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Greeneville High School Guidance Department

Office Phone 423-787-8033  Fax 423-787-0837

 

Welcome to the Greeneville High School Guidance Department's website.  

Students who need to speak with their counselor should sign up on the appropriate clipboard in the Guidance Office.  Counselors will call the student from class as soon as time permits.  If a student has an emergency, please let Mrs. Thompson know and a counselor will see you immediately.

 

 

Counselor:   Amy Wagner - Students with last name A-G wagnera@gcschools.net

Counselor:  Amanda Livesay - Students with last name H-N  livesaya@gcschools.net

Counselor:  Phillip Wright - Students with last name O-Z  wrightp@gcschools.net

Registrar:    Stella Hunter  hunters@gcschools.net

Secretary:   Karen Thompson  thompsonk@gcschools.net 

 

 

 

Guidance Office Services

Every counselor and support staff member in the guidance office is dedicated to student success in high school and beyond.  We encourage students, parents and school staff to utilize the services of this office to ensure this success.

Student services

  • counsel students about a variety of subjects including academic, social, and home situations, and personal problems.
  • facilitate conflict mediations between students.
  • intervene when a student has a crisis or emergency.
  • talk about college/career planning
  • provide means and help in registering for SAT and ACT.
  • register students for classes
  • change class schedules when needed 
  • provide scholarship information
  • provide enrichment opportunity information

Parent services

  • talk to parents about student behavior, home problems, academic plans, classroom issues, alternative education options, and post-secondary education.
  • set up meetings between teachers and parents to work on resolving problems.
  • participate in meetings for all of our special education students.
  • refer parents to resources in the community that can meet the needs of their family.

Teacher Services

  • consult with teachers regarding student behavior and achievement.
  • facilitate private meetings between teachers, parents and students.

Other Services

  • keep records of all student credit requirements for graduation
  • plan and attend Brown Bag Lunches for each grade level
  • attend Financial Aid Night
  • accompany seniors to College Fair
  • Interpret tests including PLAN, PSAT
  • meet and consult with administration about students, policies and alternative education.
  • write letters of recommendation for seniors
  • provide transcripts for college and employment
  • mail grade cards every 9 weeks

 


 

 

Scholarships

Scholarships on this page are listed in the order they have been received in the Guidance Office with the newest entries listed first. Deadline dates are given if they have been provided with the information. Where applicable, links to online applications and information will follow scholarship description. Scholarship entries will be deleted from the list as the deadlines pass. Deadlines will also be posted on the guidance calendar. All scholarship information and applications are available in the guidance office Scholarship Box.

**NOTE  There is no need to pay for College Financial Aid Assistance.  You can obtain scholarship and financial aid information from you high school counselor or from the colleges that you are looking to attend.  In general, if you are asked to pay for assistance or a potential scholarship requires a fee to apply, you should do some in depth investigation. **

 

 


 

WSCC is offering the Educational Access and Diversity Grant to students who have been admitted to WSCC.  Applicants must also have completed the FAFSA and must meet at least one of the following criteria:  first generation college student, member of an underrepresented population, such as African American, Native American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, have a documented disability, have documented financial need, or are geographically disadvantaged.  The amount of the award is based on the number of eligible applications received.  Applications can be picked up in guidance and must be returned to WSCC by June 23, 2017.


 

The Hal Henard Scholarship is administered by the Greeneville Education Association and is open to GHS seniors planning to enter the fields of Education or Medicine.  One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.  Completed applications are due to guidance by Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  Selected applicants will be notified of a date for an afterschool interview.

 

 


 

If you have a 2.8 or higher GPA, plan on attending college next fall and have participated in football, basketball, volleyball or softball or have been a manager or athletic trainer, you will want to apply for the Nathan Lee McCoy Memorial Scholarship.  Applications must be completed and turned into the guidance office no later than May 2, 2017.

 


 

The Greeneville Women's Club will be awarding two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who plans to attend college in the fall.  Applicants must submit a one page paper discussing a volunteer service project that you participated in during this past school year and how you felt personally rewarded by your participation.  In addition you must provide your name, phone number, mailing address as well as the name of your high school and college that you plan to attend.  Essay and all information must be sent to GWC Education Committee, P.O. Box 1116, Greeneville, TN  37744-1116 no later than May 8, 2017.

 


 

GSIA Scholarship applications are now available in the guidance office to GHS seniors with a GPA of at least 2.8 and an ACT score of 21 or above.  Applicants should be active in extra-curricular activities and community service endeavors.  Scholarships are awarded to students who display strong leadership skills, along with strong academics. Applications must be turned into the guidance office no later than noon on April 28, 2017.

