Intersect by Hobsons Awards High Schools and Higher Education Institutions $10,000 in Scholarships in 2018
Members of the Counselor Community Receive Scholarships to Award to Students
SALT LAKE CITY - September 28, 2018 – Hobsons, the education technology leader, is pleased to announce that Intersect has awarded a total of $10,000 of scholarship money to five high schools and 5 high education institutions since April of 2018. An additional high school and higher education institution will be chosen as recipients of the Counselor Community Scholarship for the month of September. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to award to a student at their respective high school or college.
The winners for the months of April through August are:
- Bard High School Early College, New Orleans, La.
- St. Francis College, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Imagine International Academy of North Texas, McKinney, Texas
- Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.
- Charles W. Baker High School, Baldwinsville, N. Y.
- Rowan University, Glassboro, N.J.
- Pattonville Sr High School, Maryland Heights, Mo.
- Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tenn.
- Granite Bay High School, Granite Bay, Calif.
- Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Counselor Community and to help promote community building toward college access, Hobsons announced the scholarship program in April 2018. Each month since, Hobsons has selected a representative from one higher education institution and one high school to receive the $1,000 scholarship.
“As we attend the 2018 National Conference this week for the National Association for College Admission Counseling, Intersect is excited to be building stronger relationships with the admissions counseling community,” said Amy Reitz, General Manager of Intersect. “We are excited to celebrate our clients and hope that this scholarship will help deserving students achieve their higher education dreams.”
Hobsons launched the Counselor Community in 2017 to create a space where high school and college admissions counselors can connect, strengthen relationships and work together to help students find best-fit college options.
For more information on the scholarship competition, please visit: www.hobsons.com/content/counselor-community-scholarship.
Intersect by Hobsons connects with Naviance, the world’s most widely-adopted college and career readiness platform used by 10 million students nationwide, to enable colleges and universities to better identify and connect with high school students actively engaged in the college search process. Intersect also makes it easier to collaborate and create connections with high school counselors to support a successful student journey.
A leader in education technology, Hobsons helps students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions -- Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish -- to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admissions, and higher education student success to support millions of students.