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FPHS Counselors
Mrs. Cindy Smith and Ms.Tammy Hamilton are the counselors at Fort Payne High School.  Mrs. Deb Beasley is the Guidance Secretary.
E-mail us at:  csmith@ftpayk12.org
                     tlhamilton@ftpayk12.org
                     dbeasley@ftpayk12.org
Fax main office:  256-845-7868
Phone:  256-845-0535
Announcements
Announcements
Information on the Court Reporting and Broadcast Captioning program at Gadsden State Community College is available in the guidance office.

Northeast Alabama Community College will offer a dual enrollment robotics class this dummer for students in grades 10-12.  The cost is $420.  Scholarships may be available to those who qualify.  For more information or to register contact Julie George at 256-228-6001 ext. 2214 or 256-638-4418 ext 2214.  Email-georgej@nacc.edu

Rising freshmen and sophomores can attend a Manufacturing Day Camp the week of June 9-13 from 9-4.  The cost of each camp is $59.  Students in grades 9-11 can explore various careers in healthcare.  Students in grades 9-12 interest in police, fire and emergency medical services can participate in Public Safety Camp.  Students in grades 8-12 interested in careers in salon & spa management can attend the Salon Institute in Scottsboro. 
For more information visit www.nacc.edu/workforce or contact Julie George at 256-228-6001 at extention 2214 or via e-mail at georgej@nacc.edu

Information on Design Discovery, an 8-day summer workshop st Mississippi State University for students interested in design and architecture, is available in the guidance office. The cost is $595.  The workshop will be held on June 6-June 13.

Students interested in a career in Social Work please see a guidance counselor for information on the Social Work Program at the University of Montevallo.    

Dekalb County Soil & Water Conservation District essay applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline:  Monday, April 14, 2014.

Information on the Aveda Institute in Birmingham is available in the guidance office for students interested in cosmetology.  Visit Alsouth.com/contest for information on a full scholarship.  Deadline:  April 19, 2014.

College Representatives
Seniors interested in Berea College, please see a counselor.

Sophomores interested in the University of Alabama Capstone Leadership Academy, please see a guidance counselor.

Seniors interested in majoring in Pre-Chemical Enginering at Auburn University please see a guidance counselor for scholarship information.

American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program is available at www.AmericanCollegeFoundation.org.  Deadline:  April 1, 2014.  Scholarships from $1,000 to $5,000 to high school students in grades 9-12.

Scholarships
Rotary Club Scholarship applications are due April 20th.  They are in the guidance office.

Jacey Colburn Scholarship applications are due April 15th.  They are in the guidance office.

John Holtzclaw Scholarship applications are due April 15th.  They are in the guidance office.

Hannah Martin Scholarship applications are due April 17th.  They are in the guidance office.

Dekalb County Cattleman's Association Scholarship is due April 25th.
FPHS Booster Club Scholarship is due April 25th.  These are available in the guidance office.

Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference Student Scholarship application is available in the guidance office for any senior who has a parent employed in public school transportation.  This is a $2,500 scholarship.  The parent can be a bus driver, bus aides/monitors, bus mechanics, directors of student transportation services, bus supervisors, bus driver trainers, bus safety inspectors and many other positions either employed by a schoool district, their contractors, a state school or the Alabama State Department of Education.  Deadline:  April 30, 2014.

College Counts Scholarship information is available in the guidance office.Visit CollegeCountsAlabama.com.  Awards amounts of $4,000 for four-year college enrollees and $2,000 for two-year college enrollees.  You must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and an ACT of 26 or below.(applicants attending a two-year school will not be required to submit ACT scores)

American College Foundation Honors Program information is available in the guidance office.  Apply at www.AmericanCollegeFoundation.org

Aspiring Pharmacy Technician Scholarship Program is available at www.pharmacytechnicianreview.comDeadline:  June 1, 2014. 

Aspiring Fashion Professional scholarship is available at www.fashion-schools.orgDeadline:  June 1, 2014. 
This is a $1,000 scholarship. 

Aspiring Animation Professinal Scholarship is available at. www.animationcareerreview.com.  This is a $1,000 scholarship.

FPEA Scholarship applications are available in the guidance office for seniors who plan to major in education.  Deadline:  April 7th at 12:00 p.m. to the guidance office.

The Student-View Scholarship is available at www.student-view.com.  Students must complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  There will be one $4,000,  two $1,000 and eight $500 scholarships awarded.  Deadline:  April 20, 2014.

Delta Kappa Gamma grant-in-aid applications for seniors females planning to major in education is available in the guidance office.  Deadline:  April 1, 2014.  Amount-$600

Information on the United Methodist Church Home's Knabe Scholarship application is available for foster children at www.umch.net.  under the tab "Our Mission and Services".    You must be accepted to the University of Alabama or the University of North Alabama before applying for the scholarship.  You must have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate good moral character and demonstrate leadership skills.
ACT Test Dates 2013-14
Test Date        Registration Deadline   Late Registration Period        Photo Upload Deadline
April 12            March 7                     March 8-21                            April 4
June 14           May 9                        May 10-23                             June 6
College web-sites
www.uab.edu/apply  University of Alabama-Birmingham
www.gadsdenstate.edu               Gadsden State
www.nacc.edu                             Northeast
www.auburn.edu                          Auburn
www.ua.edu                                University of Alabama
www.artinstitutes.edu                   Art Institute
www.snead.edu                           Snead State
www.uah.edu            University of Alabama-Huntsville
www.jsu.edu               Jacksonville State University
Early College-Alabama
Students interested in Early College at Alabama see a guidance counselor for more information.
NCAA Clearinghouse
Any student who plans to play college sports should register with the NCAA Clearinghouse at ncaaclearinghouse.net.

ACT Help
Students in grades 9-12 have access to the ACT Online Prep School Edition website.  www.act.org/onlineprep
You must see Mrs. Pair to get your username and password or e-mail her at spair@ftpayk12.org

Students can prepare for the ACT by visiting www.usatestprep.com  www.actstudent.org
www.march2success.com   www.number2.com

Homework Help
Free tutoring is available online at homeworkalabama.org  Help is available on Sunday-Thursday from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m.  in Math, Science, Social Studies and English.

http://homework.apls.state.al.us

Files
 SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH WEBSITES.doc
Scholarship search websites
 PREPARING FOR COLLEGE-Senior.doc
Preparing for College-Seniors
 PREPARING FOR COLLEGE.doc
Preparing for College-Juniors
 SEPTEMBER 2013 SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETTER.doc
September 2013 Scholarship Newsletter
 SCHOLARSHIP1.doc
SCHOLARSHIPS 2013-14
 DECEMBER SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETTE1.doc
December Scholarship Newsletter
 JANUARY 2014 SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETTER.doc
January 2014 Scholarship Newsletter
 FEBRUARY 2014 SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETTER.doc
February 2014 Scholarship Newsletter
 MARCH 2014 SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETTER.doc
March 2014 Scholarship Newsletter
 APRIL 2014 SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETTER.doc
April 2014 Scholarship Newsletter
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