College Events Enrichment Opportunities Scholarships Services
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: Angela Collins - Students with last name A-F email@example.com
Counselor: Amanda Livesay - Students with last name G-N firstname.lastname@example.org
Counselor: Phillip Wright - Students with last name O-Z email@example.com
Registrar: Stella Hunter firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Karen Thompson email@example.com
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.
- 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
- 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.
- consult with teachers regarding student behavior and achievement.
- facilitate private meetings between teachers, parents and students.
- 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 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. **
Seniors – Scholarship Information forms are now available in the guidance office or by clicking on the forms link above. All seniors who have received scholarship offers from private sources or colleges need to complete this form and return it to guidance by May 1st. One form should be completed for each scholarship offered, even if the scholarship is to a school you are not planning to attend. This information is published at graduation.
The Greeneville Women's Club will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior 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 Milligan & Coleman PLLP, Attn: Sunny R. Sandos, 230 W. Depot St., Greeneville, TN 37744 no later than May 25, 2013.
The Greeneville/Greene County Retired Teachers Association Scholarships are awarded each year to three graduating seniors from the local high schools who plan to major in elementary or secondary education. The awards are $500 each. In addition to pursuing the major in education, applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and an ACT of at least 21. Applications must be submitted by April 15, 2013. This scholarship opportunity deadline has been extended until May 11, 2013
The Greeneville Masonic Lodge Scholarships are 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. Completion of the application qualifies the applicant for consideration for all scholarships awarded by the Greeneville Masonic Lodge #3 and/or the Greeneville Chapter #223 Order of the Eastern Star. Applications must be received by the lodge no later than May 3, 2013.
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 20, 2013.
The Susan Roark Ramsey Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a Greeneville High School graduating senior who plans to attend ETSU in the fall. Applicants must have at least a 2.80 GPA, a 21 composite ACT score, and demonstrate outstanding character and a passion for helping others. Applications along with the required essay, resume, transcript and photo must be submitted to the GHS guidance office by April 26, 2013. The top candidates will be contacted and asked to participate in a brief interview process.
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity is offering the $1000 Men of Principle Scholarship to one male student who will be entering UT Knoxville in the fall. The scholarship will be awarded based on GPA, ACT/SAT scores, community involvement and an interview to be conducted the first week the student is on campus. Applicants are not committed to or promised membership in Beta Theta Pi. Applications can be obtained in the guidance office or online at https://sites.google.com/site/utkbetathetapi/rush-beta/men-of-principle-scholarship . No applications will be accepted after August 10, 2013.
The TN-Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at Tennessee Tech is offering several Balanced Man Scholarships ranging from $150-$300. These scholarships are being offered to the incoming male students who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service during their high school careers. Applications are due by September 13, 2013. Applying for this scholarship in no way obligates you to join the fraternity
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 April 29, 2013.
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 25, 2013.
The Miss Tennessee Teen USA pageant offers scholarship opportunities to young women between the ages of 14 and 19. Selected contestants will be judged on personal interviews, swimsuit and evening gown. The pageant will be held October 3-5, 2013 at the Austin Peay State University. If you are interested, information and applications can be picked up in the guidance office or by visiting http://www.misstennesseeusa.com/applynow.html. Forms and photos must be sent before July 1, 2013.
Seniors planning to pursue a college-level major in art, music or theatre at an accredited college, university or art school could qualify for the $1,000 Greeneville Arts Council High School Merit Scholarship. Eligible students also must be a resident of Greeneville/Greene County, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have successfully completed high school art/music courses taken over a period of at least two academic years or have been in at least 4 performances and have played a major role in those. Applications along with the particular requested items will be accepted at the Artspace4 Gallery in the General Morgan Inn between 12:00-4:00 Monday, April 22nd through Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Sigma Phi Epsilon at UT Martin invite young men who will be attending UT Martin in the fall to apply for portions of $1500 they have allotted for their UT Martin Balanced Man Scholarships. They are seeking those who exemplify a balanced life to both Sound Mind and Sound Body. If you would like to apply you may fill out their application at http://www.sigeptnkappa.org/balanced-man-scholarship. Applications must be submitted by May 31, 2013.
