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Counselor's Corner

By Kerrijo Ramey

    WCHS Dual Credit Classes

Listed below are the dual credit classes WCHS offers.  Students must meet the requirements by the college in order to take the class and receive credit. 

Class

College

2018-2019 Requirements/Prerequisites

History 208

Glenville State College

3.0 GPA

POSC 203/Civics

Glenville State College

3.0 GPA

Spanish 101

Glenville State College

Spanish I & II and 3.0 GPA

Spanish 102

Glenville State College

C or higher in Spanish 101

College Algebra

Marshall University

3.0 GPA, ACT Math 19 or SAT Math 500

Biology 104

Marshall University

3.0 GPA

Biology 105

Marshall University

3.0 GPA

Human Anatomy

New River Community Technical College

Meet eligibility requirements for English 101

English 101

New River Community Technical College

2.5 GPA, ACT Reading 17 and ACT English 18 or 88 Accuplacer English and 79 Accuplacer Reading or SAT Reading Above 449

English 102

New River Community Technical College

C or higher in English 101

Public Speaking

New River Community Technical College

2.5 GPA



ACT Test Dates 2018-2019

Test Date

09/8/18

10/27/18

12/8/18

02/9/19

04/13/19

06/08/19

Registration

08/10/18

09/28/18

11/2/18

01/11/19

03/8/19

05/3/19

Late Registration

(Late fee required)

08/11-26/18

09/29-10/14/18

11/3-19/18

01/12-18/19

03/9-25/19

5/4-20/19

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SAT TEST DATES 2018-2019

Test Date

08/25/18

10/6/18

11/3/18

12/1/18

03/9/19

05/4/19

Registration

07/27/18

09/7/18

10/5/18

11/2/18

02/8/19

04/5/19

Late Registration - online

(Late fee required)

08/15/18

09/26/18

10/24/18

11/20/18

02/27/19

04/24/19


                                                                                                                                                                              


 SCHOLARSHIPS 

       

September Scholarship Opportunities:

 EQT – Students of Excellence – Each fall, The State Journal honors exceptional young men and women through the EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program.  The awards will honor students who are dedicated to their schools and their communities.  This program offers two separate types of scholarship awards.  The first is a one-time $1,000 scholarship, one winner will be selected from each WV County. In order to eligible the senior must be in good academic standing and maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Students may be enrolling in a technical or trade school, 2yr or 4yr program.

The second award provides six WV high school seniors with renewable scholarships of up to $18,000 per year for up to four years. For this award the student must be working toward a degree in one of the following majors: computer science or information technology, engineering (petroleum, civil, or chemical), energy or land management, environmental science, geology, or safety science.

*Applications must be completed by the student or a third party.  All applications must include a high-resolution color photo (preferably a head shot) of the nominee to be used in The State Journal’s magazine profiling the recipients.

For more information on eligibility and requirements go to:

https://www.wvnews.com/statejournal/eqtstudentsofexcellence/programcriteria/

Apply at: https://www.wvnews.com/statejournal/eqtstudentsofexcellence/eqtsoe/

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Award: $1,000 or up to $18,000

October Scholarship Opportunities:

Wendy’s High School Heisman – Wendy’s is recognizing young men and women who believe that good enough is never really good enough.  Wendy’s is proud to honor those individuals who continue to give and lead their teammates, classmates, and communities. To be eligible the student must have a 3.0 GPA or better and participate in one of the school sponsored sports. 

For more information on eligibility and requirements go to: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/

Apply at: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/application/

Deadline October 17, 2018 by 3pm  

Award: State winner is $1,000 National Finalist is $5,000 and National Winners is $10,000

 Horatio Alger Scholarship Program – This program offers two scholarships, state and national scholarships.  Both scholarships are to assist high school seniors who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.  To be eligible you must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher, demonstrate a financial need, exhibit a strong commitment to complete a bachelor’s (4yr) degree, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.

For more information and to apply for state scholarship go to: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/

For more information and to apply for national scholarship go to:

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/

Deadline is October 25, 2018

Award: State – up to $10,000   National - $25,000

 Coca-Cola Scholarship – The Coca-Cola Scholarship application is available on-line.  The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship.  Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 students are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Students may not be children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola Companies or subsidiaries.

Apply at https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

Deadline is October 31, 2018 by 5pm.

Award: $20,000


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