Freedom High School Counselors

Kathleen Andrews:
Students with last names A-F
433-1310 ext 2017

Alison Snipes:
Students with last names G-O
433-1310 ext 2539

Lennetta Williams:
Students with last names P-Z
433-1310 ext 2018

Burke County Public Schools take all allegations of bullying seriously when reported to any staff or administration at the school. Upon receipt of the complaint, the principal or designee will investigate the merits of the complaint. The parent and student will be notified within 24 hours regarding the findings. Please let administration know if you have any concerns regarding bullying at the school. 


Any rising senior interested in Governor's School, 

please sign up in Mrs. Andrews' office 

by 8am Thursday, September 27. 

Rising juniors may apply only for performing arts. 

Appalachian State University is hosting  Día Latino, a free one-day event on Monday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.This event will give high school juniors and seniors a first-hand view of Appalachian.

Please contact Aneisy Cardo, Assistant Director of Admissions at 828-262-3107, to register.


U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship

Deadline: October 7, 2018

Eligibility requirements and application materials can be found at http://senateyouthnc.webs.com/.  


North Carolina applications and entry materials for the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) became available August 1! The United States Senate Youth Program is a scholarship program that provides an educational opportunity for juniors and seniors interested in pursuing college coursework in history or political science.  Student delegates winning the $10,000 scholarship and attending the week-long event in Washington, D.C. in March 2019 will hear major policy addresses by Senators, cabinet members and directors from other federal agencies.  


For additional information, please feel free to contact Michelle McLaughlin at michelle.mclaughlin@dpi.nc.gov.

Gardner-Webb University School of Education 
Aspiring Teachers' Day on October 12, 2018
 Is an open-house event designed to showcase what it's like to be a teacher candidate
 at GWU.

Attendees will enjoy:
  • A full tour of the School of Education
  • Q&A session with a current student panel
  • Breakout sessions with faculty
Please register at: