Ms. Garner is the school counselor at Oak Glen High School. Ms. Garner is available daily at the school. In addition, she can be reached through her office phone or email provided below.

 

 

Sherrie L. Garner, MA

Master of Arts Counseling, West Virginia University 2007

Bachelor of Science, Physical Education West Virginia University 1993

Phone 304-564-3500 ext. 3709. sgarner@k12.wv.us

Ms. Garner

Today's school counselors are vital members of the education team. They help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development. Ms. Garner is available to help each student reach their greatest potential and prepare them for post high school studies, career planning, and the workplace as their personal goals define them.

 

Scholarship Information

Click on the link below:


Scholarship-Info-for-website-2017-18

Counselor Calendar

Lunch Room Visits

  • Farimont State - Brittany Stout - March 21st.

Miscellaneous

  •  Beaver Falls Beauty Academy - $35 Prom Special Elegant Hair Style - Make-up – Manicure
  • Waynesburg University Mock Crime Scene Workshop. March 17, 2018 9:00am – 3:00pm – no cost to students, lunch is provided, open to junior and seniors only – more info and registration @ 800-225-7393 or email admisions@waynesburg.edu
  •  Scott School of Cosmetelogy-OPEN HOUSE, March 25, 2018 1pm-4pm. Interested students and parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.  Individual Tours can be set up by calling 330-385-5549.
  • Waynesburg University Mock Crime Scene Workshop. March 17, 2018 9:00am – 3:00pm – no cost to students, lunch is provided, open to junior and seniors only – more info and registration @ 800-225-7393 or email admisions@waynesburg.edu
  • Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co. careers http://murphytractor.com/

Summer Leaning

  • West Virginia Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship for 9th, 10th and 11th graders – Deadline for applications February 28, 2108 – Held at West Virginia University June 25 – July 15 – applications at www.govschools.wv.gov/gse
  • West Virginia Governor’s Honor Academy – a summer residential program providing academic enrichment in areas of science, math, technology, the arts and the humanities. GHS is open o 11th graders who live and attend school in WV. Dates are July 1 – July 21, 2018 www.govschools.wv.gov/gha - Applications are on-line and are to be submitted to Ms. Garner by March 1, 2018. All forms are to be printed and turned in to be submitted to the Hancock County Schools Director of Secondary Education for recommendation
  • Ohio Valley College of Technology - 3 Day Nursing Experience “Jeans to Scrubs” High School Students Class of 2018, 2019 or 2020 Application fee is $50 for a 3-day designed to help students understand the career of nursing and components of becoming a Registered Nurse. Applications are in Ms. Garner’s office or for more info and registration details - http://ovct.edu/ or call Monica Allison @ 330-385-1070
  •  Waynesburg University – CSI Camp – Camp dates are June 17 – 22 – for more info visit www.waynesburg.edu/csi-camp
  • http://www.aaja.org/ - JCamp: An All-Expenses-Paid Journalism Program for High School Students

Juniors 

  • Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship – High School JUNIOR STUDENT ATHLETES ONLY www.positivecoach.org/scholarships - Personal Mastery – Leadership – Honoring the Game are the contribution this scholarship fund is emphasizing. All information and application process is available on-line at the website listed. Deadline is May 31, 2018
  • All West Virginia high school Juniors will begin taking the SAT as the statewide summative assessment in Spring 2018, announced by the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE)
  • The SAT - www.collegeboard.org -  You DO NOT need to register for the summative assessment.
  • Class of 2019 Resources via ACT

Sophomores


Contests:

FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education)

Essay Contest- High School Juniors & Seniors - To enter, students submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words-information and entry information and deadlines are online:

https://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/

Grades 9-12


  • The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program "A Constitutional Speech Contest". For More Information: The American Legion, PO Box 3191, Charleston, WV 25332, 304-342-7591, www.wvlegion.org , wvlegion@suddenlickmail.com, or Your Local American Legion Post.
  • 2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest-Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK's birth. Essay lengh: 700-1,000 words.  For complete guidelines, curriculum materials, and related video, please visit - www.jfklibrary.org/essaycontest.

Drone Pilot Ground School-Age 16 and older

The High School STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots was created to support high school students ages 16 and up who are serious about learning how to fly drones commercially, and support the use f drones to further the interest of high school students in STEM subjects. https://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/scholarship/

Post High School College & Career Testing, Etc

  • FAFSA for college admission/registration is starting on October 1, 2017 for the 2018-2019- school year.
  • ACT Registration/Information, www.act.org. Oak Glen School Code: 490920
  • Class of 2018 Resources via ACT
  • SAT Registration/Information, www.collegeboard.org. Oak Glen School Code: 490920
  • West Virginia Promise Scholarship Registration available.
  • STEPS TO HELP with filing a FASFA:   https://blog.ed.gov/2017/09/8-steps-to-filling-out-the-fafsa-form/?sf66013594=1
  • Contests

    2018 Fourth Circuit Essay Contest - Deadline April 15, 2018

    • The essay contest is open to students currently in grades 9 through 12 from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Note: Children, grandchildren, stepchildren, and members of the household of a federal judge or federal judiciary employee are excluded from the competition. ca4.uscourts.gov/essay-contest-2018

     

    Post High School College & Career Testing / Etc.

    • FAFSA for college admission/registration is starting on October 1, 2017 for the 2018-2019 school year.
    • ACT Registration / Info

    www.act.org                   Oak Glen School Code: 490 920

    • SAT Registration / Info

    www.collegeboard.org    Oak Glen School Code: 490 920

    • College Covered Info

    https://www.collegecovered.com/?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS3

    • Financial Aid 101 – info

    https://www.collegecovered.com/AwardLetterHandout?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS1

     

    • EXTENDED APPLICATION FOR WV PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP - March 30, 2018 Deadline for WV Promise Scholarship

    https://secure.cfwv.com/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Scholarships_and_Grants/West_Virginia_PROMISE.aspx

    In order to be considered for the PROMISE Scholarship, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be received by the Federal Student Aid Processing Center – the deadline for FASFA are at the digression of the WV Higher Education Policy Commission

    Students who have not met the GPA and/or test score requirements, can qualify after March 1, but must submit an application and FAFSA by the March 1 deadline.

     

    • Sign-up for a Student Loan Scholarship Award

    https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS2

    • Miscellaneous College Info

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/college-covered/id1313554832?mt=2

    Hello! West Virginia Northern’s 2018 Open House is Saturday, March 24th from 10am to 1pm in Wheeling, Weirton, & New Martinsville! Please consider promoting this event through your school’s information boards, daily announcements, phone systems, social media accounts, etc. Open House is a chance for prospective students to tour Northern’s facilities, meet faculty and staff, and learn more about West Virginia Northern as a whole. Attendees will have the opportunity meet with representatives from the Admissions Office, Financial Aid Office, Academic Support Center, Student Activities Office, and more. This year, Northern is awarding three $1,000 scholarships as well as iPads and various WVNCC giveaways to students in attendance. Of course, you are invited to attend as well! If I may provide any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me. I hope to see you and your students at the event!  CALL 304-214-8838 for more info

     

    Last updated 3/20/2018 – information is subject to change based on available information and information


Financial Aid Timeline for WV Students

March 1

Deadline to submit the FAFSA to be considered for the PROMISE Scholarship

April 15

Deadline to submit the FAFSA to be considered for the West Virginia Higher Education Grant

June 1

Deadline to apply for the Nursing Scholarship