Category Archives: Class of 2019

College Credit Plus

This Wednesday evening, January 23, at 7:00 pm, there will be a mandatory meeting for all students who are considering College Credit Plus (CCP) educational options for the upcoming school year.  Any student who may be interested in attending Kent State, University of Akron or other college/university during their high school years, must attend this mandatory meeting. Parents of the interested students must also attend. For more information: 

CCP  presentation handout

Intent form

Seniors looking for a scholarship to KSU

 “Careers in Math and
CS”  Choose Ohio First (COF) scholarship program at Kent State University.

We accept promising incoming Math, CS, and IMTH (future high school
teachers) majors. Scholars receive tuition awards ranging in size between
$1,500 and $7,689 with most of the scholars receiving the maximum amount.
This is a large program and students meeting our minimum requirement of
math ACT of 27 have a good  chance of being accepted.

Many of our COF scholars have their tuition as well as a significant part
of their room and board expenses covered by a combination of the COF and
other KSU awards.

See more details about this program at

Application is available at

Offered at KSU: FAFSA Workshops for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Attend the following workshops and receive FREE hands-on assistance in completing the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

All workshops will be held in Classroom 333 in the Library on the Kent Campus. Please click the link below to find out the dates and times of the workshops.  The flyer with also tell you what information to bring with you. No registration is required and parking is available in the student center visitor lot. 

Please call One Stop Student Services with questions.  They can be reached at 330-672-6000.

2019-20 FAFSA Wkshps w.o Priority Date 9.7.18

College Financial Aid Information Night

On Wednesday, October 3rd @ 7:00 pm, there will be a financial aid presentation at the high school for all parents.  The counseling Office, along with a Financial Aid Representative, will present the latest information on scholarships, paying for college, changes to the FAFSA and financial aid.  This is a “must” for all parents whose children may be going on to higher education.  All parents are welcome.

Here is a link to the Presentation given:

Student Financial Aid 101

National Merit Scholarship Qualifiers

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an annual academic competition for recognition and potential college undergraduate Scholarships.  The goal of this program is to identify and honor exceptionally able students and encourage them to pursue rigorous college studies.  The competition is open to all U. S. high school students.

This year, Theodore Roosevelt High School is home to three NMSQT Semifinalists.  They are:

Mengyu Lu is a Semifinalist.  His parents are Jane Gao and Youn Lu.

Nathan Mudrak is a Semifinalist. His Mother is Pam Mudrak.

Abigail Pease is a Semifinalist. Her parents are Elizabeth and Dale Pease.

Each of these students will move on in the competition and apply to become a Finalist.

In addition to the Semifinalists, we are pleased to announce four Commended Students.  They are:

Jacob Brawley is a Commended Student.  His parents are Abigail Edgell and Thomas Brawley

Maya Niesz Kutsch is a Commended Student.  Her parents are Tricia Niesz and Victor Kutsch.

Owen Pazderak is a Commended Student.  His parents are Susan Louis and Matthew Pazderak.

Lee Phillips is a Commended Student.  His parents are Ruth and Alan Phillips.

In the photo left to right 
Back Row: Abigail Pease (SemiFinalist), Jacob Brawley (Commended Student), Lee Phillips (Commended Student), Owen Pazderak (Commended Student)
Front Row: Maya Niesz Kutsch (Commended Student) Mengyu Lu (SemiFinalist)
not pictured: Nathan Mudrak