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.
Join the Patriot counselor in their virtual office or in the Google classroom listed below:
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Class of 2025 - f6gg2p6
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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."
Mrs Jenkins is the 9th-grade / junior school counselor and so excited to be part of the Patriots family. She have heard wonderful things about the school as well as the community and feels extremely lucky to be part of them both.
She is originally from Hattiesburg, MS, but considers herself a native of Jackson since having lived here about 20 years. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and anything that involves the outdoors.
Mrs Jenkins is looking forward to working with the Forest Hill family.
Monica Dickerson is the current 11th grade school counselor at Forest Hill High school. She is originally from Tampa, FL and graduated from Mississippi State University with a Masters degree in School Counseloring.
Being a school counselor is more than a career, it's her passion. "There is no greater feeling than helping a student achieve their goals, seeing them become successful, and knowing I was a part of that."
She is always grateful to serve the students and families of this community.
Henderson is the 10th-grade l counselor, a proven classroom teacher, a mentor, and an advocate for scholars. She is a graduate of Humphrey County School District and Mississippi Valley State University. She has an Education Specialist Degree in School Counseling from Mississippi College.