Counselors

 

 DeRidder High School Counseling Department
Senior-Junior Counselor
 9th-10th Counselor  Registrar
Carmen Wingate
11th-12th Grade Counselor
Biography
 Shamika Spikes-Hooker
9th-10th Grade Counselor
Biography
 Terry Ray
Registrar


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE JR./SR. COUNSELOR:
What is the best way to communicate with the counselor about scholarships and other important information? Sign up for Mrs. Wingate's Remind 101 Classes!

Dual Enrollment: Text @2ka796h to the phone number 81010

Seniors 2019: Text @988772 to the phone number 81010

Class of 2020: Text @k97ek3 to the phone number 81010

***2018-2019 SCHOLARSHIP LIST***

DHS ELECTIVES--DISCLAIMER SOME CLASSES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

All Seniors are required to fill out the FAFSA or complete a parent waiver.
FASFA Parent Waiver (Coming Soon)
Please visit the link below to access FAFSA resources on the Louisiana Department of Education website. Please remember that ALL seniors graduating in 2018 and beyond MUST fill out a FAFSA. It is now required.  https://www.louisianabelieves.com/courses/financialaid

AP Credit:

Each University is different when it comes to awarding AP credit. Please visit your selected university site for the most up-to-date information regarding AP credit.

Below are links to AP credit pages at some our local Louisiana Universities:

Louisiana State University:   https://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/admissions/academics-2/early-credit/

 McNeese State Universityhttp://catalog.mcneese.edu/content.php?catoid=12&navoid=746

 University of Louisiana at Lafayettehttp://catalog.louisiana.edu/content.php?catoid=9&navoid=2047

 Northwestern State Universityhttps://www.nsula.edu/wp-content/uploads/AP-Credit-072816-2-1.pdf

ACT (click here to see dates for future ACT Test/ACT Practice
**Freshmen and sophomores who take the ACT should not use the school code for registration. Simply choose “I can’t find my school” when taking it and the scores will go to your house.**It is suggested that students wait until their second semester, junior year before taking the ACT. It is not until this time that most juniors have taken the basic coursework needed to be successful.*Fee waivers for the ACT are available in the guidance office for those who qualify.If you need assistance, please see Mrs. Wingate.

LOSFA

FASFA  (click here to fill-out the free application for Federal Student Aid)
**You MUST register with FASFA before you can apply for financial assistance on the post-secondary level.You don’t have to have a completed tax form to apply.  A W-2 will work!  Get Busy!  This is your TOPS qualifying documentation.

NCAA Clearinghouse  (click here for Registration)