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Guidance Department

The Guidance Department can help you with acceptance into a Career Center Program of Study, class schedules, advanced college placement, and licensure opportunities.


Services provided by the Guidance Department are:

  • Assist students with course selection and planning in preparation for post-secondary experiences

  • Continually review students progress towards graduation and advise students and parents accordingly

  • Counsel students who are struggling academically and refer for assistance and tutoring as needed

  • Provide students with strategies to work through specific classroom issues

  • Guide students in researching college, career, scholarship and financial aid information

  • Provide information for parents and students that walk them through the College Selection, ACT/SAT Testing, Financial Aid, Scholarship Search, and Course Selection processes.

  • Act as a liaison between students, parents, teachers, administrators, and other support staff to facilitate communication

  • Make referrals to the home schools for students who may require assessment or testing for learning disabilities or other special education concerns

  • Provide counseling and/or referrals for students with personal problems


Application to the Career Center is made during the sophomore year. Interested students will have the opportunity to explore the programs offered through visitations to the Career Center. Applications are returned to the home school counselor for processing and are then sent to the Career Center. You may apply by clicking here.

  • Stacy Elliott - Counselor for the following programs:

    • Digital Marketing​

    • Graphic Design & Video Production

    • Landscape Construction & Turf Management

    • Medical College Prep

    • Patient Health Care

    • Pre-Nursing

    • Sports Medicine & Exercise Science

  • Ben Schenkel - Counselor for the following programs:

    • Auto Collision​

    • Auto Mechanics

    • Carpentry

    • Diesel Mechanics

    • Electricity

    • Heavy Equipment

    • Masonry

    • Welding

  • Ann Winstanley – EMIS Coordinator

  • Stacy Bradford - Assistant to Guidance

  • Questions about federal student aid?

  • Parents and students may e-mail questions to or call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)


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College Credit Information
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General Test Taking Tips:
  • ​Encourage your student to get plenty of rest the week of OGT testing

  • Ensure that your student eats a healthy breakfast on the morning of testing

  • Encourage your student to be confident in their ability and to give their best effort


Related Links:
College Checklists:
  • 2 year college checklist

  • 4 year college checklist


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