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    College and Career Center

    October 2022

    The College and Career Center webpage is full of information and is updated daily, so please be sure to view it regularly. Please explore the College and Career Center webpage for information on a variety of topics. Email me with any questions you may have: 

    Pamela Bates

    CCC Happenings

    College Admissions Counselors meetings- this list is growing fast! College Admissions Counselor Meetings

     

    College and Career Center Happenings this week and October

     

    Wednesday, September 28th is our second session of the ACT Test Prep Workshop. Students will meet 12-2 pm. They have received an email reminder and I will send out a roster of those attending and also an email on those actually in attendance.

     

    Friday, September 30th- EKU Campus Visit- We have 60 students signed up for a campus experience trip.  A roster was sent earlier and I will send another one Thursday. We are excited to have this many sign up to attend. Students are aware they are responsible for all work missed.

     

    October 11th Free Scholarship Workshop for Seniors and Juniors during 1st and 4th block in the libray. Sean Smith from The College Project will be facilitating two sessions on Scholarships- How to Search and Find Scholarships for College. Students may sign up:

    Google Form

     

    FAFSA Friday- October 14th- Seniors needing assistance with the FAFSA application may come to the CCC for assistance.

     

    October 20th: College and Career Navigation Night for Parents and Students (9th-12th grade).

    We are excited to host our College and Career Navigation Night again this year!  Our goal is to help parents and students navigate together their high school years and to prepare for life after graduation. We hope you will mark your calendars and attend this event full of information on a variety of topics.

     

    PLD 

    Parent/Student 

    College/Career

    Navigation Night

    Thursday October 20th     

    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

     

    You can select sessions to attend from the list below. There will be an information fair as well.

     

    5:30-6:00- Meet and Greet in the Library

    Information Sessions are 45 minutes each.

     

    KHEAA- 

    Presenter:  Candis Tingle, KHEAA

    Learn about Financial Aid, KEES, Scholarships 

    6:00-6:45

    7:00-7:45

     

    Scholarships- 

    Presenter: Sean Smith, College Project- Searching for Scholarships (University and Outside Scholarships)

     

    ACT Prep- 

    Presenter: Matt Vassil  Ultimate Test Prep - How to increase your ACT scores and earn more scholarship money!

    6:00-6:45

    7:00-7:45

     

    Safe Kids Teen Driving

    Presenter: Sherri Hannan- UK's Safe Kids by Children's Hospital

    Driving is dangerous for everyone, but it is most dangerous for newly licensed drivers. Safe Kids Fayette County, a program of Kentucky Children's Hospital, is presenting the Kentucky Checkpoints Teen Driver Safety Program. 

     

    This presentation can help families manage risk associated with teen driving such as risky behaviors, driving offenses, and motor vehicle crashes

     

    Career Exploration- Elevate and Pathful Explore (VJS)

    Presenter: Dr. James McMillin/Rachel Baker

    Fayette County Public Schools- Portrait of a Graduate

    6:00-6:45 

    7:00-7:45


    Bluegrass Community and Technical College-  

    Presenter: Alexis Edwards

    6:00-6:45 

    7:00-7:45

     

    University of Kentucky 

    Presenters: Clayton Abernathy

    6:00-6:45 

    7:00-7:45

     

    Student Athletes - 

    Presenter: Coach Murray Garvin

    Learn what you need to do while in high school if you want to play college athletics

    6:00-6:45 

    7:00-7:45

     

    Information Fair- Library

    5:30 pm-7:45pm

    US Navy

    US Army

    US Marines

    US Air Force

    UPike University

    Eastern Ky University

    Murray State University

    The Building Institute

    Sullivan University

    BCTC Pharmacy Technology

    KYFame

    PTSA

    ACT Prep

    The College Project

    Medical Career & Technical College

    Please let me know if you have any questions!

    October 25th- Gary R. Martin Regional College and Career Fair (Flyer attached)

    100 Seniors from each high school will be attending this event 9:30 am-12:30 pm at Central Bank. If you have a senior interested please have them email me.

     

    5:30pm-7:30 pm the event will open up to juniors and seniors. Free Parking at Gate #2 on West High Street. Students needing FAFSA Assistance or help completing a job application can attend starting at 4:30 pm by registering. Students can use the following link:

    FAFSA Registration Form

     

    Job/College Application Registration Form

     

    October 28th- Career Fair 1st-3rd blocks. More information to come.

     

     College Admissions Counselors visiting our school: College Admissions Counselor meetings

     

     

    • Requesting Transcripts: Seniors, you will need to request the following transcripts during your senior year:

    High School- Colleges need a transcript when you apply and they will need your final transcript with your graduation date

    Dual Credit- If you have taken dual credit classes you will need to request the transcript be sent from the college awarding you the college credit.

    AP- If you took the AP exam and will be receiving college credit, you will need to send a transcript

     How to request transcripts: Transcript requests

     

    Thank you all for your encouragement, participation and support!  We love our PLD Families!!