Guidance Announcements

September Newsletter is attached. 

Financial Aid Workshop
Bobby Holcombe, Director of Financial Aid at the University of South Carolina Union, will present a Financial Aid Workshop on Thursday, October 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Broome cafeteria.  This workshop will involve instructions on how to complete the 2023-2024 Financial Aid Form for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The FAFSA is required by all schools of higher education to be considered for: Grants, College Work Study, Loans, and the Lottery Tuition Assistance Program.  Other types of financial aid, such as scholarships and loans will be discussed.

Charleston Southern University
A representative from Charleston Southern University will be available in the cafeteria during Centurion Connect on Tuesday, October 11th, to talk to students about Teaching Fellows and Charleston Southern University.  Stop by their table 
if you’re interested. 

PSAT for Juniors
Any JUNIOR that wants to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 12th needs to register in Guidance by Friday, September 30th.  The cost for juniors taking the 2022 PSAT is $18.00.  The PSAT scores determine eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship.

Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Virtual Open House
On Wednesday, October 12th, Universal Technical Institute (UTI) invites you to join them for a Virtual National Open House happening at 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. EDT.  You will be able to learn about their programs and find out how you can get trained for various industries in less than a year.  To find out more and to register visit

College Application Day
SENIORS:  College Application Day is Friday, October 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  You will report to your classes as normal.  A list will be posted at the Media Center, so you will know which period to report.  You will report to the Media Center during your designated time.  To be prepared, you should bring your Laptops charged and ready to go.  There will be a list available of colleges/universities that will be waiving their application fee.

Wofford College Lunch Visit
A representative from Wofford College will be available in the cafeteria during Centurion Connect on Monday, October 17th.   Be sure to stop by their table if you are interested.

Fall for SCC Open House & Fall Festival
Spartanburg Community College will have Fall for SCC Open House & Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at their Central Campus at 107 Community College Drive, Spartanburg.  Students will have the opportunity to explore SCC, information on available programs, admissions, and financial aid info and more.  Register to attend at

The Citadel Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics
The Citadel Swain Family School of Science and Mathematics is having an Applied Physics Experience for sophomores, juniors and seniors on Saturday, October 22, 2022.  There is a cost of $35.00, which includes all supplies, snacks, and lunch. Register at

Columbia International University 
Columbia International University is having Preview @ CIU on Saturday, October 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to explore the campus on a guided tour, meet CIU students, and enjoy other activities.  Visit WWW.CIU.EDU/PREVIEW to register.

United States Coast Guard
An Officer of the United States Coast Guard will be at Broome during Centurion Connect/Lunch on Wednesday, October 26th, for any students interested in finding out more about the United States Coast Guard.

Limestone University Open House
Limestone University will have Open House on Friday, November 4, 2022. If you are interested in finding out more about Limestone University and would like to attend, register at 

USC Union Dual Enrollment Classes
A representative from USC Union will be available in the cafeteria during Centurion Connect on Thursday, November 17th, to discuss opportunities at USC Union and to provide information on Dual Enrollment classes offered through USC Union. If you are interested stop by their table.

USC Upstate Fab Fridays and Open House
Fab Friday dates at USC Upstate are:
  • October 7
  • November 4
  • December 2
  • February 3
  • March 3
  • April 7
Open House dates are: 
  • November 12
  • March 25 
Weekday tours are offered at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout most of the year. Visit or call 864-503-5246 or 1-800-277-8727 to schedule a visit.