Lewisville High School Counseling Office
School Code: 444-135
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
- Bonnie Dianna Alagood
- Debbie Lewis
- Shaily Mosby
- Maria Ortiz
- Jamie Pulpaneck
- JoAnn Short
- Claudia Smith
- Erin Somers
- Laurie Yvette St. Romain
Welcome to the LHS Counselor Website!
This site is updated weekly and is full of helpful information. Check out the tabs to the left for tons of the latest information to help you in your college and career search. Reference the table below to determine your counselor, then contact your counselor and let them get to know you. They are a valuable asset in helping to answer college admission questions and/or assisting you with any of your post-graduate options. If you need information that is not available here, let your counselor know and we will be happy to help you.
LHS Counselor Newsletters
Keep up to date with the latest information on colleges, scholarships, financial aid, graduation information, and other important items. Click on the Counselor Newsletter Tab to see all of our newsletters.
2023 Spring Newsletter
College & Career lunch visits
Students at LHS have the opportunity to visit with college and career/vocational school representatives during lunch visits, college fairs, and information sessions held throughout the metroplex. Take time to visit these colleges; you may discover that you are better suited for a certain type of school setting after visiting with the college reps. Explore all types - small, large, public, private. Then, make a decision based on a well-informed exploration of all types of colleges and universities.Lunch Visits: College representatives are available in the cafeteria or the College and Career Center (F207) during Block Lunch.Please click on our College information Smore to see who is coming to LHS this month: https://www.smore.com/6csrh0
New & Important Information Regarding the FAFSA/TASFA
Attention seniors and those graduating 2022-2023 school year:
Please click on the FAFSA/TASFA tab or click here for all updates, resources, and information regarding the FAFSA/TASFA and opt-out form.
Attention Juniors and Seniors: LHS Scholarship Help Hub is here!
Get individualized help with searching for scholarships through this unique scholarship assistance program with the Scholarship Informer Gabrielle McCormick. Sign up today!
Loom Registration Walkthrough Link (video that explains how to set up a student account)
New account setup login: https://lhs.scholarshiphelpnow.com/login
LHS College and Career Center
For more information and resources about your college search, visit the college page of this website.
Check out our LHS Scholarship Newsletter: https://www.smore.com/th46z-scholarship-information
Trying to find ways to pay for college? Click on the scholarships page of this website and check out all the scholarships still available. New ones are still coming in and will also be emailed to parents and students as we get them.
March 2023 Scholarship Newsletter (StudentScholarships.org): March 2023 Scholarships
2023 AKA Scholarship General Scholarship Application pdf
2023 AKA Scholarship HBCU Application pdf
The 2023 GEMS Scholarship targets African American high school seniors attending a high school or who reside in Denton County Texas. Students must be accepted to a four-year college or university and plan to pursue a degree in an applicable field of study, depending on scholarship application selection. The scholarship requirements and application are attached and must be postmarked on or before Friday, March 31, 2023.
Application packet and overview: GDCC-2023 Scholarship Packet
Online Application Link: https://form.jotform.com/230175777650158
- U.S. citizen or legal, permanent resident with a permanent resident card
- Graduating high school senior who is motherless for any reason
- Motherless daughter currently attending high school in Wayne County, MI or Collin, Denton, Grayson counties of TX or near proximity
Applications are due April 23, 2023. Link: https://bdghope.org/scholarships/
HOLA at Microsoft scholarships
This year, HOLA Scholarship will award five scholarships totaling $55,000:
- Two (2) $20,000 scholarships distributed over 4 years($5,000 per year, renewable)
- Three (3) $5,000 one-time scholarships
To be considered for a HOLA Scholarship, you must:
- Be a US-based high school senior of Hispanic and Latinx descent (for example, Mexican American, Cuban American, Brazilian, etc) of an accredited organization.
- Plan to attend a two or four-year college or university in the US.
- Plan to pursue an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, business management, marketing, or have a declared major.
- Demonstrate leadership skills and a passion for helping your community within your school, neighborhood, family or an organization.
- Demonstrate leadership at a school or in the community.
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Require financial assistance to attend college.
- U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA.
How to apply
To apply for a HOLA Scholarship, submit your application online by March 15, 2023 via the Scholarship America Hub.
Vocational Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Applicants to the Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship Program must meet all the following eligibility requirements. Applicants must:
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Be a high school senior OR high school graduate (or GED equivalent).
- Have not earned a bachelor’s degree prior to the 2023-2024 academic year.
- Be currently enrolled or planning to enroll full-time or part-time (minimum 6 credit hours) at one of the following types of accredited institutions: vocational-technical school, trade school, two-year community college, or state college.
- Be pursuing an associate’s degree, credit-bearing certificate, or an industry-recognized credential, in one of the fields of study below, with an anticipated completion date no earlier than December 2023 and no later than June 2026.
- Note: If student’s Specific Major falls under one of the listed Fields of Study, but the student’s Specific Major is not listed, student is still eligible to apply.
NTTRP ScholarshipThe North Texas Relocation Professionals (NTRP) is providing at least two North Texas area high school seniors with college scholarships again this year. We understand the impact that work relocation can have on a family and this scholarship is for high school seniors who were impacted by a relocation during their high school years. Applications are being accepted now with a deadline of Friday, March 17, 2023.Applicants must meet these requirements:Currently a senior in good standing in a North Texas (DFW Metro area) accredited high school;Relocated between grades 9 and 12 (after 8th grade graduation);Relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family's relocation;Currently have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent achievement on a different scale).Application available for download from the website.Please contact Chris Lauterbach or Cara Matragrano, NTRP Scholarship Committee, with questions:936-718-1997972-632-8494
1. New resource for free College/Financial Aid Search: COLLEGE RAPTOR
2. For more information about Financial Aid, visit the financial aid page of this website.
3. TAFSA (Texas Application for Student Aid)---Texas has a financial aid application for students who are not United States citizens but who are Texas residents. To fill out this application, you must meet one of the following criteria: 1. You resided in Texas for 36 months/3 years before receiving a high school diploma or GED and lived with a parent/legal guardian; not a resident of another state or 2. You hold a visa that allows you to live in the United States and you or a parent must be employed in Texas for at least 12 months before enrolling in college.
Visit your local college website if you meet this criteria or click HERE for more information on TAFSA.
College and Career Research
Choices360: Located in your L-Hub login
- Explore college and career options that best fit their interests and goals
- Develop 4-6 year course planning to achieve their goals
- Navigate the college selection and application process
- Find ways to pay for college
- Build a portfolio they can take with them
Summer Opportunities (2023)
Kaplan SAT/ACT Prep: See attached file below for information regarding prep classes for SAT/ACT. *Fees apply. Kaplan is not associated with LISD
For more information and resources about testing, visit the testing page of this website.