"It is the mission of this guidance department to provide a comprehensive and developmental school counseling program for every student at Roxboro Community School, by focusing on thmic Development, Career Development and Social/Personal Development, in accordance with The American School Counseling National Model adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public InstrucRCS school counselors are licensed, professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential, academic achievement and strong character development. In partnership with other educators, parents or guardians and the community, school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure all students have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society."
Scholarship, Other Academic Opportunities
PCC Rep Visit
A Piedmont Community College representative will be at RCS, during high school lunch, on Wednesday, March 19 Wednesday, April 23 and Tuesday, May 13
Raleigh National College Fair
The Raleigh National College Fair will be held Tuesday, March 11 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center. The college fair will be heard in Exhibit Hall C. The address is 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh NC 27601. If you have any questions call: 919-996-8500.
Attention Senior Parents
Please complete FASFA as soon as possible. If you need help, contact the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center.
Dr. David Rogers scholarships
Attention seniors, the Person County Retired School Personnel will offer up to four $1,000 “Dr.David Rogers” scholarships. All applicants will have a personal interview with the scholarship committee during the month of April. Application and transcripts are required by March 26, 2014.
For seniors planning to attend a UNC system school. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, extracurricular activities, and evidence of leadership. The value of the scholarship is $2,000. For more information and applications, visit: www.cfnc.org/jag
NC Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS)
FELS provides funding for NC students pursuing programs leading to careers in areas with critical need, such as nursing, teaching, allied health fields and medicine. For more info, visit:www.CFNC.org/FELS
Bob R. McGuire Memorial Scholarship or the North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship
Attention seniors, the North Carolina Child Support Council Scholarship (NCCSC) rewards $1,000 ($500 per semester). At least one parent must be a member of the NCCSC or a client of the Child Support Program. Applicants must be a resident of North Carolina, a graduating high school senior, and must be accepted by a North Carolina school of higher learning. The application deadline is April 16, 2014. Application link: https://mail.google.com/mail/
Summer College in Biotechnology and Life Science (SCIBLS)
SCIBLS is sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University (NCSU). The program is for high school rising juniors and seniors between July 7 and August 1, 2014. Participants will earn college credits, work in state-of-the-art laboratories, learn scientific presentation skills, and much more. If interested, you can obtain more information and apply for this program at: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/academic/index.cfm?pageID=1975
Forensic Anthropology Summer Residential Camp
The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation
The North Carolina Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1970 to provide scholarships for deserving students who indicate a desire to enter the profession of Accounting. The scholarship awards for 2014-2015 school year will be $600.00 each. Applications are due by April 15, 2014. For applications please visit the guidance office.
Roxboro Reunion Scholarship Executive Committee
The Roxboro Reunion Scholarship Executive Committee (RRSEC) is offering $500-$1000 scholarships in memory of the late James Royal Browning. To qualify, you must attend a certified and accredited institution, show financial need, and have an average of 80 and above. In addition to an application form, please submit a high school transcript, two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, and/or administrators, an essay describing your plans for furthering your education and a copy of your parents’ income tax return for the previous year. The application deadline is April 16, 2014.
State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarship Foundation
The scholarship application is available online at http://www.seanc.org/membership/scholarship/ and must be returned completed to the Scholarship Cairperson of the SEANC district of which the parent is a member. All applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2014. Winners will be notified July 1, 2014.
CFNC Summer Enrichment Opportunities
For program information, visit www.cfnc.org/site/planner/
High School Timelines:
Information Meeting PowerPoints:
Links For Seniors:
Scholarship and Aid Links:
www.fastweb.com (Best known scholarship database)
www.gocollege.com (Free scholarship search, plus college search)
www.CFNC.org (the comprehensive college planning site of the College Foundation of North Carolina)
www.scholarshipplus.com/wake (the Online Scholarship Guide of the Wake County Public School System, with an excellent listing of scholarships)
www.finaid.org (Very comprehensive financial aid site.)
www.finaid.org/scholarships/scams.phtml (Scholarship Scams)
http://studentaid.ed.gov (Federal Student Aid Information for students)
www.fafsa.ed.gov/complete001.htm (Help in completing the FAFSA)
www.fafsa.ed.gov (FAFSA on the Web and Federal School Codes)
http://moneycentral.msn.com/family/home.asp (Paying for College)
Websites with Expected Family Contribution Worksheets: