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Somerset senior awarded $1,000 scholarship

All Wisconsin high school seniors who are attending a postsecondary institution are invited to apply for the Wisconsin School Counseling Association's Career Cruising and Method Test Prep $1,000 scholarship. Four high school seniors are awarded this scholarship. This year, over 250 high school seniors applied. Kaleigh Wink, a senior at Somerset High School, was one of the winners. Applicants answered two essay questions:

1. How did your comprehensive school counseling program help you be successful? 2. How did your school counselor help you overcome barriers or obstacles in order to be successful in high school? Both essays required a minimum of 500 words. Applications were scored and winners were selected based on their ideas, grammar and organization, and how captivating and compelling their essays were which indicated a strong connection to their school counseling program and school counselors.