DTR sponsors the DTR Scholarship which is awarded to one graduating senior from each of the area high schools. The recipient must have at least a 2.5 GPA and plan on continuing his/her education next fall. Preference will be given to seniors whose parents work at DTR. This scholarship is valued at $1,000 per year for 4 years. Applications must be turned into the guidance office by April 26, 2013.
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 the end of the day on Monday, April 22, 2013. Selected applicants will be notified of a date for an after school interview. You can obtain a copy of the application in the guidance office or download it from the Guidance webpage by clicking on the "File" link above and then "Applications".
The Tennessee Fallen Heroes College Scholarship was established to award scholarships to qualified individuals in honor of Tennessee Fallen Heroes. At least one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded per year. Applicants must be graduating seniors, Tennessee residents, and plan to attend an accredited Tennessee university or trade school full time. Candidates are judged on academic achievement, community and extracurricular involvement, especially those that show patriotism, leadership and awards. The deadline for submission is May 1, 2013. http://www.tnmarinefamily.org/scholarship.html
The Harry Leonard Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Harry Leonard, a 1946 graduate of Greeneville High School. This is a one-time award of $1,000 given to a GHS senior who plans to enroll as a full time student at Tusculum College in the fall and has a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applications along with supporting materials must be submitted to the GHS guidance office no later than April 30, 2013. You can obtain a copy of the application in the guidance office or download it from the Guidance webpage by clicking on the "File" link above and then "Applications".
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 15, 2013. Applications are available in the guidance office.
The Greeneville Optimist club will be awarding the Donaldean Renner Scholarship to a graduating senior in Greeneville or Greene County who wishes to pursue a degree in either journalism or religion. If no one applies with the intent to study in one of these fields, the scholarship will be open to any applicant who wants to further their education at a post-secondary school. Applications along with supporting materials must be submitted no later than May 15, 2013.
The Dependent Children Scholarship Program is offered to children of Tennessee law enforcement officers, firemen or EMS technicians who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty. Online application, supporting documentation and FAFSA must be submitted by July 15, 2013. http://www.tn.gov/collegepays/mon_college/depend_child_scholar.htm
Sigma Phi Epsilon at ETSU is offering the Balanced Man Scholarship to senior guys planning on attending ETSU in the fall. Two awards will be given, one for $1,000 and one for $500. The recipients will be those who strive to achieve balance in addition to all around excellence. Applying for this scholarship does not obligate the applicant to join the fraternity. Applications must be returned to the scholarship chairman by May 23, 2013. If you have questions, you can contact Robert Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Youth Builders Louise Wylie Milligan Scholarship is a $1,000 award given to a Greeneville High School senior. Applicants will be judged on honors and awards, leadership, community service, extracurricular activities, academic rigor and performance, school attendance, financial need and an essay. Applications and all requested materials must be postmarked by April 5, 2013. Applications are available in the GHS guidance office.
Suntrust's Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes begins September 14, 2012. Eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need. One $1,000 winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 26, 2012 through May 10, 2013. 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
Tennessee School of Beauty is offering the C. B. Brown Scholarship opportunity to high school seniors not presently or previously enrolled in a Cosmetology course, but wishing to pursue a career in the field of Cosmetology. Four $12,995 tuition scholarships are awarded for the 1,500 hour General Cosmetology course. Scholarship applications must be submitted to TSB by March 31, 2012. www.tennesseeschoolofbeauty.com
ETSU scholarship information is available online at www.etsu.edu/scholarships. Use the "Search and Apply" link to determine which scholarships you are eligible for. The application deadlines vary so make sure you are aware of the deadline for each particular scholarship.
