Guidance
Contact:
Kenny Lopez Phone Icon 256-784-5248 Email Icon Email

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Counselor's Corner:

Remind for Seniors (Class of 2017): Text @ke6f8f to #81010 for reminders on scholarships, updates, and other information.

 

This scholarship webiste is for Alabama students and should be helpful for all grades as they prepare for college. www.achievealabama.org/ 

 

 

College Scholarship Deadlines
School/University Application Deadline Scholarship Deadline
Calhoun Community College March 1st March 1st
Wallace State Community College Feb. 15th Feb. 15th
Snead State Community College Mar. 16th March 16th
Troy University March 1st March 1st
Jacksonville State University March 1st March 1st
Univeristy of North Alabama Feb. 1st Feb. 1st
University of Alabama Birmingham Dec. 1st Dec. 1st
University of Alabama Dec. 15th Dec. 15th
University of Alabama Huntsville Dec. 1st Dec. 1st
Auburn University Jan. 15th Feb. 10th
Alabama A&M University March 31st March 31st
University of Montevallo Dec. 1st Dec. 1st 

 

 

Deadlines for Scholarships--if no link is available, please pick up a paper application in Guidance Office

03/25/17     William E. James Memorial Scholarship to Alcorn State University

03/31/17     Joe Wheeler EMC J.R. Knouff Scholarship http://www.jwemc.org/scholarships/

03/31/17     Janice M. Scott Memorial Foundation Scholarship http://jmscottmemorialfund.org

03/31/17     Community Urgent Care Scholarship

03/31/17     Family Security Credit Union Scholarships www.myfscu.com 

03/31/17     Alabama Agribusiness Council Foundation Scholarship--for students interested in a career in agriculture or agribusiness

04/06/17     Alabama Center for Architecture Scholarship for students interested in Architecture

04/10/17     Pro-Air "Pro-Earth" Scholarship

04/14/17     Women's Scholarship Association Scholarship

04/17/17     VFW Post 10774 Barbara Grant Scholarship

04/28/17     Decatur Morgan Hospital Staff Scholarship--for students interested in health care careers/majors

04/28/17     Aviation Council of Alabama Scholarship--for those interested in aviation fields of study and careers

 

Seniors interested in cosmetology opportunities and scholarships to Paul Mitchell the School of Huntsville should see Mr. Lopez in guidance.  

 

To find other merit-based scholarships, visit www.meritaid.com

Scholarship Engines: www.fastweb.com, www.scholarships.com, www.scholarshipexperts.com, www.schoolsoup.com, etc.

High Five Scholarships http://www.highfivescholarships.com/

FIRST Scholarships http://www.usfirst.org/scholarshipsearch.aspx

SunTrust Scholarship www.offtocollege.info   

Affordable Colleges Online website for Alabama: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/alabama/

Upcoming events for students/parents:

The Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce offers our rising 10th and 11th graders the opportunity to participate in the Edge Student Leadership Program.  Its mission is to develop a group of informed and qualiified young leaders to step up and take on leadership roles in their school and community.  Application packets are in the guidance office and to be returned by April 4, 2017.  

Applications for the Daikin Homestay Program for Juniors are due to be returned by March 24th.  See Mr. Lopez if you have any questions. 

Males that are age 18 should make sure that they register for the Selective Service at www.sss.gov.

As you are probably aware, the commercial and industrial construction industry is on track to be facing a labor shortage.  Students looking for a career in skilled trades should check out http://www.gobuildalabama.com/ for more information about these jobs and the training for each one.