The latest news from the College & Career Office
The latest news from the College & Career Office

Featured Colleges of the Week

Hollins University

  • Location: Hollins, VA (357 miles)
  • Enrollment: 800
  • Programs of Study: 73
  • Cost of Attendance 
    • Tuition & Fees: $40,010
    • Room & Board: $13,930
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III - Old Dominion Athletic Conference 
    • 9 programs
    • Mascot: None
    • Team Colors: Green & Gold
Hollins University

Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)

  • Location: Savannah, GA (384 miles)
    • Campuses in Atlanta, Hong Kong, & France
  • Enrollment: 14,000
  • Programs of Study: 115+
  • Cost of Attendance 
    • Tuition & Fees: $37,575
    • Room & Board: $15,423
  • Athletics: NAIA - Appalachian Athletic Association 
    • 16 programs
    • Mascot: Bees
    • Team Colors: Black & Gold

Clemson University

  • Location: Clemson, SC (192 miles)
  • Enrollment: 25,000
  • Programs of Study: 160+
  • Cost of Attendance 
    • Tuition & Fees: $38,550
    • Room & Board: $11,414
  • Athletics: NCAA Division I - Atlantic Coast Conference
    • 17 programs
    • Mascot: Tigers
    • Team Colors: Orange, Purple, & White
Clemson University

"My College Experience"

Soddy Daisy High School Faculty & Staff share some thoughts on their own college experiences.

Amanda Williams

  • College/University: UTC
  • Why did you attend this school: Has a good geology program and it's local
  • Degree/Major: Geology with concentrations in Geology and STEM
  • Extracurricular Activities: Geology Club
  • Favorite college memories: Field trips, especially those involving camping.
  • Favorite class/professor and why: Jonathan Mies and Ann Holmes. Both are very good teachers and research advisors.
  • What do you know now that you wish you'd known then: What is it actually like facilitating a classroom. I love my job, but there is no teacher prep college experience that will offer the real thing.
  • Best piece of advice for our current SDHS seniors: Follow through with whatever it is you plan do to and try to be the best at it. Everyone around you has met the same criteria.

Nic Selbo

  • College/University: University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Why did you attend this school: Wisconsin is simply the best in the country.
  • Degree/Major: Zoology
  • Minor: Genetics and History
  • Graduate Schools/Degrees: University of Tennessee - Chattanooga / Ed of Foreign Language
  • Extracurricular Activities: Cross Country and Track, Triathlon Club, Intramural Ultimate Frisbee and basketball.
  • Favorite college memories: Great friendships, chasing girls
  • Favorite class/professor and why: Human Physiology 300 - learned how I work, Taijiquan - mindful and deep. 
  • What do you know now that you wish you had known then: I didn't learn how to learn until college. Learn now how to teach yourself.
  • Best piece of advice for our current SDHS seniors: Your future holds both storms and sunshine and rainbows, enjoy it all.

Probation / Correctional Officers

  • 2018 Median Pay: $53,020 per year; $25.49 per hour
  • Typical Entry-Level Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Work Experience in a Related Occupation: None
  • On the job Training: Short term on the job
  • Number of jobs 2018: 91,600
  • Job Outlook for next 10 years: 3% - Slower than average
Probation / Correctional Officers

Elevator Installers / Repair

  • 2018 Median Pay: $79,780 per year; $38.36 per hour
  • Typical Entry-Level Education: High School Diploma
  • Work Experience in a Related Occupation: None
  • On the job Training: Apprenticeship
  • Number of jobs 2018: 27,000
  • Job Outlook for next 10 years: 10% - Faster than average
Elevator Installers & Repairers

15 Scholarships for TN Students

Find more details on these scholarships by clicking on the button below.
  1. Elks National Foundation ($4,000)
  2. Courageous Persuaders ($3,000)
  3. De Novo ($1,000)
  4. Exploravision ($10,000)
  5. Women's Cyber Security ($6,000)
  6. Vegetarian Resource ($10,000)
  7. Gordon A. Rich ($50,000)
  8. American Chemical Society ($5,000)
  9. YDI ($1,000)
  10. Odenza Marketing ($500)
  11. SP ($10,000)
  12. GenM (($5,000)
  13. HE Parts Express ($500)
  14. Scott & Kim Verplank Foundation ($10,000)
  15. Review It ($1,000)
15 Scholarship Programs for TN Students

Scholarships, scholarships, scholarships...

  • We have cataloged both scholarships and scholarship databases on Naviance for your convenience. Log in to Naviance, go to Document Resources, and then to either Local Scholarship Applications for Chattanooga area scholarships OR Scholarships 2020 for national and other scholarships.
  • The application process for several local (Soddy Daisy) scholarships ARE NOW OPEN. Deadlines vary so please read carefully. Detail in Naviance.
  • Also, contact the Financial Aid office at the college you're planning to attend for more information on their scholarship process.
Use the button below to go to the Naviance homepage. All seniors should already have their login information. Contact Mrs. Martin or Mr. Stone if you need assistance logging in.
Naviance Home Page
  • February 4 - Selective College Admissions Workshop
  • February 5 - Half Day for Students
  • February 27 - Christian College Fair @ Silverdale Academy (6:30-8:30 pm)

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