Financial Aid & Scholarships
Still need assistance completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Please feel free to come to one of our “FAFSA Evenings” that are being held March 7-9 and April 25-27!
These sessions are open to students who plan to attend college in the 2017-18 academic year. The sessions will be held until 7:00 p.m. each evening in Room 116 of the Business Education Center (BEC) on the Asheboro Campus. The event is free and students (or parents) should register by clicking on the button below.
Click here to make an appointment
Participants should bring their completed 2015 federal 1040 tax forms and W-2 forms (dependent students should bring a copy of their parents’ completed 2015 federal 1040 tax forms and W-2 forms). In addition to tax information, each student and one parent of a dependent should obtain a FSA ID prior to FAFSA Day from the U.S. Department of Education at https://fsaid.ed.gov/.
Please feel free to contact the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs with any questions by calling 336-633-0200!
For students with agriculture experience who are considering a career in agriculture, IFAL may be of interest to them:
North Carolina Farm Bureau’s 2017 Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) at both NC State University in Raleigh and NC A&T State University in Greensboro will be held the week of June 11 – 16, 2017. Applicants MUST beRISING high school seniors in the upper 1/3 of their classes. Completed applications are due to the Randolph County Farm Bureau office by March 31, 2017. For more information and the application: http://www.ncfb.org/Programs/Institute-for-Agriculture-Leaders
Students can visit https://www.agexplorer.com/ to explore the broad range of careers within the industry of agriculture.
Thank you for sharing this information with Randolph County students. If I can be of assistance, please let me know.
County Liaison / Public Relations Coordinator
Randolph County Farm Bureau, Inc.
Randolph County Community College and the Randolph County Career Technical Education department have teamed up with the creators of Edge Factor to bring Reality Redesign to Randolph County.
This is a competition for High School and Middle School students to test their technical skills and creativity. Students are encouraged to go to the Redesigned.com site and begin the audition process. Students should create their teams and let their creativity run wild be the next contestant on the Reality Redesign Show Today!!!!!
PASSWORD: Reality Redesigned
Randolph County Schools have teamed up with 12 different manufacturing companies in the area to begin the first Apprenticeship Randolph Program. This program allows rising seniors and possible graduating seniors to join their companies on a Apprenticeship Program for a 2-4 year period. More information can be found on the following websites. If you have questions please contact Mr. Spencer in Guidance.
Information Sessions: Click Here
Attention Sophomores and Juniors who took the PSAT. We will be distributing your test results on Wednesday during homeroom. If you have any questions after you receive this information please see Mrs. Jessup or Mrs. Atkins in Guidance.
Seniors and parents the scholarship page has been updated. Please make sure you are checking our scholarships. They are being added each week. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Atkins.
FAFSA completion events that will be held at Guilford Technical Community College, two of which will take place on the GTCC High Point campus and one on the GTCC Greensboro campus. These will be wonderful opportunities for your students to receive FAFSA completion assistance by financial aid administrators. Please see the schedule below:
Saturday, February 11, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
GTCC High Point campus
901 Main Street, High Point
Room HS 238
Saturday, March 11, 2017
10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm
GTCC Greensboro campus
3505 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro
Room W3 304
Saturday, April 8, 2017
10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm
GTCC High Point campus
901 S. Main Street, High Point
Room H5 238
Please remember that any and all scholarships, grants, financial aid awards should be turned into Mrs. Atkins. This year outside of guidance we have a bulletin board with race cars. We want to race to the finish line and beat the previous graduation classes with scholarship monies!! Who doesn't like a little bit of competition? Any offers from schools regardless if that is where you may end up, let's count it.!!! If you have any questions please ask Mrs. Atkins.
As of 9/1/2016 all transcript requests must be made through the Randolph County Schools website.
Follow the link below to be directed to Randolph County Transcript Request page.
North Carolina has some of the best public and private colleges in the country. According to The USAToday College report our state offers everything from large to small colleges. Here are the top 10 colleges listed by this report.
(1) Duke University
(2) Wake Forest Univeristy
(3) Davidson College
(4) UNC Chapel Hill
(5) Elon University
(6) NC State
(7) UNC School of the Arts
(8) Meredith College
(9) Appalachian State University
(10) Salem College
We will have our first parent meeting of the 2016-2017 year on Thursday, September 1st at 7:00 in the Theater. This meeting will be informational about the college application process, scholarship process and financial aid. There are some important updates for this year in regards for FAFSA. It is highly encouraged that both parents and students attend. This meeting is open to all grade levels.
There is some AWESOME information on their website about paying for college. The information is listed under the tab Plan Ahead. Great tips for all students in grades 9-12 and parents too!