OHS COUNSELING DEPARTMENT
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
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
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 Consideration for renewal will not be given to students who have previously withdrawn from Dual Enrollment courses.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
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