Hunter Elementary & Valley Forge Elementary
are 2014 Tennessee Reward Schools!
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – Tennessee Promise, a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors to attend two years at a community or technical college free of tuition and fees, was explained to high school seniors in Carter County Monday (Sept. 8) in a meeting held at TCAT Elizabethton. Pictured, from left, are Lisa McGinnis, event coordinator, counselor at Unaka High School; Erika Adams, representing the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation, statewide project coordinators; Alyce Burdine, representing Tennessee Achieves, coordinators of program mentors for students; JoAnna Orr, counselor at Hampton High School; and Darrin Burchette, counselor with the Niswonger Foundation. An estimated 25,000 recipients statewide are expected to receive Tennessee Promise awards ranging from $1,156 to $1,299. Nov. 1 is the deadline for high school seniors to go online at www.TNPromise.gov to sign up.
Details on applying for the Tennessee Promise scholarship award will be explained at a countywide event to be held Oct. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Valley Forge Freewill Baptist Church.
For additional information, seniors should contact their high school counselor.
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Main Campus, 426 Highway 91 North, Elizabethton, TN 37643, Telephone 423-543-0070 (1-888-986-2368 Toll-Free)
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