The mission of the Opelika High School Guidance department is to help students reach their full potential by ensuring that each student is provided services to aid him or her in making wise personal, educational and career decisions.


Mr. Bryant Huguley, Students A-F Mrs. Shonta Sherfield, Students G-M

Mrs. Meredith Mitchell, Students N-Z

Career Coach Registrar Secretary

Amy Hanna Beth Foster Gayle Hudmon

Southern Union Dual Enrollment Scholarship Deadline.pdf

2021 Southern Union Dual Enrollment Scholarship

The Dual Enrollment Scholarship program is available to eligible high school students who enroll in a college course at Southern Union that awards both college credit and high school credit for the same course.

Eligibility and Requirements for scholarship:

Complete admission process to Southern Union and meet admissions criteria for dual enrollment for Southern Union


Brief essays

Be in grade 10, 11, or 12 upon enrollment

Have a minimum cumulative (unweighted) high school GPA or 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. A high school transcript must be submitted for new dual enrollment students


A student may receive funding for one (1) three-hour academic course per semester. Students must have met college admission and course requirements to be awarded a scholarship. Students may reapply for one additional semester. A 2.5 GPA in SU courses must be maintained to renew the scholarship. renewal depends on available funding. Consideration for renewal will not be given to students who have previously withdrawn from Dual Enrollment courses. There is no refund for withdrawal from a course. The scholarship covers tuition and fees (bond surety, technology, and facilities) for a three-hour course. The scholarship will not cover additional fees associated with online courses, such as co-requisites or proctor fees.

Length of Eligibility:

A student's participation in the Dual Enrollment Scholarship program is limited to the remaining amount of time normally required to complete the high school diploma, from the time of initial participation in the program.


Due to guidance by February 22, 2021 for Fall semester 2021

Due to guidance by October 25, 2021 for Spring semester 2022

OHS 2021-2022 Financial Aid Workshop

Southern Union FAFSA Workshop

October 20th @ 5-6:30p.m.



East Alabama Mental Health-334-742-2700

Domestic Violence Center-334-749-1515

Stop Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN)-1-800-737-1111

Child Advocacy Center-334-705-0770

Poison Control Center-1-800-462-0800

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255

Lee County Health Department-334-745-5765