Awesome News & Events
AWESOME AMBITIONS SCHEDULE 2018-2019
September 8, 2018 Awesome Orientation (Completed)
September 22, 2018 Understanding How to Make an Awesome Career Choice Field Trip KCP&L, 1200 Main Street, KCMO (Completed)
October 6, 2018 Your Awesome Image, UMKC School of Nursing 2464 Charlotte (Completed)
October 20, 2018 Field trip to CBIZ on the Country Club Plaza. “ Awesome Strategies to Land and Keep your Awesome Dream Job/Career and climbing the ladder
November 3, 2018 Awesome Scholarship Search information. (parents invited)
November 17, 2018 Awesome Insurance Careers Field Trip
December 1, 2018 Awesome Volunteer Saturday (Rose Brooks Center, Happy Bottoms, Shadow Buddies, and Operation Breakthrough (5 hours community service)
December 15, 2018 Awesome Holiday and Painting Party Field trip to 41 Action News
January 12, 2019 Awesome Travel Experience (preparing for Awesome Ambitions trip to Washington D.C.)
January 26, 2019 Awesome Money Matters Field trip to UMB (bank)
February 2, 2019 Awesome Medical Careers, Field trip to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
February 16, 2019 Awesome Road Trip to University of Missouri, Columbia
March 2, 2019 Your Awesome Safety, Home, work, school and the mall
March 16, 2019 Your Awesome Etiquette Experience Field Trip
April 6, 2019 Your Awesome Year-End Celebration, Awesome book launch and reading, Parents invited, Seniors Celebrated
Awesome Ambitions girl of the year named
April 27, 2019 Awesome Ambitions, Awesome Purse-onality (girls invited to model)
September 9 (COMPLETED)
our First Awesome Meeting –UMKC School of Nursing, 4thfloor, 2464 Charlotte, KCMO 64108 8:30am to 2pm
Getting to know You
Teach girls interview skills and how to tell their stories.. prepare them for road trips. One-on-one interviews of the girls.
I’m asking all volunteers to attend this meeting
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September 23 Field Trip (COMPLETED)
Stem Meeting at Union Station.
Girls arrive at UMKC School of Nursing and are transported to Union Station
Terracon Engineering company is hosting a movie at Union Station about Stem called , Dream Big.
Terracon employees will engage with girls before and after movie.
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How to apply for scholarships (COMPLETED)
UMKC School of Nursing
October 21 KCP&L Field Trip (COMPLETED)
STEM hands-on experience, tour of facilities.
Following Awesome Saturday Experience, girls are invited to attend see the play, “Fences,” at Copaken Theater in the Power and Light District
November 4 (COMPLETED)
Girls will work on writing their stories for the calendar and the book.
UMKC School of Nursing
November 18 Field Trip
Board members Jesse Barns and Mary Barns along with volunteer Demona Manlovemailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Likely at a hotel
Also discussing kindness, being grateful and showing appreciation
* We are beginning with 2 breakout sessions (Career Survey on 3Rd floor computer lab) and the KC Scholars Presentation 4th floor) Times are below.
*Then MCC President, Dr. Jackie Gill will be our keynote and take questions to the entire group of girls and parents.
*Working Lunch with Full Employment Council
*Then 2 breakout sessions on Financial Aid and Writing Your Personal Statement
Workshop presenters—you will present the same workshop twice.
Everyone is invited to attend for the full day..OR you can arrive 30 minutes before your presentation to prepare your technology and classroom.
December 2 Field Trip (Sister’s In Law (SIL) will be volunteering with Awesome girls. This is part of the SIL grant to Awesome Ambitions
We typically split our girls into 3 groups and send them to 3 different volunteer locations. Girls receive community service hours.
December 16 (Field Trip?)
Holiday Party –games, food, videos,
February 3 (Field Trip)
Medical Student for a Day
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Always meet at UMKC..transport to location and return to UMKC for parent-pick-up
January 13 (field Trip)
Managing your Money
February 17 (Field Trip)
Johnson County Community College
Including culinary center..possibly prepare our lunch
UMKC School of Nursing
March 24 (Field Trip)
Lincoln University College tour
820 Chestnut, Jefferson City
(this will be adjusted early departure and late return)
April 7 (Field Trip)
Landing the Job
How to apply for and interview for a job,
Being an excellent employee and co-worker
April 14 (Field Trip)
World Appreciation Experience
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
Our Awesome girls will learn about different cultures in museum exhibits
and share about their ethnic heritage
Awesome Purse-onality luncheon and purse fashion show
Awesome girls can model for community service hours
Awesome Year-End Celebration
UMKC Student Union??
No transportation provided
Parents welcome with their Awesome daughters