Counselor's Corner

Freshman Orientation                        Date:   August 7, 2020
7:00 pm  --  Gym
Freshmen and their parents are encouraged to be present for an overall introduction to high school. 
Be sure All shot records are turned in by September 16th 
BETA Club induction October 13,2021
PSAT for ALL sophomores- October 14, 2020
Wendy's High School Heisman Award
All nominated seniors:
Applications are due October 20th  
October 28, 2020- All senior parents and students are invited to attend financial aid informational meeting with Carol Lott from Georgia Student Finance at 6:00 in the gym
The ASVAB test will be administered to all juniors on January 6, 2021
EBA Career Fair
Pending Covid guidelines in Feb
Dual Enrollment Informational Meeting                    Date: February 8, 2021
EBA Library @ 6:00
If you are interested in dual enrollment courses and haven't already taken any, you must attend this meeting.
Watson-Brown Scholarship                                                   Due: Feb 15, 2021
 Information and applications can be found online at .
Burke County Health Department Scholarship                    Due: Feb 28, 2021
 Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download a copy here.
Garden Club of Georgia Scholarship                                  Due: Feb 2021
Applications can be found online
Exchange Club Scholarship                                     Due: Feb  2021 
Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download a copy here.
Walter Harrison Scholarship - sponsored by GEMC                   Due: Feb 2021
 Applications can be found online at PLANTERSEMC.COM .
Washington Youth Tour                                                    Due:
More information coming soon 
Job Shadowing
Seniors will be given the opportunity usually in the spring to select a job/career to shadow. The second 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 8-12, 2021
Correll Scholarship
See East Georgia State College website
Ingevity Leader Scholarship Program                         Due:  April 2021 
This year Ingevity is offering 5 $2,000 scholarships to local area high school seniors. 
The scholarships available:  Trade School (1), STEM Major (1), Employee's Child (1) and General Merit (2) 
Eligibility Requirements: 
      • Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA at end of December 2019 term 
      • Must be attending a higher education institute (trade school, community college, traditional 4-yr university) and have the acceptance letter
All applications must be completed and submitted online here.
First National Bank 2021 Leadership Scholarship                    Due: April 2021
First National Bank wants to recognize two high school seniors who excel academically, are leaders in their school and community, and are of exemplary character with $1,000 scholarship.  Winners will be recognized at school's Honors Day program.
Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download a copy here.
To be considered for the scholarship:
      • Applicant must answer all application questions.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
      • Applicant must be a Burke County resident with a 3.0 or higher GPA and must graduate in Spring 2020.
      • Applicant must have participated in community events/projects and demonstrated leadership in school or church/service organizations.
EBA Alumni Associaion Scholarship                 Deadline: APRIL 2021
 Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download  
EBA Booster Club Scholarship                   Deadline: APRIL  2021
 Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download
a copy.
Georgia Power Neighborhood Renewal Scholarship  
               Deadline : March 31,  2021
 Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office or download a copy here.
J. L. Glisson Scholarship                    Due: April 2021
 This Scholarship is made available by    .  Applications can be found outside Counselor's Office 
Georgia Futures allows students to monitor and update academic status.  Dual enrollment information and ZELL MILLER/HOPE Scholarship information is available here.
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.