Independent school financial aid workshop on Nov. 29
Several Nashville-area independent schools are co-hosting a financial aid workshop Nov. 29 at University School of Nashville. This workshop is free and for anyone, regardless of which private school a family hopes to enroll its child.
A vice president of the National Association of Independent Schools will share tips and advice on how to apply for financial aid to cover private school tuition during a free workshop 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at University School of Nashville. Mark J. Mitchell of NAIS directs the organization's financial aid process and has extensive admissions and financial aid experience in both independent schools and universities. During this workshop, families can learn about independent schools and financial aid; Mitchell will cover how to fill out financial aid applications and answer questions.
This workshop is hosted annually by a different independent school in Middle Tennessee. It is free and open to the general public, regardless of which Middle Tennessee private school families are considering. Advanced registration is not required. For more information, contact USN Admissions Assistant Lynne Mosby at 615-327-3812.
Twenty-one percent of students at University School of Nashville receive financial aid. The school awarded more than $3.2 million need-based financial aid for the 2018-2019 school year.
WHAT: Financial Aid Workshop for Middle Tennessee families interested in private schools
WHO: National Association of Independent Schools Vice President for Services Mark J. Mitchell
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 29. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. with Q&A until 8 p.m.
WHERE: Gordon Multipurpose Room at University School of Nashville, 2000 Edgehill Ave. Parking is available in the lot accessible from 19th Avenue South. Enter through the glass doors.
by Mackey Luffman, HS history department chair & Model USN advisor
A record number of USN High School students participated in the YMCA of Middle Tennessee’s Model United Nations Conference. As usual, they returned to school with several awards, including Outstanding Resolution Awards and Outstanding Statesman Awards, won the quiz bowl competition, and were elected to leadership positions.