Guidance

Counselors

Name Student Grade Email Phone Location
Marina Clementz A-Ga 9 – 10 Marina.Clementz@stlucieschools.org 772-468-5796 2-102A
Sonia Elliott Ge – Mo 9 – 10 Sonia.Elliott@stlucieschools.org 772-468-5862 1-140A
Caron Perez Mu-Z 9 – 10 Caron.Perez@stlucieschools.org 772-468-5769 2-102A
Stacy Sommer A-Ce
A – Z Dual Enrollment
11-12 Stacy.Sommer@stlucieschools.org 772-468-5770 Front Office
Suzanne Richard Ch-Ma 11-12 Suzanne.Richards@stlucieschools.org 772-468-5771 1-140A
Kim Johnson Mc-Z 11-12 Kim.M.Johnson@stlucieschools.org 772-468-5862 1-215H
Susan Mannion
Graduation Coach Susan.Mannion@stlucieschools.org 772-468-8020 4-205A

Scholarship_Guide 2013-2014
Fort Pierce Central HS Scholarship Bulletin

Scholarships & Federal Aid

Bright Futures Bright Futures is the name of a scholarship program in the state of Florida.  It is funded by the Florida Lottery and was first started in 1997. http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ssfad/bf/
Federal Student Aid Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Fast Web Fastweb is the premier online resource when it comes to paying for and preparing for school. They have scholarships for every type of student from the high school freshmen to the returning adult, not only do they find scholarships but offer their members information on financial aid, jobs and internships, student life and more. http://www.fastweb.com/

Community Resources

Big Brother Big Sisters of St. Lucie Country Mission of the BBBS id to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. www.bbbsbigs.org 772-466-8535
Parent Teen Community Connections Becoming a Responsible Teen and !Cuidate! are both evidence-based curriculum,designed for community based settings.  Teens learn to clarify their own values and practice skills to reduce sexual risk-taking.  Each session is fun-filled and packed with activites and discussions.  They also provide Free Teen Workshops and Free Parenting Workshops. kaerdley@gmail.com 772-708-5421
ASVAB (Career Exploration Program) The ASVAB, the most widely used multiple aptitude test battery in the world, assesses a student’s ability to learn new skills and is a predictor of success in training and education programs.   The ASVAB Career Exploration Program offers more than just a test.  It includes an interest inventory and other activities and resources designed to help students explore the world of work and gain confidence in making career decisions. www.asvabprogram.com 1-800-323-0513
TRiO (Educational Talent Search)
TRiO provides services such as Tutoring, Mentoring Program, FCAT Assistance, Scholarship and Financial Aid Assisting, Career Exploration, College testing assistance, College tours, Field Trips, and Monthly advisement session.  Their summer programs include Freshman Transition Program, Senior Boot Camp, TRIO Summer Dual Enrollment, and Student Ambassador Leadership Training.
772-462-7605
Grief Support There is individual and group support in which youth counselors provide private sessions, support sessions held at school or off campus and these services are provided at no charge however donations are accepted.  They also offer special camps which include Camp Good Grief, Good Grief Summer Day Camp, and Holiday Day Camp.  For more information please contact them at www.TCHospice.org 1-800-299-4677</span
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program The Healthy Start Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program offers a wide range of services for teens ages 13-18.  They offer BART which is an 8 session HIV prevention program and presentation for teens.  They also have case managements for pregnant teens and male and female teens at risk for pregnancy and or STI’s.  For more information please call: 772-462-3820
Youth Program Services and programs offered are Preparation For Success in Employment, Improving Your Educational Achievements, Support for Youth, and Services to Develop the Potential of Youth Citizens and Leaders. www.YourWorkforceSolutions.com 1-866-4u2-HIRE

Virtual School
Starting with the class of 2015 the students at Fort Pierce Central are required to take half a credit on Florida Online Virtual School in order to graduate.  Some suggestions for the courses to take would be Divers Ed, Personal or Family Finances, Parenting Skills, Law Studies, and MAUI Learning which is a new course offered.  We recommend that incoming 8th graders can takes the courses online over the summer.