Counseling

TN Promise Mandatory Meeting
March 28th at 5:30 PM in the Cafeteria

Course Registration Information Video 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=367cba4E6-8&feature=youtu.be


SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Appalachian Fair Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Amount: 2 $1,000 awards

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Deadline: April 10th, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be obtained from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office or online at www.appalachainfair.com  Complete applications must be mailed by the student to the following address by the deadline above:

Appalachian Fair Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 8218

Gray, TN 37615

Applications can also be emailed to appfair@embarqmail.com or faxed to (423) 477-3853



USFCU Scholarship

Who: Seniors who are members at United Southeast Federal Credit Union

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 15th, 2019

Additional Information: To obtain scholarship applications please see Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office

 

Presbyterian College Scholarship

Who: Current Juniors interested in attending Presbyterian College
Amount: $4,000

Deadline: April 1st, 2019

Additional Information: If you are interested in being nominated for this scholarship please see Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office

 

Regions Hampton Memorial Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Amount:$1,500 renewable for 4 years

Deadline: April 1st, 2019

Additional Information: If you are interested in being nominated for this scholarship please see Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office


The Shepherd Scholarship


Who: Seniors
Amount: $1,500 for 4 years

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college/university or trade school

Deadline: March 25th, 2019

Additional Information: Students must submit a complete application to Brittany Slagle by the above deadline. Once all applications have been collected, the committee will decide on one nominee.  On‚Äčce the nominee has been notified the online application will be completed on her/his behalf.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

Who: Seniors

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $3,500 - $5,000 (amount varies)

Deadline: February 28th, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in this scholarship should compose an essay of 500 words or less addressing the following topics:

a) address how an African-American has been an inspriation in your life, and

b) discuss the contributions of the African-American individual who has served to inspire and motivate you. Essays can be submitted at regions.com/ridingforward


Believing in Home Ownership Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $500

Deadline: March 27th, 2019

Additional Details: Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Office from Mrs. Slagle. Once you have completed the application you can email it to info@bvtar.com or mail it to the address below by the deadline:

Bristol TN/VA Association of REALTORS

1203 Edgemont Avenue

Bristol, TN 37620

 

 2019 Student-Views Scholarship Program

Who: Senior
Where: Any 2 or 4 year college or university

Amount: $500 - $4,000 (amount varies)

Deadline: April 22nd, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in applying for these scholarships should log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minutes application survey about colleges in your area. Winners will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. Winners will be announced in May 2019.

 

Furman Scholars

Who: CURRENT juniors (class of 2020)

Where: Furman University

Amount: $20,000 per year

Deadline: April 1st, 2019

Additional Details: Students interested in this scholarship must meet the following requirements:

a) Have a genuine interest in an education in the liberal arts and sciences

b) have a 3.5 + GPA

c) Have scored at least a 29 on the ACT, a 1360 on the SAT or PSAT

d) Be significantly involved in extracurricular activities and community service

e) Demonstrate leadership potential

If you are interested in this scholarship please see Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office.

 

BMS Dale Earnhardt Jr. Scholarship

Who: Seniors who have completed at least two automotive technology or related courses

Amount: $2088

Where: Any 2 or 4 year college/university

Deadline: March 1st, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. One student will be nominated to receive this scholarship.  The BMS Scholarship committee will announce the winner.

Marjorie Watson Mathematics Scholarship

Who: Seniors planning to major in Math

Where: University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

Amount: $5,000 ($2,000 in freshman year, $1,000 sophomore-senior year)

Deadline: March 15th, 2019

Additional Information: Application materials include 1 letter of application, affirming an interest in a math degree. 2 letters of recommendation affirming applicant's math abilities, at least one of which must be from a recent math teacher, ACT scores and high school transcript.  Applications must be mailed to:

Watson Mathematics Scholarship Committee

Mathematics Department 6956

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

615 McCallie Avenue

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Stan and Thelma Plumlee Scholarship

Who: Seniors who are associated with the manufactured housing industry (details provided below)
Where: Any 2- or 4-year college or university or accredited trade or technical school
Amount: $2,000/4 years
Deadline: March 8th, 2019
Additional Details: Applicants must be affiliated with the manufactured housing industry either by living in a manufactured home, working in the industry or by having a close relative who works in the manufactured housing industry. Complete applications should be mailed to the address below by the deadline:

Tennessee Housing Association
P.O. Box 569 
Mt. Juliet, TN 37121

Applications can be found online at https://tnmha.org/education/scholarship or in the Counseling Office.

