• Cap and Gown Order Packets are available in the front office. 

    Students may order in one of the following ways: 

    Come to the convocation center 1/14 and 1/15 from 5-6:30

    On campus they will meet with students during class on 1/14 and 1/15. 

    Visit gradproproducts.com

    Call 792-2233

    Or go by their office at 3212 S Park Avenue Dothan 

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  • Resume Contest

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  • Senior 20-21 Remind

    Senior Class Remind

    Below are the instructions for the Senior Remind:

    All groups will text your specific group message to the number 81010.

    Senior Class Parents: @Sen2021Par

    Senior Class 1 A - C:  @Sen2021A-C

    Senior Class 2 D - H:  @Sen2021D-H

    Senior Class 3 I - O:  @Sen2021I-O

    Senior Class 4 P - T:  @Sen2021P-T

    Senior Class 5 V - Z:  @Sen2021V-Z

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  • How to Apply for College - Steps You Can Take Today

    STEPS TO COMPLETING A COLLEGE APPLICATION:
    Most students complete 3 to 5 college applications.
    (Applications are typically available after August 1)

    1. 1. Create a list of schools to apply to and make note of application requirements and deadlines.
      Complete the online application on the individual college website or through the Common Application. Request to have your transcript sent to the college(s) where you have submitted an
      application by email to syquattlebaum@dothan.k12.al.us or by completing the transcript form with Mrs. Waters.
      3. Send official ACT/SAT test scores through the testing service to the colleges you are applying.
      4.Complete any remaining application requirements which may or may not include essays, resume, letters of recommendation, and an interview.  
      ACT Testing/Preparation:
      DHS has purchased a full length on-line test prep program through USA Test Prep for our students. Students are expected to study and prepare for the ACT
      Students register to take the ACT through www.actstudent.org. Students that qualify for the federal free and reduced lunch program should see Mrs.Quattlebaum to obtain a fee waiver for
      the ACT. Remember the colleges will always use your highest ACT score and they will continue to accept new and improved scores even after you have applied up until their
      scholarship deadline.
    • SCHOLARSHIPS/FINANCIAL AID:
      The largest dollar amount scholarships are typically available to incoming freshmen through the undergraduate admission office. To qualify for a university scholarship student must:

      · Apply and be accepted by that college’s scholarship deadline
      · Have the appropriate GPA and test score as determined by the college
      · Complete a separate scholarship application if required by the individual college
      External and community scholarships will be sent through REMIND (sign up if you haven’t already. Most scholarships become available during the spring semester of your senior year. For
      national scholarship opportunities students can create a profile on a valid scholarship search engine like www.fastweb.com.

    Students will apply for financial aid (federal grants, loans, work study)

    Starting-Oct. 1st of their senioryear at www.fafsa.ed.gov. In order to electronically submit the FAFSA students and a parent/guardian will create a FSA ID prior to completing their financial aid application at  www.fsaid.ed.gov

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  • Important LINKS

    • Nursing

    Nursing Information

    https://www.registerednursing.org/nursing-careers/

    • Potential Magazine

    Great information on a variety of topics. 

    https://www.potentialmagazine.com/

    • ACT

              Act Registration

              Test Dates, etc

    http://www.act.org

    • FAFSA

              Free Application for Federal Student Aid

    http://fafsa.ed.gov

    • College Tours

              Virtual College Tours

    http://youvisit.com/colleges

    • Wallace Financial Aid Video_Scholarships

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJnD3zCtHxA

    • Wallace College Scholarships

    http://www.wallace.edu/financial_aid/current_scholarship_opportunities/how_to_apply_for_scholarships.aspx

    • University of Alabama

    Scholarship Information

    http://www.scholarships.ua.edu/

    • Troy University Scholarships

    http://troy.edu/scholarships/undergraduate/troy-scholarships.html

    • Auburn University Scholarships

    http://www.auburn.edu/scholarship/

    • Student Aid

    https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/contact

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  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    OCTOBER/NOVEMBER SCHOLARSHIPS

    5th Annual Aviation Scholarship

     

    • Open to current high school juniors and seniors for flight training and seniors for aircraft mechanics
    • Awarding 3 scholarships ($20,000 and $5,000 for flight training;$19,500 for aircraft mechanics)
    • Deadlineto apply is October 1, 2020
    • Read about scholarship recipient Ryan Groelwho completed his Commercial Pilot License just 7 weeks after graduating from high school!

