ANNOUNCEMENTS

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    Welcome to the ECHS Counselor Website!

     

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      SENIOR CALENDAR

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    Interested in veterinary medicine?

    UGA VetCAMP 2022

    Is Now Accepting Applications!

    Application Deadline:  January 24, 2022

    This program is offered to rising high school juniors, rising high school seniors, and rising college freshmen.  Participants will be evaluated on their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, will be provided mentorship, and will be given the opportunity to explore veterinary medicine as an exciting career path!

    Click Here for Application

     

     

    Interested in a career in the medical field?

    Mercer University Presents the Bear Essentials!

    December 9, 2021

    6:00 P.M.

    Click Here for More Information

     

     FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION NIGHTS

    6:00 P.M.

    ECHS CAFETERIA

    Session One:  Monday, November 15, 2021

    Session Two:  Thursday, January 6, 2022

    Session Three:  Wednesday, April 6, 2022

    Financial aid for college will be the focus of this meeting.  Helpful tips on completing the financial aid application will be provided.  Please make plans to attend at least one session!

     

    FAFSA COMPLETION NIGHTS

    6:00 P.M. 

    ECHS MEDIA CENTER

    Session One:  Monday, November 29, 2021

    Session Two:  Thursday, January 20, 2022

    Sesson Three:  Wednesday, April 20, 2022

    Parents and seniors will be able to complete the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Be sure to bring your 2020 income tax documents with you.  A representative from the Georgia Student Finance Commission will be on campus to assist you with your online financial aid applications.  Please make plans to attend at least one session!

     

    AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

      Are You a Georgia Scholar?

    The Georgia Scholar application is due

    Tuesday, February 15, 2022 by 12:00 Noon.  

    Each year, the Georgia Department of Education identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life.  The program is coordinated by the Georgia Department's Excellence Recognition Office through local coordinators in public school systems and private schools throughout the state. 

    Students eligible for Georgia Scholar recognition are high school seniors who have carried exemplary course loads during their four years of high school and have exhibited excellence in their communities and extracurricular activities.  Each Georgia Scholar receives a seal for his or her diploma.  The Georgia Scholar program is a recognition-only program.  No scholarship funds are associated.

     

    Click Here to Submit Online Application 

     

    Georgia Apply to College

    It's No FEE November in Georgia!

    The colleges and universities below will waive their application fees for the month of November! 

    YOU CAN APPLY FOR FREE!

    ABAC

    Albany State University

    Atlanta Metropolitan State College

    College of Coastal Georgia

    Columbus State University

    East Georgia State College

    Fort Valley State University

    Georgia Gwinnett College

    Georgia Highlands College

    Georgia Tech

    Georgia Southwestern State University

    Georgia Southern University

    Georgia State University

    Gordon State College

    Middle Georgia State University

    South Georgia State College

    University of North Georgia

    University of West Georgia

    Valdosta State University

    Click Here to Apply to College!

    Questions?

    See Mrs. Mimi Hayes

    College and Career Counselor

    mhayes@effingham.k12.ga.us

     

     

     

     ECHS STAR Student and STAR Teacher 

     

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    Congratulations to the 2021 STAR Student

    for Effingham County High School!

    GRAHAM METZGER

     

    STAR Teacher

    KEITH MARTIN

     

    Students must have the highest SAT score and be in the top 10% of their class!  This student achievement recognition program is sponsored by PAGE.

       

    Interested in Dual Enrollment?

    Click Here for Dual Enrollment Eligibility 

    Click Here for Dual Enrollment Application Process

    Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions

    Click Here for Dual Enrollment Checklist for 2022-2023

    Click Here to View Dual Enrollment Video

     

     

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    Preparing to Participate in College Athletics? 

     

    Click Here to Register with NCAA

     

    Click Here to Register with NAIA

     

     

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     SAT Test Dates at ECHS

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    October 2, 2021

    November 6, 2021

    December 4, 2021

    March 12, 2022

    May 7, 2022

     

     

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    ACT Test Dates at ECHS

    Click Here to Register

    September 11, 2021

    October 23, 2021

    December 11, 2021

    February 12, 2022

     

     

     

     

      College admissions representatives will hold

    INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS AT ECHS

    September through November! 

     

    Please sign up in the counselors' office to attend these meetings!

    Questions?

    Contact Mrs. Mimi Hayes

    ECHS College and Career Counselor

    mhayes@effingham.k12.ga.us

     The University of Georgia

    September 22

    2:45 P.M.

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    SCAD

    September 28

    9:00 A.M.

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    East Georgia

    October 5

    9:00 A.M.

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    Georgia Southern University

    November 2

    9:00 A.M.

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        Augusta University

    October 19

    9:00 A.M.

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    University of West Georgia

    October 26

    9:00 A.M.

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    South Georgia State College

    November 9

    9:00 A.M.

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    University of North Georgia

    November 16

    2:00 A.M.

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    Savannah State University

    November 30

    9:00 A.M.

     

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    Tips for Parents During COVID-19

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    COUNSELING SERVICES IN EFFINGHAM

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     DATA CLERK

     

     If you do not have a portal account, please see the school data clerk, W. Bennett, or email her at wbennett@effingham.k12.ga.us  to set up an account.

     

    THE REGISTRAR

     

    Please contact the registrar for information regarding transcripts, registration forms, withdrawal forms, and school records.  

    Registrar:  Kaleigh Perry kperry@effingham.k12.ga.us

     

    THE COUNSELORS

     

     

    9th Grade Academic Counselor:  

    Caitlyn Fears


     College and Career Counselor & 10th Grade Academic Counselor: 

    Mimi Hayes 

     

    11th Grade Academic Counselor: 

    Aurelia Moss

     

     12th Grade Academic Counselor: 

    Tara Lamb


     

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