Scholarships & Contests

Opportunity for Rising Student Designers

ACTE is excited to announce the launch of our second annual student contest to re-design the 3D-printed trophies for the ACTE Excellence Awards. Thanks to Stratasys, we are pleased to present these unique trophies that not only celebrate ACTE’s core values, but also embody them. Created by cutting-edge technology, the trophies manifest CTE’s role in […]

Barrington High School Students Win 2016 Build Your Own App Contest

Across the country, Mobile Makers high school students ended their school year by building their own apps.  After weeks of deliberation, the Mobile Makers instructor judges are ready to announce the winners of the 2016 Mobile Makers High School Build Your Own App Contest.

Two Enviromental Scholarships – $1,000 Each

Two $1,000 Scholarships The Friends of Volo Bog is offering an Entering College scholarship and a Continuing College scholarship for $1,000 each to outstanding students interested in pursuing an environmental career. To be eligible for the Entering College scholarship the applicant must reside in Lake, McHenry, Kane, Cook, DuPage, Kendall, or Will County, attend a […]

Buffalo Grove High School’s Robotics sweep up at District 214 Robot Rumble

Hosted by Wheeling High School, the March, 2013 competition included 27 robotics teams from District 214’s Wheeling, Buffalo Grove, Prospect, John Hersey, and Elk Grove High Schools, as well as District 212’s Leyden High School and District 211’s William Fremd High School. The BGHS Robotics team entered the competition with six robot teams, each consisting […]

Six District 214 Building Trades Students Qualify for SkillsUSA State Competition; Prospect Senior is 3rd in State in Building Trades

Over 250 Illinois students competed in the Building Trades Regional, with only 28 students allowed to advance to Springfield. Of those 28 Building Trades students, six were from District 214. District 214 top finishers Justin Strom—Prospect High School (3rd Place) Connor Mix—John Hersey High School (4th Place) Nick Lucansky—Prospect High School (6th Place) Jose Grenados—Elk […]

Talented Student Chef Jacob Katz Berger, a Buffalo Grove 2013 Graduate, will attend Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, New York, on a scholarship.

Jacob Katz-Berger of Arlington Heights, a June 2013 graduate of Buffalo Grove High School, certainly knows his way around the kitchen! His skills, hard work and ambition have netted him multiple scholarship and grant offers from culinary schools to achieve his dream of becoming a professional chef. He has accepted that scholarship money to enroll […]

District 214 Schools Well-Represented at DECA International Career Development Conference

Ten District 214 business education students competed at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif., April 24-27.  Students, along with their advisors, gathered for several days of exciting competition in numerous events, and also participated in a variety of leadership and career advancing academies. Students who participated include: Prospect High School Mark Sandel […]

District 214’s WildStang Robotics Team, top 20 in FIRST Robotics

Comprised of students from Rolling Meadows, Wheeling and Prospect High Schools, District 214’s WildStang Robotics Team has again placed in the top 20 teams at the 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Championship, held April 25-27 in St. Louis, Mo., at the Edward Jones Dome. Read More