The Hart Sisters – Nursing Scholarship

Who: Seniors interested in pursuing a career in nursing who have a 3.5 GPA or higher
Where: Not Specified
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 15th, 2019
Additional Information:  This scholarship requires a 250-500 word essay describing your true intent to enter the nursing profession. Answer the following questions; What would this scholarship mean to you? Why have you chosen the nursing field? Include a copy of your resume listing extracurricular activities, leadership ability and community service. Include two letters of recommendations.  Complete applications can be returned to Brittany Slagle in the Counseling Office by the deadline above.

Tennessee Concrete Association Essay Contest

Who: All high school students between 16-18 years old
Where: Not Specified
Amount: Award varies from $50-$250
Deadline: March 15th, 2019
Additional Details: Applications can be obtained from Brittany Slagle in the Counseling Office. Once application and essay is complete, you can upload them at www.tnconcrete.org

Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Who: Seniors with a 2.5+ GPA
Where: Any 2-year or 4- year college or university including vocational or trade schools
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 15th, 2019
Additional Details: Scholarship information and application can be found at www.flavorfulfutures.com



Valkyrie-Thor Theatre Arts Scholarship

Who: Seniors interested in pursuing teacher licensure for the content listed below.
Where: Pellissippi State Community College, Roane State Community College, University of Tennessee - Knoxville or Maryville College
Amount: $1,000 one time
Deadline: February 15th, 2019

Additional Information: This scholarship aims to assist students studying acting, costume design, lighting design, scenic design, directing, stage craft, theatre history, dramatic literature, or theatre studies for teacher licensure. Applications can be found athttp://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/receive/scholarships/scholarships_listed_by_county.aspx under the Sullivan County tab. 

Barbara G. Kirkpatrick Scholarship

Who: Seniors residing with a single parent
Where: ETSU
Amount: $2,400 one time
Deadline: February 15th, 2019

Additional information:Applications can be found athttp://www.easttennesseefoundation.org/receive/scholarships/scholarships_listed_by_county.aspx under the Sullivan County tab

Jeff Byrd "Exceeding Expectations" Scholarship

Who: Seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA
Where: ETSU, Emory & Henry, King University, Milligan College, National College, Northeast State or Virginia Highlands
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 5th, 2019

Additional Information: Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. Complete applications and all supporting documents (outlined on application) should be mailed to the address below by the deadline. 

Bristol Chamber of Commerce
20 Volunteer Parkway
Bristol, TN 37620

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Vance Rising 9th Grade Registration 

March 26-29th  *Contact Vance Counseling for appointment info.

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October 1, 2018
2019-2020 FAFSA opens for completion at www.fafsa.gov

November 1, 2018- Class of 2019 TN Promise Application Deadline
November 2, 2018- Class of 2019 applicants can begin volunteering the required 8 community service hours.
February 1, 2019- TN Promise FAFSA completion deadline. Students can begin completing the 2019-2020 FAFSA October 1, 2018 at 
www.fafsa.gov. The 2019-2020 FAFSA will be based on 2017 tax information.

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The Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the most important pieces to your college selection process. 

You NEED to fill out your FAFSA in order to receive Federal Aid and/or Scholarships. You can start filling out the FAFSA for the 2019-2020 school year on OCTOBER 1st, 2018.

Click on the link to head over to the 
FAFSA Website.


For more information, please read The Parent's Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA Form

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Also, check out the TennessEe High School Counseling Office Facebook page for updates and information:

https://www.facebook.com/Tennessee-High-School-Counseling-Office-365137486947011/

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

College App Week: September 17th through 21st
Homecoming Week: September 24th-28th
FAFSA Opens for Seniors: Monday October 1st
Fall Break: October 8th-12th
ACT Senior Re-Take: Tuesday October 16th 
TN Promise Meeting-ALL Seniors: Tuesday October 16th at 2:00 PM in Auditorium
ASVAB: Wednesday October 17th
TN Promise Sign-Ups: during Homeroom October 18th and October 19th
TN Promise Deadline: Thursday November 1st
FAFSA Frenzy Night: Thursday November 1st at 5:30 PM

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If you are a man ages 18 through 25 and living in the U.S., then you must register with the Selective Service. It's the law. According to the law, a man must register with Selective Service within 30 days of his 18th birthday. Please visit www.sss.gov for more information.

 




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