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Military Information and Benefits

Military Academies

To learn more about the application process you can visit the website(s) of your prospective academy.

To learn more about he Academy Nomination Process, visit Congressman Conaway's website 

 

ASVAB

Once each year (usually in early-mid November), LVHS administers the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). 

Although this test was developed by the military, any student can take this test if they need help identifying a career field that matches their natural interests and abilities. 

Registration forms will be available at the front counter of the LVHS counseling center by the beginning of November. 

For more information, you can visit the ASVAB website.

Veterans benefits

The Hazlewood Act is a State of Texas benefit that provides qualified Veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fee charges, at public institutions of higher education in Texas. This does not include living expenses, books, or supply fees.

The Montgomery GI Bill program (MGIB) provides up to 36 months of education benefits. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty.

Chapter 35:  Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA):  A child (between ages 18 and 26, with some exceptions) of a veteran who is permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition; or who died of a service-connected disability; or who died while evaluated as having total and permanent service-connected disability; or who is listed as a POW or MIA.  If you qualify, you should complete the following VA Form 22-5490:    Dependents' Application for VA Education Benefits (Under Provisions of chapters 33 and 35, of title 38, U.S.C.) (Fillable) .  See the last page of this document for mailing structions.  

Career information

Career exploration

 

Do you need assistance in identifying a career field that matches your natural interests and abilities?  If so, the LVHS Counseling Center can help. Walk-ins are encouraged when students have home passes.  Or... to make an appointment, simply email your LVHS schedule to the Facilitator, Cindy Hensley.

College Searches

Do you need help finding a college that is right for you.  You can utilize College Search Engines such as:  CollegeScoreCard (Custom Search), College Navigator CollegeBoard Big Future

If you are interested in attending a post high school program that specializing in training students for a specific vocational trade, TradeSchool.net or the Texas Workforce Solutions may be able to assist you in identifying a Technical school.