Counselor's Corner

Garden Club of Georgia Scholarship                                  Due: Feb 1, 2020
Applications can be found online gardenclub.uga.edu/scholarships
Dual Enrollment Informational Meetin                    Date: February 6, 2020
EBA Library
If you are interested in dual enrollment courses and haven't already taken any, you must attend this meeting.
Washington Youth Tour                                                    Due: Feb.7, 2020
The Washington Youth Tour meeting for all juniors met in the library on January 8, 2020 with a Planters EMC Representative.
 
Walter Harrison Scholarship - sponsored by GEMC                   Due: Feb 7, 2020
 Applications can be found online at PLANTERSEMC.COM .
Watson-Brown Scholarship                                                   Due: Feb 15, 2020
 Information and applications can be found online at Watson-Brown.org as of December 5, 2019.
EBA Career Fair
Date is set for February 25, 2020
If you or your employer would like to be involved, please contact Mrs. Samantha Winkler as soon as possible.
Burke County Health Department Scholarship                    Due: Feb 28, 2020
 Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download a copy here.
Exchange Club Scholarship                                     Due: Feb, 2020 (specific date not yet announced)
Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download a copy here.
Georgia Power Neighborhood Renewal Scholarship                    Due: March 31, 2020
 Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download a copy here.
Job Shadowing
Seniors will be given the opportunity usually in the spring to select a job/career to shadow. The first week in March each senior will be allowed two days to explore a desired career.
 
If you are willing to "host" a student for a day, please contact Mrs. Winkler for more information and details.
Standardized Testing
Standardized Testing for K- 7th grade will be given March 2-6, 2020
ASVAB
The ASVAB test will be administered to all juniors on January 8, 2020
Wendy's High School Heisman Award 
Congratulations to Mason Boswell for being named 2019 Wendy's High School Heisman Award winner. 
Georgia Futures allows students to monitor and update academic status.  Dual enrollment information and ZELL MILLER/HOPE Scholarship information is available here.
Be sure to check the Counselor's Corner for any information on scholarships or other collge preparation information.
 
The ACT Assessment is designed to assess high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning. Find out more about testing, registration, dates and deadlines.
 
The College Board can help you prepare for the SAT, register for the SAT, get dates and deadlines and even apply online to colleges. The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.


The Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) is the agency responsible for administering student financial aid programs provided by the State of Georgia. The Georgia General Assembly established the Commission in 1965 to help Georgia citizens attain an education beyond high school.
O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics.
Petersons shares a very useful database that may be searched to find colleges, scholarships, and testing information.