News/Announcements from the GHS Counseling Department

  • Juniors, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is holding a Summer Business Experience on their campus from June 19-23. This is an on-campus residency program designed to enable academically talented high school students to explore interest in a business education and career.  Cost is $200.  Deadline is May 1.  See your counselor or visit to apply.
  • Attention seniors: Need help with the FAFSA?  Rebecca Hammond of the Educational Opportunity Center is accepting appointments at GHS to assist students and their parents in completing the application on Wednesdays. Appointments with Mrs. Hammond can be made in the Attendance Office with Mrs. May.  Please see your counselor for more details.
  • The final 2016-17 school year Move On When Ready information session will be held at GHS from 11:30-1:00 on Friday, April 28th. This will fill up fast, so call your counselor if you want to attend!

The following are some scholarships with April and May deadlines: 

  • Ayn Rand Institute Essay Contests (multiple contests) – Open to grades 9-12. Application Deadlines vary between 03/29/2017 – 04/28/2017
  • QuestBridge College Prep Scholars (for JUNIORS) – No application deadline
  • David Skinner/Georgia Development Authority 2017 Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/01/2017
  • Shorter University Baptist Appreciation Scholarship: Application Deadline: 05/01/2017
  • Buster Bynum Education Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/19/2017
  • Why My Teacher Makes Me Smile Flax Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/29/2017
  • CoilLaw LLC Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
  • First In Family Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
  • SCW DREAMers Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
  • Sessions Law Firm College Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
  • Thomas, Webb & Willis Academic Achiever Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
  • Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship – Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
  • Links to all of these scholarships and more are on the GHS scholarship page at Please check this site on a weekly basis throughout the spring semester, and fill out those applications!


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