FAFSA
  • Kiwanis Club Scholarship-extened to April 17, 2020

    Three Arts Club Scholarship-April 1, 2020 online

    Fort Payne Lions Club Scholarship-April 1, 2020

    Optimist Club Scholarship-extended to April 17, 2020

    Leta Henson Johnson Scholarship-April 10, 2020

    Synced Seniors Scholarship-April 10, 2020

    Dekalb County Conservation Scholarship-April 15, 2020

    Jacey Colburn Scholarship-April 3, 2020

    Rotary  Club Scholarship-April 3, 2020

    John Holtclaw Scholarship-April 27, 2020

    FPHS Booster Club Scholarship-extended to April 17, 2020

    Donna Hairston Memorial ScholarshippApriil 10, 2020

    Kid's Chance Scholarship-May 1, 2020

    Alabama Association of Scholl Personnel Scholarship-March 31, 2020

    Horatio Alger Scholarship-April 15, 2020

    Scott Bateman Scholarship-March 20, 2020 online

    FPEA Scholarship-April 13, 2020

     Scott Bateman Scholarship-online-deadline March 20, 2020

     

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  • Information on the College Counts Scholarship is available in the guidance office.  This is for students with a 26 or below ACT.  It provides $4,000 to attend a four-year college or $2,000 to attend a two-year college.  

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  • All scholarship information is sent to students through Google Classroom.  If parents have given us a parent e-mail they also receive the scholarship information.

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  • Northeast Alabama Community College provides FAFSA help on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.  See a counselor if you have any questions.

     

    Our Career Coach schedules appointments through Google Classroom on Tuesdays in the library.

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Guidance Counselor

Mrs. Cindy Smith

Phone: 256-845-0535

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Cindy Smith

Mrs. Smith is a graduate of Jacksonville State University with degrees in the following areas:  Bachelor's Degree,Special Education (MR), Master's Degree, Special Education (LD), Master's Degree, School Counselor, Master's Degree, Educational Administrator, Sixth-year Program EdS Educational Administrator.  Mrs. Smith has been employed by the Fort Payne City Board of Education for a total of 24 years. She was a Special Education Classroom Teacher at Fort Payne Middle School for seven years and is currently employed for her seventeen year as a Guidance Counselor at Fort Payne High School.   

Guidance Counselor

Mrs. Tammy Newman

Phone: 256-845-0535

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Tammy Newman

Mrs. Newman graduated from Auburn University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.  She received her Master of Education degree in Marketing Education from Auburn University in 1990.  She taught Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Business Technology Applications for 13 years.  She was also the DECA sponsor and co-op teacher.  Mrs. Newman received her Master's add-on in School Counseling from the University of Alabama.  She has been a counselor for 15 years.  She has been employed at Fort Payne High School for 25 years.  Mrs. Newman has 28 years experience in education.   Mrs. Newman retired last year but returned to work part-time as a counselor this year at Fort Payne High School.  She enjoys reading, playing the piano, singing in the church choir and traveling.  She is a fan of Auburn basketball and football.

Guidance Counselor

Mrs. Amanda Varnadore

Phone: 256-845-0535

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Amanda Varnadore

Mrs. Amanda Varnadore received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Auburn University. She completed her Master of Education degree in guidance counseling from University of West Alabama. She has taught all secondary grades (6-12) language arts during her 12 years in the classroom at Opelika Middle School, Boaz Middle School, and Fort Payne High School. Mrs. Varnadore served as the guidance counselor at Big Spring Lake Kindergarten for three years as well as being at stay-at-home mom for three years. She is now serving as one of the FPHS guidance counselors. Mrs. Varnadore loves her Auburn Tigers and Fort Payne Wildcats!

Secretary to the Guidance Office

Mrs. Deb Beasley

Phone: 256-845-0535

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Deb Beasley

Guidance Committee

  • Fort Payne High School

    Guidance Advisory Committee

     

    2017-18

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    Tammy Newman, Counselor

    Cindy Smith, Counselor

    Patrick Barnes, Assistant Principal

    Susanna Orozco, Parent

    Sherri Fiquett, Parent

    Nakisha Wallace, Parent

    Ermelinda Aguirre, Parent

    Hannah Simpson, Student

    Angel Orozco, Student

    Jada Battles, Student

    Lori Bible, Teacher

    Shannon Pair, Teacher