College & Career Center 301-284-4432

     College/Career Center Coordinator:

         Mrs. Kate Heald



The College and Career Center is open during the school year from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm and throughout the summer, unless noted below.  Students and their parents can meet with Mrs. Heald about the college process/search, testing, jobs, summer programs, or other college and career related topics.  Call or email Mrs. Heald to schedule an appointment.


Raise.ME College and University Participants


*FAFSA application opens OCTOBER 1st 

Rep Visits for the week of October 23rd - All visits are in the college/career center in Counseling

Hood College

Stephen Garner

Mon October 23, 2017

2:00 PM




Shenandoah University

Amber Leisher

Tue October 24, 2017

9:30 AM




Waynesburg University

Matthew McNeil

Tue October 24, 2017

2:00 PM




Monmouth University

Jesse Bosco

Wed October 25, 2017

9:00 AM




University of Mary Washington

Julie Mohney

Wed October 25, 2017

2:00 PM




Dartmouth College

Eric Ahlstrand

Fri October 27, 2017

2:00 PM




Norwich University

Katelyn Howes

Mon October 30, 2017

11:15 AM




The University of Scranton

Kristen Thomas

Tue October 31, 2017

2:00 PM




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