School Counseling
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School Counseling Department

School Counselors are assigned students based on their last names, as follows:

Amy Eversole: A-E - aeversole@hcboe.net

Brian Bowlin: F-L - bowlinc10@hcboe.net

Tonya Ely: M-R - elyt2@hcboe.net

Sarah Coyle/Ann Huckaby: S-Z - coyles@hcboe.net

 

We encourage as many students/parents as possible to sign up with remind.com.  This is one of our means of communicating with students and parents with important information concerning the counseling department here at MHHSE.  We also alert them of upcoming deadlines. 

Class of 2018    Text this message: @18canes   to:81010

Class of 2019     Text this message: @19canes   to: 81010

Class of 2020     Text this message: @20canes   to: 81010

Class of 2021     Text this message: @21canes    to: 81010


 

 

 

There will be a counselor available until 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:

 

December 7, 2017

January 11, 2018

January 25, 2018

February 8, 2018

Febraury 22, 2018

March 8, 2018

March 22, 2018

April 12, 2018

April 26, 2018

 

If you would like to schedule a time to stop by please call the counseling department.  (423)586-6102

 

 

 

 

 

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FAFSA Deadline is January 16, 2018, in order to remain TN Promise eligible the FAFSA must be completed by then.  If you need assistance in completing the FAFSA, please call the counseling office at 423-586-6102.

 

Mandatory meeting that all seniors must attend is March 8, 2016, in the cafeteria at 5:30.  You must attend in order to remain eligible for TN Promise.

 

 

The University of Georgia if accepting applicants to our VETCAMP 2018, which is scheduled for June 17-23, 2018.  This program is offered to rising high school juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen to evaluate their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, provide mentorship and help them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path.  It's a great experience and the students have a lot of fun while also learning about the profession.  Please visit http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp to learn more.  

 

McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University is offering a one week (June 24-29, 2018) Pharmacy Camp this summer for high school students that are interested in investigating a career as a Pharmacist.  During the week of pharmacy camp they will experience hands-on learning about health careers in pharmacy, participate in tours of local health care facilities and local pharmacies, participate in compounding activities and hands on demonstrations in the McWhorter School of Pharmacy science laboratory.  Students who attend the camp will have the unique opportunity to spend time on the Samford campus and experience campus life with us, spend time with pharmacy professors, and have a lot of time to interact with other students also interested in careers in pharmacy.  Application deadline is February 1st.  Apply at https://www.samford.edu/pharmacy/bulldog-pharmacy-camp.

 

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies produces an array of programs for academically talented young students everywhere.  Our programs are available online and in-person, during the summer and year-round, and feature broad exploration or intense study in a single subject.  Our programs offer highly motivated, intellectually curious students the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools.  Visit our website at https://spcs.stanford.edu/collegecounselor?#views-exposed-form-science-page-2 and check out our programs, usch as Stanford Sports Business Academy, Summer Humanities Institute, Summer Arts Institute, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory's Outreach Summer Program, Mathematics Camp, and University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses. 

 

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville: Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders (E-VOL10)  

The college is hosting the 6th annal E-VOL10 for rising tenth grade students who demonstrate interests inengineering.  E-VOL10 provides an introduction to chemistry and awareness of engineering careers.  The program will be hosted July 15-20, 2018.

Thirty-two students are selected to participate.  Students liv within a residence hall on the UT campus and engage in chemistry, ACT preparation, compete in engineering challenges, and tour an engineering industrial plant.  Throughout the program, students team with each other to apply what was learned and work on an engineering design project. 

All applicants must have taken the PSAT, ACT Explore, ACT Aspire, or Ninth Grade Standardized Test.  E-VOL10 provides a one-week experience, at no major cost, and includes the following:

  • Orientation session
  • Ice breakers and team building exercises
  • Residential hall accommodations for five nights
  • ACT preparation
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Supplies
  • Campus life and recreation
  • Engineering challenges and group design project
  • Counselor-to-peer mentoring
  • Engineering field trip
  • Closing awards reception

To apply, visit http://www.engr.utk.edu/diversity/pre-college/evol10.

Deadline to apply is March 2, 2018.

 

 

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville:  High School Introduction to Engineering systems for Twelfth Graders (HITES12)

The colege initiated the first HITES12 program in 2001.  The program identifies and selects rising twelfth -grade students who demonstrate interests within math and science.  HITES12 provides an opportunity to explore engineering and campus life at UT and will be hosted July 8-13, 2018.

Thirty-two students are selected to participate within each session.  Students live within a residence hall on campus, engage in hands-on engineering fundamentals activities, college life sessions, compete in engineering challenges, and tour an engineering industrial plant.  Throughout the program, students team with each other to apply what was learned and work on an engineering design project.

All applicants must have a minimum ACT math schore of 25 (SAT math score of 590).  The HITES 12 program provides a one-week experience, at no major cost, and includes following:

  • Orientation session
  • Ice breakers and team building exercises
  • Residential hall accommodations for five nights
  • College life and preparation sessions with university staff
  • Engineering department visists hosted by university faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students
  • UT campus tour
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Supplies
  • Campus life and recreation
  • Hands-on laboratory demonstrations
  • Engineering challenges and group design project
  • Counselor-to-peer mentoring
  • Engineering field trip
  • Closing awards reception

Apply at http://www.engr.utk.edu/diversity/pre-college/hites12/

Deadline to apply is April 13, 2018.