 


 

The George M. Walker-Anne Hensley Walker Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to a GHS senior who is a participating member of a Varsity athletic team, displays consistent character, positive attitude and friendliness, has a financial need in attaining a higher education and has at least a 3.0 GPA.  This year's award will be in the amount of $750.  Applications are in guidance and must be turned in no later than April 25, 2017 @ 8 AM.

 


 

The Brian Keicher Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a GHS graduating senior who plans to major in Physical Education, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy OR participate in a sport at the collegiate level.  The applicant must also have at least a 2.75 GPA, display good character, a positive attitude and friendliness.  Application should be turned into the guidance office no later than April 20, 2017.


 

The Chase Greenway Memorial Scholarship will be presented to a graduating GHS senior who has participated in Varsity Athletics, has at least a 2.75 GPA and an ACT score of 19 or above, and plans to attend an accredited college or university.  The award amount will be determined by the availability of funds.  Applications must be turned into the guidance office no later than Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 8AM.


 

The Women of the Moose Scholarship is a $1000 Scholarship given to seniors in any Greeneville/Greene County High School.  It is awarded based on financial need, GPA, ACT and civic and extracurricular activities.  Applications are in the guidance office and must be returned the WOTM Chapter 1598 by April 23, 2017.

 


 

The SSG Rusty Christian Scholarship is awarded in memory of SSG Rusty Christian who graduated from Greeneville High School and went on to serve his country in the United States Army. There will be two scholarships given, each valued at $1,000. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be graduating this year from one of the five high schools in Greeneville/Greene County. Completed applications must be submitted by April 28, 2017. Applications are available in the guidance office and by clicking here.

 


 

The Tennessee alpha Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is offering Balanced Man Scholarships totaling $5000 to outstanding freshman males entering the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in the fall of 2017.  Applicants should be men who strive to achieve balance and all-around excellence and excel as a leader, scholar, athlete and gentleman.  Students applying for this scholarship are in no way obligated to join Sigma Phi Epsilon to be eligible for the scholarship.  Online applications must be submitted by June 9th, 2017 at  www.tnalpha.com.


 

The Greeneville Masonic Lodge Scholarship is being offered to graduating seniors from any Greene County high school or from Greeneville High School, who plan to continue their education next school year. The main focus of the scholarship is character and need. This is a one-time award of $500. Applications must be received by the lodge no later than May 17, 2017.

 


 

The Greene Technology Center Advisory Council Scholarship is open to seniors who are currently enrolled in a GTC advanced program or completed an advance class this past fall.  Four $500 scholarships are awarded each year. Applications can be obtained in the GHS guidance office and must be turned in, along with all supporting materials, to the GTC guidance office no later than April 28, 2017.

 


 

Seniors who are planning on pursuing a degree in business or a business related field are eligible to apply for the Carmen Cox Scholarship.  This scholarship is based on merit, not financial need.  Applications must be postmarked by April 17, 2017.  You can obtain a copy of the application in the guidance office or download it from the Guidance File webpage.

 


 The Terry Bellamy Soccer Scholarship, which is a $600 award, will be awarded through the YMCA to a graduating senior who has participated on the high school soccer team a minimum of two seasons, including their senior year.  In addition, the applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and write an essay about how the core values of Honesty, Respect, Caring and Responsibility have related to their high school soccer experiences.  Applications, along with requested attachments must be returned to the guidance office by April 24, 2017.


 

Fannye M. Jones African American Scholarship is offered to African-American graduating seniors from the Greene County/Greeneville City School systems who wish to pursue a post-secondary education.  This is a $5,000 award.  Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and provide all the requested documents.  Finalist will be interviewed.  Applications are in the guidance office and all materials must be post marked by April 14, 2017.


 

The Susan Roark Ramsey Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a Greeneville or Greene County High School graduating senior who plans to attend ETSU in the fall and major in a program of study in the Clemmer College of Education.  Applicants must have at least a 2.8 GPA and a 21 composite ACT score.  All applications materials must be submitted to the ETSU Clemmer College of Education by April 15, 2017

 


 

The Greeneville Exchange Club High Felts Memorial Community Service Scholarship provides two scholarships each year to graduating seniors from the Greeneville/Greene County area.  Each scholarship pays $1,000 per year for four years.  Applicants must demonstrate high academic performance and outstanding community service. Applications are in the counseling office. Completed applications must reach the Exchange Club no later than April 13, 2017.

 


    The Shepherd Scholarship Foundation is offering a scholarship to a senior who is in the top 10% of their class, has financial need, and has been actively involved in high school extra-curricular activities. Applicants must complete an online application and upload requested documents by May 1, 2017.  Application link click here

 


  

The Greeneville Optimist Club will be awarding the Donaldean Renner Scholarship to two graduating seniors in Greeneville or Greene County. Applications along with supporting materials must be submitted no later than May 20, 2017.


