Elliott County High School 2020 Virtual Graduation and Scholarship Ceremony https://youtu.be/X_h5HqdUkqg
Reminder to Seniors: Grayson RECC scholarship applications are due on Friday to the electric company. Mr. Carter will be available for transcripts. Please email him at email@example.com if you need help with the application or if you need a transcript printed.
2020 Mountain Telephone Scholarship Application The application is now live. There are no longer any paper applications. Please encourage students to begin the online process as soon as possible. Students interested in applying can apply online at https://moreheadstate.awardspring.com/
There will be no school in Elliott County today, Wednesday, December 18, due to icy roadways. The District spelling bee and the Sandy Hook Elementary Christmas play scheduled for this evening will not be affected by this closure.
If you have a Senior 🦁 and want financial assistance 💰 for college or vocational school don’t miss out on this opportunity!! The FAFSA￼ Application, (student financial aid) process opens Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Seniors were given important information in their English classes on September 26, 2019. Please review this information with your child. English classes will meet in the Elliott County High School library on October 1, 2019. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join us during your child’s English class. You will need an FSAID and your 2018 tax data. Your senior has important instructions, dates, and tips for this process. We hope to see you on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. ￼￼￼￼
2018 Rogers Scholar Malinda Cox of Elliott County organized a lake cleanup project for her community service project. She and a group of volunteers, Makenna Rose and Jasmine picked up 22 bags of trash and debris at three separate locations on Grayson Lake last fall. Read more about her project at http://centeryouthprograms.com/2019/03/2018-rogers-scholar-malinda-cox-of-elliott-county-organizes-community-cleanup-project/
All 11th grade students in KY are required to take the ACT on March 12, 2019. It is very important for your child to be in attendance on this date. ECHS will be offering an ACT Blitz study session on March 7-8 to help all 11th grade students prepare for the ACT. You can access more information on http://www.act.org/ Students need to meet the following benchmarks to be college or career ready. English 18 Math 19 Reading 20 Free Study sites are listed below https://academy.act.org/ https://uworld.com/
This week’s female athlete of the week is Maleigh McDaniel of Olive Hill Kentucky who is a Softball, Basketball, and Volleyball prospect from the class of 2021. Maleigh currently plays for Elliot County High School Lions (School Ball) & the Legacy Fast-Pitch Team (Travel Ball) where she is used as a pitcher as well as a utility player in which she can play every position on the field. Maleigh has played travel ball for 8 years, is currently a Varsity starter in Softball, Volleyball, and Basketball for the Elliott County Lady Lions. Some of Maleigh’s current accolades to date on the softball diamond include the following: being selected as an All-Area Honorable mention in 2016 and 2017 (as a 7th grader in 2016 and as an 8th grader in 2017), being selected to 16th Region All-Star Team in both 2016 and 2017, being selected to the All-Tournament Team in “Dog Days of Summer Tournament” in 2017, and has even recorded 3 no hitters so far in her career as a pitcher. Not only is Maleigh a great athlete she is also a terrific student as well. She currently has a 4.0 GPA, enjoys taking math courses, and is involved in the following clubs/programs: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Band, and is a member of the Extended Talent search program through Morehead State. Maleigh has a goal of one day going to college to play softball and starting her path to becoming a Veterinarian because of her love with animals. Her high school coach describes her as always being competitive, driven, and motivated. She’s the type of athlete every coach dreams of having. Her travel ball coach adds on that she is a “competitor that plays with confidence and is always ready for a challenge. When the game is on the line, she is the player you want to go to for the win. She is very coachable; and is team oriented. She makes everyone around her better. She has a great attitude and is very respectful of others.” One thing is for sure is that Maleigh is an excellent athlete, student, and invidividual. As long as she continues to work hard and push towards her dreams and goals she will have an excellent opportunity to achieve her dream of playing at the collegiate level and furthering her education. http://recruitmeky.com/Athletes/Maleigh-McDaniel/