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Course Selection Book 2017-2018


Important Dates

Guidance Dates for 2016-2017




Financial Aid

College Admissions Testing


Welcome to the Guidance Department

Phone: 814-438-7673

High School Guidance Counselor- Kimberlie Dawson- Ext 5413

email: kdawson@ucasd.org

Guidance Secretary- Sandra Beeman - Ext 5411

email: sbeeman@ucasd.org


*Reminder to Seniors that College Applications should be submitted ASAP. Don't forget to ask the Guidance Office to send a copy of your High School Transcripts to any college to which you have applied.





Splash Lagoon Indoor Waterpark is currently hiring, with an immediate need for Lifeguards!  If you want to work in a fun, fast-paced environment, Splash is the place to be!  If you are interested, please apply online at splashlagoon.com

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has several entry-level positions that are ideal for a student’s first step into the professional workforce.  We are looking for graduating high school students who have an interest in working in clerical, trades, labor, and tourism positions.  In
addition to these full-time positions, PennDOT needs individuals for their Winter Maintenance Program that runs each year from October through March and could lead to permanent employment.  For more information and or applying, please go to the Bureau of State Employment’s website at www.employment.pa.gov.  Select “Job Opportunities” under the Non-Civil Service heading.


Those seniors that have been accepted to a college, technical school, or branch of service, please let Mrs. Beeman know. Please bring a copy of your acceptance letter.


SAT EXAM REGISTRATION, Cost $54.50 with essay - incl. scores sent to 4 colleges.   www.sat.collegeboard.org

ACT EXAM REGISTRATION, Cost $56.50 with writing- incl. scores sent to 4 colleges.      www.actstudent.org

TEST CENTER CODES---- SAT #39214 ACT #196760



Additional assistance is available with Mrs Dawson in the Guidance Office.


The Following Scholarships Are Currently Available In The Guidance Office.

MARY STEWART HUBLEY SCHOLARSHIP  The purpose of the Mary Stewart Hubley Scholarship of $5,000.00 is to recognize a student who has graduated from the Union City Area School District or who resides within its geographical limits.  Selection will be weighed by the items listed. Applicant is in the second year or later of post-secondary education. First year students are not eligible.  Applicant is in a program leading to a degree or vocational certificate.  Applicant must be engaged in a program with a clear vocational direction, and not in general studies.  Applicant must be a good character and have good grades as shown by transcript from college attended.  Financial need is a consideration.  Financial Aid information must be submitted.  Application must be filed with the Union City Area High School Guidance Counselor no later than May 15, 2017.

The Erie Community Foundation has several scholarships that are available, go to eriecommunityfoundation.org to check out Scholarships from The Erie Community Foundation and The Union City Community Foundation. Some applications require you to apply on-line, others you can pick up in the Guidance Office.

Gary W. Senyo UCAEA Scholarship, available for those students who are going to further their education to receive a teacher's degree or mother or father who is a member of the UCAEA.  Due May 5, 2017.

Yearbook Scholarship - must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher, have taken yearbook at least 2 qts. in 2 different years; 1 qt. needs to be senior year. Amount $100.00. Due May 5, 2017.

Richard Lyle Gray Scholarship for a senior going on to further their education.  The scholarship is for $5,050.00.  Due May 15, 2017.

Allanigue Community Scholarship - Senior must be accepted to a post-secondary school, have a minimum of 2.5 GPA.  2 - $500.00 scholarships.  Due May 15th.

Jenine Mineo Memorial Scholarship - Must be involved in Chorus, Musical, Talent Shows, and other Theatrical Productions. The Scholarship Award is for $500.00. Due May 15, 2017.

L. Leroy Brest Memorial Scholarship - Demonstration of leadership skills, community/social service, school activity, school spirit and the desire to pursue a career in education.  Scholarship amount $1,000.00. Due May 15, 2017.

Baxter Drew Wellmon Living Trust Scholarship - Demonstration of leadership skills, community/social service, school activity, school spirit and the desire to pursue a career in business.  Scholarship amount $1,000.00.  Due May 15, 2017.

Jim Swanson Bears Club Scholarship, available to senior female athletes. One Scholarship for $500.00. Due May 17, 2017

The Ryland/Nirmaier Coaches Scholarship for male athletes.  Due May 17, 2017.

Rebecca Seelinger Memorial Scholarship - Graduating senior entering college with a major course of study in criminal justice/forensic science, OR music. Scholarship is for $500.00.  Due May 19, 2017.

Groth & Associates, a personal injury law firm in Toledo, OH, is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship for those seniors who qualify.  Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and apply at http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/

​Deadline is July 31, 2017.​
The Pennsylvania American Legion has several scholarships available.
You can find these scholarships at: http://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/