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Register for the Largest National Online College Admissions Fair of the Year
September 25th, 2017

Register for the PSAT!
The PSAT lets you:
• Get ready for the SAT
• Enter National Merit Scholarship Corporation competitions (11th graders only)
• Request information from colleges and universities
• Assess your critical reading, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills
Date: Wednesday, October 11
Who: 9th-11th graders
Cost: $20 (Cash or checks payable to “DB Activities”); $24 for non-KCS students
Register in Activities Office from August 24-September 14.   
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  (Limited space, so register EARLY!!) No refunds or late registration. 

The Class of 2018 TN Promise application will open for completion on August 1, 2017.  Application and information available at

Students will have until November 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM to complete the scholarship application in order to become eligible.  The first mandatory meeting will take place on Thursday, October 5 at 9:00 in the cafeteria. 


 financial aid

Tri-Cities Financial Aid Night
Tuesday, September26, 2017
6:00 p.m.
D.P. Culp University Center
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN
Kingsport Area Financial Aid Workshop
October 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kingsport Public Library Auditorium
For students, parents and adults going to college
Topics discussed will include: TN Promise, Grants, Loans, and Scholarships. Get answers to your financial aid questions!
Presentation by Erika Adams of TN Student Assistance Corporation.
For questions contact (423) 224 – 2539 or [email protected]



An ACT resource guide has been put together  to help parents and students better prepare the ACT assessment, as well as to better understand their ACT results.  The guide should also be help your child as they prepare for retaking the ACT during the summer or next fall.   You can access the resource guide through the following link:  


Nomination applications are now available for the Roan Scholars Program at ETSU.  The Roan is one of ETSU’s most distinguished merit scholarships, covering full tuition and fees and providing allowances for both room and board and textbooks.  Just as significantly, throughout their time at ETSU, Roan Scholars have access to special workshops and seminars, internships and travel. 

Scholars are selected based on leadership ability, intellectual curiosity, strong character, and evidence of a physically-active lifestyle.    

Applications are available here online or in the Scholarship Box in the Counseling Office. 

Deadline to submit application to the Counseling Office: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Roan Scholarship Application Forms