Coloring Your Future’ Scholarship

The ‘Coloring Your Future’ Scholarship is a scholarship introduced by the Visual Arts Dept. in 2010. Funding was generated for this scholarship through a joint effort between a local published author, Nancy Northrop and a Patton High student illustrator, Joey Martin who graduated in 2016.

The award Amount will be One Time $250

This scholarship is meant to support a student that has put forth serious effort in developing their visual art talents and skills as the first step in pursuing a career in the Visual Arts field. This is meant for any art student, regardless of their skill level.

Student applicants had to answer the following questions:

1. What is your goal when pursuing a secondary Visual Arts Degree?

2. Why do you feel you deserve this scholarship?

3. Submit a copy of their five best pieces of 2D or 3D art in any medium.

The Eligibility Requirements are as follows:

Current high school senior at R.L. Patton High School.

Must have taken at least two Visual art classes at Patton.

Total GPA as of the end of junior year at least a weighted 3.0.

Must be pursuing a degree in a Visual Arts Field.

Deadline to receive applications are May 31st at 3pm. Submit applications to Mrs. Bias rm 313.

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Scholarships For Students:

ACT MasteryPrep $500 Scholarship Incentive

Students who complete all ACT MasteryPrep Online modules by June 30th, 2019 will be entered to win a $500 scholarship. Two lucky winners will be drawn! Please share this AWESOME information with your students! Not only will your students be better preparing themselves for the ACT, but will also have the chance to win this scholarship!

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

If you are interested in working on an inspiring service project within your school and/or community, then this is an opportunity for you!

Collect Items for Homeless Shelter


By simply donating a bag of daily essentials (toothbrushes, soap, toothpaste, toiletries, etc.) to your local homeless shelter you will be entered to win. Not only will you have a chance at $5,000 towards your education, but you will be making a difference in someone else's life by one simple gesture. The deadline in March 31st, 2019.


(Student Activities):

5/10/19 Lunch & Learn TBD*

5/20/19 "How to Become an NCAA Athlete" Night at DHS 6 pm - speaker from AppState/College Board presenting

*All lunch and learns are now scheduled for the Media Center

**Stay Tuned: Summer GU Trips will be announced soon!**

Seniors, please be sure to check out the scholarship opportunities available through the Community Foundation of Burke County:

There are numerous scholarships available!


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Applications launch today

We are pleased to invite bright young minds to apply to our 2019 Summer Accelerator program.

(rising 7th - 9th grade)

June 9-14 in Durham: Epidemiology | Creative Digital Fabrication | Investigative Science

June 9-14 in Brevard: Big History: Big Bang to Anthropocene | Math to the Rescue | Entomology | Space Science Lab

June 16-21 in Brevard: Breaking Reality | Environmental Explorations

June 16-21 in Durham: Genetics Lab | Math Puzzles & Games

June 23-28 in Durham: Math to the Rescue | Breaking Reality

July 7-12 in Durham: Solar Physics | Design, Code, Create

July 14-19 in Durham: Young Builders' Guild | Creative Digital Fabrication | Astrobiology

July 21-26 in Durham: Creative Digital Fabrication | Design, Code, Create | Big History: Big Bang to Anthropocene

(rising 10th - 12th grade):

June 3-14 online, June 16-21 on campus in Durham: Neuroscience | Optical Toys & Animation | Epigenetics | Math for Decision-Making

June 3-14 online, June 16-21 on campus in Brevard: Quantum to Cosmos | Radio Astronomy

June 10-21 online, June 23-28 on campus in Durham: Neuroscience | Epigenetics | Quantum to Cosmos

June 24-July 5 online, July 7-12 on campus in Durham: Genetic Engineering | Epigenetics | Rocketry

July 8-19 online, July 21-26 on campus in Durham: Food Science | Environmental Analysis

Two Locations

Choose from programs at NCSSM in Durham and at Brevard Collegein Western NC.

Key Dates

Nov. 15 - Jan. 1 Early registration period for past Accelerator participants (no essays required) with rolling enrollment.

Dec. 3 Application opens to all.

Jan. 1 Application deadline to be considered in first round.

Feb. 1 Application deadline to be considered in second round.

Mar. 1 Application deadline to be considered in third round. Applications after this date will be considered on a rolling basis.

Mar. 1 Last day to pay in full to receive $100 early bird discount.

Apr. 1 Tuition due.

Questions about applying, student life, or financial aid? Please refer to our FAQs.

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The Patton and Freedom Anchor/Key clubs raised over $900 and 959 pounds of food for the BUCM last night. The REAL winners of this event are the families and individuals impacted by the generosity and kindness of our community. So thank you!!!

Congratulations to the Patton High School Panther Regiment in their victory over Draughn High School at the 31 annual Freedom Classic marching band competition. The Panther Regiment swept Draughn and received awards in color guard, percussion, drum major, music and a superior rating. Patton was 2nd place overall in class 3A falling shortly behind AC Reynolds High School from Asheville North Carolina.

Logan Teaster was part of the County Commissioners meeting this week representing JROTC and Patton in a fine fashion! CONGRATS!!!

*Check out Scholarship Opportunities*

*2019 Graduation-Saturday

June 8th 9:00 am