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Upcoming College Visit

Johnson & Wales University

Thursday, February 23rd at 1:00 pm in our Conference Room

Admissions Representative:  Mr. Paul Carney


January 13th- Deadline to register for 2/11 ACT

January 17th- Deadline for TN Promise students to complete FAFSA

UTC Admissions/Scholarship Deadline update…

January 10, 2017 is the deadline to apply for UTC's Entering Freshman Scholarships.  If you have a minimum 24 ACT and a cumulative 3.4 GPA, you need to apply!  You must first be admitted to UTC before you can complete their online scholarship application.  Also, if you have a minimum 19 ACT with a cumulative 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated financial need, you could qualify for their UTC YES Scholarship.

1.  Apply to UTC online for regular admission. (if you qualify for free/reduced lunch,      please see Mrs. Richard for an application fee waiver). Please do this before             December 12th.  I will not send transcripts over our Christmas Break. 

2.  Request your transcript through Family Connection

3.  Once you have been accepted, you can complete the online scholarship                    application.  (The deadline again for this scholarship application is January                10th). Please read your senior newsletters 3 or 4 for more detailed instructions         on how to complete it.

 UTC's regular admission deadline for students that have a 2.85 GPA and an 18 ACT or a 2.5 GPA and a 21 ACT is May 1, 2017.  Everything must be submitted so do not wait until May 1st to request your transcript.

Attention Seniors

The University of TN-Knoxville School of Music is proud to announce their auditions for students wanting to enter UT in Fall 2017 as music majors or minors.  The dates are as follows:

*  February 11, 2017:  Undergraduates

*  February 18, 2017:  Undergraduates

Auditions for non-majors/non-minors wishing to be in the Pride of the Southland Marching Band are:

*  February 25, 2017

*  March 4, 2017

You must first be accepted to UTK and the deadline to submit your undergraduate application and supporting documents is December 15th for regular admission.  You then must register for auditions through getacceptd.com.

Please contact Lori Brown, First-Year Experience Coordinator at (865) 974-6134 or lbrown@utk.edu.

The University of TN- Knoxville Haslam College of Business is hosting two business summer programs in Summer 2017 for current sophomores and juniors.

 The BETS Program (June 14-24, 2017) is designed to introduce under-represented high school juniors (i.e., Native American, African American, Asian American, and Hispanic), first generation college students or students who receive free or reduced-cost lunch to all aspects of the business world and encourage them to seek careers in business. The students selected must be current high school juniors with at least a 3.0 GPA, show exceptional leadership potential, and have an interest in studying business.

 AIM Academy (July 15-19, 2017) is designed to introduce under-represented high school sophomores (i.e., Native American, African American, Asian American, and Hispanic), first generation college students or students who receive free or reduced-cost lunch to the field of Accounting & Information Management and encourage them to seek careers in Accounting. The students selected must be current high school sophomores with at least a 3.0 GPA, show exceptional leadership potential, and have an interest in studying Accounting or business in general.

Please click on the links below for copies of the application, including instructions on how to submit as well as FAQ sheets and flyers for the BETS Program and AIM Academy. Additionally, you may view the BETS informational video on the site. Each student selected to attend the BETS Program or AIM Academy will receive a waiver to cover the costs associated with attending.

 Interested students must submit a completed application, provide a copy of their high school transcript, and have at least one letter of recommendation. Please note these are residential program so students will be required to live on campus for the duration of the program.

 The deadline to apply is March 31, 2017.

BETS Program- http://diversity.bus.utk.edu/BETS.asp

AIM Academy- http://diversity.bus.utk.edu/AIM.asp

TN Promise Information for Seniors

1.  By November 1st, all students interested in the TN Promise program must apply online at www.TNPromise.gov.

2.  By January 17th, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA) must be completed at www.fafsa.gov.

3.  Attend the mandatory meeting held by TNAchieves on March 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm.  The meeting will be held at East Hamilton High School.

4.  Apply to an eligible TN Promise institution ( see page 16 in the handbook that list all eligible institutions) by Spring 2017.

5.  Complete and submit 8 hours of community service by July 1, 2017.  ( see pages 23-24 of handbook)

6.  Complete all financial aid verification by August 1, 2017 if you are selected.

*  Please note if there is even a 1% chance you may attend any of the schools listed and are interested in receiving TN Promise, you must apply.   If you do not complete even one requirement, you will not be eligible to receive TN Promise dollars. Please refer to your student handbook that was given to you at the TN Promise meeting for any additional questions.

See EHS Junior or Senior Newsletters tab for the latest  senior information

Math Tutoring Schedule now available
Under Important Information Tab

Senior Parent Night
& Financial Aid 101 Presentations Available
Click On: Presentations

**Click here for Non-Saturday testing for information

Go to www.actstudent.org to register for the ACT

Volunteer Info!

Need more volunteer opportunities this year? Check out the links below to investigate volunteer opportunities in your area of interest!

The United States Naval Academy is seeking students for its Summer Programs. Interested students can apply by clicking the link below.


College Access Info

To complete the FAFSA go to:


TN Scholars Information and Requirements



TN Promise Information and Eligibility Criteria



Are you a student athlete? Check out the following NCAA website for details on requirements and how to register with the NCAA clearinghouse.





East Hamilton Middle/High School Counseling Program Mission

The mission of the East Hamilton Counseling Program is to promote student achievement, and foster collaboration among school personnel, students and families, and communities to maximize student success. The Comprehensive Developmental Counseling program utilizes a variety of strategies to initiate and support direct services to students at all educational levels to encourage growth in the following three domains: Personal/Social; Academic; and Career.

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