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HISD seniors could qualify to receive free money for college

Every year, more than $230 billion in financial aid is awarded to students across the nation, and now is the time to apply.

Financial Aid applications are now open, and It’s essential for high school seniors to apply as early as possible.

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G-Unity Business Lab students compete in inaugural Hustle Tank event

The 60 students from Kashmere, Wheatley, and Worthing High Schools that make up the G-Unity Business Lab competed in the inaugural Hustle Tank event on Tuesday, May 25, at University of Houston’s Cullen Performance Hall.

The competition is set up much like the TV show Shark Tank. Throughout the school year, the students created business plans for their companies, collaborated with coaches and mentors, and prepared pitches for the Hustle Tank judges, including rapper and G-Unity Founder, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson.

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Superintendent House surprises 10 hand-selected seniors with Scholars Awards

HISD Superintendent Millard House II presented high school seniors with the 2021-2022 HISD Superintendent Scholars Award on Wednesday, May 11, and Tuesday, May 17.

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HISD high schools ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report

Two HISD high schools are among the top 100 in America, and 11 are in the top 100 in Texas. The annual rankings were released this week by U.S. News & World Report.

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HISD seniors to receive help planning for college

Help is available for HISD seniors who are still in the college application process or unsure what their plans are for next year.

A student resource fair will be held Wednesday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Assistance Re-Engagement Center at Brock Elementary School, 1417 Houston Ave, 77007.

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Summer Student Leadership Program accepting applications from HISD high school students, district alumni

HISD is now accepting applications for its 2022 Summer Student Leadership Program, a five-week paid summer internship and leadership development program for HISD high school students and alumni currently enrolled in college. 

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