Money Geek, a company that creates easy to use tools for better financial literacy, has compiled a comprehensive scholarship guide for African American students who are continuing their education beyond high school.

This guide includes great advice on winning scholarships from scholarship program guru, Deshundra Walker of Thurgood Marshall College.
http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-black-students

On May 10, 1994, Nelson Mandela was sworn in as the first black president of South Africa.  This was an amazing fete due to his imprisonment from 1964 to 1990 for his political stand against apartheid in Africa.

For other interesting Black History facts, visit NBC 12’s Unusual Facts of Black History.

Students, if you will turn 18 by November 2016, and you have not yet registered to vote, you must do so TODAY in order to vote in the March 1st Primary.
Go to www.vote.virginia.gov to register.

The CHS JROTC dominated the drill competition at Huguenot HS on Saturday, February 6th and brought home the following honors:
1st Place Overall Competition Drill
1st Place Armed Squad (commanded by Kylie Hite)
1st Place Armed Platoon (commanded by Joe Thorne)
1st Place Unarmed Platoon (commanded by Mathew Delcourt)
1st Place Knockout (Kylie Hite)
2nd Place Unarmed Squad (commanded by Blake Paxton)

Congratulations to the following wrestlers for placing in the top four at conference and making it to regionals:
Gordon Unterbrink
Kameron Rigg
Troy Pugh
Kiashuan McRia
Ethan Paul
Chuckie Stevens

You are invited to attend a presentation on the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA).  Following the presentation, computer labs will be staffed by friendly Germanna representative available to assist individuals who would like guidance in setting up their FAFSA identification number.  This free event is open to anyone c considering attending ANY Virginia college.

Fredericksburg Campus
For those interested in learning more about GCC, there will also be an information session and campus tours for prospective students.

Locust Grove Campus
Please contact Kimberly Viarella (kviarella@germanna.edu or 540-834-1961) directly if you would be interested in attending an information session and campus tour of the Locust Grove campus.