Young life digest

| 22 Feb 2012 | 02:10

    U.S. Naval Academy to hold admissions information forum in Newark on Saturday ANNAPOLIS, Md. - U.S. Naval Academy admissions officials invite all interested middle and high school students to attend an admissions information forum in Newark, N.J., on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 8 to 11 a.m. The event will take place at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Campus Center Ballroom located at 150 Bleeker St., University Heights, Newark, N.J. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. The program is an opportunity to meet with the Naval Academy’s admissions staff and learn about the Naval Academy. To register, e-mail your full name, number in party and e-mail address to and ensure that your subject line reads “Newark Admissions Forum registration.” Space is limited; attendees are encouraged to register early. For more information, contact the U.S. Naval Academy admissions office at 410-293-1858 or visit ‘Trunk or Treat’ party is Oct. 29 CHESTER — The MOMS Club of Monroe will host a “Trunk or Treat” Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Chester Senior Center (the lower level of the Chester Library) on Kings Highway. Games, crafts and a potluck dinner begin at 5:30 p.m., and “trunking and treating” begins an hour later. The MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club of Monroe is a non-profit chapter of an international organization, created by moms to offer support, as well as fun and enriching activities, to stay-at-home moms and their children and families in Greenwood Lake, Chester, Blooming Grove, Central Valley, Harriman and Monroe. To RSVP, email to ACT scholarship poster contest underway IOWA CITY, IOWA — ACT’s annual high school student poster design contest is underway, designed to encourage students to plan and prepare for college. Winners will be selected based on creativity, visual appeal and overall impact. Participants must be U.S. high school students who plan to apply for 2011 or 2012 college admission to a U.S. two-year or four-year institution. The student with the winning design will receive a $5,000 scholarship to the college of his or her choice. The winning poster will be used to publicize 2011-2012 ACT test dates and will be distributed to high schools nationwide. Second and third place winners will receive $2,500 and $1,000 scholarships, respectively. The ACT is a curriculum-based college achievement test, measuring what students have actually learned in school. ACT scores are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities across the country. The official entry form and poster must be postmarked by Jan. 31, 2011. Winners will be announced on or about Feb. 28, 2011. For more information, visit