•  Guidance Announcements
    Week of January 24, 2022
     
     
     
    UPCOMING EVENTS/DEADLINES: 
    None this week
     
    CLUBS MEETING THIS THURSDAY:
    --2nd period: Beta Leadership Team
    --3rd period:  FCA
     
     
      CONGRATULATIONS!
    --Congratulations to Maria Rojas-Rojas, our January Exchange Club and Board of Education Student of the Month! 
     
     
     
    COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES - C/O 2022:
    *new this week
     
    --Ashley Bowden - James Sprunt Community College, Lenoir Community College
    --Braxton Bradshaw - James Sprunt Community College, Sampson Community College
    --Gisselle Contreras-Gonzalez - Wingate University ($116,000), Gardner-Webb University ($60,000)
    --Emily Craft - University of Mount Olive, East Carolina University  (Honors College invite!), Barton College (Honors College invite!) ($64,000), Greensboro College ($22,000), William Peace University (Honors College Invite!) ($67,000), Western Carolina University, Wingate University ($124,000), Gardner-Webb University ($60,000), Guilford College ($100,000), UNC Wilmington
    --Juan Jose Garcia-Rodriguez - Wingate University ($124,000), Western Carolina University, University of Mount Olive, UNC Greensboro, Appalachian State, East Carolina University (Honors College invite!)
    --Jenna Shae Grady - Meredith College ($92,000)
    --Yulma Guillen Chavez - James Sprunt Community College
    --Joshua Kerns - James Sprunt Community College
    --William Gavin Lee - University of Mount Olive
    --Cristian Lopez-Perez - James Sprunt Community College
    --Viviana Miranda - Mars Hill University, Appalachian State
    --Morgan McCoy - University of Mount Olive ($24,000)
    --Alex Patterson - University of Mount Olive ($24,000)
    --Ashley Quintanilla - University of Mount Olive ($36,000, Herring Scholarship - $7,000), Barton College ($64,000)
    --Noel Rangel - University of Mount Olive, Wingate University ($116,000), East Carolina University (Honors College invite!), UNC Wilmington, Cape Fear Community College, UNC Greensboro, UNC Charlotte, Campbell University ($99,200), Barton College ($64,000)
    --Maria Rojas-Rojas - Campbell University ($100,400), UNC Greensboro (Honors College invite!), Western Carolina University (Honors College invite!), East Carolina University (Honors College invite!), Wingate University ($116,000)
    --Summer Rose - University of Mount Olive, Sampson Community College
    -- Jessica Smith - Wingate University, Western Carolina University, Fayetteville State University, East Carolina University (Honors College Invite!), UNC Greensboro, University of Mount Olive ($36,000)
    --Janessa Smith - Wingate University, Fayetteville State University, East Carolina University (Honors College Invite!), UNC Greensboro (Honors  College Invite!)
    --Kayla  Smith - University of Mount Olive ($28,000), Western Carolina University
    --Andrew Underhill - Campbell University
    --Abby Taylor - University of Mount Olive
    --Anahie Vasquez - East Carolina University, UNC Greensboro
    --Rocio Vazquez-Lopez - East Carolina University
    --Shirley Velazquez-Velazquez - Lenoir Community College
     
    ***AS OF 11/09/21 OUR SENIORS HAVE BEEN OFFERED $1,089,400.00 IN SCHOLARSHIP MONEY! CONGRATULATIONS!! 
     
     
      ANNOUNCEMENTS:
     GENERAL:
     *new this week
     
    --VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: THE DUPLIN CO. BOARD OF ELECTIONS IS LOOKING FOR STUDENT VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THE UPCOMING ELECTION. THE DATES THEY WILL NEED HELP ARE FEBRUARY 17, 2022 THRU MARCH 5, 2022. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A STUDENT POLL WORKER, PLEASE SEE MRS. LYNNE FOR AN APPLICATION AND BROCHURE. 
     
