He plans to study either aeronautical or astronautical engineering. The difference is between whether the aircraft or object stays in the earth’s atmosphere (airplanes, helicopters) or operates outside the atmosphere (rockets and satellites).
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Sobechukwu Uwajeh (Matteson, Illinois) and Ashley Trube’s (Hutto, Texas) families took a gamble sending them to Culver Academies.
In each case, their families had to sacrifice to send them to Culver, even with the scholarship monies each girl received. But their families decided they would look at Culver as an investment that would pay dividends when it came time for college.
Now, with the QuestBridge National College Match program, that investment is paying off. Uwajeh will be attending Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California. Trube is heading to Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Recognized for on- and off-field work, Bill Kuhl ’18 (Elmhurst, Illinois) became the second Culver Military Academy Eagle to win a Moose Krause Memorial Scholarship Wednesday evening. The presentation was made at the local National Football Foundation chapter’s annual banquet in South Bend. The organization is named after the legendary Notre Dame athletic director.
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“Culver taught me not to be afraid to stand up for what I believe in and how to cultivate a passion for something,” she said. “Culver showed me that although there will always be people who criticize you, there will also always be many others who have your back, and their encouragement is a thousand times louder than the criticism.”
That belief “made me stand out in the (Morehead) interviews, because I was able to show the committee how I succeeded, but more importantly, how I had failed and what I had learned.”
“I wouldn’t be 18 by the time I started college (this fall),” McDougal said, so she opted for the ESU post-graduate year. It is an ideal opportunity to continue her education and mix in some exploring, she explained. “I’ve always wanted to travel.”
Uchehukwu Nnate ’18 (Schererville, Indiana) wants to explore her options when it comes to college majors and careers. And she has received a scholarship at Purdue University that allows her to do just that.
The summer between Grade 10 and 11, and the summer between Grade 11 and 12 are the best times for intensive test preparation. The summer provides an opportunity to focus on the test and set a firm foundation uninterrupted by the rigorous demands of the school year.
College Advisors continue to meet with seniors as needed. Over this last week, several seniors have received offers of admission off of wait lists with some appealing financial aid awards to assure affordability.
Junior college advising meetings focus on planning for the summer and revising key documents started in our Term 3 College Advising Class. Most often, this includes continuing to improve a resume, working with Common Application essay prompts, and ...
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