• Counseling Department

     Phone: (423) 477-1615        Fax:  (423) 850-0019


    9th Grade Registration Links 
    Be checking your Class of 2024 page for scholarships and other announcements!
    Dual Enrollment Information for 2024-2025 School Year
    Students and parents who missed the Dual Enrollment Night please view the presentations below. 
    If your student has any questions, please have them see their counselor.  
    Northeast State Community College Presentation (Click here)
    East Tennessee State University Presentation (Click here)
    Tennessee College of Applied Technology (Click here)

    Need Help?  Contact 2-1-1

    Need help finding resources?  Contact 2-1-1 is an organization assisting Northeast Tennessee.  They can help with abuse, loneliness, depression, temporary financial assistance, medical direction, support group information, crisis intervention, senior assurance calls, volunteer opportunities and much more.  They work with over 600 community agencies that can meet your needs. Families can contact 211 by Calling - (423) 246-2273, Texting – 898211, or Clicking - Contact211NETN.org. They are open Monday through Friday 9 am to 9 pm.  Voice messages left after hours will be returned the next business day. Services are free and confidential.



    Looking for Scholarships?

    Click the link below or check your class canvas page.




    FAFSA logo

    To fill out your FAFSA make sure to use the link above or go to fafsa.gov.

    The 2024-25 FAFSA is now open to everyone! The FAFSA can be submitted but may have a delay in processing until the middle of March. Students or parents with questions contact the school counselor or Niswonger advisor. 


    Financial Aid Presentation from THEC/TSAC (presented at our college fair)

    Financial Aid Presentation





Class of 2024 TN Promise

  • *BY NOV 1, 2023 - APPLY to the Tennessee Promise Scholarship Program

    *FALL - Apply to community/technical college. DBHS College App day will be in the library all day on Sept. 22. Lots of colleges offer FREE admission during this week!!!  

    *Starting DEC 2023 - FILE the 2024-25 FAFSA. You will use 2022 income tax return. The deadline to file FAFSA is April 15th, 2024...however, filing early can make you eligible for additional funds. Go ahead and get you and your parent's FSA ID NOW! Stop by the Counseling Office to find out how! Watch for Jan/Feb FAFSA FRENZY events at DBHS to assist you if you need help in filing.

    *Attend a mandatory meeting on January 8th @ 3:15. Failure to attend will result in the loss of the Tennessee Promise scholarship. The meeting will be at DBHS. 

    *BETWEEN NOV 2, 2023 and BY JULY 5, 2024 - Complete and SUBMIT your first 8 hours of community service. 


    Here are some helpful videos explaining TN Promise

    TN Promise

    TN Promise Application How-To

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