At Gilmer HS we set high expectations for every student, and are determined to ensure that they are college, career, and/or military ready. One way in which we encourage that is by enrolling all students in an Algebra 2 course prior to graduation. Although Algebra 2 is not required to graduate on the Foundation High School Program, students who take Algebra 2 and a math beyond that in high school will be honored as Texas Scholars, and be potentially eligible for automatic college admission and certain state financial aid.
LendEDU's Guide to College Scholarships
United Negro College Fund $varies depending on scholarship
HS Senior, must be a minority, must have completed FAFSA
Deadline: varies by scholarship
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Dual credit information for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
Students may begin completing the registration form below and emailing the copy to Mrs. Erickson or dropping a copy off at the High School on Fridays durinng packet it pickup.
At this time, TSI requirements are still necessary, but GHS does not have a way of offering the test. Students that have not tested will need to contact Kilgore College about their ability to remote proctor the TSI.
For questions, please email Mrs. Erickson at firstname.lastname@example.org
To be mailed to colleges or to be picked up for scholarship applications: orange forms available in the counseling office