please stop by the literature rack outside of the guidance office to get details.

Attention Seniors: The Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association is announcing an
essay contest wherein 3 winners will receive a $2,000 scholarship. If you are interested in
submitting an essay, stop by the literature rack outside of the guidance office to find how to
register for an information packet.

Attention Seniors: The Altoona Rotary Club is offering a $1,500 Scholarship for graduating
seniors. Stop by the literature rack outside the guidance office to pick up an application.
Deadline to enter is March 20 th . Winners will be announced in mid-April and checks will be
awarded at a luncheon in May.

Attention scholarship-seeking students: There are two new scholarship opportunities which
are available to you. Go online to the AASD website, look for the “AAHS Link” dropdown and
choose the Scholarship tab to apply for the 2023 Elementary School PTO Scholarship as well as
the AAHS 2023 Scholarship. Don’t delay because the February 13 th deadline is fast

Anyone with information regarding Mickey Nedimyer’s whereabouts is asked to contact
Detective Wilson at the Altoona Police Department. Mickey has been missing for many weeks
and we are requesting any information that may lead to finding him.