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. 



Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics

Application Can Be Found at: summerventures.org

Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

"Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics seeks rising Juniors and Seniors who are academically talented and who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Accepted students spend 4 summer weeks on a UNC Campus (Hosts: Appalachian, East Carolina, UNC-Charlotte, or UNC-Wilmington) conducting research on STEM topics. Participants will gain skills in experimental design, laboratory instrumentation, mathematical modeling, mathematical problem solving and more."

Please visit the Summer Ventures Website:

summerventures.org to learn more information about this wonderful opportunity for NC Students!


Application can be found at http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp

Application Deadline: January 26, 2018


The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has begun accepting applicants to their VetCAMP 2018, a program offered to rising high school juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen to evaluate their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, provide mentorship and help them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. It’s a great experience and students have a lot of fun while learning about the profession. 

VetCAMP is scheduled for June 17-23, 2018.

The cost of the program is $900 and covers lodging, meals, instruction and social activities. Financial assistance is available to students with demonstrated need. For more information regarding scholarship opportunities, please   contact vetcamp@uga.edu once the application period has opened. They may also reach out to that email address with any general questions 

they have regarding the program.



 Duke Summer Session, an incredible summer opportunity for high school students at Duke University, is now accepting applications. Apply online today as spaces fill quickly.  
  Students will find that Duke Summer Session is committed not only to building lifelong memories

 and friendships from around the world, but to laying the foundation for a future of collegiate success.  It is for this reason that students regularly report that our programs strengthened their college application and paved the way for academic excellence at top universities.  Follow the links

 below to apply to one of the transformative summer programs:
Summer College Application – A four-week, credit-bearing program for US students currently in 10th or 11th grade and international students currently in 10th – 12th grade in which they take undergraduate-level courses.
Summer Academy Application – A three-week program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade in which they take a certificate course.
Intensive STEM Academy Application – A one-week, STEM-based program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade that consists of a variety of laboratory tours, faculty lectures, and workshops.


The Eshelman Institute and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2018 Young Innovators Program!


What is the Young Innovators Program?

The Young Innovators Program is an eight-week paid summer internship for high school students offered by the Eshelman Institute for Innovation and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Interns work side-by-side with faculty on cutting-edge and innovative research in an immersive laboratory environment. Interns may work on developing new therapies to cure cancer, designing a virtual patient to enhance the education of health professionals, using 3D printing technology to deliver drugs that prevent the transmission of HIV, and so much more.


Why the Young Innovators Program? Beyond getting paid to gain hands-on laboratory and research experience, interns participate in various team building, career development and interdisciplinary activities. Interns will tour innovative spaces like Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies and BeAM Makerspaces, participate in roundtable discussions with STEM professionals and explore the many academic and research opportunities available at UNC Chapel Hill.


How to Apply Students can submit an online application for the 2018 Young Innovators Program now through February 2, 2018. Please visit https://unceii.org/programs/young-innovators-program/how-to-apply/ for more information on how to apply.



For more information on the Young Innovators Program, visit our website at http://unceii.org/programs/young-innovators-program/.

The Shelton Challenge
Is a six-day summer experience for rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school. Please visit the website below to learn more about this opportunity: