Students taking in the sights at the UNCC College Field Trip! We had a great time, amazing weather, and learned so much about the school and how to apply.  Thanks to our PTSO for sponsoring this event.

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Have questions?  A great place to start is HERE:
College Planning Year by Year.  You will find important links and answers to frequently asked questions.

Missed our College Planning Night, 2/7/19? Click below:

Pursuing Financial Aid

 Demystifying Admissions 

General College Admissions Info and NC Residency Determination

College Readiness for 9th and 10th Graders

College Admissions Standardized Tests

Missed Senior Parent/Guardian Night?  Not to worry...

Senior Night PPT
This PowerPoint was presented during our senior parent night on 9/10/19.  Feel free to take a look, take notes, and contact us with questions!

Financial Aid PPT
Laura Misner from CFNC shared this information with us during senior parent night. Thank you Ms. Misner!

Parents, we want to keep you in the loop!  Other senior planning activities from our department include:
  • Classroom guidance: Counselors have been in English classes giving information about the college application process.  Not in English this semester?  Not to worry...we held a separate session for you during RocketPower.  Let us know if you have questions!
  • Individual student planning: All seniors will be invited to meet one on one with their counselors over the course of the semester.  If seniors are called out of class to counseling, or receive a pass to come down, know that it's most likely so we can plan with you.  We know how important this year is and we want to make sure you all are prepared!
  • Self-made appointments: Need help now?  Have specific questions that you need to be answered in person? Please come to counseling and set an appointment with your counselor.  Our secretary, Ms. Lee is happy to put you on our calendars and give you a pass to alert your teachers of the appointment time.

Our department's goal is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program.  We are all masters level trained counselors who keep our licensure and credentials updated to stay on top of the ever-changing needs of our students.  We work together with school staff, families and community resources in order to provide the best possible care to our Rocket family.  Our services include personal, social and academic counseling in order to help our students be successful in high school and beyond.
Below you can find contact information on your child's specific school counselor based on last name. You can also use the links on the left-hand side in order to find details and updates on commonly asked questions by students and parents.  
Last Names: A-D
Joe Ainsworth
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Last Names E-K: 


Last Names L-R: 9th Grade
Last Names L-Q: 10-12th Grade


Laura McCreary
Last Names S-Z: 9th Grade 
Last Names R-Z:  10th-12th Grade
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Counseling Administrative Assistant
Chelsea Lee

School Social Worker


Click play on the video below to learn more about what our department does.

Thanks Cedar Cliff staff from our journalism class, for teaming up with us on the video!