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 -

Brian Bowlin: F-L -

Tonya Ely: M-R -

Sarah Coyle/Ann Huckaby: S-Z -


We encourage as many students/parents as possible to sign up with  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:

August 24

September 14

October 12

October 26

November 9

December 7

If you would like to schedule a time to stop by please call the counseling department.  





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The PSAT test will be given October 11, 2017.  Interested sophomores and juniors should see Ms. Huckaby in the counseling office.  Cost is $16.  PSAT is used by colleges to identify outstanding students for scholarships.



College Exploration

Scholarship Information

Career Planning

FAFSA Checklist

Testing Information

ACT Test Prep

 Work Ethic Diploma Standards

Community Service Opportunities

Senior Year Checklist August - December

Senior Year Checklist January - May

Junior Year Checklist

Preparing for College 8th - 10th grade


Governor's School





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The Class of 2018 TN Promise application will open for completion on August 1, 2017.

Application and information available at

Students will have until November 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM to complete the scholarship application in order to become eligible.  Students can visit the counseling office Monday - Wednesday for assistance in the application process.  Please see Nellie Greer.  Assistance will also be offered College App Week (September 25-29).

The first mandatory meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 11 at 10:30 in the cafeteria.




Open House is Tuesday, October 24, from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  School Counselors will be hosting FAFSA Frenzy that night for seniors and their parents in the library.  Please stop by for assistance in filling out your child's FAFSA, we also ask that you bring your 2016 tax return.  Please see FAFSA checklist in the above referenced link.




Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school graduation in spring/summer of 2018, commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree, and United States citizenship.

Deadline October 25, 2017



  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 to apply.


The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program:  Must be a full-time high school senior with a GPA of 2.8 or higher, plan to attend an accredited, non-profit college, university, vocational or technical school in the US.  Must demonstrate leadership abilities and show commitment to community service.  Se Mrs. Eversole if you are interested in being nominated.  Deadline for application is November 30, 2017.


Tennessee Concrete Association High School Essay Contest:  See Mrs. Eversole for essay idea starters and entry form or visit  Deadline: December 5, 2017


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

Deadline January 1, 2018


 American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest “A Constitutional Speech Contest” develops a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the US Constitution. Scholarship awards are presented to the three finalists in the final round of the national contest. Students must be certified by West High School no later than January 9, 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  Submit application online at

Deadline:  March 1, 2018




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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.








Please check our links section for information about scholarships and area colleges.