Watertown Guidance

School Counselor                                Registrar                                                Guidance Secretary                               Graduation Coach
Laura Cromer                                  Nicholle Bagnall                               Chrystal Poston                                  Marcie Murrell
cromerl@wcschools.com                bagnalln@wcschools.com                  postonc@wcschools.com                    murrellm@wcschools.com

IMPORTANT DATES & INFORMATION
  • PSAT Exam:
    • November 2, 2016 at WHS
    • For any interested Junior or Sophomore
    • The PSAT is the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship. This means that some of the highest scoring students may win scholarship money.  
    • Use the PSAT as practice for both the SAT and ACT and one of the starting points on your college admissions journey.
    • The fee is $15.00
    • Registration deadline is Wednesday, AUGUST 31st

*Reminder-most Division I schools will have deadlines for admissions and/or scholarships during the fall.  If you are thinking about a school--APPLY!  Do not miss out on thousands of dollars because you are waiting on various things.*

Tennessee Promise application is now available!  The application deadline is November 1st. Please click on the Tennessee Promise link to the left or tnpromise.gov to apply. Community service hours should be completed January 1-July 1 and reported through the TN Promise website.  In order to receive the TN Promise scholarship, students must attend the MANDATORY meetings at WHS.  The meeting dates are as follows:
      1. OCTOBER 24th at 1:30
      2. MARCH 28th at 2:30
ACT Retake Opportunity for SENIORS:  The State of Tennessee Department of Education ACT retake vouchers have been given to qualifying seniors.  Students must register for the ACT at actstudent.org by September 16th and must choose the October 22nd testing date.

FAFSA opens for completion on October 1st.  Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov.  The deadline to apply is January 17, 2017.

A Financial Aid Parent/Student Night is scheduled for October 27th from 5:00-8:00 P.M.  Please bring your 2015 tax information!

HELPFUL SITES:

SCHOLARSHIP NEWS:
The Horatio Alger Association scholarship is now available. You must have a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance.  Apply online at horatioalger.org

The VFW Voice of Democracy Patriotic Audio Essay Competition  scholarship is available.  The deadline is November 1st.  Please stop by the Guidance Office for more information.  

The Coca-Cola Scholarship is now open.  Apply online at http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org