Financial Aid Night planned

Staff report

SIDNEY — Lehman Catholic High School will hold its annual Financial Aid Night for college-bound juniors and seniors and their parents on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m., in the Cianciolo Family Gymnasium at the school.

The program is designed especially for high school juniors and seniors who are applying for scholarships and financial aid, but anyone who is interested in finding out more about what is involved in making college more affordable is welcome to attend. The meeting should last 60 to 90 minutes.

The presentation will include an overview of the financial aid process including specific information about filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as well as a specific presentation about the Barnes Trust.

Heather Barhorst, an OASFAA (Ohio Association of Financial Aid Administrator) Representative, will speak about the financial aid process and explain the FAFSA form. She will be available after the presentation to answer specific questions.

The second presenter will be Priscilla Wilt, a representative of the Barnes Trust Student Loan Program. In 1983, the will of Raeburn E. Barnes established a loan fund for qualified residents of Shelby County who wished to obtain additional schooling after graduation from high school. To date, the Trust has helped more than 1,600 students throughout Shelby County meet the rising costs of higher education. Wilt will also be available for questions after the presentation.

For questions about the Financial Aid Night, contact Barb Saluke, Senior Guidance Counselor, at Lehman Catholic. Email her at or call 937-498-1161.

Staff report