• Alert: Estill County Schools Press Release: August 15, 2018 1:20pm The entire Estill County School Community is saddened by the recent events surrounding our Engineer Soccer Program. Within minutes of school officials receiving allegations of inappropriate actions by Coach Andrew Hatton, local law enforcement was notified. Since that time we have worked hand in hand with the Kentucky State Police in order to complete a thorough investigation into this matter. As reported earlier this week, Mr. Hatton was placed on leave while an internal investigation was conducted. I want to assure the students, parents and community that we have followed all policies and procedures as established by the Estill County Board of Education and Kentucky Revised Statutes. Based on the information we have gathered, Mr. Hatton’s employment with the Estill County School System has been terminated effective immediately. We are now in the process of implementing a plan to address the needs of our students and their parents. All of our players are experiencing a difficult time trying to deal with feelings and emotions that have been brought about by this situation. The district will continue to provide support to these students and families for as long as needed. My commitment to this community is that we will always put student safety first in everything we do. Since this is still an open investigation, I cannot comment on specifics of this case. However, if anyone has firsthand knowledge concerning this issue, please contact this office at (606) 723-2181 or the Kentucky State Police, Post 7 at (859) 623-2404. Finally, this school district has over 350 employees who are dedicated to the lives of the children they teach and coach every day. Our motto this year has been TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More. Together we will move forward to do what is best for our students each and every day. Sincerely, Jeff Saylor, Superintendent Estill County Schools
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***YOU MUST CHECK YOUR EMAIL, OUR SCHOOL FACEBOOK PAGE OR SCHOOL WEBSITE AND LISTEN TO ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION THROUGHOUT YOUR SENIOR YEAR!!!

 

***Begin your college applications!  Don’t wait!  The senior year goes quickly!  Watch deadlines!

 

***If you need a transcript sent to a college you need to request it electronically through Parchment Exchange.  You have a link in your school email.

 

***College visits—Forms to apply for a college visit are located in Mrs. Honchell’s office.

 

****ACT Testing:  www. act.org for all dates and registrations

 

***The Christian Connector provides a free Christian college information as well as a $2500 Christian

        College scholarship drawing.  Log on to:   www.ChristianConnector.com

 

***HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL AND STATE SCHOLARSHIPS—Receive up to &22,000 for college!  If you have a 2.0 GPA or higher and demonstrate critical financial need, involved in co-curricular and community service activities, and display integrity and perseverance through adversity then apply online @ scholars.horatioalger.org

 

***ATHLETES PLANNING TO PARTICIPATE IN COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS MAKE SURE YOU REGISTER WITH THE RESPECTIVE DIVISION.  NCAA:  https://web1.ncaa.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA.jsp

                                                  NAIA:  http://www.playnaia.org/

Wendy’s Heisman application.   www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com

                                  Requirements: at least a B average, participate in at least one sport,                      

                           leader in the community and a role model at your school.

 

*Check your email, the school website and school Facebook page regularly!

 

FYI:

 

See below for College/University requirements!

 

Local College/University Admission requirements, deadlines and links.

(Subject to change)

 

***Asbury University

 

The requirements for admission in good standing for incoming freshman are:

Minimum of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.00 scale.

      Minimum SAT combined score of 1020 (Math and Critical Reading sections only) or an ACT        

      composite score of 22.

      Students who fall below one or more of these specific criteria can still be admitted on a   

      conditional basis and are encouraged to apply.

 

       http://apply.asbury.edu/

 

***Bluegrass Community and Technical College--http://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/Future_Students/Become_a_Student/First-Time_College_Students.aspx

 

 

***Eastern Kentucky University--  http://admissions.eku.edu/freshman

             The scholastic requirements for full admission* are:

                  -2.5 grade point average (GPA), or

      -20 composite ACT or 950 SAT math and verbal combined score.

*All students must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and are expected to meet the college readiness standards in English, Reading and Math or enroll in courses as directed at the time of registration. Students who do not meet the requirement for full admission may seek enrollment through a Success First initiative .

