MANTACHIE HIGH SCHOOL
310 Mustang Drive/P.O. Box 38
Mantachie, MS 38855
President: John Taylor McFerrin
Vice President: Hallie Lindsey
Secretary: Whitley Hale
Treasurer: Hunter Lindsey
Reporter: Brady Hood
Class Favorite Boy: Payton Bryant
Class Favorite Girl: Hannah Sparks
Homecoming Queen: Hope Graham
Senior Homecoming Maids: Emilee Clouse and Hallie Lindsey
Mr. & Miss MHS: John Taylor McFerrin and Whitley Hale
Hall of Fame:
Most Likely to Succeed:
Senior Class Quote: "So for now I say goodbye to this chapter of my life and I look forward to what comes next." -Brooke Davis
Senior Class Chant: We're the best you've ever seen! We're the Class of Twenty-Eighteeen!
Senior Class Flower: Yellow Rose
Senior Class Song: The Dance by Garth Brooks
2018 Graduation Practice (Friday, May 18) at ICC, Davis Event Center
2018 Graduation (Saturday, May 19):
IAHS--10:00 AM at ICC, Davis Event Center
Mantachie--1:00 PM at ICC, Davis Event Center
Tremont--4:00 PM at ICC, Davis Event Center
SCHOLARSHIP, ACT, AND COLLEGE INFORMATION:
The Matthew Turner Scholarship is not available for the 2017-2018 school year.
College Countdown MS 2017-2018: As the new school year gets underway you need to check out the College Countdown website. www.collegecountdownms.com Use this website to find resources to help your students get ready for education beyond high school. www.mississippi.edu/financialaid this website you can learn more about financial aid. Both the FAFSA and State Application will be available on Oct 1. www.fasfa.gov. The HELP scholarship awards up to full tuition to MS residents with at least a 20 ACT and 2.5 GPA who have completed the Help Core Curriculum and meet certain income qualifications.
University of Mississippi :
:Seniors who are interested in School of Pharmacy at University of Mississippi please come see Ms. Susan in the office.
Mississippi Education Guides:
Leaders and Achievers :
:Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. You need a 2.8 GPA or higher, a full time high School Senior planning to attend an accredited college, nonprofit college, or vocational/technical School in the United States, has demonstrated leadership abilities,and commitment to community service. Apply to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is November 30, 2017.
Horatio Alger Scholarship :
One support form completed online. This must be completed by an adult over the age of 21 who is not related to the applicant. If you are interested go online and look over the application procedures.
:To apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarship Program the following items must be completed by October 25: Online application at scholars.horatioalger.org starting August 1- October 25
Click for scholarship information--Page 1, Page 2, Page 3. Also see https://studentscholarships.org/.
The ACT School Code for Mantachie High School is 251-780. Register on-line and view sample tests at http://www.actstudent.org.
College Info for Parents & Seniors
Resources for College Bound Students
Scholarship/Loan Information Link
Affordable Colleges Online—provides community resources and tools related to higher education with an eye on affordability and accreditation. http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/mississippi/
Link to ACT Test Prep flyer from Sylvan Learning Center
Click HERE for the Tri-State Educational Foundation (TSEF) Scholarship form.
Click HERE for information about Private Donor Scholarships.
Free online ACT prep: March2Success -- https://www.march2success.com/
The following scholarships are available for seniors to pick up in the office:
SMILE scholarship from Hodges Orthodontics
Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency scholarship
Matthew Turner Memorial Scholarship
Click HERE for information about the Student-View Scholarship Program sponsored by Student Insights.
Click HERE for information about the Tombigbee Counseling Association Scholarship.
Effective in 2014, the Tri-State Educational Foundation (TSEF) Scholarship form changed. Click HERE for the form. They extended the deadline from March 1 to April 15 with the hope that this will eliminate some of the incomplete applications due to no FAFSA info. We will not review any incomplete applications. Any incomplete applications will be discarded unless an explanation for missing item is attached for review. Students are encouraged to get their applications in as soon as possible so they can start compiling list for board meeting review. Board meeting is tentatively set for April 18.
Scholarship Essay Competition: 500-word essay on "If you had one thing in your life you could do over, what would it be and why?" Applicants must write an essay of no more than 500 words on the above topic, enroll in an accredited college or university in the fall, and be a Mississippi resident. Every senior who will be enrolling in college should apply for this. See Ms. Susan Scribner if interested. It must be postmarked by December 1. Go to www.Get2College.org to access the electronic application.
Anyone interested in applying for the Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship, see Ms. Meloney. You must be a senior, play at least one sport, and participate in at least one other school or community activity.
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program: We want to recognize community-minded students!
Visit buickachievers.com <http://osixy1.com/p/?_3616-3305/1SDDKWNR1-2/_2._ct&_olinkid_=9af38b75-f683-4be9-9442-890f0fde33ef&utm_source=MDRe2&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BA2014> for program details and the online application. Deadline: February 28, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. EST. We encourage the following to apply:
* High school seniors and current undergraduates
* Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university
* Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.
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Any senior interested in the NMMC Nurse Mentorship Academy may download the application or pick one up in the office. The deadline is Feb. 7th. This is an excellent program to participate in if interested in the medical field. Click HERE for an information poster and HERE for the application.
Any student who attends Winter Jam in February at the Bancorp South Arena in Tupelo and visits the University of Mobile booth will be awarded a $20,000 scholarship--$5000.00 per year for 4 years. Cost of tuition per semester is $9000.00, however, if students receive federal financial aid or any other non-academic scholarships the total amounts might cover the costs. For more information visit http://www.umobile.edu/Admissions/ClaimWinterJamScholarship.aspx or http://www.umobile.edu or email email@example.com.
The Ole Miss Mississippi Excellence in
Teaching Program (METP) continues to accept applications for its secondary
deadline in March. METP offers the most valuable education scholarship ever
offered in Mississippi and provides extensive benefits for top performing
students who want to become secondary math or English teachers. Our hope is that
you will encourage qualified students to
apply. Students can apply online at
metp.olemiss.edu by clicking the "Apply
to METP" tab. If you or any of your students have any questions about the
program or application, please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Brittany Stack at 662-915-2617.The
METP scholarship includes:
• Tuition, books and fees for up to four years
• Annual housing allowance
• Annual campus meal plan
• $1000 technology stipend
• $6000 study abroad experience
• Funding to attend national teaching conferences
• Cross campus learning experiences with our partners at Mississippi State