Discover Colleges, Inc. provides a free private college information service. One $2,500 private college scholarship drawing is held each year and the scholarship is awarded to an individual who completed the information request form between June 1, 2012 and May 31, 2013 and goes on to attend an accredited private college or university. http://www.discovercolleges.com/
Christian Connector is a resource for receiving free information for Christian Colleges. A $2,500 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 Bible college. You can enter the drawing between June 1, 2012 and May 31, 2013. To complete a request form and be entered in the drawing, go to http://www.christianconnector.com/Christian-colleges-choices.cfm
AnyCollege.com is a free online college search directory. All high school students may enter their $1500 quarterly scholarship drawing by providing contact and academic information. You must enter each scholarship drawing by the quarterly deadlines of Dec. 31, Mar. 31, Jun. 30 and Sept. 30 to be eligible. Enter the drawing online at https://www.anycollege.com/scholarship.cfm
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 Takoma Regional Hospital Junior Volunteer Program is open to students ages 14-18. This is a great way to add some volunteer service hours to your resume while giving back to your community. Selected participants will be required to be at a mandatory orientation day on May 23. Application deadline is May 6. Applications are in the guidance office or online. www.takoma.org/Volunteers/JuniorandAdultApplicationForms.aspx
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).” HITES is a one-
week residential program with dates of July 14-19 or July 21-26, 2013 and participants receive room and board at no cost. All students are encouraged to apply. 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 taken either the ACT or SAT and application must be received by April 12, 2013. For more information go to http://www.engr.utk.edu/diversity/hites.html
The College of Engineering at UTK is implementing a summer engineering program for students from July 7-12, 2013 entitled “Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders (E-VOL10).” E-VOL10 is a one week residential program for rising tenth-grade students. Participants will receive room and board at no cost. The goal 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 taken either the ACT or SAT and application must be received by April 12, 2013. For more information go to http://www.engr.utk.edu/diversity/evol10.html
Seniors planning on attending UTK in the fall will want to take a look at the Ignite Program for incoming freshman. The program is divided into three separate programs and are a great way for students to get a head start on leadership and involvement at UTK. There is a fee involved with each program and you can register for one of the programs when you register online for Summer Orientation. For more information go to http://leadershipandservice.utk.edu/involved_ignite.php
Come to Laughlin Memorial Hospital for the 2013 Discover Nursing Camp. Students who will be entering 10th or 11th grade are eligible to spend a full week this summer learning about nursing. Students must commit to one of the full weeks in June. Campers will be provided lunch each day, uniforms will be furnished and at the end of the camp they will receive a certificate of completion and a reference letter for their school file. Applications must be returned to the Laughlin Hospital Nursing office by April 15, 2013.
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.
Discover ETSU weekend is a program to assist minority juniors in their preparation for college. This is a no cost weekend which will include information on admissions, financial aid, housing and campus tours and take place on the ETSU campus on April 19 & 20, 2013. Interested parties must register online by April 5, 2013 at http://www.etsu.edu/equity/diversity/discoverprogram.aspx
Virginia Military Institute Open House events are designed to give you the information necessary to make an educated decision regarding your college choice. This year's events will be on Sept. 28, Nov. 2, Nov. 30, 2012 and Feb. 15, Mar. 22, and Apr. 12, 2013. Each Open House is a two day event with students staying in VMI cadet rooms. Space is limited so register online as soon as possible to secure your spot. www.vmi.edu/openhouseregistration
Students interested in visiting Northeast State must have an appointment. Appointments can be made in one of two ways: 1) by calling 423.323.0243, or 2) by signing up online via our website www.NortheastState.edu and clicking on the Schedule a Campus Visit link. A typical campus visit lasts an hour to an hour and a half and includes an overview of the college facilitated by one of our enrollment specialists followed by a campus tour led by one of our students. These visits can also be tailored based on the student’s interests by having them meet with faculty or other campus personnel if requested.
Covenant College Campus Preview Weekends are two night stays in the residence halls with current students. During the weekend students will have campus tours, sit in on classes, worship in the chapel and may audition for music scholarships. The cost is $40 per student. Dates for the events are Sept. 27-29, 2012 and April 4-6, 2013. Register at http://covenant.edu/visit/cpw
MTSU Preview Days give prospective students the opportunity to tour the campus and learn more about the college. This years events will be held on October 20, 2012, March 22, 2013. MTSU also will hold True Blue Experience Days which are open to students who meet guaranteed admission requirements of either a 22 ACT, a 3.0 GPA or a 2.7 GPA and 19 ACT. True Blue Days will be held September 21, October 5, November 16, 2012 and January 31 and April 12, 2013. For more information contact Rob Patterson a email@example.com. http://www.mtsu.edu/future_undergrad