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What is Empire Trust? Christian organization awards student athletes through scholarships

What is Empire Trust? Christian organization awards student athletes through scholarships

April 5, 2015

Video by Blake Snawder and Samuel Dumar By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac What is Empire Trust? This is the question so many Coppell athletes and students have. The organization has a large following on social media and while kids love the “shoutouts” they get, not many know the mission behind this organization. “We really try to give [scholarsh...

Variety of financial aid options to help seniors beat debt, enjoy college

Variety of financial aid options to help seniors beat debt, enjoy college

May 22, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Despite all of the fun and festivities of senior year, one thing has been lingering in the minds of each graduating student and their parents: money. With interest rates on undergraduate loans expected to rise from 3.86 to 4.66 percent within the next year, according to a r...

Affirmative Action system needs to close loophole, catch up with times

Affirmative Action system needs to close loophole, catch up with times

January 29, 2014

By Kristen Shepard Editor in Chief It is a typical day in a Coppell Calculus class. “I think I will get into Harvard, because my SAT score is great,” senior A said. “I think I will because I have great leadership experience,” senior B said. “I think I will because I have a stellar GPA,” ...

Beck, Kalev receive scholarships as year draws to a close

May 3, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer As the school year ends for the class of 2012, scholarships are being awarded as seniors prepare to make the transition to college life. An even bigger transition, though, will be required as the students adjust to the financial demands of college tuition. For Va...

Scholarship help for desperate seniors

March 21, 2011

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor Like many other seniors, I am being pushed by my parents to find as many scholarships as possible. It's a daunting task, but it is made easier with a few tips. First of all, use Naviance to your advantage. The counselors set it up for a reason: it's really...

Naviance eases college prep stress

January 23, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer As Juniors find senior year approaching, Naviance Family Connection serves as a great all-purpose tool for anything and everything related to college. Earlier this year, students should have set up a Naviance account with their counselors and teacher -the usernam...

PSAT sets tomorrow’s schedule

October 13, 2009

By Julia Kim Staff Writer PSAT tomorrow. These words haunt the majority of the junior class, testing for the opportunity to become a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. While seniors will enjoy a few hours of extra sleep, underclassmen will follow with the usual routine of attending...