Educational Talent Search serves students within the MGCC service area high schools that are identified as potential first-generation college students (neither parent has a four-year college degree).
The program is designed to encourage and supports students in grades seven through twelve, as well as high school dropouts or post-secondary stop-outs, to continue their education.
The goal of Educational Talent Search is to increase the number of individuals who complete high school and enroll in the post-secondary education institution of their choice.
What services does Talent Search provide?
TS works with students in small group and individual sessions to provide early college and career awareness activities, career and academic counseling, exposure to college campuses, assistance with college entrance preparation, and financial aid and college admissions application assistance. TS students may also be eligible for SAT, ACT, and college admission fee waivers.
What schools does Talent Search serve?
TS counselors work in Alleghany, Bath, Covington, Parry McCluer, and Rockbridge High Schools, as well as Clifton Middle School, Maury River Middle School, and Parry McCluer Middle School.
How can I join Talent Search?
Students and parents must fill out a TS application. The application can be obtained from any TS counselor, the school Guidance Office, or by calling the MGCC TS office at 863-2874.
Download the TRiO Talent Search Application.