Caroline High School is hosting the second annual transition workshop for all incoming 9th grade students, “What it takes to be successful at CHS” and your student is invited!
Date: Tuesday August 1, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Caroline Middle School
Breakfast, Lunch, a CAVALIER Nation T-Shirt, and Fun-Filled
Friendly Student Competitions, are all provided FREE of charge; we just need to see your student there!
The workshop will include topics such as:
√ Goal Setting
√ Organizational Skills for College and Career Readiness
√ Academic Study Skills
√ Cavalier Teamwork
√ Cavalier Character
Register today and help your Freshman Transition Successfully!
Registration Deadline: July 20, 2017
Call or email Assistant Principal, Mr. Josh Just, to reserve your student’s spot today!
(804) 633-9886, ext. 5127 or email@example.com.
Please provide the following information when leaving a message:
√ Student’s Name
√ Parent Phone Number & Email
√ Student’s Shirt Size
√ Student’s Allergies
√ Transportation Request–Let us know if your child requires county transportation to attend this event.
Learn more about pursuing a career in medicine here: Tips on Preparing for a Career in Medicine
So you can take advantage of our Guaranteed transfer agreements and complete your bachelor’s degree at a 4 year college or university
Register for a workshop by email:Careerandtransfer@germanna.edu
Thursday, June 9 – 1:00pm – Fredericksburg Campus, SP1, Room 228
Thursday, June 23 – 5:00pm –Fredericksburg Campus, SP1, Room 228
Monday, July 18 – 10:00am – Fredericksburg Campus, SP1, Room 228
Tuesday, August 9 – 1:00pm – Fredericksburg Campus – SP1, Room 228
Germanna Community College at the Library!
Meet with representatives to learn about: Becoming a Germanna student, financial aid, transitioning to college, veteran benefits, and career services
Apply on the spot!
Thursday, June 9, 3:00pm – 6:00pm – Porter Branch
Monday, July 11 – 3:00pm – 7:00pm – Salem Church Branch
Tuesday, August 2 – 10:00am – 2:00pm – Porter Branch
No registration necessary!
VFCCE Scholarships & Funds
Virginia Foundation for Community College Education Scholarships
The mission of the VFCCE is to provide access to education for all Virginians. Through the statewide scholarship program, students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $1000 to $10,000. The VFCCE recognizes outstanding students of all ages and backgrounds. Statewide scholarship programs are outlined below. Additional scholarship opportunities are offered directly through Virginia’s 23 community colleges.
More than 65 students were awarded scholarships this past year. To be eligible for a VFCCE scholarship, a student must be a Virginia resident who is enrolled or plans to enroll at one of Virginia’s 23 community colleges. Scholarship applications for the 2016 – 2017 academic year are due May 16, 2016. Please visit the scholarship portal for more details on each scholarship and to apply.
Click here to see our scholarship recipients for 2015-2016
Potomac Health Foundation Fellows Program
The Potomac Health Foundation Fellows Program provides up to $8,000 in financial assistance and a unique leadership curriculum to second-year students who demonstrate a preference to pursue a career in a health care field/setting that involves direct patient care or a career that supports healthy communities such as health care administration or medical research. Applicants must attend Germanna or Northern Virginia Community College full-time and reside in the following zip codes: 20112, 22025, 22026, 22079, 22125, 22134, 22172, 22191, 22192, 22193, 22554, and 22556.
Valley Proteins Fellows Program
For the fifth year, extraordinary second-year students attending a Virginia Community College will be selected for the Valley Proteins Fellows Program. This prestigious scholarship will award up to $5,000 for tuition, books, fees and expenses. In addition to the generous award, the Fellows Program will provide recipients with the opportunity to share in special experiences to enhance their academic and leadership potential.
Laurens Sartoris Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
Funded through the support of the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association in honor of Laurens “Larry” Sartoris, former president of VHHA and former chair of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education. The scholarship provides financial assistance to admitted nursing students attending Virginia’s Community Colleges.
Gerald Baliles Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded to first-time college students at Patrick Henry Community College to recognize Governor Gerald Baliles’ many contributions to the improvement of education for all Virginians, through the Patrick Henry Educational Foundation. For additional information and to apply for this scholarship, visit the Patrick Henry website. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is May 31, 2016.
Kathy Camper Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded to a first-time or second year student pursuing a career in information technology or childhood education.
John T. Casteen III Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
Two scholarships will be awarded to a full-time community college student attending any Virginia Community College who plans to transfer to the University of Virginia.
Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
Three scholarships will be awarded to community college students who demonstrate potential for public service and civic leadership.
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Scholarship
Established by the Central VA Chapter of IREM to assist students pursuing studies in real estate or property management, one scholarship will be awarded to students attending a college in Central Virginia: Blue Ridge, Central Virginia, Dabney S. Lancaster, Danville, Germanna, J. Sargeant Reynolds, John Tyler, Lord Fairfax, New River, Patrick Henry, Paul D. Camp, Piedmont Virginia, Rappahannock, Southside Virginia, Virginia Highlands, Virginia Western and Wytheville.
