Jackson County High School students can apply for scholarships from Jackson County Community Outreach in the following amounts:
- Traditional: $1,000
- Technical college industrial: $2,000
- Tom Lewis Leadership Scholarship: $1,500
- Jim Scott Visionary Scholarship:- $2,500
Nine traditional and two technical scholarships will be awarded along with one each of the Lewis and Scott scholarships, for a total of $25,000 in available scholarships.
Applications are available at jccoscholarships.org. They must be typed, then submitted to a high school counselor for review and signature. Counselors then forward the applications to JCCO Scholarship Chair, P.O. Box 746, Commerce GA 30529. The deadline is March 12. Virtual interviews for final selections will be scheduled the week of April 19. Scholarships will be awarded and the school’s honors and award ceremony. Acceptance to college must be verified by May 20.
Compiled from a Jackson County Community Outreach press release.