Central School

"Home of the Jaguars"

6180 Central School Rd., Milton, Florida 32570  850-983-5640  Fax:  850-983-5645

Senior Information

ACT Test Dates at Central School
September 12, 2015
October 24, 2015
December 12, 2015
February 6, 2016
April 9, 2016

Register early at

SAT Practice Test

Attention seniors:  here’s a cool site to get more info on financial aid!
Go to StudentAid.gov.  There you’ll find stuff like videos and answers to frequently asked questions! You can also check out the videos at  www.Youtube.com/FederalStudentAid. Also, they have a twitter feed account!  Go to www.Twitter.com/FAFSA or facebook at www.Facebook.com/FederalStudentAid.  They also have an interactive session called  #AskFAFSA Office Hours, which takes place via our @FAFSA Twitter account.  Keep an eye on our Twitter feed and/or www.ed.gov blog for announcement of the next Office Hours


Suntrust Scholarship - see Mrs. Swearingen for more information. Two winners are chose every two weeks from Oct. 30, 2015-May 13, 2016.   

Public Education and Citizenship Statewide Essay Program
All graduating seniors in the State of FL, who will be attending a state of Florida supported institution, can enter to win this scholarship. There will be TEN $1,000 scholarships awarded to students throughout the state of Florida who participate in this program.  *An essay of no less than 1000 words and no more than 1250 on the topic of “WHY EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT” and a completed scholarship application form can be mailed in by the deadline of  February 15, 2016.  Go to guidance for more info.  (10/9-2/15).
Great Value Colleges announces their First-Generation Student Scholarship for Florida-resident students who are the first within their immediate families either heading toward or already on the path to completing a 4-year college degree.
can print out the application from the link below, fill in the information and email it to
scholarships@greatvaluecolleges.net   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2D5KGXWgPfULTlydU9EN3FLZGs/view?pli=1

Navy League Scholarship - Application pg 1; Application pg. 2

Ayo and Iken Children of Divorce Scholarship.  Eligibility and requirements can be found at:  http://www.myfloridalaw.com/children-of-divorce-scholarship-ayo-iken/

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program - Application can be found at www.buickachievers.com  Deadline February 29, 2016.

Herman D. Johnson Scholarship (EREC) -  Scholarship is worth $4000.
Packets available in Guidance.

Pensacola Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) 2016 Scholarship Program Deadline April 15, 2016

Hurlburt Field Chief's Group 2016 Scholarship  Application Postmarked no later than March 31, 2016

Pensacola Pledge Scholarship - Brochure   Application
Students interested in PSC or UWF
Students interested in applying for the Pensacola Pledge Scholars program must meet the following requirements:

Resident of Escambia County or Santa Rosa County
    Graduate from an Escambia County or Santa Rosa County public high school the same year as college entrance
               First-Time-in-College designated student
Admitted to the University of West Florida or Pensacola State College by March 1
Submit a Pensacola Pledge Scholars application, two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay on “What does being a citizen of Northwest Florida mean to me” by April 1 to the appropriate institution. 

2016 Rotary Scholarship. The award is worth $500 and is for a Central High senior who plans to continue their education. Deadline to complete applications is Friday, April 22, 2016.  (1/21-4/22).

2016 Michele W. Hill Foundation Academic Achievement Community Service Scholarship

Society of American Military Engineers 2016 Senior $1000 Scholarship Application - See guidance for application.

BBB Foundations 2016 Application -
See guidance for more information.

Varsity Tutors Monthly College Scholarship Contest|

The Florida Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Neva Mitchell-Mildred Leckrone and Shirley Richardson Blow ROTC Scholarship  Deadline April 15, 2016.

The Florida Society Colonial Dames XVII Century  Anne Massey General Scholarship  Deadline April 15, 2016.

The Florida Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Norma T. McGuire Native American Scholarship  Deadline April 15, 2016.

Scholarships from Trustmark Bank in guidance

Florida School Counselor Association 2016 Essay Competition Deadline April 1, 2016.

ITEA ECC Scholarship - Notification; Application; Program Info - Deadline March 1, 2016.

Scholarship Opportunity - Santa Rosa County Vacation Rental Property.  https://www.vacasa.com/scholarships.

Additional Scholarships - visit www.studentscholarships.org.

More Scholarship Opportunities

College Fair PSC Life Center 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. September 15, 2015

Senior Portraits
September 22, 2015

Senior Pictures on Location
December 4, 2015 at Russell Harbor Landing

Herff-Jones at Central
December 1, 2015 1:00 p.m. and December 8 at 9:00 a.m.

University of West Florida College Goal  February 6, 2016 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., building 79 for Seniors and Families

Cap & Gown Pictures March 30, 2016

Senior Day - TBA

Graduation May 27, 2016 @ 6:00 p.m.   

College System (Brochure)

Bright Futures Brochure

College Fair (click for locations)

College Readiness Brochure - Division of Florida Colleges

Attention seniors:  Looking for scholarships?  Visit the websites to find out about tons of scholarships.