Upcoming Events @ Germanna

Application and Financial Aid Nights

Every Monday from 4-6:30 p.m. at our Fredericksburg Area Campus in our Enrollment Lab

Register: https://www.germanna.edu/appnight/

Campus Tours and Information Sessions

Currently available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Register: Visit us.

Military Resource and Appreciation Fair

Monday, February 24 from 5-7 at our Fredericksburg Area Campus

Germanna is pleased to bring the resources that matter to military folks and their families in one convenient location. Maximize your VA benefits and learn about education opportunities with GCC.

Enter our drawing for one of two $500 scholarships! *

*Must have a Free Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (fafsa.gov) on file to be eligible.

Register: Thank you

February Newsletter

Students and parents:

The February edition of the CHS School Counseling Newsletter is available at the “Newsletters” tab above. As always, see your school counselor if you have any questions.

Scholarship for Seniors

The Welcome Lodge # 125 and the Welcome Chapter #129 Order of the Eastern Star is offering a scholarship for a senior planning college in the Fall 2020,  with a 2.5 GPA or higher and who has school leadership experience.  The deadline to be received in 3/15/2020!

See the “Scholarship Info and Applications” tab above for more info.

Tevin Jones Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Torrey Smith, retired NFL wide receiver, Super Bowl champion and a former resident of Stafford County Virginia, has partnered with the Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship Fund to create the Tevin Jones Memorial Award to honor his late brother.

Torrey would like to award the scholarship to a graduating student from an area school. Any college bound high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who has unmet financial need is eligible to apply.

 College bound students can apply by clicking https://www.torreysmith.org/scholarship/. The deadline to apply is March 6th.

Leadership Development Opportunity

Are you interested in developing leadership and career development skills? 

The VA Board for People with Disabilities offers opportunities for leadership and career development!  
This year it will be held at VA State University between July 13-16, 2020.

To Be Eligible:
Must have a disability as defined  by the Americans with Disabilities Act and be a rising sophomore, junior, senior
Apply online at www.vaboard.org  by 3/27, 2020

VT College of Science Educational Camps

The College of Science is offering several fun and educational camps this summer for rising 6th through 12th graders. Campers will carry out experiments, work with cutting-edge technology, and solve real-life problems.  Camps include:

  • Explore Science (an array of topics)
  • CSI: Blacksburg
  • Outbreak at Virginia Tech
  • Geosciences: Using Data & Technology to Understand Earth and Mars
  • Nanocamp

For more info, click HERE.

Youth Conservation Camp

VASWCD Youth Conservation Camp will be July 12-18, 2020. This is an amazing opportunity for your environmentally minded students that many have reported as being life-changing. Hanover-Caroline SWCD sponsors two or three students from Hanover and Caroline each summer.

Please note that the deadline for applications is March 27. Applications may be emailed, mailed, or hand delivered.

See the “Enrichment Opportunities” tab for more info.

10th/11th Graders – Junior Achievement Future Laureate Scholarship

Who is eligible? You must be a Sophomore orJunior(graduating class of 2021 or 2022). You must have participated in a Junior Achievement (JA) program in the 2017-2018, 2018-2019 and/or 2019-2020 school years. (This includes JA Finance Park, JA Job Shadow, JA StartUp or any other high school-level JA program.) Junior Achievement of Central Virginia awards multiple $2,500 scholarships to deserving high school students. 

How do you apply? 
Visit www.juniorachievement.org/web/jacentralva/ja-scholarships to find rules and eligibility requirements. 

The deadline is March 15, 2020. Applicants are required to submit an essay. 

This year’s prompt is: How has your participation in JA changed your views on what to expect as an adult? How do you think the lessonsl earned through JA will impact your future?

VT Ag Tech Program Event

The Virginia Tech Agricultural Technology Program’s Spring Open House will take place on  Saturday, February 22,  in Litton-Reaves Hall in Blacksburg, VA, from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.  Lunch at one of Virginia Tech’s award-winning dining halls is included. Register here.

The Agricultural Technology program is Virginia Tech’s only 2-year associates degree program. This program is the perfect fit for career-minded students that enjoy hands-on learning experiences and have an interest in Applied Agriculture (livestock production, crop production, or agribusiness) or Landscape and Turfgrass Management (golf & sports turf management or landscaping). You can learn more about our program by visiting our website