Counseling Services Overview
To provide a structured program of services for all scholars, parents, and the school community, and to assist scholars in the acquisition of skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to become college-ready and lifelong learners, productive workers, and responsible citizens upon graduation from high school.
Funding College - Scholarships
Get 2 College (ESF) - www.esfweb.com
MS Scholarships - www.studentscholarships.org
Gates Millennium Scholars - www.gmsp.org
Horatio Alger - horatioalger.com
High Five - www.highfivescholarships.com
SACAC's Dream - www.sacas.org
MeritAid - www.meritaid.com
National Co-OP - www.co-op.edu
Million In Scholarships & Grants - www.christianconnector.com
Fast Web - www.fastweb.com
Scholarship Search - http://www.chegg.com
Financial Aid: Best Schools - http://onlinecolleges.net/for-students/fafsa
Additional scholarship opportunities are posted in the Student Information center, located in the Counselor Department, and the Jackson Public School website under the Parents & Student tab for Student Scholarship resources. Scholarships for students enrolling as college freshmen can also be found on college/university websites also.
Meet the Counselors
Butler-Cheeks is the 12th grade counselor. She is a graduate of the Holmes County Public School District and Delta State University. She has an Educational Specialist in School Counseling degree from Jackson State University. Her philosophy on education is "Every child is a success story."
Angela C Samuels
Samuels is the 9th grade M-Z and 10th grade counselor. She is a graduate of the Ridgeland Public School system and the University of Mississippi. She obtained a Master's of Education Specialist degree from Mississippi College. Her favorite aspect of counseling is getting to know her students.