    --Step Up To STEM - This is a free one-week summer program for 8th grade African American, Hispanic American, and Native American students who are interested in The School of Science and Mathematics. The program will be at Elizabeth City State University and will focus on building interest in careers in research or other science-related areas, nurturing enthusiasm for science and mathematics, and improving competence in science and mathematics. To learn more and apply, visit the following website:
    Deadline to apply: February 17, 2022
     
    --ECU is hosting Virtual Academic Days. This is for prospective and admitted students. Students can meet faculty and current students and learn more about the programs that ECU has to offer. Students can go to the attached document to sign up for sessions:
     
    --The Mi Casa application to UNCW is now open. Students who are interested must be  rising 11th grade Latino students. Mi Casa is a mentoring program designed to encourage the highest level of education for selected Hispanic high school sophomores who demonstrate promise, determination, discipline, and need. This would be a great opportunity to learn more about UNCW and to be involved in a program that will help you with the college process. 
    Deadline to apply: April 23, 2022
     
    --NCSU has sent information about their Engineering 2+2 Transfer Program at UNCW. A flyer is posted on the College Bulletin Board. 
     
    --The Duplin Agribusiness Academy is hosting an opportunity for women to connect and grow who have a common interest in agriculture. The even is called "Women in Agriculture" and will be at the Duplin Events Center on November 12, 2021. North Duplin can send twenty participants. If you are interested in participating, you will need to go to the following link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfsaI2D1ynLt73aGllICK8J45rguF2Z2r9qWPnsCK6ti_3x1w/viewform
    Update: Event postponed until Thursday, March 24, 2022! 
     
    --Seniors - Please let Mrs. Lynne or Mrs. Taylor know when you have been accepted to college or when you have been offered scholarship money. We are trying to beat our record from last year! Your goal is to receive $3 million in scholarship money if you want to beat last year's class. You can do this! Apply for scholarships! 
     
     
    --Sophomores: Are you interested in attending the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics? The application opened October15th. You can apply hereAPPLICATION DUE JAN. 20, 2022
     
    --ECU is hosting a series of Academic Preview Days, and they will also be hosting an iTeach day. More information can be found on the Guidance Bulletin Board. See Mrs. Taylor for more information if you are interested. 
     
    --Are you interested in Wake Forest University's summer exploration programs? See Mrs. Lynne if you would like to be referred for more information! 
     
     --Ms. Dixon, our college advisor, has moved to the room behind the Guidance Office in the Media Center. Please enter through the Guidance Office when going to her office. This will keep less traffic from going behind Ms. Smith's desk. Thank you for your help with this! 
     
    --JSCC students: This is a reminder that if you make a D or F in your JS course, you will be on probation next semester. You will also have to pay for your books if you take any courses in the future. It is important you keep up with your coursework and check your email. If you are dropped by your instructor, you will receive a 0 on your transcript. Please see Mrs. Lynne if you are having problems. 
     
    --JSCC students: JS now has a Student Success Center that is housed in the Boyette Library on James Sprunt's campus. You can get help with English & Math tutoring, as well as have copier & printer access and student computer system assistance. They are open M-th, 8-5 and Friday 8-12. 
     
    --Are you struggling with your coursework as the new semester has begun? Tutor To The Top is a free after-school tutoring program at Rones Chapel Community Building. We have brochures in the Guidance Office if you are interested. See Mrs. Lynne or Ms. Taylor for more information. 
     
    --SENIORS: Please make sure you are visiting the Scholarship Database through Duplin County Schools website. It is being updated weekly. Also, please bring your college acceptances to Mrs. Lynne so we can post it to our website.
     
     
     
    PROGRAMS:
     
     
    --The Perry Initiative - The Perry  Virtual Experience is a free, 2.5 hour, interactive online experience for high school female students interested in pursuing careers in orthopaedic surgery and engineering. Participants wil hear from women leaders in these fields and dive into online orthopaedic simulations and biomechanics experiments. 
       
    --U.S. Senate Youth Program - The USSYP provides an educational opportunity for juniors and seniors interested in pursuing college coursework in history or political science to speand a week in Washington, DC meeting senators, cabinet members, Supreme Court justices, and officials from various federal agencies in the White House. NC application materials can be found on the NC Senate Youth website:
    Application open - August 1-October 3, 2021 CLOSED
     
    --Wake Forest University - Wake Forest University's Pre-College Programs offer middle and high school students a unique experience to explore career pathways, discover their passion and make friends from around the world! 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
      
     
     
     
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