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Enrichment Opportunities

Summer institutes, internships, overseas educational opportunities, college 
programs (including visitation programs) and various enrichment opportunities 
are available to students of all grade levels.  Listed below are 2013 

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Applications from highly-motivated sophomore, junior and senior 
students with 3.0+ cumulative high school GPA. Partial tuition 
scholarships are available if accepted by spring or summer 
deadlines. Residential Experience/Honors Ready program is 
available to students with 27+ ACT. Contact UA at 
earlycollege@au.edu or call 1-877-823-8759.
University of Alabama Early College

Program provides valuable educational experiences in all facets 
of veterinary medicine ending in participating students' working 
in their hometown for 6 weeks and spending one week in Knoxville 
as guests of the veterinary college.  To apply, a student must:
1)be high school junior or senior and APPLY BY MARCH 15, 2014;
2)be TN resident and at least 16 yrs. of age by June 3, 2014;
3)have 3.0 cumulative GPA;
4)Be available for full time employment (40 hrs./wk) between 6-3 
through 7-19, 2013 and be a first-time participant.
2014 Veterinary Summer Experience Program -- UTK

PreVU includes a fair of campus organizations, an academic panel 
hosted by deans from our four undergraduate schools, separate 
admissions and financial aid sessions for parents and students, a 
campus tour led by a current student, lunch at The Martha Rivers 
Ingram Commons, and a current student panel. Seniors, register at 
admissions@vanderbilt.edu .

2014 Vanderbilt University Admissions Programs

Black and Gold Days is a half-day visit program for high school 
freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Over the course of the day, 
visitors will attend sessions on preparing for college, selective 
admissions, and the financial aid process. They will also 
participate in a panel discussion with faculty and current 
students, and take a student-led walking tour of Vanderbilt's 330-
acre, park-like campus.  Students register at 
2014 Vanderbilt Black and Gold Days

ACT Test-prep classes are fast-paced and cover the five areas of 
the ACT test in addition to test-taking strategies. Each student 
will receive a guide on the first evening of class for no 
additional cost. Questions? please phone 931-540-2659.
ACT Test Prep Classes Fall/Spring 

The United States House of Representatives host a nationwide high 
school art competition.  The contest is open to all high school 
students (grades nine through twelve).  The winner in each 
congressional district will receive two airfare tickets to attend 
a reception in Washington, D.C. in late June and see their 
artwork displayed in the Cannon Tunnel of the United States 
Capitol.  Also, the student who is selected as the district first 
place winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition who 
applies, is accepted to, and enrolls at the Savannah College of 
Art and Design may be eligible to receive an artistic scholarship 
of at least $3000 if they meet or exceed admission requirements.
2014 Congressional Art Competition

The TCAT Accelereated Summer CNA Program is designed to allow you 
to experience the career field of nursing before you start your 
college or vocational training.  The course allows you to 
graduate in early August, leaving you plenty of time to start 
college or other training that Fall.  It also provides you hands 
on experience in the nursing field allowing you to make an 
informed decision about further training in the medical field. To 
apply a student must:
1) An ACT Composite score of 16 or higher.
2) Attend the Class Orientation scheduled for one evening the 2nd 
week of May.
3) Class starts June 12 & graduated August 9, 2013.
4) There will be NO classes the week of July 4th.
5) Class is at the TTC in Shelbyville Mondays, Wednesdays and 
Fridays from 7:45 a.m. until 2:15 p.m.
6) Because of the accelerated class schedule absences must be 
held to a minimum.
7) Tuition is $400, books approximately $85 and other supplies 
and clothing are approximately $250.
8) State Licensing Exam $90 at the end of the course.
Applications must be received no later than May 3, 2013, please 
call 931-685-5013 with any questions.
TCAT(CNA) Nurse Aide Accelerated Summer Program

On Saturday October 26, 2013, Columbia State Community College 
will host the GiRLS-2013 (Girls Really Love Science) Workshop at 
the Columbia campus.  For all teachers of and female students 
grades 6-8, the event will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. 
A $20.00 registration is required.  Contact (931)540-2703 or e-
mail chudson4@columbiastate.edu .
GiRLS- 2013 (Girls Really Love Science) Workshop

MASH is a two- week summer health careers camp for high school 
junior and seniors interested in learning about health 
prfessions. The students interact with health care experts, such 
as physicians,nurses, medical technologists, radiologic 
technologists, dietitians, respiratory therapists and 
pharmacists.  During the program, students learn basic CPR, 
casting and suturing, learn about physical assessment, medical 
terminology, and much, much more.  Exposure to different areas of 
medicine and health related professions is an integral part of 
the MASH experience.
2014 Maury Regional Volunteer Services MASH Program

Grammy Camp Nashville is a non-residential day camp for high 
school students interested in the music industry and live in the 
Nashville area.  Offers Audio Engineering, Songwriting, 
Instrumental & Vocal Performance career tracks. Deadline to apply 
is March 31.
Grammy Camp 2014

