Would you like to start working on the ACT? Go to academy.act.org and start today!
In the spring of 2021, all Juniors will participate in ACT testing at Hancock County High School. Attendance and participation are required. No testing fee will be charged for this test administration. Also in the spring, 9th & 10th graders will take the Pre-ACT.
ACT Prep Day - All Juniors are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided.
The ACT will be administered at a variety of colleges in our area (LMU, WSCC, Carson Newman, etc.) The registration fee is approximately $50.50 (without writing) or $67.00 (with writing).
Please visit www.actstudent.org for more information concerning ACT testing.
This year, if there is a Senior who would like to retake the ACT free of charge, they may obtain a voucher from the guidance department. The date for this test is TBA, and will be administered at the High School. All students must sign up online at www.actstudent.org
This free, interactive, live online event lets students learn the differences between the SAT & ACT, then try sections from each test to see which is a better fit. Students will see their scores instantly and learn effective test strategies from our team of experts.
This year, the test will take place on TBA.
Pre-registration is required using the following link: http://www.kaptest.com/practicetestweekend
The 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens on Oct. 1, 2020. All TN Promise students must complete the FAFSA by Feb. 1, 2021, to maintain TN Promise eligibility. Governor Haslam's office launched TN FAFSA Frenzy in 2016 as a statewide focus on FAFSA completion. This effort solidified Tennessee as a national leader in FAFSA awareness and completion. Visit https://fafsa.ed.gov/ to get started on your FAFSA!
Click here for a series of brief financial aid tutorials describing the financial aid available to students at TCAT, community college, public 4 year, and private 4 year schools.
Applications for various scholarships are available in the office.
Some of these scholarships include: Niswonger, Horatio Alger, Coca Cola, VFW, and Rose Scholar.
A $1,350 scholarship for students interested in learning about other cultures, and sharing their own. Open to all students, no essay required. The $1,350 award can be used for any travel and education related expenses.
A $1000 ($500 x 2 winners) scholarship for students interested in giving back their communities. Open to all students. Short essay required.
A $500 scholarship for all students who love making music, at any skill level. Open to all students. Musical entry required.
A $500 scholarship open to any student going through a change or new challenge in life. Open to all students. No essay required.
A $550 scholarship to help reduce a little bit of financial worry, and to help someone get a bit of time back to focus on the important things in life. Open to all students. No essay required.
Finding a job is difficult as is, and finding one as a teenager in high school can be even more challenging. You are not only competing with other students but also competing with adults in your job search. This guide will help you prepare, get noticed, and hired. Click below to find out more.
We would like to welcome Ms. Adria Shannon to our school.
Adria is our new Niswonger Care Advisor and will be here 2 days per week to
assist our seniors with FAFSA completion, college applications, TNReady deadline, etc.