 

     Loyal Order of Moose Scholarship applications are now available in the guidance office.  Greeneville Moose Lodge 692 awards one $1,000 scholarship to a senior at each of the five area high schools.  Scholarships are awarded based upon financial need, ACT score, GPA, civic and extracurricular activities.  Completing one application will allow you to be considered in all applicable categories.  Applications must be returned to the Moose Lodge by April 15, 2017.

 


 

  The $2500 Montesi Scholarship will be will be awarded to an applicant that submits an original essay of 500 words or less on how Driving and Texting has affected your life or an experience of how it has impacted someone you know.  The winner will be required to show proof of acceptance into a higher education institution.  Application and essay must be submitted by May 30, 2017.  http://www.gkbm.com/montesi-scholarship


  Suntrust's Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes has begun.  Eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need.  Two $500 winners will be chosen every two weeks from October 28, 2016 through May 12, 2017.  You may enter once per drawing; however, students can register after each drawing for the next scheduled drawing.  https://www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes/index.html

 


  Discover Colleges, Inc. provides a free Christian college information service.  One $1,000 Christian college scholarship drawing is held each year and the scholarship is awarded to an individual who completes the information request form and goes on to attend a Christian college or university. http://www.discovercolleges.com

 


 

 

 

Enrichment Opportunities

Enrichment Opportunities on this page are listed in the order they have been received in the Guidance Office with the newest entries listed first. Deadline dates are given if they have been provided with the information. Where applicable, links to online applications and information will follow the description. Entries will be deleted from the list as the deadlines pass. Deadlines will also be posted on the calendar. All Enrichment Opportunity information and/or applications are available in the guidance office Enrichment Box.


 

The Unaka Ranger District is hiring two Youth Conservation Corps students for their work-learn-earn program.  This program was developed for the student to gain understanding and appreciation of the nation's environment and heritage.  The program is eight weeks long and pays $7.25 per hour.  Work projects include sign installation, fish and wildlife habitat management projects, trail maintenance and general recreation operations.  Applicants must be between 15 -18 years old, be able to provide their own transportation to work, and be able to work from 7:30-4:00 Mon.- Fri.  Application can be picked up in the Guidance Office and must be delivered with supporting materials to the Unaka Ranger District Office on Asheville Hwy no later than April 13, 2017.

 

 


 

Current sophomore or junior African American students who have demonstrated leadership, have a strong academic record and are actively involved at school and in their community are eligible to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Guided Pathway Support Program.  Applications can be submitted online by May 31, 2017  https://ronbrowngps.fluidreview.com

 


 

The College of Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville provides a summer engineering program for rising 11th and 12th grade students entitled High School Introduction to Engineering Systems (HITES).” HITES11 is a one-week residential program for rising 11th grade students with dates of July 16-21, 2017.  HITES 12 is for rising 12th graders and will be held or July 9-14, 2017.  Participants receive room and board at no cost. There will be a $75 processing fee if student is selected to attend. The mission of the program is to provide students who show an interest in engineering studies an early exposure to and preparation for scientific study and research. All applicants must have a “B” average in both math and science courses and have an ACT Math score of at least 25 or SAT Math score of 590.  Applications are due by April 14, 2017.  For more information go to http://www.engr.utk.edu/diversity/pre-college

 


 

 

 
 



 

 

 

 

College Events

 Here you will find dates and information for campus visits,events, and dates when college representative will be visiting GHS. Also check the calendar for a concise list of dates seniors need to know. Because of the number of colleges giving us notice of preview days, only in-state colleges and those out of state colleges that are frequented by our students will have preview days included on the calendar, but all will be listed here.

 



Carson-Newman University will be hosting several opportunities for students to visit their campus in 2016-2017. 

Showcase Saturdays are open house events offered on October 22, 2016 and February 18, 2017.  These events give students and their families time to get to know what C-N has to offer and attend a home football game.

Eagle Experiences will be November 8, 2016 and March 21 and April 11, 2017. During these events students are paired up with a current student that takes them to chapel, class and lunch followed by a guided campus tour.

To register for any of these events go to www.cn.edu/visit

 


 

  Students going to Northeast State for a College Day Visit must have an appointment. Appointments can be made in one of two ways: 1) calling 423.323.0243, or 2) signing up online via our website www.NortheastState.edu and clicking on the Campus Tours link at the bottom of our homepage.  Campus visits normally last an hour to an hour and a half and include an overview of the college facilitated by one of our enrollment specialists followed by a campus tour led by one of the students.