For Preschoolers through 10th Graders. Exceptionally effective 
online instruction, Individualized programs, Independent reading 
in great books, Support from a professional reading teacher.  For 
more information or to Register Call 1-800-978-3839.
Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs

Learning Entrepreneurship and Achieving Dreams in Tennessee Camp 
to be held at Martin Methodist College, June 2-5, 2014.  
Candidates for this program must be recommended by a 
community leader and be a high school sophomore, junior or 
senior during the 2013-2014 school year.  This is a residential 
camp and is limited to 30 participants.  Specific camp goals 
include: gaining understanding of entrepreneurship as a viable 
career option, generating business ideas, meeting and learning 
successful entrepreneurs, helping youths learn about their 
community, and developing leadership abilities and skills, 
identifying and evaluating entrepreneurial opportunities in TN, 
learning how technology can be used in small businesses.
 2014 Martin Methodist College Youth Entrepreneurship Camp- L.E.A.D. TN

Earn three hours of transferable college credit through Lipscomb 
University's ten day residential Summer Scholars program.  Choose 
from a variety of course options that emphasize experiential 
learning and personal interaction with professoers. We will 
challenge you academically and make sure you have some fun in 
Nashville too.  All rising seniors(class of 2015) who have scored 
a 24 or above on the ACT or 1090 or above on the SAT are 
encouraged to apply.  Accepted students will receive a one-time 
schoarship and full admission to Lipscomb.  Space is limited, and 
all applications must be received by May 15.
Lipscomb University Summer Scholars 2015

This course will provide students with a high level understanding 
of the manufacturing process required to bring a new vehicle to 
the market.  Topics that will be covered include manufacturing 
and quality engineering.  Course Duration- May 31- June 21 on 
Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.. Students who are currently in 
10th or 11th grade and interested in Engineering.  Application 
deadline is April 15, 2014.  Acceptance Letters mailed on May 1, 
Nissan Summer Engineering Program 2014

ACT Prep Classes meet one evening per week for five weeks and 
each session is 2.5 hours in length.  These classes are fast-
paced and cover the five areas of the ACT test- English, Math, 
Reading, Science, and Writing in addition to test-taking 
strategies and practice tests.  Each student will receive a prep 
guide on the first evening of class for no additional cost.  
Class fee- $125 For questions related to ACT Prep classes or 
scheduling, please call 931-540-2659.
Columbia State Community College ACT Test Prep Classes Summer 2014

University of Knoxville- Design Matters- summer camp for high 
school students, July 13-18, 2014.  For any student interested in 
architecture, interior design, and affliated design fields to 
spend a week in a rigorous and fun design camp at the UT College 
of Architecture and Design.  The entire camp experience costs 
$985- including food, lodging, and all camp activities and 
Design Matters 2014

Sewanee Summer Music Festival at the University of the South in 
Sewanee, Tennessee is an internationally acclaimed summer 
festival combining a month-long program for advanced music 
students and a professional concert series. June 20- July 19, 

Sewanee Summer Music Festival

With UA Early College, you earn college credit at The University 
of Alabama, online or on campus, while you are still in high 
school. You take classes online, 24/7, anywhere you have access 
to high-speed internet. You can even take classes on UA’s campus 
during the summer while living in a residence hall, dining on 
campus, and participating in campus activities.

You can apply to UA Early College anytime during your sophomore, 
junior or senior year of high school if you have a 3.0 or higher 
GPA,* cumulative from the 9th grade.

University of Alabama Early College

Summer Studio at O'More takes young people to the next level of 
art education in fashion, skilled craft and fine art.  Take the 
journey with us.  Experience the Summer Studio.
O'More College of Design Summer Studio 2015

Take advantage of the relaxed summer atmosphere to explore the 
vibrant academics offered by a premier research university.  
Select a traditional 6-week term to focus upon one or two 
classes.  Or immerse yourself in a single course in a 4-week 
intensive term.  And don’t forget to sample the richness of 
Durham, North Carolina, and environs.  Investigate the incredible 
local food scene.  Enjoy Durham Bulls’ ballgames, American Dance 
Festival performances, and free Friday evening downtown 
concerts.  Sneak away for a weekend at the Carolina coast or the 
mountains – or both.  Or just relax and unwind any day in the 
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, located in the center of campus.
Students currently in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply.  
Duke University Summer Session 2015

The Veterinary Summer Experience Program seeks to provide 
worthwhile opportunities for high school students interested in 
veterinary medicine while simultaneously generating a pool of 
potential veterinary students. To this end, the program has been 
designed to provide valuable educational experiences and acquaint 
students with all facets of our exciting profession. Students 
will work in a local veterinary practice in their hometown for 
seven weeks and then spend one week in Knoxville as guests of the 
veterinary college. While here, they will be involved in various 
educational programs including lectures, laboratories, and 
clinical rotations.
University of Tennessee Veterinary Summer Experience Program

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