Counselor's Corner

Linda Simpson is the new school counselor for Central Academy. She holds a Master's Degree in School Counseling from the University of West Alabama in addition to being certified in elementary education and library media. Linda has 35 years of experience in education consisting of elementary teacher, librarian, and school counselor. In addition, to serving as school counselor, she also is the school librarian and teaches 2 junior high classes. Linda is a strong advocate for children and says her door is open at all times to be of assistance to all students and staff.

Available Scholarships Web Address with information
COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION, INC
Scholarships to high school and community college transfer students
www.coca-colascholars.org
National Future Farmers of America
BRIDGE Endowment Fund, Scholarship Office
PO Box 15160, 5632 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy.
Alexandria, VA 22309-0160
BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Awards to students who work part-time and excel academically.
www.bk.com/companyinfo/community/scholarships.aspx
National Science Foundation
Directorate for Education and Human Resources, Special Projects Grants
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22230
JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
3 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001
PHI DELTA KAPPA INTERNATIONAL
Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship Grants for Prospective Educators
Director of Chapter Programs
PO Box 789
Bloomington, IN 47402-0789
Discover Card
www.aasa.org
American Pyysical Therapy Association (APTA)
www.apta.org
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HISPANICS
www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
www.hacu.net/Scholarship
THE GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS PROGRAM
www.gmsp.org
Hispanic Heritage Foundation
www.hispanicheritage.org
VOICES IF AMERICA YOUTH ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
New York and New England Apple Institute
32 Char Drive
Westfield, MA 01085
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
www.hsf.net
GOOGLE ANITA BORG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
www.google.com/anitaborg/
McDonald's Corporation
Scholarship available to ALL individuals.
One Kroc Drive
Oak Brook, IL 60521
WAL-MART FOUNDATION
www.walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving
Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarships
Mrs. James G. Harrison, National Chair Office
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5392
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
www.schholarships.msstate.edu
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF AMERICAN SCHOLARS
Awarding hight school seniors enrolled at private, public, charter or parochial schools.
www.naas.org/senior.php
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
www.olemiss.edu/finaid
National Future Farmers of America
BRIDGE Endowment Fund, Scholarship Office
PO Box 15160, 5632 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy.
Alexandria, VA 22309-0160
EAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE
www.eastms.edu
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Directorate for Education and Human Resources, Special Projects Grants
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22230
WENDY’S HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP
www.wendysheisman.com
PHI DELTA KAPPA INTERNATIONAL
Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship Grants for Prospective Educators
Director of Chapter Programs
PO Box 789 Bloomington, IN 47402-0789
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HISPANICS www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org
THE GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS PROGRAM www.gmsp.org
VOICES OF AMERICA YOUTH ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
New York and New England Apple Institute
32 Char Drive
Westfield, MA 01085
GOOGLE ANITA BORG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
www.google.com/anitaborg/
BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
www.gatesfoundation.org/topics/Pages/scholarships.aspx
WAL-MART FOUNDATION www.walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY www.schholarships.msstate.edu
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
www.olemiss.edu/finaid
EAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE
www.eastms.edu
WENDY’S HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP
www.wendysheisman.com