Michael A. Smith Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
Created with a generous leadership gift from Valley Proteins, Inc. along with numerous friends, family, business associates and students to honor Michael Smith, former chairman of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE). Three scholarships will be awarded to first-year community college students.
ACG Richmond Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded to a student at John Tyler Community College who is pursuing a business degree. For more information or to apply for this scholarship, please visit the John Tyler Community College website. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is April 15, 2016.
The Eleanor Saslaw Commonwealth Legacy Scholarships
Through the generosity of Eleanor Saslaw, a scholarship will be awarded to a student attending Patrick Henry Community College. For more information or to apply for this scholarship, please visit the Patrick Henry Community College website. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is May 31, 2016
The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education is grateful to our friends and donors who are helping our students attend college and achieve their dreams. Thank you!
For more information, contact:
The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education
300 Arboretum Place, Suite 200 (Note new address!)
Richmond, VA 23236
Dr. Jennifer Sager Gentry
Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
Director of Development and Scholarships
Are you a GIRL? Have you ever thought I want to do something different for a career? Here are some non traditional career pathways for women with links for more information. Check them out !!!!
|Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||Continuous Mining Machine Operators||Women|
|Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||Environmental Engineering Technicians||Women|
|Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||Garbage and Recyclable Material Collectors||Women|
|Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||Mine Cutting Machine Operators||Women|
|Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||Pest Control Workers||Women|
|Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators||Women|
|Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||Quarry Rock Splitters||Women|
|Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||Tree Trimmers and Pruners||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Architects||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Architectural and Civil Drafters||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Brickmasons||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Brickmasons Helpers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Carpenter Helpers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Carpenter Helpers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Carpenter Helpers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Carpenters||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Carpet Installers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Construction and Building Inspectors||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Construction and Maintenance Painters||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Construction Laborers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Construction Managers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Cost Estimators||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Crane and Tower Operators||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Electrical and Electronics Drafters||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Electrician Helpers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Electricians||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Floor Sanders and Finishers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Highway Maintenance Workers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Landscape Architects||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Maintenance and Repair Workers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Mechanical Drafters||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Painter Helpers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Pipelayers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Plumber Helpers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Plumbers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Refractory Materials Repairers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Roofer Helpers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Roofers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Stonemasons||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Structural Iron and Steel Workers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Tapers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Terrazzo Workers and Finishers||Women|
|Architecture and Construction||Tile and Marble Setters||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Audio and Video Equipment Technicians||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Broadcast Technicians||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Camera Operators||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Film and Video Editors||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Public Address System and Other Announcers||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Radio and Television Announcers||Women|
|Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications||Sound Engineering Technicians||Women|
|Business, Management, and Administration||Couriers and Messengers||Women|
When the President of the United States announces a National College Application Month, it’s time to step up and make things happen. Here’s a collection of tips, gathered by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, for high school students and community college students looking to transfer.
Starting Strategically in High School:
- 5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Freshman Year of High School
- Preparing for College: What 11th and 12th Graders Should be Doing Now
- The Ins and Outs of the ACT and SAT
- Volunteering in Your Community
- Exploring Dual Enrollment Programs
Understanding Your Needs:
- 4 Tips for Finding a Mentor and Making the Most of Your Time Together
- Five Tips for First-Generation Hopefuls to Discuss College Plan with Their Parents
- Connecting Native American Students to Competitive Colleges and Universities
- 5 Ways Students Can Get Ahead in a Rural Community
Narrowing Your College List:
- Don’t Let Application Fees Dictate Your College List
- 3 Reasons Talented, Low-Income Students Should Apply to Top Schools
- 10 Questions to Help You Determine the Right College Fit
- Video: Making Your College Decision: What to Consider
- Video: How to Find a College That’s Right for You
Attention-Grabbing Application Advice:
- 10 Tips to Help Your College Application Stand Out
- 10 Tips for Writing Powerful College Application Essays
- 10 Tips for Brainstorming Great Personal Statement Topics
- Getting Great Letters of Recommendation
- Make Your Stories Pop: 10 College Application Essay Guiding Questions
Funding College & Financial Aid Basics:
Welcome back.!!! It is a new year and a fresh start! As your career coach, I am getting ready with college visits, industry visits, and information packages about up coming events. Stop by to talk about your plan.
Attention 2015 Graduates! Have you registered for classes at Germanna yet? Classes start the week of August 17th!!! What are you waiting for? I will be at Germanna on the following days. Come out and let me help you to get started!
Career Coach Hours @ Germanna Community College
- July 30th 11:00am-7:00pm
- July 31 8:30am – 5:30pm
- August 3 11:00am – 7:00pm
- August 4 8:30am- 5:00pm
- August 5 8:30 am- 5:00pm