TN / VA Scholars Important Information
Seniors who met the requirements for the TN/VA Scholars names will be posted on the cafeteria wall and outside the Counseling Office.  Seniors who met the requirements for TN/VA Scholars are invited to attend a picnic celebration at the Eastman Bays Mountain Recreation Area.Food will be provided. Students will leave Dobyns-Bennett at 9:00 a.m. on April 16, 2019 and return at 1:30 p.m. on the same day.  Please pick up the permission form and the survey in the Counseling Office and return both to the D-B Counseling Office by end of Tribe Time (1:15 p.m.) Friday, April 5, 2019.  No late forms will be accepted. If the field trip is canceled due to rain the alternate date will be April 23rd. No students will be allowed to drive to the TN/VA Scholars Picnic. Students must ride on the assigned buses.
Senior Meetings for Graduation
Monday, April 1, 2019
Little Theatre
Last names A-L:  A-Block
Last names M-Z:  B-Block
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D-B Class of 2020 Registration Meeting
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D-B Class of 2020 Registration Parent Meeting
March 21, 2019
6:00 p.m.
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Dobyns-Bennett High School


General Scholarship

Cover Sheet & Application Below

Larry W. Corum Memorial Scholarship Award - 2019
  • Student must be a senior who is continuing their education at the collegiate level.
  • Student must have participated in/lettered in a school sanctioned competitive sport at least one year while at DB. 
  • Must have at least a 2.75 gpa. 
  • Student must submit a maximum 1-page essay on why they deserve the scholarship. 
  • Student must submit a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation from teachers and/or coaches. 
Due Date: April 2, 2019
Award: $2,500
**Students can pick up forms in the scholarship box located outside of the Counseling Office, Or print the form .  Please see Mr. Burleson if you have any questions. 
SENIORS:  Several scholarships that will be presented at Awards Day now have applications available on the D-B website or may be picked up from the scholarship box in front of the Counseling Office.
The Nancy Necessary Pridemore Scholarship is for students showing academic achievement, leadership skills, and participation in projects and activities in church and/or community.  
The Teresa Bass Halsey Forever Strong Award is for seniors who have participated in D-B YES Club at any time during their high school career.  Participation may have occurred during Tribe time or through the Leadership class.  Two $1,000.00 scholarships will be presented at Awards Day.  The Deadline to return both scholarship applications to the Counseling Office is Monday, April 1, 2019.

S.H.O.U.T.!® Youth Leadership taking applications for two summer sessions


KINGSPORT, Tenn. –- The Kingsport Chamber announced today its youth leadership program - S.H.O.U.T.!® (Students Helping Others Understand Tomorrow) - is accepting applications for its two summer classes in 2019. This program is for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors.


Two different classes are offered. The first class will be Monday, June 10 through Friday, June 14 (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day) and the second class will be Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12 (1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. each day). There will be a recognition program at the end of each week for parents to attend.  


Each day will consist of developing leadership skills and community awareness through interactive programs, speakers and other activities while having fun and making new friends.


The deadline to submit an application for either class is Tuesday, April 30, 2019.  


To receive an application, contact Vanessa Bennett, executive director of operations & leadership Programs, at (423) 392-8813 or or on our website at www.Kingsport



D-B Counseling 
(office)  423.378.8409
(fax)  423.378.8489


ETSU Spring Open House
Saturday, March 30th
See for yourself the opportunities at ETSU! Join us for a day of scheduled programming including campus tours, information sessions, and other options basted on your interests.
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"Meet Maryville Preview Days"
March 30
Meet with current students, take a campus tour, attend a financial aid meeting, eat in the dining hall and attend a "meet the majors" fair where you can talk to faculty and students in each major field of study.
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UVA Wise Campus Preview Day

March 30, 2019

  • Tour campus and residence halls
  • Meet with an admissions counselor
  • Learn about programs and majors
  • Learn about campus organizations
  • And more - visit website for details






Ronald Reagan Student Leadership program
Each summer, SLP inspires hundreds of students to expand upon their leadership abilities through the tenets of communication, optimism, and informed decision making. 
Eligibility: students who will be in 9th-12th grade in fall 2019. The cost to attend is $400, plus a $25 non-refundable application fee. Students can have the application fee waived by submitting a completed application before the February 28 early registration deadline. Non-local students will need to stay in a nearby hotel with a parent or guardian.
Final Deadline: May 3rd