Counseling

WCHS Counselors

Parents may contact a counselor through the office at WCHS 735.2851 or email.

Find more information under "Student & Parent Information" Quick-link on the WCHS home page.

 

Counselor for last names A-G Anna Mills Webpage 

Email: millsa@wcsdms.com

Ext. 1011

 

Counselor for last names H-N Jill O'Dom Webpage 

Email: odomj@wcsdms.com

Ext. 1002

 

Counselor for last names O-Z Yolanda Stewart Webpage 

Email: stewarty@wcsdms.com

Ext. 1010

 

Join your counselors on Remind 101

Enter 810-10 in the phone number and the appropriate message below.

9th- @freshwchs

10th- @sophwchs

11th- @juniorwchs

12th- @seniorwchs

 

Dates to Remember

October 31st- Treat Street @ WCHS 5-7pm

 

Senior Information

 

***Mississippi State University***

Scholars Recognition Days

October 16th, October 30th, Novembers 27th

Students choose ONE day- invite only- Seniors with 29+ACT Score- No charge- Limited space...Registration opens September 7th @ 9:00am.

 

Fall Preview Days

October 9th, October 23rd, November 13th

Students choose ONE day- Limited Space- Open House for Juniors and Seniors- $10 per person...Registration opens September 7th @ 9:00 am.

 

 

 

Below are dates for Preview Days for Colleges across Mississippi- some have fees

Public Universities
Alcorn State University September 16th
Delta State University October 7th
Jackson State University Septebmer 23rd
Mississippi State University October 9th & 23, November 13
Mississippi University for Women October 13th
Mississippi Valley State University November 4th
Unviersity of Mississippi September 23rd
University of Southern Mississippi Septebmer 30 & November 18
   
Private Universities
Belhaven University October 27 & November 17
Blue Mountain College october 5 & November 17
Millsaps College October 28 & November 30
Mississippi College September 23 & November 4
Mississippi University for Women October 13th
Rust College February 23rd
Tougaloo College Call Admins Office
William Carey University October 4th & November 15th

Scholarships 2018

Mississippi State University- Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP) Scholarship

Must have ACT of 28 or higher and a 3.5 overall GPA

Scholars will receive an award covering full tuition, books, room and board, and incidental expenses for four years of attendance along with a one-time technology stipend.

To register: https://goo.gl.forms/ug1Cx5MDCZMVBJk1

Must register by Friday, November 10th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concordia College Alabama

  • College yearly cost $17,020
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Institutional Scholarships start at 2.5 GPA 
  • Visit www.ccal.edu click on "Apply Now"

 

 

ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. 

Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply: 

  • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
  • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.

Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application. 

 

 

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.

Students may apply online August 1-October 25 at scholars.horatioalger.org

 

Visit: SeniorAdvisor.comFuture of Assisted Living Scholarship. Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student must submit a 500-750 word essay response to the question: How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town? Deadline is December 31, 2017. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2018.