23rd Annual Destination College - New Hampshire's Statewide College Planning Event
Saturday, April 09, 2022
Hosted by Saint Anselm College
Your Path Awaits
The NHHEAF Network’s signature event is designed to help high school juniors and their families prepare for entry into college. This annual statewide college planning convention is held each spring through the collaborative efforts of The NHHEAF Network and New Hampshire colleges and universities. All of the day's events are FREE to students and parents.
Attendees will have access to a variety of free college planning workshops, learn tips about the college application process from a student keynote speaker, have the opportunity to participate in scholarship raffles, and attend a college fair. Join us at Destination College 2022 and jumpstart your college planning experience!
Questions? Call 1.888.747.2382, x119 or Email
Greetings and Salutations! My name is Amaya Simmons and I am so honored to be deemed the winner of the 2021 Destination College Speech Contest scholarship. I am a Senior at Concord High School located in Concord, New Hampshire. I am a part of the Concord Regional Technical Center Health Science program in which I am working towards my Licensed Nursing Assistant certification.
Along with this, I am a class representative for the Health Occupations Students of America organization. This organization is student-led and is largely based around the promotion of career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
My passions and values include patient advocacy, equality, dignity, and justice which has greatly motivated me to pursue my interests in Nursing. My personal interests are hiking, reading, and socializing with family and friends. I am looking forward to indulging myself in the full college experience this upcoming year.
I am a senior at Nashua High School South. Over my high school years, I have developed a deep passion for coding. From my passion bloomed my selected major, Computer Science.As an ambitious seventeen year old, I hope to pursue a successful career in the technology field, and use my talents to break barriers and make my mark on the world.
Apart from my interest in coding, I delight in dancing, running, and writing. I have danced competitively since I was six years old, and plan to continue to set the stage on fire. Running is my favorite physical activity, and my daily dose of energy. Writing allows me to express the creativity bottled up inside my soul. I hope to author a few books in the future, one of them being an autobiography. Another goal of mine is to create a successful YouTube channel where I can share my ideas and interests with a like-minded audience.
Are you graduating from high school in 2022? Are you interested in scholarship money to help pay for college? If so, we encourage you to submit a 3- to 5-minute speech for our Destination College Speech Contest. By submitting a short narrative (via either essay or YouTube video) about your path to college and navigating the college admissions process, you may win a $1,000 scholarship and have the opportunity to be a part of the event’s opening ceremonies. Click here for more information.
Our contest for 2022 will open Tuesday, December 14, 2021 with entries due Friday, March 04, 2022. Finalists will be interviewed Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
As of Thursday, March 18, 2021, participating colleges include:
Please check back as additional colleges will be added weekly before the event.
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