Neosho high school student can earn benefits to cover the cost of tuition and fees to any public community college or technical school in the state of Missouri for two full years or six semesters including summers, upon graduation and completion of all requirements. To use this money, the student must be enrolled as a full-time student and maintain a 2.5 GPA (grade point average) on a 4.0 scale while in college or technical school. Benefits may vary from one fiscal year to the next, depending on state appropriations. The A+ financial incentive is available only to U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.
To learn more, download the A+ Guidelines and Agreement Form.
NEWcaps is a program within the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS), a nationally recognized, innovative high school program. Students fast forward into their future and are fully immersed in a professional culture, solving real world problems, using industry standard tools and are mentored by actual employers, all while receiving high school and college credit. CAPS is an example of how business, community and public education can partner to produce personalized learning experiences that educate the workforce of tomorrow, especially in high skill, high demand jobs.
The mission of the Center for Advanced Professional Studies represents the collaboration of education, business and community, providing students with a unique, immersive experience, resulting in highly skilled, adaptable, global innovators and leaders.