Announcements

Guidance Announcements


Cosmetology Information Meeting
Any sophomores interested in a career in Cosmetology are invited to join by Zoom, Daniel Morgan’s Virtual Cosmetology Information Meeting on Tuesday, March 9th at 4:30 p.m.  Important information will be provided for those sophomores interested in taking Cosmetology their junior and senior year. SEE ATTACHMENT Cosmetology zoom Meeting 2-26-21.docx

Spartanburg Community Aviation Program
The Spartanburg Science Center is now taking applications for six scholarships, for students 16-20 years of age, for the Spartanburg Community Aviation Program.  This is a wonderful opportunity for any student that is interested in Aviation.  
The information and application is on their website, https://spartanburgsciencecenter.org or come to Guidance for details and an application. 

STEM Signing Day
Any SC seniors, who plan to attend a two-year or four-year college or university and pursue a STEM degree or program, are eligible to apply for the 2021 STEM Signing Day, presented by Boeing and the SC Manufacturers Alliance.  Students must have already created a Tallo profile or will need to create one to apply.  Winners will be selected based on strength, completeness, and merit of their Tallo profile. Apply at https://tallo.com/scstemsigningday2021/.  
DEADLINE:  MARCH 1, 2021

Columbia College Junior Scholars Program
Attention: Any JUNIOR FEMALE interested in attending Columbia College in SC should see Mrs. Clary in Guidance to determine if you are eligible for the Columbia College Junior Scholar Program Award. You should have a 3.0 or higher GPA and be in the top 25% of the junior class. DEADLINE:  MARCH 31, 2021

SCC Fast Pass to Your Future In House and Virtual Tours
Students interested in attending SCC are encouraged to register for one of SCC’s upcoming Fast Pass to your Future enrollment days. During your session, students will have the opportunity to hear from our program directors, complete their enrollment steps, meet with financial aid, and take a campus tour. To promote health and safety, SCC will be offering both in-person sessions and virtual sessions.  Contact https://www.sccsc.edu/explore/campus-tours/index.php to reserve a slot.

USC Upstate Junior Scholars
Attention any JUNIORS interested in attending USC Upstate in Spartanburg, SC, should see Mrs. Clary in Guidance to determine if you are eligible for the USC Upstate Junior Scholar Award.  This award recognizes outstanding high school juniors for being academically talented, ranked in the top 25% of their class, and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.  In addition to the academic requirements, participation in extracurricular activities at school or in the community is a factor in being nominated. DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2021

Auburn University’s Virtual Engineering Week
Auburn University’s Engineering Week is a Virtual event scheduled for Monday, February 22 through Friday, February 26, 2021.  This event is for 7th – 12th graders to explore a wide range of engineering disciplines.  If you are interested register at https://www.auburn.edu/eday.

Paul Mitchell National Open House Night
Paul Mitchell the School Greenville is giving away one free ride scholarship to attend their school. They will have National Open House for high school students on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  The event will take place at their school located at 1215A Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC. Visit https://paulmitchell.edu/financial-aid/scholarships to find out more about their scholarship opportunities.

Virtual Pharmacy Technician Training
PassAssured is offering Virtual Pharmacy Technician Training, which is designed for seniors and higher.  The training provides vital information needed to prepare for the pharmacy technician certification and meet state board of pharmacy criteria. Come to Guidance for details or visit https://passassured.com.

Lander University Junior Fellows Program
Attention: ALL Juniors! Lander is announcing its annual Junior Fellows Program.  If you rank in the top 20 percent of your class and have a 25 on the ACT or 1200 on the new SAT or PSAT, you will qualify for potential scholarship money and a waived application fee during your senior year.  You must have at least a 3.5 GPA and exemplify leadership in both academics and co-curricular activities.  Lander University is located in Greenwood, SC.  If you are selected you will attend Lander’s Junior Preview Day.  SEE MRS. CLARY IN GUIDANCE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED. DEADLINE:  MARCH 4, 2021

Spartanburg Community College Virtual Tours and Appointments
Spartanburg Community College is currently offering several opportunities for your students to connect with Spartanburg Community College.  Individual tours are being provided in-person at a limited capacity.  Students can register for tours online at https://www.sccsc.edu/explore/campus-tours/index.php. Several chances for virtual engagements are also available, including virtual appointments with recruiters and virtual sessions for classes or groups. You can schedule those at School Counselors: SCC Virtual Visit (signupgenius.com) on a first-come-first-serve basis.

USC Beaufort
If you’re interested in finding out more about USC Beaufort and would like to schedule a virtual or in-person tour of their campus visit https://www.uscb.edu/admissions/visit-uscb/schedule-a-visit/index.html.    

Sylvan Learning Center
Come to Guidance or visit https://www.sylvanlearning.com/ for a 2020-2021 schedule of SAT/ACT Workshops offered by Sylvan Learning Center.