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Senior Scoop for January 2021

South Sioux City Community Schools

    Senior Scoop January 6, 2021   

From the Counseling Office 

    Linda Swanson,Last names A-E

    Jason Craig, Last names F-Ln

    Danielle Panowicz,  Last names Lo-Q

    Steph Hames, Last names R-Z

    Tammy Aitken, Secretary,

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  REMIND App = Class Name = Class Of 2021, Class Code = @3cb78h

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The deadlines for the following scholarships are quickly approaching:

  • Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship, Due February 1, 2021, by 5:00pm = 

  • Kind World Foundation Scholarship / Deadline: 2-1-21 by noon / Min. GPA 3.0, Financial need, Special Circumstances, Good Character, Community Service 

  • Col. V. Thomas Considine Scholarship / Deadline: 2-15-21 / Member of 185th Iowa Air Nat’l Guard or a parent that is 

  • Jonathan David Phillips Performing Arts Memorial Scholarship / Deadline: 2-15-21 / Min GPA 2.5, participated in performing arts in high school   

  • Flight Crew (United 232) Scholarship / Deadline: 2-15-21 / Going in to a medical field and attending a Sioux City college   

  • Great West Casualty Company Scholarship / Deadline: 2-15-21 / Have a parent that works at Great West Casualty   

  • empirical Scholarship/ 2-15-21 / Min. GPA 3.0, 22 ACT, Must have worked minimum of 10 hours per week during his/her high school experience.

  • Leo B. Riley Family Scholarship / Deadline February 28, 2021  Information / Application

  • University of Nebraska Omaha Goodrich Scholarship / March 1, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m. Information and apply online

  • Tyler S. Bay Scholarship by BPOE Elks Lodge #112 / Deadline March 16, 2021 / Application (PDF) 




The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opened on October 1 at  Both student and parent will need an FSA ID if you do not have one.  To apply for the FSA ID, go to   


Please send your senior picture to and tell us “Where Are You Going/Been Accepted to College?”  We will print your picture and where you are going to college and put them up on the bulletin board in the commons and by the counselor’s room.  


January  “To Do” List

Seniors ... complete these college planning tasks:

__ Apply for local scholarships 

__ Complete the FAFSA if you have not

__ Watch for financial aid award notifications and verification requests from your college student portals

__ If you have not applied to a post secondary school , please do so ASAP