ACT Senior Retake-Tuesday, October 3
Any senior who wishes to retake the ACT on Tuesday, October 3 must turn in a form to Mrs. Emmette in E220 by the following dates:
An ACT resource guide has been put together to help parents and students better prepare the ACT assessment, as well as to better understand their ACT results. The guide should also be help your child as they prepare for retaking the ACT during the summer or next fall. You can access the resource guide through the following link: http://act.dobyns-bennett.com/
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Freedom Hall Civic Center (Johnson City)
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Any junior and senior who wants to attend the Tri-Cities College fair on August 31 at Freedom Hall from 9:00 am -10:00 am can pick up a permission form in the Counseling office and return it by August 24th.
Roan Scholars Leadership Program at East Tennessee State University
Nomination applications are now available for the Roan Scholars Program at ETSU. The Roan is one of ETSU’s most distinguished merit scholarships, covering full tuition and fees and providing allowances for both room and board and textbooks. Just as significantly, throughout their time at ETSU, Roan Scholars have access to special workshops and seminars, internships and travel.
Scholars are selected based on leadership ability, intellectual curiosity, strong character, and evidence of a physically-active lifestyle.
Deadline to submit application to the Counseling Office: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
SENIORS: Dobyns-Bennett may nominate two seniors for the 2017 Niswonger Foundation Scholarship. The Niswonger Foundation is looking for “well-rounded students who demonstrate strength of character as well as academic skills.” It is important to note the major criteria for this scholarship: demonstrated leadership ability, good character, intelligence, family financial need (relative to schools to which the student is applying), and commitment to return to and serve Northeast Tennessee. This scholarship may be used to attend any college or university in the United States. As a result, if chosen as a Niswonger Scholar, students must sign a contract pledging to return to this region in the future to pursue whatever career path they have chosen. Application forms are currently available below or in the Counseling Office scholarship box. Return to the Counseling Office by Sept. 11, 2017.
Tri-Cities Financial Aid Night
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
ETSU D.P. Culp Center
TN Promise Scholarship
The Class of 2018 TN Promise application will open for completion on August 1, 2017.
Application and information available at www.tnpromise.gov
Students will have until November 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM to complete the scholarship application in order to become eligible.
The first mandatory meeting will take place on Thursday, October 5 at 9:00 in the cafeteria.