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Litchfield Guidance Counselor Corner NAME: Cherie Kluender SCHOOL: Litchfield Public Schools CLASS: K-12 School Counselor SCHOOL PHONE: (308)-446-2244 Ext. 423 Email: ckluender@esu10.org Scholarship Opportunity There is a scholarship opportunity for students taking dual-enrollment college courses. Students participating in dual-enrollment college courses or early admit programs, are encouraged to apply or the Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship if they show financial need. This state and federally-funded scholarship will pay tuition and mandatory fees at participating Nebraska colleges. Applications will be reviewed by Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE). If you have questions, contact myself or Ritchie Morrow, Financial Aid Coordinator, CCPE, ritchie.morrow@nebraska.gov or 402.471.0032. Prepare for the FAFSA with free programs and resources If you’re a senior, it’s time to start preparing for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You’ll complete the form after January 1 and typically, before April 1 depending on your college’s priority XY[