Even though the name sounds like a song and dance competiton, we are not. (although, many of our students are quite talented!)
Instead, Talent Search is a national TRiO grant funded by the United States Department of Education with the purpose of helping middle school and high school students reach their educational goals of graduating high school and attending the college of their choice.
Who Can Participate?
Students who have earned a 2.5 grade point average or higher.
Students enrolled in the 7th-12th grade.
Students who are serious about a desire for higher education.
Students who would be first generation college students (neither parent has earned a four-year college degree.
Students who meet the US Department of Education income guidelines.
Students that show a need for Talent Search services.
Students must be citizens or permaent residents of the United States (or have applied for permanet residency)
This is not a program for students who are in trouble due to behavior or failing grades.
Students show commitment to school by keeping a 2.5 grade point average or above.
Students meet with their TRIO Coordinator at school when requested.
Students must particiapte in at least two Talent Search activities a year and are encouraged to participate in more.