MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell announced a new resource to help area high school students attend community college.
The new initiative is called Memphis/Shelby Achieves, and is part of a larger non-profit organization for the state, tnAchieves. The scholarship program is open to all students, and first-generation college seekers are especially encouraged to participate.
Scholarship recipients will also receive assistance from guidance counselors and mentors.
Applications for Memphis/Shelby Achieves scholarships are available to students graduating in 2012 from all Memphis City and Shelby County public high schools.
The deadline for applications is December 9th, 2011.
For more additional information, please visit the website: www.tnachieves.org