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Seniors: Class of 2023

Senior Class General Information

Graduation Date: Saturday, May 13th, 2023. 2:30 pm MTSU Murphy Center
 
 
 
Graduation Announcements Order Information
 

We at Herff Jones are excited to help celebrate one of the biggest milestones in your graduate's life and now is the time to get the word out on graduation.  Please find our graduation announcement program attached.  Announcements will include the official school seal, graduation date, time, and location (found on the inside of the bifold).  Give your official announcement the honor and beauty it deserves.  Please see the attached flyer to view a sample and scan the QR code which takes you straight to the order website. We offer three different packages as well as an al a carte option.

 

Orders will take approximately three weeks from time of order to process so be mindful of your graduation date to make sure that you receive these in time.

 

https://collegegrad.herffjones.com/siteid/32411/degreelevel/a/finepaper

 

In the event you have any issues with the website or have any questions please reach out to your Herff Jones rep, Matt Burton at [email protected] or call him at 615-630-4794.

 
 
 
Viewing your Current Transcript
  • Log on to Skyward
  • Click Portfolio
  • Click 2021-2022 Final Transcript
  • Seniors are allowed one college visit per year
  • The above form MUST be completed BEFORE your visit
 
 
 
TN Promise Application Information
Many of these videos were created in 2020-2021; the information is still relevant for 2023. Just be sure to choose the TN Promise Application for 2023-2024 (your first year of college). 
  • Deadline for Applying: 11/1/22
  • Make sure your application is complete by 9/30/22
  • TN Promise Website
College Application Information
  • If you need a recommendation from your counselor for your college admission or  your Common Application, complete this recommendation sheet and email it your counselor. Give at least a 2 week notice for the counselor to write the recommendation
  • After you have applied to a college, submit this form so that we can send your official high school transcript
  • Dual enrollment students will have to send their Bethel transcript to their colleges (at the end of the year)
  • The above link gives the instructions for requesting your Bethel transcript
 
Financial Aid and FAFSA
2023-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Application Opens October 1, 2022
  • Application must be complete for any student who wishes to remain eligible for TN Promise
  • Application must also be complete for any student who wishes to utilize the HOPE scholarship
 
 

 

 
Scholarship Information
ACT Information: 
  • The ACT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions.
  • Taking The ACT is a graduation requirement. 
  • The purpose of the ACT test is to measure a high school student's readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants.
  • ACT schoolwide senior test date is October 18, 2022. This test will be given to all SHS seniors
Community Service and Other Opportunities
Rutherford County Work Ethic Distinction
  • Students who obtain this distinction are proving to potential employers that they are both college and career ready.
  • Students who earn the Work Ethic Distinction receive a diploma seal and an opportunity to wear green cords during their graduation ceremony. 
  • Earning a Work Ethic Distinction and meeting job-related requirements guarantees an interview with participating Rutherford County employers.