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    grades reduced a black student’s probability of
    dropping out of school by 29%. Low-income black
    students who had a black male teacher in 3rd, 4th
    or 5th were 18% more likely to express interest in
    college when they graduated.

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  • college

    College Board is hosting virtual events for high school students to connect directly with college admissions representatives and take action on the most important steps for college. Click this link to register NOW!!

    College Board Virtual College Fair

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  • Scholarships

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  • scholarship alert

    Other scholarships that opened this week:

    2021 Coach Mulkey Scholarship – Open to college bound athletes who have earned at least on Varsity Letter.  Application must be picked up from Mrs. Toliver in the School Counseling office.  Applications and recommendations must be returned to Mrs. Toliver by April 16, 2021. 

    2021 Tripp Rabon Scholarship – Seniors have to be recommended by a faculty member to access this application.  If you have been recommended , see Mrs. Toliver in the School Counseling office to pick up your application.  Completed applications and recommendations must be returned to Mrs. Toliver by April 2, 2021.

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  • Preparing for the financial aspect of college can be challenging, and students have many opportunities to earn scholarships. Visit your school counselor for assistance completing the scholarship information before the deadline. Check out the links below for specific scholarship information.

  • Wilma Maiers Scholarship

    The Kiwanis Club of Summerville has opened the 2021 Wilma Maiers Scholarship for application.  Please review the attachment for details on the application process.  Completed applications and all supplements must be turned in to Mrs. Toliver in the School Counseling office by the end of the school day on May 28, 2021.

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  • DCAC Scholarship

    The Dorchester County Alumni Chapter of South Carolina State University is offering a scholarship to students who have been accepted at SC State.  See the attached flyer .  Scan the QR code to access the application or email: tjoyner1908@gmail.com

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  • McKissick Endowment Scholarship

    The 2021 McKissick Endowment Scholarship is open for applications.  Eligible applicants will be:

    ·        Seniors who played Varsity Football

    ·        Accepted at a college or prep school

    ·        Demonstrated good citizenship

    ·        Athlete who have received FULL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS from their college are not eligible to apply. 

    NOTE:  There is a quick turn- around time for this scholarship application.  Completed applications and required recommendations must be turned in to Mrs. Toliver by the end of the school day on May 10, 2021. 

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  • Omega Psi Phi Scholarship

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity is excited to announce their Mu Alpha Spring Essay Scholarship Competition. The essay competition is open to all college-bound, 2021 high school graduates.

    The recipient of the 1st place winning essay will be awarded a $1000.00 college scholarship from the Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. The recipient of the 2nd place winning essay will be awarded a $500.00 college scholarship from the Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity, Inc.

    Attached you will find the scholarship competition application form, which includes all official eligibility, submission requirements, and awards criteria. The essay scholarship submission must be fully completed and submitted by May 31, 2021 for consideration.  The essay must be submitted electronically or via the postal postmarked no later than the deadline date.  The title for the essay must be the following; 

    2021 Essay Title: “What has been the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on your education; How has your educational future, and that of your peers, been affected?”


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  • Gamma Zeta Chapter Scholarship

    The 2021 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Gamma Zeta Chapter Scholarship application is now open to female seniors planning to enter college in the  fall.  See the attachments for scholarship details.  Completed applications can be returned to Mrs. Toliver for mailing to provider prior to June 18, 2021.  After June 18th, applicants must submit directly to the scholarship provider at the address provided on the application.  Transcripts for applications being mailed by the student can be obtained from Mrs. Toliver in the School Counseling office.    The “received By” deadline for all materials is July 9, 2021

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  • Cruise Control Driving School Scholarship

    The 2021 Cruise Control Driving School Scholarship is now open for application.  Applications can be printed from this link or picked up on the rack in the School Counseling office.  Completed application and all required supplements should be turned in to Mrs. Toliver by May 7. 2021. 

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  • Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

    The Society of Women Engineers is offering up to three scholarships of $2500 each to graduating senior in the Tri-County area.  Eligibility details and the application are attached.  Completed applications and required supplemental information must be submitted electronically at: SCHOLARSHIP@SWELOWCOUNTRY.ORG  The submission deadline is May 14, 2021.

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  • Navy JROTC Fred Ballard Scholarship

    The 2021 Master Chief Fred Ballard Scholarship is open for application.  4th year NJROTC students are eligible to apply if they are entering college, technical school or prep school after graduation.  Completed applications and Teach Reference Forms need to be returned to Mrs. Toliver in the School Counseling office by May 20th 2021. 

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  • 2020-2021 DD2 Teacher Forum Education Scholarship

    We would like to share with you the link for the 2020-2021 DD2 Teacher Forum Education Scholarship


    2020-2021 DD2 Teacher Forum Education Scholarship

    This scholarship opportunity is open to graduating seniors who are planning to pursue a degree in education after high school.  The exact monetary value will depend upon funds raised by the teacher forum, however, we anticipate that each high school will be able to award $1000 to their designated scholarship recipient.  The winner for each school will be selected by the scholarship committee of the teacher forum.  You will be notified about your school’s winner prior to your Senior Awards Ceremonies.


    The deadline for students to submit this form is Wednesday, April 21st at 11:59 p.m. 

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  • George K. Robinson Scholarship

    Gamma Lambda Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity is proud to announce the George K. Robinson Youth Achievement Award application for 2021 is now open. This award targets African American high school male seniors who demonstrate high achievement in a range of areas. There will be multiple recipients receiving $1,000 each.

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