    Full details and links to the online applications are available at:
    https://epicflightacademy.com/aviation-scholarship/

    Wendy’s High School Heisman – $500 to $5,000 scholarship – Requirements:  3.0 GPA, senior in the Class of 2020; participate in at least 1 of 47 sports (list on website); be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman  – apply at www.wendysheisman.com – further questions about scholarships, eligibility and athletic compliance can be addressed by contacting Wendy’s at wendys@scholarshipamerica.org or 800-205-6367 – DEADLINE typically: OCTOBER 17, 2020

       DR PEPPER TUITION GIVEAWAY - $100,000 – 20 AWARDS; Visit https://www.drpeppertuition.com/program-details  DEADLINE typically: OCTOBER 17, 2020

       Horatio Alger Scholarship – $6,000 to $25,000 scholarship – 2.0 GPA; financial need-$55,000 or lower  adjusted gross family income – For more information and application visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/  Be sure to click on the state, career and technical, targeted and national scholarship tabs to see requirements– DEADLINE: OCTOBER 25, 2020 by 5:00 pm EST

       AUBURN UNIVERSITY THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS – Substantial one-year scholarship awards will be made to outstanding students who participate in the competitive on-site auditions and presentations. Requirements: High school seniors who plan to major in Theatre; 3.0 GPA; Telfair Peet Theatre – 350 W. Samford Avenue, Auburn, Alabama; for more information visit https://cla.auburn.edu/theatre/ and https://app.getacceptd.com/auburntheatre SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2020

       COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM - $20,000 – 150 awards; Requirements: high school senior; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;  for more information and application visit https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/#programs  DEADLINE:  OCTOBER 31, 2020 (5 PM EASTERN)

       THE ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP – award 500 four-year scholarships; ranging from $1,000 to $12,500 per year; high school senior;  US citizen; pursuing a 4 year degree; full time student; for application visit https://aim.applyists.net/Elks/Initiate   more information visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm or email scholarship@elks.org or call 773-755-4732 DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 5, 2020 

       ALABAMA LEADERS OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DEBBIE RICE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $10,000 scholarship; 2.75 GPA;  17 ACT; plan to attend a 2 or 4-year accredited college/university or technical school in Alabama pursuing a degree in IT or related field; essay required; one-page resume; two letters of recommendation; email  questions to ALETscholarship@go-alet.org; Application link is on Rehobeth High School website. Look under counselors and then scholarships.  DEADLINE typically: NOVEMBER 16, 2020

       JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION – ACT 26; GPA 3.5; intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college or university beginning fall 2019; Demonstrate financial need (will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000). Application inquiries: 800-941-3300 or email scholarships@jkcf.org Applications can be found at www.jkcf.org/scholarships    DEADLINE typically: NOVEMBER 20, 2020

     

    DECEMBER SCHOLARSHIPS

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY – University Scholarships - DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2020

    TROY UNIVERSITY – see Troy “Online Scholarships” and the Troy website for deadlines as they may vary by campus and scholarship type; Several have DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2020

    SOUTH ALABAMA – requires admissions application to be completed by December 1, 2018. Some scholarships are automatic for freshman; others require a separate scholarship packet – DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2019

    UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA BIRMINGHAM – requires students to submit admissions application and all required documentation; See “BSMART”, The Blazer scholarship management – DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2020

    WELLS FARGO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES - $2,500/year renewable; 3.0 GPA; have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity) Apply at https://scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship  DEADLINE: DECEMBER 6, 2020

    **COMCAST LEADERS AND ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - $2,500 scholarship; Requirements:  Community Service; outstanding character, integrity and leadership; senior; reside in a community served by Comcast; plan to enroll as a full time student during 2019-2020 academic year; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need; to apply visit https://www.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers   Direct all inquiries to leadersnadachievers@scholarshipamerica.org or call 1-800-537-4180; DEADLINE typically: DECEMBER 7, 2020

    THE LEAD ROSTER B2B SALES & MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000 scholarship for emerging business geniuses; must submit the URL of a video you’ve uploaded to YouTube where you explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2020