 

**Georgetown College--

https://georgetowncollege.my-online-app.com/

 

***Morehead State University--

  • Submit an Undergraduate Admissions/Scholarship Application
  • Submit a copy of your ACT or SAT score. Minimum ACT score of 18 or SAT of 870 to be admitted unconditionally. 
  • Submit a copy of your OFFICIAL high school transcripts (must be signed and sealed from your school)
  • Have an Admission Index of 450 to be admitted unconditionally. (Does not apply for Transfer Students)
    • To calculate your Admissions Index, multiply your High School GPA by 100 and ACT score by 10, and add the two scores together
    • Example, using GPA of 3.2 and ACT score of 21

                          3.2 (GPA) x 100 = 320

                          21 (ACT) x 10 = 210

                          Admission Index = 530 

  • If your Admission Index falls between 400 and 449, you may be admitted provisionally to MSU

- See more at: http://www.moreheadstate.edu/Requirements/#sthash.IFqpo8of.dpuf

 

***Spencerian College--

            There is no deadline for submitting the enrollment agreement. However, some of our programs have limited space and/or have a selective admissions process. Therefore, it is best to complete your enrollment agreement as early as possible to be considered before the date you anticipate starting your enrollment.

The college conducts individual interviews and advises each person seeking admission. http://spencerian.edu/apply-now.asp

 

***Sullivan University--

 There is no deadline for submitting an application for admission. The university has a rolling admissions policy and those who apply first are accepted first. Therefore, it is best for prospective students to submit an application as early as possible, regardless of what academic quarter they wish to start in. New classes begin in January, March, June and September of each year.

Applicant Interview: The university individually interviews and advises each person seeking admission. This interview often takes place on campus. Interviews can also be conducted in the student’s home or a virtual interview can be scheduled and conducted via telephone and computer. 

http://www.sullivan.edu/apply-online/

 

***Universtiy of the Cumberlands—

                UC’s application requirements are a complete application, as application fee of $30, an official          

              transcript with GPA and an ACT or SAT score.  The Acceptance and Scholarship Committee

              reviews each applicant individually.

 

https://www.ucumberlands.edu/admissions/apply/

 

***University of Kentucky---

 

New dates and requirements:    http://www.uky.edu/Admission/application

                                SELECTIVE ADMISSION – The University of Kentucky has a selective

                             admission policy. A faculty committee of the University Senate establishes

                             the academic criteria. A holistic review is based on factors including

                             cumulative high school grade-point average, completion of the pre-college

                             curriculum, ACT or SAT I score results, essay, special talents and abilities

                             and academic letter of recommendation. Applicants are offered admission

                             on a competitive basis, with those meeting the University’s selective

                             admission criteria receiving first offers.

  • December 1 is the new deadline for competitive scholarships, academic scholarships, competitive diversity scholarships, the Honors Program, and early action admissions
  • The early action track to apply for housing and living learning programs has a deadline of February 15.
  • There is a new enrollment deposit and housing deposit that will be due by May 1.

 

 

***University of Louisville—

  1.           Complete the Application for Undergraduate Admission.
  2. Pay the application fee of $50 (non-refundable).
  3. Submit test scores: either ACT (American College Test) test scores or SAT(Educational Testing Service) test scores may be submitted. Test results may be submitted from the testing agency or may appear on the official high school transcript.
  4. Submit your official transcript(s). Currently enrolled high school applicants must submit official transcripts reflecting at least six semesters of high school work. GED applicants should submit an official copy of their GED scores.
  5. Have your guidance counselor submit the high school counselor verification form: *The high school verification form is not required. It is recommended for students applying to the JB Speed School of Engineering so we can see courses in progress if they are not presented on transcript and also as an easy way for high school's to verify free and reduced lunch when applicable. *Note: applicants to the School of Music must also pass an audition. Admission to the School of Nursing is a two-step process with the new freshmen being admitted to the lower-level division and then re-applying to the upper-division as a junior.

                http://louisville.edu/admissions/apply/directions

 

***If you have questions please see or email Mrs. Day***

 

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