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Welcome to the Counselor Corner!
I'm so happy to be at Abernathy High School. It is my sincere desire to provide guidance and encouragement for you throughout your high school years and assist you in any way I can with your next steps after you leave AHS. I look forward to working with each of you. Let's make it a great year!
 
Sincerely,
Jill Forbes
High School Counselor
(806)298-4926
 
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To apply to any public college or university, 2 year or 4 year, click on the link below.
WTAMU-WT Principal's Scholars program
Are you interested in West Texas A&M?  This is a great opportunity for students who are nervous about applying and getting accepted.....see Mrs. Forbes for details!
FAFSA opens up OCTOBER 1st! 
 
Use this link to create an FSA ID before then:

Summer NASA Opportunity for Juniors!

NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) application is now open! HAS is an authentic learning experience for Texas high school juniors to engage with NASA’s mission to become the next generation of Artemis explorers.  Students learn different STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) related fields of study they might want to pursue in college. Following a series of online lessons, highest achieving students attend summer virtual experience. Selected students plan a team-based Artemis themed mission to Moon and Mars with the guidance from NASA scientists and engineers. Both the online and summer portions are free to students.

 

Deadline to apply is -  October 21, 2021.

For more info check out http://www.nasa.gov/has. See Mrs. Forbes with any questions.

UPCOMING DATES!!
 
October 1st - FAFSA opens
 
October 2nd - SAT Test (Registration deadline Sept 3)
 
October 18th - College Fair - AHS Library
 
October 23 - ACT Test (Registration deadline Sept 17)
 
November 6th - SAT Test (Registration Deadline Oct 8)
 
December 4th - SAT Test (Registration deadline Nov 4)
 
December 11th - ACT Test (Registration deadline Nov 5)