Annual Spectrum Scholarship Competition

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27th Annual Spectrum Scholarship Competition 

Saturday, February 8, 2020


Competition Invitees: If you did not compete in our November Spectrum Scholarship Competition, eligible students will compete for 125 scholarships including five full-tuition awards.  Please note that dress for the day is casual and no calculators or other items are needed for the day's events. All applicants are automatically considered. Please submit your completed application for admission by January 31, 2020. 

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Important Notice: Due to the nature of the Competition, the Competition will be held on this date regardless of weather conditions. Please allow adequate time for your safe travel to campus. For current local weather conditions visit WOODTV.COM

Schedule of Events

10 a.m. Early Registration Performing Arts Center
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Tour of Campus Performing Arts Center
11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Complimentary Lunch Wege Cafeteria
12:30 p.m. Final Registration Performing Arts Center
1 p.m. Overview of Competition Performing Arts Center
1:30- 4:30 p.m. Competition  
  Assessment Test Academic Building
  Decision Making Exercise Academic Building
  Writing Component Academic Building
4 - 5:30 p.m. Reception for Students, Parents & Friends Donnelly Center

Parents & Friends Competition Schedule

1 - 1:30 p.m. Overview of Competition Performing Arts Center
1:30 - 4 p.m. Panel Discussion with members of the Aquinas Community Performing Arts Center
4 - 5:30 p.m. Reception for Students, Parents & Friends Donnelly Center

St. Thomas Parish offers a 5:00 p.m. service for those that would like to attend mass after the competition. St. Thomas parish is located next to Aquinas College at 1149 Wilcox Park Drive SE.

GR Entertainment
As Michigan's second largest city, Grand Rapids is full of fun and exciting things to do! The AQ Admissions Office has created a list of events happening in Grand Rapids the weekend of the Spectrum Scholarship Competition to help you make the most of your time in Grand Rapids.
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