By Hannah Clere
Editor’s Note: These tips go along with a story about how to avoid college debt on Page 3 of the print edition of The Bagpiper on May 19.
Below are tips from University of Louisville Associate Director for Financial Aid Michael Abboud on how to avoid debt in college.
- Apply for scholarships early (even junior year)
- Use your school’s resources
- Talk to your academic advisor
- Get tutoring if you need to get grades up for applications
- Make sure you only take out loans of a reasonable amount
- Make sure the amount you borrow is in line with your career goals
- File your FAFSA early (October)
By Aurora Robinson and Matthew Titus
The hallway walls are plastered with leftover students’ posters, their slogans ranging from parodies of presidential campaigns to television references. The quick student election is over. Continue reading Class president elections conclude with new leaders
Editor’s Note: To read a story about the superintendent bill, read Page 3 in The Bagpiper on March 10.
By Hannah Clere
Joy Lohmeyer is president of the New Albany-Floyd County Education Association.
Continue reading Q&A with president of the New Albany-Floyd County Education Association Joy Lohmeyer
By Madi Brown
Senior Ashley Grider waits to give blood for the Red Cross Blood Drive.
After donating, Grider says she felt no pain and enjoyed being apart of the cause.
Continue reading National Honor Society sponsors blood drive today
By Emma Anderson
Submerging yourself under freezing cold water at the crack of dawn does not seem like the best way to start your Saturday morning, but that is exactly what a group of FC students and many more did last weekend.
On Feb. 18 at Deam lake approximately 300 people jumped into 48 degree water all for the sole purpose to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Continue reading Students take part in Polar Plunge last weekend