Presidential Scholarship Competition Friday, February 3, 2012 Participants may arrive at anytime, however, plan to arrive at 11:00 a.m. if you intend to audition for the music department. Students and families are welcome to participate in all of the available activities on Friday, February 3, 2012. 11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
12:45 1:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Check-in (Music Auditions Only)* *Students will receive their audition times and locations at this time Music Audition Overview Dr. Ruth Krusemark, Chair of Benedictine College Music Department Check-in (Non-Music Auditions) Lunch Mass Music Auditions Welcome and Opening Remarks Pete Helgesen, Dean of Enrollment Management Lunch Walking Tour of Campus Music Auditions Academic Life at Benedictine College Kim Shankman, Dean of the College Music Auditions Interest Sessions Academic Open House Benedictine College Faculty Scholars’ Mass (optional) Meet overnight host Presidential Scholars’ Dinner Guest Speaker Patrick Carr ’91, President of Hallmark Cards Dessert & Coffee for Parents Social event
Saturday, February 4, 2012 Each participant will receive an individual schedule at check-in on Saturday morning. The below schedule is an overview of the schedule of activities. Students and families will begin the day together. At 11:30 a.m. the competition portion will begin for students. A separate program is planned for families. Student Schedule 9:30 a.m. Check-in 9:30 a.m. Breakfast 10:30 a.m. Opening Remarks Steve Minnis, President of Benedictine College 11:15 a.m. Group Dismissal for Students 11:30 a.m. – Interview (required) 2:00 p.m. Essay (required) Discovery College (required) Gregorian Fellows Leadership Program (required) Catholic Identity 2:00 p.m. - Presidential Scholars’ Reception 3:30 p.m.
Parents and Guests 9:30 a.m. Check-in 9:30 a.m. Breakfast 10:30 a.m. Opening Remarks 11:30 a.m. Tour of Campus Mass 12:30 p.m. A conversation with the Academic Dean Kim Shankman, Dean of the College 1:00 p.m. Financial Aid and Scholarships Tony Tanking, Director of Financial Aid 1:30 p.m. Student Panel Current Benedictine College Students 2:00 p.m. - Presidential Scholars’ Reception 3:30 p.m. The Raven Store and Holy Grounds Coffee will be open throughout the weekend.