 

 

  SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes: 30 winners will be chosen at random.  Must be a high school senior, no GPA or financial need required.  Starting September 12, 2017, students can enter online once during each entry period.  Two $500 scholarship winners will be randomly chosen every two weeks beginning on or about October 30, 2017 until May 14, 2018.  Visit www.suntrust.com/offtocollege to apply.

 

 

 

AXA Achievement Scholarships :   Offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000, and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.  Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers.  They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college.  The scholarship is sponsored by the XA Foundation, the philantropic arm of AXA US.  To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

1.  Be a U.S. citizen or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico.

2.  Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college.

Apply Here

Deadline: December 15, 2017


 

 


 

 Burger King Scholars Program: $50,000 value - 10 awards

Deadline:  December 15, 2017

Apply Here

 

Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship: $5,000 - 3 awards

Deadline: December 15, 2017

This is for current seniors applying to a college/university or a trade school.  To apply please click here.

 

Washington Crossing Foundation National Scholarship Awar

Washington Crossing Foundation National Scholarship Award: $5,000 - 5 awards  Deadline:  January 15, 2018

Applications can be found here

 

Crosslites Scholarship: $4,000 - 27 awards

Deadline: December 31, 2017

To apply please click here

 

 

Easton/NFAA Scholarship Program: $5,000 - 5 awards  To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

1.  High school applicants must be applying to be full time students at a two or four year college/university or a technical training college.

Apply Here

Deadline: December 31, 2017

 

Harris Poll Scholarship: $1,000 - 1 award 
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

1.  A legal resident of the 50 United States and DC who are 13 years or older at the time of entry.

Apply Here

Deadline: December 31, 2017

 

Thiel Fellowship: $100,000 - 30 awards  To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

1.  Be interested in building new things.  Founded by tecchnology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011.

The Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program that offers 20-30 fellowships in the value of $100,000 over a two-year period. 

Apply Here

Deadline: December 31, 2017

 

 

Knight Essay Scholarship:  $5,000 - 3 awards

Deadline: December 31, 2017

To apply please click here.

 

 

 

VIP Scholarship: $5,000 - 1 award  To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

1.  Be at least 13 years of age or older.

2.  Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.

Apply Here

Deadline: January 31, 2018

 

Union Plus Scholarship: $4,000 - 100 awards  To be eligible for teh scholarship a student must:

1.  Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations).

2.  At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent).

Apply Here

Deadline: January 31, 2018

 

ABPA Scholarship: $1,000 - 2 awards

Deadline: January 31, 2018

To apply click here.

 

Aspire Scholarship provides financial assistance to Appalachian high school seniors who are interested in attending the University of Tennessee Knoxville or University of Tennessee Chattanooga.  These students must select a STEM major.  Students interested for UT, Knoxville can click here.  College application due: November 1, 2017, UTK ASPIRE Scholarship application due: December 15, 2017.   Those interested in UT, Chattanooga click here.  College application due: December 1, 2017, UTC ASPIRE Scholarship application due: December 1, 2017.  Please stop by the counseling office for additional information.

 

Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity is a four-year full-tuition scholarship.  This prize will be awarded to the student whose work of creative written expression is judged to best reflect the originality, artistry, and dynamism embodied in Broadway's Hamilton.  To qualify for the prize, the recipient must be accepted to and enroll full-time at Wesleyan University for the 2018-2019 school year.  Interested students can apply online at wesleyan.edu/admission.

Deadline January 1, 2018

 

 

Golden Eagles Scholarship:  The scholarship may not exceed $2,000.  Must be a 2017-2018 high school senior of Latino descent who will be graduating from Hamblen County, have an unweighted GPA of 2.75 or better on a 4.0 scale.  submit an official transcript and one letter of recommendation to LatinoCRF@Gmail.com.  Submit application online at http://bit.ly/2wyMd9y

Deadline:  March 1, 2018

 

 

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Scholarship: For information, registration and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at jfklibrary.org/essaycontest.
DEADLINE: JANUARY 4, 2018

 

 

National Beta Scholarship: Looking for students that excel in academic excellence, leadership, character, school and community service and participate in National Beta activities. For more information visit, betaclub.org/scholarship
DEADLINE: JANUARY 25, 2018

 

 

Transcript Fees -  EFFECTIVE JAN 1, 2016 - THERE WILL BE A $5.00 CHARGE FOR ALL TRANSCRIPT AND IMMUNIZATION REQUESTS.  THERE WILL BE A TEN DAY PROCESS TIME ON ALL REQUESTS. THANK YOU, COUNSELING OFFICE

 

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The Morristown  Hamblen High School East Counseling Department offers comprehensive services and programs including information on scholarships, college choices, technical schools, financial aid information, career choices,  graduation requirements and personal counseling.  The counseling office consists of four counselors and a secretary, and is located in the center of the school in the old main office.

The Counselors will be meeting with students during the course of the school year to ensure they are on the path to graduation and to initiate post-secondary planning for their futures.  Career counseling, technical school, college options and graduation status information will be continually reviewed.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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