The following project consultants are available to Scholars of Distinction students as they plan their projects. Please contact the consultant for your area of study if you need assistance planning your project or to get direction finding resources.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
University of Minnesota Talented Youth Math Program (UMTYMP)
Minnesota Academy of Sciences (MNMAS)
Minnesota Center for Social Studies Education (MNHS)
Minnesota Department of Education (MDE)
Perpich Center for Arts Education (MCAE)
Dr. Virginia McFerran
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.