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Jill Reuschel (last names A-E) Phone Icon 423-581-1600 ext. 1012 Email Icon Email
  Gwen Ledford (Dept. Head) (last names F-L) Phone Icon 423-581-1600 ext. 1011 Email Icon Email

Counseling Office

Morristown Hamblen High School West Counseling Office 

The West High Counseling Office is staffed with four licensed School Counselors and one secretary:  Gwen Ledford - Department Chairperson, Melanie Justis, Jill Reuschel, Renae Byrd and Crystal Davidson- secretary.  The Counseling Department seeks to assist students with academic, career, and personal/social development.  These areas of development are addressed through curriculum resources, individual planning, responsive services, and program support.

The Counseling Department also coordinates and/or assists with a variety of tasks vital to the total school program such as:  registration, scheduling, testing, Safe and Drug-free activities, Open House, workshops, orientations, and career programs.

West High Counselors will track the following students during their four years in high school.  The counselor/student ratio average is 1:462.

Starting Aug. 24, 2017:  The counseling office will hold late hours on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.  Counselors will be available until 6 pm.

 

Jill Reuschel   A-E

Gwen Ledford   F-L

Renae Byrd    M-R

Melanie Justis    S-Z

 

 

Scholarships are listed in order of receipt in the Counseling Office.  The list of scholarships below is not an exhaustive list. The scholarships listed are primarily those sent to the office from local families and businesses who support our students in their desire to attend college and by Tennessee colleges and universities.  Please review general scholarship search websites such as those listed below to review further offerings.  You can obtain further scholarship information from the college you plan to attend.

 

 collegeboard.org        

mhhsw.hcboe.net

fastweb.com

collegefortn.org          

studentaid.ed.gov

collegexpress.com

collegetoolkit.com      

tn.gov/collegepays

scholarships.com

 

Scholarships are listed in order of receipt in the Counseling Office.  The list of scholarships below is not an exhaustive list. The scholarships listed are primarily those sent to the office from local families and businesses who support our students in their desire to attend college and by Tennessee colleges and universities.  Please review general scholarship search websites such as those listed below to review further offerings.  You can obtain further scholarship information from the college you plan to attend.

 collegeboard.org        

mhhsw.hcboe.net

fastweb.com

collegefortn.org          

studentaid.ed.gov

collegexpress.com

collegetoolkit.com      

tn.gov/collegepays

scholarships.com

 

Scholarships are listed in order of receipt in the Counseling Office.  The list of scholarships below is not an exhaustive list. The scholarships listed are primarily those sent to the office from local families and businesses who support our students in their desire to attend college and by Tennessee colleges and universities.  Please review general scholarship search websites such as those listed below to review further offerings.  You can obtain further scholarship information from the college you plan to attend.

 collegeboard.org        

mhhsw.hcboe.net

fastweb.com

collegefortn.org          

studentaid.ed.gov

collegexpress.com

collegetoolkit.com      

tn.gov/collegepays

scholarships.com

 GI for Kids 2018 Scholarship

Graduating Senior

3.0GPA

Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

            Chrohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis

Current GI for Kids Patient

Student who demonstrates academic goals and drive to reach goals

Applications available in the Counseling Office

 Deadline April 30, 2018

 

Hamblen County Retired Teachers Scholarship

The Hamblen County Retired Teachers Scholarship in the amount of $400 is available to any senior interested in pursuing a degree in Education. Applications are available in the Counseling Office.

Deadline April 30, 2018

 

Matt Seals Memorial Scholarship

The Matt Seals Memorial Scholarship presented by Kidz Succeed, Inc. is available to any senior with a 2.0 grade point average and in the custody of a single parent, relative or guardian. Students are required to write a minimum of two paragraphs describing future goals and how the scholarship funds would be used.

Deadline April 16, 2018

 

Yamaoka Tuff-Torq Corporation

Each year, the Yamaoka Tuff-Torq Corporation recognizes a student for their achievement in the areas of math and science with a $2,000 scholarship. Seniors who are interested can pick up a scholarship application in the counseling office.

Deadline: April 19, 2018

 

Morristown Lions Club Scholarship

The Morristown Lions Club sponsors a scholarship for a senior who plans to attend Walters State Community College and pursue a career in the health care field. An essay is required as part of the application. Applications are available in the Counseling Office.

Deadline April 30, 2018

 

A& B Bunch Scholarship

The A& B Bunch Scholarship in the amount of $500 was established by the Arnold and Brenda Bunch Family and will be matched by the Boys & Girls Club Foundation of Morristown. One $500 award will be given on Honors Day at West High and one at East High.

The criteria include:

1.      Obstacles overcome by the student in the areas of social, financial and/or health limitations.

2.      Displaying a high level of moral character.

3.      Achievement of a minimum 2.5 GPA during the four high school years.

4.      A proven work ethic exemplified by successful part-time employment or a history of community service.

5.      Special consideration will also be given to Boys & Girls Club members or past members.

Deadline: April 17, 2018

 

Virgil L. Harville Memorial Scholarship

 The Virgil L. Harville Memorial Scholarship valued at $500 through East Tennessee Diamond is available this year and has the following requirements: transcript/ACT scores, business major, two letters of recommendation, one to two page essay of what your plans are in the business field and what this scholarship would mean to you and your college acceptance letter.

 Deadline: April 18, 2018

 

Trojan Army Scholarship

The Trojan Army Scholarship is available to any senior who will attend a two-year or four-year college or university in the fall. Scholarship consideration is given to a senior who has significantly contributed to Morristown West High School. The amount of the award is $500. Applications are available in the Counseling Office.

Deadline May 1, 2018

 

“Running Matt’s Race” Memorial Scholarship

The “Running Matt’s Race” Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a student athlete who has at least a 3.0GPA, mastered all the benchmarks for the ACT and has lettered in a sport while in high school. Applications are available in the Counseling Office and should be returned to the Counseling Office.

Deadline April 16, 2018

 

DAR Scholarships

There is a list of numerous scholarships through the Daughters of the American Revolution Organization. Please refer to the Counseling Office bulletin board for further information.

Deadlines Vary

SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

Enter online or by mail every two weeks up to 15 times during the sweepstakes period. Two winners are randomly chosen every two weeks from September12, 2017- May 14, 2018.

www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

   


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