    THE PUBLICITY.AI SEO # CONTENT MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000; must submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing; please visit https://publicity.ai/?scholarship for more information and application. DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2020

     

    JANUARY SCHOLARSHIPS

    **SMITH SCHOLARSHIPS – an Accountability Scholarship Program for high school seniors who have “given back” to their community through volunteer activities or care of family while overcoming financial and personal challenges. – up to $15,000 per year, renewable for 4 years  – recommendation; completed FASFA; must have taken the ACT – application is available at www.smithscholarships.com  Your chances increase the earlier you apply – DEADLINE typically: JANUARY 7, 2020

    **APIASF/WELLSFARGO SCHOLARSHIP - $2500; be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity; be a US citizen; 2.7 GPA; apply at http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf_wellsfargo.html  DEADLINE typically: JANUARY 10, 2020

    **ALFA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – Award 100 $1,000 scholarships for students attending Alabama colleges, universities and technical schools; 2.5 GPA; Have a current Alabama Farmers Federation Membership; For more information and to apply visit https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/alfa/ DEADLINE typically: JANUARY 31, 2020 

    ALABAMA FARMERS AGRICULTURE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – awards up to 67 $1,750 scholarships for students majoring in agriculture or forestry at Auburn University and Alabama A&M University. Please visit http://alfafarmers.org/scholarships for more information. DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2020

    City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship

    This scholarship is available to any High School senior
    nationwide, and we would like to invite your students to apply.

    Our Deadline:
    July 31, 2021

    Award Amount:
    $1000

    Application:
    http://cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link

     

     

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  • ACT

     

    Preparing for the ACT 

    For additional practice on the ACT, go to academy.act.org.

     

     

     

    2020-2021 ACT Testing

    Register to take the ACT at act.org.

     

    ACT Test Dates

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  • ALABAMA

    UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

    Important Dates for Entering Freshmen

    • December 1 – Priority Date for Financial Aid
    • Before January 15 – Be admitted to be eligible to complete the competitive scholarship application
    • February 1 – Priority Date for Fall Housing
    • May 1 – Priority Date for Freshman Enrollment Deposit

     Video link to recent panel discussion with Alabama Colleges

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YJivDEzjk_RTyhSAbG1UZQCJHuxlDclD/view?usp=sharing

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  • AUBURN

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY

    Here is a video of a recent admissions panel with Alabama (Auburn)colleges. 

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YJivDEzjk_RTyhSAbG1UZQCJHuxlDclD/view?usp=sharing

    To ensure maximum consideration, it is imperative that students are knowledgeable of the specific deadlines associated with all scholarships awarded. Students should expect scholarship awards between February and March. Students selected to receive an award will be notified by award letter to their permanent address or by email to their TigerMail account.

    August 15

    Admission Application Available

     

     

    October 1

    Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Available

     

     

    December 1

    Early Action Admission Application Deadline* for Incoming Freshmen

     

    Scholarship Application Available through AUSOM

     

     

    February 1

    Scholarship Application Deadline**
    FAFSA and any requested verification documents should be received by this date for need-based scholarship consideration.

     

     

    February 1

    Admission Application Deadline

     

     

    March 1

    Financial Aid Priority Deadline***

     

    FAFSA and any requested verification documents should be received by this date for consideration of grants, work-study, and loans.

     

     

    May 1

    Scholarship Response Deadline

     

     

    June 1

    Scholarship Application Deadline for NursingPharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine Professional Programs

     

    * Admission application files must be complete by this date to receive consideration for scholarships.

    ** Students must complete the scholarship application through AUSOM by 4:45 p.m. CST to receive consideration for scholarships.

    *** The FAFSA is the only form a student is required to complete to be considered for student assistance from any of the Title IV, HEA programs except for information needed to ensure the student’s eligibility for such assistance (e.g., information needed to complete verification or to demonstrate compliance with the student eligibility provisions of the HEA and the regulations). Additional information, if requested, will be listed on the student’s AU Access My Finances page after we receive the results of the FAFSA. For additional information, visit the Office of Financial Aid.

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  • Counselor:  April Tyson - 12th Grade Counselor

    (334) 794-1410 ext.647235

    aptyson@dothan.k12.al.us